Mike had fed and watered them, Pat had combed them, and both had petted them.
Not until he reaches the porch does he allow himself to be petted.
It is much easier to be kept, dressed, and petted, than to work.
I pictured her in the provinces, beloved, petted and very happy.
They have been petted and pampered by England for more than two hundred years.
England has petted them, and helped them, and encouraged them in every way.
The Irish farmer is petted and spoiled, and a victim of over-legislation.
How his heart did jump for joy as he picked her up, and kissed and petted her.
He nursed and petted it, as it nursed and petted and honored him.
As for Inuko, they petted him till they nearly smothered him with kindness.