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verb as in stroke, kiss

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Huggable heatIf your friend constantly talks about getting a dog that will double as a warm cushion in the winter months, but their landlord doesn’t allow pets, gift them the next best thing.

For instance, an animal pet supplies retailer in the USA generated over 1,500 entries in 25 days by holding a hashtag contest.

Since 2014, the Capitals have raised more than $500,000 for the nonprofit pet adoption organization Homeward Trails through sales of an annual canine calendar, featuring photos of players posing with dogs in search of forever homes.

By illustrating the suffering that free-roaming house cats cause, he hopes to spark discussion about alternative solutions for reducing the death toll caused by our pets.

She noted that many seniors have plenty of disposable income and are looking to throw it around on not just themselves but grandchildren and pets as well.

From Fortune

She actually petted Kate's arm when she met her at a reception last night.

Her hand tightened on mine and her head fell back upon my shoulder, but she still trembled and I petted her and comforted her.

You think being petted by Michelle Obama and lounging in the Oval Office is enough to make a dog happy?

Gilbert was one of those petted individuals who carry the good-will of others by storm.

She's just been petted at home, and praised and sheltered so much, that she didn't have a chance to show what she really was.

He was the image of Juana, who secretly petted him extravagantly, although she pretended to like her younger son the better.

She was a petted beauty, this Rosamond, and being seventeen was both much admired and sought after.

Uncle Peter petted her, and even Miss Grundy had more than once admitted that "she was about as good as young ones would average."


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to petted, such as: fondle, coddle, cuddle, caress, pamper, and hug.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.