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  • n  a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
  • n  a special loved one
  • n  a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
  • n  using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)
  • v  stroke or caress gently
    pet the lamb
  • v  stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking
  • s  preferred above all others and treated with partiality

  • With recalls expanding, doubts remain about whether the FDA has found the right culprit in the pet-food deaths.
  • When it comes to consumer recalls, do we care more about our pets than our children?.
  • What happens when the kids are grown and gone but the pets live on?.
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  • Pet of the Week: Ginger
    This week's Pet of the Week is Ginger! Ginger is a 8-year old female terrier mix with colorings to match her name. She's a true sweetheart. She obeys all her commands, including shake! She's an expert at giving out high-fives. Ginger really deserves a loving family that will appreciate her for the rest of the life, because she's worth it. Find out for yourself by visiting her at the Broome ...
    June 17, 2013 - FOX 40 Binghamton
  • Pet Of The Week: Argo
    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – Argo is this week’s Pet of the Week. He is a Terrier Mix who is...
    June 17, 2013 - FOX 2 News St. Louis
  • Pet Town employee becomes new owner
    Pet Town USA new owner Ashlie Behner stands next to some of the birds available at the downtown Moses Lake store. Also pictured is Behner's son Benjamin, 2, and Payge, 6.
    June 16, 2013 - Columbia Basin Herald

  • Jack Cafferty in International Herald Tribune
    We continue to import their junk with the lead paint on them and the poisoned pet food and export, you know, jobs to places where you can pay workers a dollar a month to turn out the stuff that we're buying from Wal-Mart,Cafferty said,...
  • Arlen Specter in FOXNews
    I was surprised by the PET scan findings because I have been feeling so good,Specter said in the statement. "I consider this just another bump on the road to a successful recovery from Hodgkin's, from which I've been symptom free for three...
  • Jim DeMint in International Herald Tribune
    Obama "naively asked earmark addicts to police themselves," said Sen. Jim DeMint, RS.C. Lawmakers "trumpet their pork on their Web sites," he said, "and nobody believes we will have public hearings on pet projects."

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