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pet sitting

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pet sitting the work of a pet sitter; caring for pets in their own home while their owners are away from home
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Usage

In literature:

Do sit down, pet; we're all going out riding, Phronsie, this afternoon; and you can't go if you're all tired out.
"Five Little Peppers And How They Grew" by Margaret Sidney
Lockwin sits on a sofa with his pet nestled at the side.
"David Lockwin--The People's Idol" by John McGovern
Should she not go and sit down at his knee, and ask him to pet her and caress her?
"Bressant" by Julian Hawthorne
Now come here, pet, sit down and keep cool, and I'll bring in some buttermilk presently to bathe your neck and cheeks.
"The Honorable Miss" by L. T. Meade
Mr. Rinck was sitting on the threshold of his cabin, which was brightly lighted, smoking and petting his spotted cat.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
It was nice to sit there with Aunt Agatha's soft hand in mine, and be petted.
"The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII: No. 356, October 23, 1886." by Various
Even about his pet portable boat, he didn't sit down and cry.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
I wonder how she'd like me to go and sit in that pet chair of hers?
"Possession" by Laurence Housman
So she was in a pet, and ran away from her playmates to sit and sulk in a lonely spot among the rocks.
"Lulu's Library, Volume II" by Louisa M. Alcott
On one side sits the chambermaid, with her knitting; on the other, a little colored pet, learning to sew.
"Women of America" by John Rouse Larus
Sitting on the floor was one of his pet originalities, and he hated rivalry.
"Bye-Ways" by Robert Smythe Hichens
Mrs. Brenton, who was not a bridge fanatic, beckoned to Rupert Haverford to come and sit with her in her pet corner.
"Capricious Caroline" by E. Maria Albanesi
I foamed at the mouth to be sitting there perforce in an overcoat on a seat doing nothing like a pet dove.
"The Journal of a Disappointed Man" by Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
That evening the Prince spent alone in his pretty sitting-room consuming dozens of his pet Russian cigarettes, and thinking hard.
"The Lady in the Car" by William Le Queux
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In poetry:

We mourn the loss of our little pet,
And sigh o'er her hapless fate,
For never more by the fire she'll sit,
Nor play by the old green gate.
"A Lament For S. B. Pat Paw" by Louisa May Alcott
I can conceive no heav'nly bliss
More perfectly complete than this:
To sit and smoke and idly chew
Reflection's cud, with nought to do.
This is, in my pet social plan,
The right of ev'ry honest man.
"The Weary Philosopher" by C J Dennis
"I reckerlect," she sez -- "Now let me see --
In Gippsland, long ago, when I was young,
I 'ad a little pet Corroboree,"
(I sits up in me chair like I was stung.)
'On it's 'ind legs,' she sez, 'it used to stand. Fed from me 'and."
"A Digger's Tale" by C J Dennis

In news:

Boardman sits on his mom, Amy Boardman 's shoulders as they wait for the Pet Parade to start at the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival on Saturday morning.
Wags and Whiskers offers grooming, pet sitting and dog walking services.
Sick 'n' tired of pet sitting and lemonade stands.
Besides sitting, down, shake, here, and dance I give my pet a huga muga .
Check the Yellow Pages under " Pet Sitting Services".
When you initially contact a pet sitter, be sure to include your location, the kinds of services you are looking for (such as dog walking, pet sitting or overnight care) and the dates you will need services.
He or she should have a contract or service agreement outlining the details of the pet-sitting arrangement.
Pet sitting for dogs, cats and chickens.
This Nov 2, 2012 file photo shows Diane Spitaliere and her pet dog Izzie sitting in her car outside her house in Alexandria, Va. Women have passed men on the nation's roads.
The pet just sits and looks at the toy.
St Nick will be stopping by East County early this year to sit for photos with pets.
Offering experience and reliable in-home pet sitting.
In Sandy's wake, restless pets learn to sit, stay at N.J. HURRICANE SANDY COVERAGE.
Shelley, the Face of myFOX10 sits down with Dr John Shepherd from Four Loving Paws Veterinary Service to talk about pet safety .
Norfolk resident and the owner of Bow Meow pet sitting service Lety Parr.
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