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pussy

1. an informal name for a cat
2. a furry catkin, esp that of the pussy willow
3. a rare word for tipcat
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'Your observation being limited to "little puss,"' said Mrs.
Next day again it is 'Puss, puss!' Again the butler has explored under the furniture with the umbrella.
now he called her Puss! now, even as he uttered the words, toppling on his chair, he broke the stem of his tobacco-pipe in three!
Here puss showed an amiable desire to forgive and forget, and Polly took her up, saying aloud: "Puttel, when missis abuses you, play it 's dyspepsia, and don't bear malice, because it 's a very trying disease, my dear."
"You're a deep little puss, you are," said Silas, with the mild passive happiness of love-crowned age in his face; "but you'll make yourself fine and beholden to Aaron."
"Oh, you naughty little pusses, aren't you ashamed to look me in the face?
"Poor Puss" is published by Shropshire-based YouCaxton and costs PS18.50 paperback, PS27.50 hardback.
Ms Crowther said: "So the book 'Poor Puss' was begun.
Dev and Sunita MEOW Antonio Banderas voices Puss MON DAY MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE SKY ONE 9PM Espionage action, starring Tom Cruise.
Inspired by the popular fairytale, Puss in Boots tells the story of a remarkable cat who, despite being both clever and charming, always seems to bring his master bad luck.
pv kitten b OWNER OF STEALING PUSS "I think Mowgli is little bit perverted" Near neighbours say they have not lost anything, but they have seen Mowgli jumping over fences with clothing.