What Are Peets?

What are peets?

Peets is an affectionate term used to describe animal feet. The word is a combination of the words ‘paw’ and ‘feet’. As with many of these endearing terms, the origins are not always known.

Other popular internet terms relating to animals

Peets is just one of many CattoLingo words which are commonly used by pet lovers online to describe animals or actions, or supposedly used by our ‘pets’ when they are talking. Ie; ‘my hooman gave me a bath today.

Word Meaning
Blep The tip of an animal’s tongue poking out of the mouth
Boop Touching the blep or the tip of the nose with your finger
Cat loaf A cat with its legs tucked underneath its body
Cat tap When a cat repeatedly taps an object
Catto Cat
Chonk, chonky, chonky boi An overweight animal
Danger noodle Snake
Mlem The sound an animal
makes when they stick out their tongue to lick something
Doggo Dog
Dogtor Veterinarian
Fatto catto Overweight cat
Feetsies Feet
Floof A fluffy cat
Hooman Human
Kitteh Kitten
Nekid Catto Hairless cat
Nope rope Snake
Pupper Puppy
Purrsian Persian cat
Siameowser Siamese cat
Sky raisin Fly
Smol Something small and cute
Spicy sky raisin Bee or wasp
Teefies Teeth
Toe beans Cat digital pads
Wild kitteh Wild young cat
Zoomies A sudden burst of energy

What are peets?


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