PETS AND PESTS
Pest: an insect or small animal which is harmful or which damages crops; an annoying person, especially a child.
Alike: similar; like each other.
To carry out: to do or complete something, especially that you have said you would do or that you have been told to do.
Over time: as time passes.
Trait: a particular characteristic that can produce a particular type of behavior.
Grumpy: easily annoyed and complaining.
Rare: not common; very unusual.
Increasingly: more and more.
Fussy: not easily satisfied; having very high standards or very fixed standards about particular things.
To wag: (especially of a tail or finger) to move from side to side or up and down, especially quickly and repeatedly, or to cause this to happen.
To acquire: to obtain something.
Tank: a container which holds liquid or gas.
To swirl: to (cause to) move quickly with a twisting circular movement.
To come up to: to reach the usual or necessary standard.
To harass: to continue to annoy or upset someone over a period of time.
Toe: any of the five separate parts at the end of the foot.
On sby’s behalf: on behalf of sb/on sb’s behalf representing; instead of.
To snuggle: to move yourself into a warm and comfortable position, especially one in which your body is against another person or covered by something.
To pick up on sthg: to notice something that other people have not noticed.
To concede: to admit, often unwillingly, that something is true.
Undoubted: not questioned or doubted; accepted as the truth.
To pick up: To acquire a habit casually or by accident.
To bob: to move quickly in a particular direction; to move up and down quickly and gently (especially on the surface of water).
Parrot-like: like a parrot.
To show off: to behave in a way which is intended to attract attention or admiration, and which other people often find annoying.
A show-off: a person who shows off.