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to get extremely upset. My mother pretty near had kittens when she found out I got fired. Calm down. Don't have kittens.
to become very worried or upset about something She nearly had kittens when I said I was going to buy a motorbike.
1. tv. to become enraged. When I heard the news, I had kittens. I was hacked!
2. tv. to laugh very hard; to enjoy something enormously. It was so funny, I had kittens laughing.
3. tv. to be surprised. She had kittens when she heard about the wedding.