furball

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furball

1. An animal, usually a pet. I can't wait to get home—I hate to be away from my furballs for long!
2. A clump of hair or fur, as coughed up by a cat. Also called a "hairball." Gross, it looks like Fluffy coughed up a furball on the rug.

hairball

1. Literally, a clump of hair or fur, as coughed up by a cat. Also called a "furball." Gross, it looks like Fluffy coughed up a hairball on the rug.
2. Something that is in a state of disorder or confusion. I thought relocating these files would be a straightforward process, but it's turned into a real hairball.
3. Someone who is irritating or obnoxious, especially when drunk. If I get hit on at all, it'll just be by some loud hairball who'll spill half his drink on me. No thanks.

hairball

1. and furball n. an obnoxious person. I wish that the guys I date didn’t always turn out to be hairballs. Shut up, you skanky furball!
2. exclam. How awful! (Usually Hairball! An exclamation of disgust. From the name of the undigested mass of fur vomited by a cat.) Hairball! I did it wrong again!
3. n. a mess; something difficult or unpleasant. My life has become a hairball. I can’t go on.

furball

verb
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Pet owners are also welcome to walk their furballs at the gardens, or simply sit with them on benches along the intertwining paths.
Those who are interested in watching the cute furballs battle it out for the National Championship of Feline Football trophy can live stream the game online or watch it on TV.
1THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2001) MADE his first appearance as writer JRR Tolkien's crazed creation Gollum and said he based the voice on the sounds his cats made when coughing up furballs. He later explained how he brought the character to life saying: "Everyone has their own interpretation of what he is, what he looks like and how he sounds.
These adorable furballs are among thousands of designer dogs who have been abandoned by reckless owners, targeted by ruthless breeders cashing in on Christmas.
Should I Uber over to my local Jewish hospital, Beth Israel on 1st Avenue, to hang out with the other broken-hearted furballs? The heart attack morphs into a hirsute form of anxiety.
A healthy grooming habit also prevents pets, especially cats who shed a lot, from swallowing their own hair when they self-groom and minimises furballs. Moreover, some pet breeds need specific grooming to look good.
Sea otters are impossibly adorable furballs, whose pup-parenting, shell-cracking antics make them ecotourism and aquarium superstars.
Characters like the Masked Chickie, Sandy the Sand Man, and the furballs make friends with Adele in her adventures in her imaginary world in the crowded playground sandbox, where she is playing while her mother visits on a park bench with another mother.
And the cute factor is off the scale when we meet Golden Retriever Elsie, and her whopping litter of nine fluffy furballs.
The black and white furballs were handed to police on December 23.
No undertaking or road rage here - how very civilised of the little furballs.
Short-haired cats are usually able to deal with this perfectly well, however, the long hair of Persian-type cats can accumulate in their stomachs and result in furballs, which can be vomited up or on rare occasions even lead to blockages.
It can be purchased over the counter at vet clinics and most large pet stores.Use a few times weekly to help your cat pass fur without having to bring it up.You could also try catnip treats which calm a cat then persevere with brushing as this is the most effective way to keep furballs to a minimum.
As he picked up the ball from the back of the net, the Eagles waited for Gibbons to choke on his furballs.