Do you know what a “woobie” is? Here is a post from 2014 about woobies.
The first time I heard the word “woobie” was in 2005. Rose heard her mother use it to refer to a blanket that her brother would carry around with him like Linus from the Peanuts comic strip. I thought it was a made up word but it really exists and it means “security blanket.”
I was introduced to the word after we adopted Tigger and Flash. Initially, Tigger was adopted by Rose’s mother, but the next day the shelter called and said they wanted him back because his brother Flash was in much distress without him. We tried to talk her into adopting Flash (they had different names then) but she only wanted one cat at that time so we ended up adopting both of them.
They lost their mother at a very young age so Tigger developed a habit of sucking on Flash’s belly. Rose referred to Flash as…
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I knew “woobie” from Linus too……Fleece makes for great “woobies”!
They love it. 🙂
Funny, my cats are OK with fleece, but the wool blanket is their woobie
I guess I can see that.
I had a cat a while back that would suck on my arm and make biscuits. I assumed he hadn’t been properly weaned from his mother. I found him to be quite endearing when he did that.
I think that is the case. With Tigger, Flash eventually got tired of it and stopped letting Tigger do it. Pretty soon Tigger stopped trying.
That word is new to me.
I thought it was something my wife made up until I looked it up.