He was not petted and spoiled like many other princes.
He watched her with an amused expression as she petted the kitten and talked to it.
Chopin was first petted by her like a spoilt darling and then nursed for years like a sick child.
The young king was generous and was endowed with considerable intellectual gifts; but passing as he did from Annos gloomy palace at Cologne to Adalberts residence in Bremen, whore he was petted and flattered, he became wayward and wilful.
"A home without a cat - and a well fed, well petted and properly revered cat - may be a home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?"