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"Tea Pets: The Fun and Furry Side of Chinese Tea Culture"

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Tea pets, also known as tea figurines or tea companions, are small ceramic figurines that are traditionally used in Chinese tea culture. These cute little companions are believed to bring good luck and prosperity to the owner, and they are often given as gifts or treasured as decorative objects. In this article, we will explore the meaning of tea pets, why tea is poured over them (because they're thirsty, duh!), and how to care for them. What is the meaning of a tea pet? Tea pets are small ceramic figurines that are used in  Chinese tea pets  culture. They are often made in the shape of animals, mythical creatures, or other objects, and are believed to bring good luck and prosperity to the owner. Tea pets have a long history in Chinese culture, dating back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279). In Chinese culture, tea is seen as a symbol of hospitality and generosity, and tea pets are a way of honoring and thanking the pet for its companionship (because who doesn't love a good cuppa?)