Cat's Foot

To live under the cat's foot. To be under petticoat government; to be henpecked. A mouse under the paw of a cat lives but by sufferance and at the cat's pleasure.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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