2. An object of unreasonably excessive attention or reverence.
4. An abnormally obsessive preoccupation or attachment; a fixation.
I think Jerry has issues.... When his crate door is left open, he goes around the house looking for things to put in the crate, and if I don't notice later, he curls up with them and sleeps with them.
It's always shoes and/or sox! And he never chews on them, just curls up and zonks out!!