The asterisked word is probably OK in this context but I don't want to risk getting myself blocked.
Mrs Squirrel and Mrs Hedgehog are watching Miss Chinchilla from a distance.
“Look at her, hanging around outside old Badger’s house. She’s been trying to worm her way into his heart for some time now.”
“I’ve noticed that. She brought him cupcakes the other day. He wolfed one down right away.”
“You know what really bugs me? How she’s always fishing for compliments.”
“I just play possum when she does that. Anyway, her style is sooo unoriginal. She’s just aping Fiona the Ferret.”
“I agree. The worst thing about her, though, is how she b****es about others!”