Tea pet, also known as tea lovers pet, refers to a type of Chinese traditional craft from China. It is usually made of a special clay, ??urple Clay??(also known as Yixing clay), from the region near Yixing in Jiangsu province, China. As the name implies, a tea pet is like a pet raised by tea lovers. Generally, Tea lovers in China raise a tea pet by place it on the tea tray during tea time and pour out the tea on them. The most popular figure of the tea pet is ??ee pee boy?? which is used to judge whether the water is hot enough to make tea. Tea pets are also molded into zodiac animals or Chinese mythical creature such as dragon, Pixiu, Qilin, etc., to symbolize good luck, fortune and happiness.