A reference to hands when taken literally, otherwise simply meaning posession. The target who is 'getting their mitts on something' is usualy doing so by means of trickery, treachery, deception, or generaly being naughty. It can also be a term of endearment, rascals and mitts go hand in hand you know? May be interchanged with paws in this context.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.