A Genetically Engineered Adaptable Pet, or Geap, is a life form created by humans. They have a telepathic influence on humans to make them protect them. Wars were started over Geaps and many planets destroyed.
A Geap arrives on Red Dwarf in an escape pod. Dave Lister looks after the Geap and instantly becomes protective of it. Cat steals the Geap for his dinner, causing Lister to grab a Bazookoid and go after him. Kryten manages to persuade Lister to hand over the Geap, and sends it away from Red Dwarf in its escape pod. ("The Geap")