Team Skull Grunts are nasty bunch of people that will force people into battling them if you don't watch your words and then try to take their opponents Pokémon as their prize for winning the battle.
When she first met Meowth
, she was enamoured with Meowth
by praising it and fawning over it. She wanted to get it because it could talk but Jessie
though wouldn't allow her to take it. Her attitude towards it completely changed though when Meowth won the competition to get the Dark Crystal and she said she hated it.