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The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own 

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Updated June 16, 2020 94.2k votes 4.8k voters 121.9k views 194 items

List Rules Only pets with owners - not just any ol' animal

List of the best fictional pets from literature, film, TV, comics, mythology, and other places. Included are the top fictional dogs, birds, and cats from books and movies, such as the Harry Potter series, as well as animals from other planets or other worlds. The animals on this list include real, live action, animated, and even animatronic pets. Vote on the cutest, smartest, sassiest, and most helpful animals that served as pets to other fictional characters. What are the best fictional animals from TV? Movies? Vote for your favorites. 

What are some fictional pets? Take a look at this list of fictional animals, some famous, some not. But what is the same is that they're greatest of all time.

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Toothless is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
adam110586 added How to Train Your Dragon
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Dug is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Up
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Stitch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Lilo & Stitch
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Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Scooby-Doo universe
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Snoopy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Peanuts universe
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Hedwig is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Harry Potter
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Pascal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Bruce mwizerwa added Rapunzel
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Hobbes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Calvin and Hobbes
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Abu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Aladdin
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Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
R20X added Pokémon universe
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Rajah is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
celiagold added Aladdin
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Bolt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
lilly-ritchey added Bolt
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Pluto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Disney Universe
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Buckbeak is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
SabrinaGazer added Harry Potter
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Garfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Garfield and Friends
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Shadow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Amy Boal added Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
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Figaro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Pinocchio
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Sven is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
zacknoble added Domain
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Lassie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Lassie
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Wilbur is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Charlotte's Web
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Lady is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Dimos Dicoudis added Lady and the Tramp, Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure
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Perry the Platypus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
DanielSonntag added Phineas and Ferb
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Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Beethoven series
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Zero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
The Nightmare Before Christmas
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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Pets You Wish You Could Actually Own
Amy Boal added A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones