While your pet might not fully understand the concept of Christmas, they would appreciate a gift nonetheless. After all, they need something to snuggle when you're away, too. But don't worry, little Puss and Rex are not as picky as your 13-year-old cousin. Just look at these cats and dogs, for example.

Bored Panda has compiled a list of photos where pets refuse to let go of their favorite toys, and I don't know if I've seen anything cuter. Even if the plushy (or just a piece of rope) is old, worn out, or already falling apart, some animals stand by them forever. Heck, some even sleep with them and take them on trips. Take a look!

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When A Seal At Mombetsu Land In Japan Was Given A Stuffed, Mini Version Of Itself, It Hugged The Toy Close To Its Heart & Gave It A Piggyback Ride

When A Seal At Mombetsu Land In Japan Was Given A Stuffed, Mini Version Of Itself, It Hugged The Toy Close To Its Heart & Gave It A Piggyback Ride

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Peachthepan
Community Member
11 months ago

it's a chonky sea doggo with a smol sea doggo! so cute :>

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According to specialists at ASPCA, enrichment is essential for both cats and dogs of all ages, and keeping their environment as exciting and stimulating as possible will promote a happy and healthy life.

Keeping the inside of your home stimulating and fun will help decrease boredom and decrease potential behavioral issues. The best part? You don't even have to spend money on it. You can just get creative. Just check out their canine and feline DIY enrichment guides.

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Her Favorite Toy Is One That Is Way Too Big For Her And Was Meant For My Larger Dog

Her Favorite Toy Is One That Is Way Too Big For Her And Was Meant For My Larger Dog

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glowworm2
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11 months ago

I think that toy is Lamb Chop!

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Many of the toys we see on this list are plushies. Soft stuffed animals are suitable for several reasons but it's good to know which one your pet would get the most fun of. For some cats, the stuffed animal should generally be small enough to carry around. But if your cat wants to "kill" the toy, the stuffed animal should be about the same size as the cat. Bonus tip: toys with legs and a tail seem to be even more attractive to cats.

#3

Strider Poses Through The Years With His Baby

Strider Poses Through The Years With His Baby

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Purr·maid
Community Member
11 months ago

Wonderful name!

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The same applies to dogs as well. Some pooches like to carry around soft toys. So if your dog sees their toy as a companion, pick one that's small enough to carry too. But other dogs want to shake and "kill" their toys. If that is the case with your little K9-wannabe, choose one that's large enough to prevent accidental swallowing and sturdy enough to withstand the attacks.

To make your pet's toys last longer, rotate them weekly by making only a few toys available at a time. Keep a variety of types easily accessible. However, if your four-legged friend has a favorite toy, you may want to leave it out all the time.

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Her Favorite Toy

Her Favorite Toy

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Raine Soo
Community Member
11 months ago

A wee kitty and her fish! That is too cute.

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#5

My Pupper Finally Found Her Donut Toy She Lost A While Back And Has Been Carrying It Around Like This All Day

My Pupper Finally Found Her Donut Toy She Lost A While Back And Has Been Carrying It Around Like This All Day

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Olive Stirk
Community Member
11 months ago

XD HAHAHAHA

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#6

That Yellow Toy Is His Favourite! Every Time He Sees It, He Just Runs Towards It And Grabs It With His Mouth. But Now He Sleeps With It

That Yellow Toy Is His Favourite! Every Time He Sees It, He Just Runs Towards It And Grabs It With His Mouth. But Now He Sleeps With It

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Raine Soo
Community Member
11 months ago

A toy that also doubles as a pillow - dual functionality.

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#7

Little Meeshy Grabbed His Favorite Toy Right When He Got Home From Surgery. He Is Such A Brave Little Boy!

Little Meeshy Grabbed His Favorite Toy Right When He Got Home From Surgery. He Is Such A Brave Little Boy!

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Joey Marlin
Community Member
11 months ago

Oh sweetie! Heal fast little one.

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#8

Our Cat Kitty Bang Bang Is Super Proud Of Herself For This Big Catch. I Don't Have The Heart To Tell Her It's Not Real

Our Cat Kitty Bang Bang Is Super Proud Of Herself For This Big Catch. I Don't Have The Heart To Tell Her It's Not Real

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Raine Soo
Community Member
11 months ago

The mouse is real to Bang Bang, and that is all that matters.

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#9

Pitbull Showing Their Favorite Stuffed Toy To The Dog In The Other Car While In Traffic

Pitbull Showing Their Favorite Stuffed Toy To The Dog In The Other Car While In Traffic

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Raine Soo
Community Member
11 months ago

This is so sweet! I can't take it.

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#10

My Dog Got A New “Baby” And This One Had A Squeaky Toy. I Try Not To Get Her Ones With Squeakers Because When She Squeaks Them And She Starts Crying And Nudging Them To Make Sure They’re Okay.

My Dog Got A New “Baby” And This One Had A Squeaky Toy. I Try Not To Get Her Ones With Squeakers Because When She Squeaks Them And She Starts Crying And Nudging Them To Make Sure They’re Okay.

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BisexualCelebrity
Community Member
11 months ago

That's so sweet and caring you have a great dog!

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#11

Every Night She Brings A Toy To Bed For A Last Minute Play Sesh And It’s My Favorite Time Of The Day

Every Night She Brings A Toy To Bed For A Last Minute Play Sesh And It’s My Favorite Time Of The Day

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Jamma
Community Member
11 months ago

What a beautiful dog.

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#12

Rescue Chonk Has A Support Toy For When He Exercises!

Rescue Chonk Has A Support Toy For When He Exercises!

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Lori T Wisconsin
Community Member
11 months ago

How can owners do that to an animal? They can’t feed themselves - over feeding is not love!

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#13

Stormy’s New Favourite Toy!

Stormy’s New Favourite Toy!

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Purr·maid
Community Member
11 months ago

Too precious. I've got one of those in my sewing kit lol.

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#14

My Old Girl Brings Her Pillow Everywhere Since Stealing It From My Daughter's Toy Box

My Old Girl Brings Her Pillow Everywhere Since Stealing It From My Daughter's Toy Box

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OpalTheRainwing <3
Community Member
11 months ago

Awww I have the same one! The toys are called Squishmallows they are SO SOFT AND FLUFFYYYYYYY

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#15

She Refuses To Go To Bed Without Her Favorite Toy

She Refuses To Go To Bed Without Her Favorite Toy

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Vic
Community Member
11 months ago

Tom and Jerry?

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#16

The Weather Is Poop, But I Found My Favorite Chew Toy

The Weather Is Poop, But I Found My Favorite Chew Toy

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Bruce Scheiman
Community Member
11 months ago

I can't even! I have no words! That is the cutest little puppy and binky ever!!

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#17

Shiba Plays With His Favorite Toy

Shiba Plays With His Favorite Toy

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Jolly Rancher
Community Member
11 months ago

THE PAWWWWWWW

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#18

Her Favorite Toy

Her Favorite Toy

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Vic
Community Member
11 months ago

Oh, the innocence on that face!!

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#19

Someone Got A New Christmas Toy

Someone Got A New Christmas Toy

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Purr·maid
Community Member
11 months ago

Love it!

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#20

My Friend’s Little Dog Sleep On A Toy Bigger Than Him

My Friend’s Little Dog Sleep On A Toy Bigger Than Him

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Lori T Wisconsin
Community Member
11 months ago

In his pajamas ❤️

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#21

“Do All Of My Toys Really Need A Bath?”

“Do All Of My Toys Really Need A Bath?”

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Raine Soo
Community Member
11 months ago

Lucky pupper! Look at all those toys. It even has Shawn the Sheep.

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#22

She Loves Her New Toy. She's Not Chewing Or Shredding, Just Holding It In Her Mouth

She Loves Her New Toy. She's Not Chewing Or Shredding, Just Holding It In Her Mouth

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Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
11 months ago

She has what’s known as a “soft mouth”.

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#23

New Toy!

New Toy!

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Láďa Durchánek
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

There must be something else in the toy. Some really good “stuffing”.

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#24

Just A Pup And His Toy Corn

Just A Pup And His Toy Corn

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Vic
Community Member
11 months ago

So basically a corn-dog?

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#25

My Girlfriend's Very Sweet Service Dog, Feta Cuddling With Her New Yoda Toy

My Girlfriend's Very Sweet Service Dog, Feta Cuddling With Her New Yoda Toy

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Olive Stirk
Community Member
11 months ago

GROGU FOREVER

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#26

My Sister’s Cat, Tiger, Who Has Become A Full-Fledged Catnip Addict; Seen Here With Toy In Hand And His New Favorite Position To Lay

My Sister’s Cat, Tiger, Who Has Become A Full-Fledged Catnip Addict; Seen Here With Toy In Hand And His New Favorite Position To Lay

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Full of Giggles
Community Member
11 months ago

For those wondering, he is NOT holding an USB rechargeable "pickle." It's a plush dill pickle with a white tag.

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#27

Her Favorite New Toy. She Carries It Everywhere

Her Favorite New Toy. She Carries It Everywhere

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Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
11 months ago

How sweet! Wait. Is that a whole raccoon or just the head?

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#28

I Made A Mini Winter Hat Out Of Toilet Paper Tubes And Yarn And Gave It To Hank As A Toy. As You Can Tell, She Is Thrilled

I Made A Mini Winter Hat Out Of Toilet Paper Tubes And Yarn And Gave It To Hank As A Toy. As You Can Tell, She Is Thrilled

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Raine Soo
Community Member
11 months ago

Hank is adorable. I know that she is mid-meow, but she looks as is she is smiling. She makes me smile.

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#29

Ace (& Ivy) With His Favourite Toy!

Ace (& Ivy) With His Favourite Toy!

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Kisses4Katie
Community Member
11 months ago

Biiiig pupper!

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#30

She Just Loves Carrying Her Butt Munch Toy!

She Just Loves Carrying Her Butt Munch Toy!

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Jamma
Community Member
11 months ago

I thought the dog was missing an eye at first...

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