Data's cat + 23 other sci-fi TV and movie pets we'd love to adopt

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Dec 17, 2012

Sure, we love sci-fi and fantasy for all the spaceships and wizards and trolls and giant robots, but there's a cuter side to our favorite genre stories, too. Science fiction is filled with awesome pets, whether they're magical regenerative birds or robot dogs that follow time travelers throughout the galaxy.

So, from Doctor Who to Star Wars, from Harry Potter to Gremlins, here's are some sci-fi and fantasy pets that we'd pick up from the pet store in a heartbeat.