Fast friends!

Pets have a way of bringing out the best in kids, don’t you think? (Above: Charlie, 1, of Maple Grove, with Vince)


Bernadette, 3 months, of South St. Paul, with V


Ella, 6, of Farmington, with Burn-E


Lily, 5, and Henry, 2, of Lakeville, with Butters


Link, 6, of Woodbury, with Rocket Booster Fire Face


Noah, 4, and Natalee, 10 months, of Shakopee, with Memphis


Otis, 4, of Rushford, and his pet chickens


Wyatt, 3½, of Apple Valley, with Confetti