A Look At History's Famous Pets

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For many of us, pets are part of the family. Whether they have fur, feathers, fins or scales, it seems easy for humans to bond with other species. But you'd be surprised to learn the backstories of pets belonging to some of the most famous people throughout history.

Dogs, cats, elephants, lions and even alligators have gained prominence as animal companions. Read on to learn about the lives of remarkable pets that gained fame thanks to their distinguished owners.