While it’s rarely a shock when celebrity offspring look like their parents, it’s quite the surprise when the furry members of the family get in on the act, as well. Considering that research suggests that we tend to prefer partners who bear some resemblance to ourselves, however, it stands to reason that we wouldn’t mind seeing a similar face when we look at our pets, too.
In fact, many people and their fuzzy-faced companions are the spitting image of one another, although whether they picked pets who already looked like them or changed their style to suit their animal pals remains to be seen. Regardless, there’s no denying that these celebrities who resemble their pets have found some shockingly similar-looking four-legged friends to keep them company. And when you want to discover why you should get your own furry friend, check out the 15 Amazing Benefits of Adopting a Pet!
Proud cat lady Taylor Swift’s feline friend, Olivia Benson, not only shares Taylor’s piercing baby blues, she even mimics her mom’s expressions. Want to learn more about your own furry companion? Start with the 20 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Your Cat.
Josh Groban‘s shaggy hair and dark eyes make it clear that he and his pup are family. Unfortunately, the 30 Worst Madame Tussauds Celebrity Wax Figures Ever prove that not every resemblance is a flattering one.
Both supermodel Christie Brinkley and her adorable pooch, Maple Sugar, have the blonde bombshell thing down pat. And when you want to get a little closer to Fido, discover the 20 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Your Dog.
In addition to their mutual love of napping, Chef Bobby Flay and his cat, Nacho, have the same ginger hair. Of course, not all look-alikes are as adorable. Case in point: the 20 Worst Celebrity Statues Ever Created.
There’s no denying that Ian Somerhalder and his adorable orange cat, Moke, share similarly piercing peepers.
Ed Sheeran’s feline friend, Boris, is the spitting image of the “Perfect” singer. And for more fun celeb coverage, don’t miss the 50 Crazy Celebrity Facts You Won’t Believe Are True.
Big dark eyes and dark, wavy hair make Shameless star Emmy Rossum and her little pup look strikingly similar.
Not only does he share her strong jaw, Selma Blair’s adorable pup, Buster, has even perfected his mom’s pout.
With their light brown eyes, shaggy hair, and penchant for open-mouthed photos, it’s no wonder Russell Brand and his pretty pup gravitated toward one another. For more laughs from Russell Brand, don’t miss his cameo in the 30 Most Outrageous Celebrity Interview Moments.
Chelsea Handler’s late pup, Chunk, had the soulful, downturned eyes of his owner. In fact, the pair even share shockingly similar angular brows.
Liam Hemsworth is known for his puppy dog eyes and long face, and his pooch, Dora, is a puppy dog with a long face. Coincidence or not?
Of course, Paris Hilton’s dog is every bit as blonde and glam as the socialite herself.
Wavy hair? Check. Upturned nose? Check. Wide eyes? Check. Ashley Tisdale clearly was looking for a clone when she picked up her cute canine pal.
Their shared light eyes, icy blonde hair, and pink pouts make Pete Wentz and his dog look surprisingly similar.
Miley Cyrus’ dog, much like the singer herself, can’t seem to keep its tongue in its mouth.
Ricky Gervais‘ beloved cat, Ollie, shares both his comedian owner’s light eyes and his dark facial hair.
Thanks to their upturned noses and shaggy blonde hair, Hilary Duff and her dog are the spitting image of one another.
Vanderpump Rules star Ken Todd and his pocket-sized pup clearly go to the same hairdresser.
With golden hair and matching glasses, a teenage Blake Lively and her cat could pass for sisters. even in this awkward teenage pic. And when you want to know how the hilarious actress keeps the bonds with her human family members strong, check out the 13 Best Marriage Tips from Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds.
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