Virtual Pet a Hot Holiday Gift

Virtual Pet a Hot Holiday Gift

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(KSL News) -- A hot holiday gift this year combines real world products with internet reality. It's a virtual pet called Webkinz.

Virtual Pet a Hot Holiday Gift

Parents can buy their child a stuffed animal version at the store for as little as $11. It comes with a secret access code to a web site where they can raise and play with a virtual version of their toy.

The webkinz pets come in just about every animal imaginable: Cats, dogs, lions, elephants, tigers. And kids can create a special environment for the pet and play with other animals.

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