Their soft, furry bodies come in colorful colors and are small enough for tiny hands to tote around everywhere. They offer comfort and security to their little owners as well as teach them computer skills and how to care for others.
Collecting Webkinz is the latest craze for children, much like the baseball cards, Hotwheels and Beanie Babies of the past.
For Easter, Chloe Eastridge said she didn't want candy - just Webkinz.
The 7-year-old has collected 103 of the pets.
"For Christmas, birthdays ... That's all she asks for," says her mother, Jessica Eastridge.
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