Jenny and a virtual pet
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What's the future for virtual pets?

28 November 2014 Last updated at 07:14 GMT

It's CBBC Pet Week - we know loads of you love your furry and scaly pets, but there are plenty of you who enjoy playing with virtual animals too.

More and more companies are making computer generated pets - and they're becoming more advanced too.

In Jenny's report, she meets the creators of Animin, a new virtual pet that uses augmented reality.

She also asks whether virtual pets can ever be better than the real thing.

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