Wanted: a companion who loves to snuggle, take stroller rides and soothe meltdowns. Found: our selection of plush pals that do all of these things, plus make great baby gifts. Click through our album to check out the cutest stuffed animals around.

Shear Cuteness

With its realistic features and soft fur, this looks just like the lambs he can't get enough of at the petting zoo. Pose his legs this way and that thanks to the metal armature inside.

Available online at rompstore.com, $33.

Have you found a snuggle-worthy first stuffed animal? Let us know in the Comments!

— Susan Banchek