A vanity pet is one of the various player-owned pets that can be interacted with by players. These animals are non-combatants, although some versions may be able to fight each other in limited contests.
Many of the vanity pets can follow a player from room to room, however there are some problematic area types that can cause you to loose your pet. It is recommend you put your pets away before burgling, entering homes or vaults, or entering player-owned shops.
The current pets available include:
The above pets have a large number of specialized containers to house them, and in some cases, can be accessorized with clothing, jewelry and other decorative items.