If we're all being truly honest with one another, the real reason we have kids is to dress them up in animal gear, am I right? Sure, there's the whole creating life, leaving a legacy, rediscovering joy and wonder, creating a family, finding a purpose outside of yourself, but, really, isn't it just so we have somebody to put bunny ears on?

Which is why winter is the perfect season – it calls for hats, coats, and hoodies, all sporting every manner of eyes and ears. So, I say, go forth and let your child bark, meow, and rawr their way through the cold. Because a puppy may be cute, but a toddler dressed up as a puppy? RIDICULOUS. Check out the slideshow for the most amazing animal outfits for babies and kiddos: