Oscar Stars and the Animals They LoveFrom Jean Dujardin to Brad Pitt, this year's nominees have a soft spot for furry (and scaly!) friends

JEREMY IRVINE & STEVEN SPIELBERG

The War Horse director has horses of his own, while the film's star had never ridden one before his breakout role. Irvine regularly keeps company with a cat named Womble, which he shares with his brother.