The High School Musical star also cuddles with kittens and owns a toy poodle

By People Staff
Updated June 30, 2010 08:45 PM

We know High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens has two big loves: boyfriend Zac Efron and pet pooch Shadow, the gray furball she totes around on trips to airports and to the set.

But it turns out the actress has a heart for even more cuties – and then some! Posing on the cover of the latest issue of Glamour magazine as “It Girl, Animal Lover and Zac’s Best Friend,” Hudgens cradles two tiny kittens in her arms.

“I love animals. Love, love, love, love animals,” Hudgens says in the interview. “I have a toy poodle, Shadow. She’s a little whippersnapper! And I love little monkeys.”

While that last little nugget begs for a follow-up question (Monkeys?!), the interview talk quickly turns to denim and jeans. Maybe we can archive that for Hudgens’s next chat with

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