Clara adopted Pavlova prior to the events of the movie. He is very attached to Clara and gets sad when she leaves the house.
Pavlova is a cute grey and white Tuxedo Cat.
Role in the film
Pavlova is first seen in the window of Clara's room when she and Fritz are racing each other home for their family's Christmas party. Clara wins the race. Pavlova then chases his ball of yarn down the stairs. He meows when Clara goes into the living room without him. Pavlova isn't seen again for the remainder of the movie after Clara goes to The Land of The Dolls.
Pavlova was named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova.