August 8, 2020 11:50AM EDT
Happy International Cat Day! Take a look at our favorite A-listers cuddling up to their feline friends — including Taylor Swift and Jennifer Garner, whose cat has its own stroller.
It’s International Cat Day and we’re celebrating with Hollywood’s biggest feline lovers, including celebs like Taylor Swift, 30, and her pal Gigi Hadid, 25. The pair have been spotted out and about with their furry friends, who often steal the spotlight from their famous owners! Considering cats have been worshipped since the days of Ancient Egypt, including by Queen Cleopatra, these four-legged creatures have certainly proved they’re humans’ most loyal companions.
Name a more iconic duo than Taylor Swift and one of her cats.. oh, you can’t? Image: SplashNews
When it comes to celebrity cats, few have reached the level of fame as pop star Taylor Swift’s brood. The self-proclaimed “cat lady”, who recently dropped her eighth studio album Folklore, has actively posted about her kitties named Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson over the years. And yes, the duo are named after two of Taylor’s favorite female TV leads: Ellen Pompeo‘s Meredith from Grey’s Anatomy, and Mariska Hargitay‘s Olivia from Law & Order: SVU. In 2019, she also added a third to her furry entourage — the gorgeous blue-eyed Benjamin Button. Benjamin infamously got his worldwide debut in Taylor’s music video for “ME!”, which was actually Taylor’s first time meeting the feline. When Taylor found out he was available for adoption, he quickly became part of the family — and was later confirmed via an Instagram post captioned “cat lady thirst trap.”
Jennifer Garner’s cat has its own stroller. Image: SplashNews
Taylor isn’t the only A-lister who loves her feline friends — Gigi has been mom to cat Cleo Hadid since 2015. The stylish tabby was taken in by the supermodel after she was found alone and abandoned in a car engine. Gigi has also been vocal about her love of cats over the years, publicly mourning