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For National Cat Day, Taylor Swift Encourages Fans to Hug Their Cats (Or Not, 'If Your Cat Hates Hugs')

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Taylor Swift during an interview on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Oct. 3, 2019.

October 29 is National Cat Day, and Taylor Swift took to Instagram to celebrate her favorite animal.   

Swift, who has three cats named Meredith Grey, Olivia Benson and Benjamin Button, shared a sweet photo of herself cradling one of her feline friends over her shoulder. 

"Hug your cat today," she wrote. "Or don’t, if your cat hates hugs. But anyway. Happy #NationalCatDay from me, Olivia, Meredith, and Benjamin." She added four emojis to represent their family, three cat emojis and a blonde girl emoji.

Swift first met her youngest, Benjamin Button, on the set of her "ME!" music video.

Watch her tribute to cats everywhere below.


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