Taylor Swift Introduces New Kitten: “Meet Olivia Benson” — See Adorable Photo!

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Taylor Swift kitten photo

By Shari Weiss



Taylor Swift is the proud owner of an adorable new kitten. The singer took to Instagram on Wednesday night to introduce a too-cute-for-words white fur ball. “Meet Olivia Benson,” Swift wrote.

Olivia joins the star’s longtime cat, Meredith, who has gotten her own time in the spotlight, even appearing in her “Ours” music video back in 2011. Meredith has also appeared in some hilarious Vines Swift has posted to Twitter. Unfortunately, Meredith, like her mom, has also been targeted by false tabloid rumors, including one that wrongly claimed she was missing.

Olivia Benson was named after the “Law & Order: SVU” character Olivia Benson, who is played by Mariska Hargitay. Swift also found TV inspiration in picking Meredith’s name. She was named after Meredith Grey, the “Grey’s Anatomy” character portrayed by Ellen Pompeo.

Swift once said of her love of cats is so powerful, it can distract her during concerts. She told Ellen DeGeneres, “Sometimes I’ll be like [thinking], ‘Oh my gosh, cats are so cute. I would love a cat. Maybe I should get a cat. Can they travel on a plane? Do they allow cats in hotel rooms? But they’re so cute! Some cats like to swim. That’s cool.’ And then I’m like, ‘I’m on stage right now.” Well, Swift now has two cats. And, we imagine, an even bigger feline obsession.

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