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Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran Are Just Two of Our Favorite Cat-Loving Celebrities

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With the opening of Cats on Dec. 20, stars are lining up to share their love of felines, including Taylor Swift, who plays Bombalurina in the musical. Here are some other cat-crazy stars.

Related: Behind the Scenes with the Cast of Cats, the Movie

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Taylor Swift

The global pop superstar (soon to be seen in the new Cats movie) recently adopted a kitten named Benjamin Button. He joins her squad of Scottish fold felines, Meredith Grey (named after the Grey’s Anatomy doctor) and Olivia Benson (named after the Law & Order: SVU detective).

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Ed Sheeran

The singer-songwriter is a cat dad to Dorito and Calippo, whose adventures are chronicled to 365,000 followers on Instagram. Alas, his beloved rescue cat, Graham, whom he adopted in 2014, was struck by a car over the summer.

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Norman Reedus

“He comes everywhere with me,” the Walking Dead star has said of his black cat, Eye in the Dark. “He doesn’t like to be left alone. He racks up a major room service bill.” His then-young son named him more than 15 years ago.

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Christopher Walken

Who knew? The Oscar winner wrote the foreword to the 2001 how-to book, KISS Guide to Cat Care, and is an advocate for adopting shelter cats.

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Russell Brand

The British comedian has two cats, Morrissey and Jericho. Of Morrissey, “I used to look at him when he was a little kitten and think, ‘Gosh, where will we go? What will happen to us?’” he wrote in 2017. “I still wonder.”

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Mayim Bialik

The Big Bang Theory alum and self-admitted cat lover has said she considers her hairless Peterbald breed, Esau, her first son: “I’ve never had a cat who has such a human presence.”

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