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14 Times in 2014 we were totally jealous of Taylor Swift's cats (PHOTOS)

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A year in the life of Taylor Swift's cats kind of seriously gives us kitten envy

As 2014 draws to a close and we reflect back on our year, we can't help but think it could have been even better if we had swapped places with Taylor Swift's cats — Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson — a time or two.

Meredith, move your ears. #NBAAllStars #CatTricks #MVP

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Chilling in a cozy bed, performing parlor tricks and watching NBA All-Stars with Taylor Swift? Yes, please! Meredith Grey — named after the character on Grey's Anatomy, natch — is living the high life.

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This has Been going on for 20 minutes and I even took a picture and it is still going on. #CatStaredown #MerStare

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For the record, if we lived with Swift we'd probably sit around staring at her all day, too. But, seriously, can we nominate Meredith to have an "Intense Showdown" with Jimmy Fallon in 2015? That would be super.

Meet Olivia Benson.

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Proving — once more — how amazing she is, Swift named the new kitty she got earlier this year Olivia Benson. As in Mariska Hargitay's Law & Order: SVU alter ego. As in, one of the best characters ev-er. If Swift adopted us, we bet she'd give us an equally badass name.

Has anyone ever told you that you look like a baby polar bear?

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You guys, she totally tucked her kitten into bed. Snug as a bug, er, kitten in a rug.

If you're on the fence about buying Ed Sheeran's new album, X, allow me to convince you with this image:

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Oh, to be eye-to-eye with Ed Sheeran! Perhaps one of the best fringe benefits of being Swift's cat is getting to canoodle with her dreamy boy BFF.

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Good morning.

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C'mon... who wouldn't want to have a slumber party at Swift's place and get a wake-up call from the pop princess herself in the morning?

I feel like I just interrupted a very important conversation.

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Another major perk of being one of Swift's furry besties is the downtime — downtime that is spent lounging around on super-nice furniture in front of a luxe fireplace looking downright adorable.

And now, after a long week, I'm about to be all.......

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That's some good sleep, y'all. Then again, if we were serenaded by Taylor Swift every night, we'd probably slumber as deeply as Olivia Benson, too.

Meredith is in one of her moods.

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A running joke in many movies is how Morgan Freeman and James Earl Jones are the masters of the voice-over. But, judging by this incredibly adorable video of Meredith, we're going to go ahead and put this out there — we'd want Swift narrating the playback of our lives.

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Not only does Swift spoil her cats, but they also get completely spoiled by her parents. Just check out this stunning cat portraiture Swift's mom and pops took while cat-sitting for their famous daughter.

"Is that a proper cat?" -John Cleese PS Meredith in the background just straight chillin.

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That bed looks like the stuff sweet dreams are made of. And considering these cats get to spend upwards of 12 hours a day snoozing there, we'd happily swap lives with them for a day.

Trying to sign lithographs. Dealing with critters. #shehasnorespect #olivia #1989

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Swift is even cute when she tries to be angry. "Olivia, that is a hard no." Yeah, if that's as tough as life gets as Swift's cats, we'll take it. Any day of the year.

In honor of #NationalCatDay, here is a photo of that one time I caught Meredith and Olivia cuddling.

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Is it really any surprise that Swift's cats are complete snuggle bugs? The sweet star practically bubbles over with love, and it looks like a lot of it lands on Olivia and Meredith. We'd feel extra cuddly too.

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It feels like one of those nights...

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We're not 100 percent sure what "one of those nights" entails, but we're fairly certain it would involve PJs, cuddles and binge-watching Netflix. And we're 110 percent certain we want in.

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