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Portraits of your favourite Star Wars characters with cats are out of this galaxy

When she's not writing, Claire Gillespie can most often be found wiping snotty noses, picking up Lego, taking photos of her cat or doing headstands.

Artist duo show us how awesome Star Wars characters would have been with feline counterparts

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There's only one kind of pet that wouldn't look out of place in a Star Wars movie and that's a cat.

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Low-maintenance, adaptable and therapeutic, we can totally picture every Star Wars character with their own feline sidekick.

Like a slinky black cat appearing from behind Darth Maul to hiss at his latest adversary, or a Birman keeping Princess Leia company on Alderaan.

And to help us out, one of our favourite Instagram duos, Griz and Norm Lemay, have depicted some characters from Star Wars — old and new — in cartoon form… complete with their own pet moggies.

The Walt Disney Animation Studio artists have given us BB-8 with a whole litter of kittens:

Princess Leia with a fluffy white Persian: 

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R2D2 with a black and white ball of cuteness: 

Padmé Amidala and a regal black puss: 

And, of course, Rey and a Bengal kitten: 

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