What Cats Does Taylor Swift Have?(+Fun Facts)

Not only did Taylor Swift star in the movie Cats, but she is devoted to her own cats. In fact, she is known for it, and she actually has earrings that have their faces on them. Her cats are adorable, so it’s not surprising.

If you are a Taylor Swift fan, you might have seen her cats on her social media. Her cats even have their own merch, and they are stars themselves.

What Cats Does Taylor Swift Have?

Taylor Swift has three cats. Two are Scottish Folds, and the third is a ragdoll. They are named for her favorite characters in TV and the movies.

  • Olivia is named after Olivia Benson of Law & Order: SVU
  • Meredith is named after Meredith Grey on Grey’s Anatomy
  • Benjamin is named after Benjamin Button from the movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

Taylor Swift takes her cats everywhere with her, and she has them involved in many of her professional projects. They travel on private jets and have their own backpacks and suitcases, and their names are trademarked for items that include clothing, accessories, toys, luggage, and more.

Meredith has been with Taylor since 2011, and she is 10 years old. She got Meredith on October 31, 2011, and she is a Scottish Fold that appears in various YouTube videos (with subtitles).

Olivia became part of the Swift family in June of 2014, and she is also a Scottish Fold. You might have seen Olivia in one of Taylor Swift’s Diet Coke commercials, and you can find her on social media. Olivia has been nominated for three awards:

  • 2015 Australian Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Aussie’s Favourite Animal
  • 2016 Nickelodeon UK Kids’ Choice Awards UK Favorite Famous Cat
  • 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards Cutest Musician’s Pet

Benjamin is the newest member of the Swift clan; he joined in 2019. He was a gift from Brendon Urie, who handed Benjamin to Taylor as a gift before her music video for “ME!” Taylor met Benjamin on the set, and she asked the handler if she could have him.

She couldn’t stop thinking about how adorable he was, and she loved how he spent most of the time purring. She announced that Benjamin joined the family when her video was released. You will see his face in the video “You Need to Calm Down” on the wristwatch, and he is in her Amazon music ad.

What Is Taylor Swift’s Favorite Cat Breed?

Taylor Swift’s favorite cat breed is Scottish Folds. This breed has been controversial for some because the folded ears come from a genetic mutation. It is a defect in the cartilage that can lead to other diseases, such as arthritis, spinal issues, and more.

She also loves her ragdoll cat, Benjamin. The ragdoll is descended from the domestic longhair cat, and it was developed as a breed in the 1960s.

How Many Cats Does Taylor Swift Have in 2021?

Taylor Swift has all three of her cats in 2021, Meredith, Olivia, and Benjamin.

What Has Taylor Swift Said About Cats?

It’s no secret that Talor Swift loves her cats. She talks about them all of the time. Take a look at a few quotes:

  • “Meredith is one of the best cats. She doesn’t leave fur or fur balls and she is never aggressive or afraid of being around people.”
  • “Is ‘cats’ a cat lady?”
  • “No, three cats is a cat lady, two cats is a party.”
  • “My cats are beautifully round and fuzzy and they look like little lazy bears – they’re always taking naps.”

Did Taylor Swift Buy Her Cats?

Taylor Swift bought her first two cats, Meredith and Olivia. She adopted Benjamin from an organization that finds homes for cats by putting them on commercials and television shows.

How Much Do Taylor Swift’s Cats Cost?

If you want to get a Scottish Fold, the price ranges from $250 to $500. A ragdoll will cost anywhere from around $500 to upward of $2,500 for a show-quality cat.

When it comes to net worth, Olivia alone has an estimated worth of at least $97 million. The other 2 cats(Meredith and Benjamin) have a similar net worth because they are all involved in her show business.


Now you know all there is about what types of cats the most famous pop singer Taylor Swift has. It is so nice to come back home and always have somebody waiting for you (for you to feed them), even if you are a star.