Taylor Swift names new kitten after Mariska Hargitay's 'Law & Order: SVU' character

Internet, meet your perfect storm: Fluffy kitty, Taylor Swift, "Law & Order: SVU." It happened Wednesday night, when the adorable pop songstress posted a photo on Instagram of the cutest kitten ever, and said she'd named her new pet Olivia Benson.

Meet Olivia Benson.

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Benson, of course, is the tough-yet-tender "Special Victims Unit" detective played by Mariska Hargitay since the show's inception in 1999. And looking down on that little kitten's white face, it does seem that Swift has somehow become the caretaker of Benson's spirit animal.

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Like the Internet, Swift's Instagram feed is full of cats — specifically, her other feline, Meredith.

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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But Meredith, who has her own Twitter account, got a little nervous after seeing everyone purring over the newcomer.

Aww, Meredith! You may not be named after one of our favorite characters on one of our favorite TV shows, but we love you too.

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