Getting serious with fiancé Brandon Blackstock meant getting a dog for the three-time . Along with their German shepherd pup, the “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” singer’s furry fan base also includes her Maltese, Security, and Joplin, a black poodle.
Someone like you or someone like Lou? Before welcoming her new addition last October, the best pop solo performance kept her hands full with dachshund Louie, named for the legendary Louis Armstrong. And who was there to comfort the singer after surgery for a hemorrhaged vocal cord? Yup, it was Lou.
Guys may come and go for Swift, but at the end of the day, she’s already found the purr-fect companion. “She is awesome,” the three-time told Katie Couric in October of her beloved cat Meredith. “She’s like the most adorable cat in the world.” Think a song about Meredith will make it on her next album?
Do we see a duet in their future? The Maroon 5 frontman, whose band is nominated twice, took to Twitter to gush about his four-legged fan, golden retriever Frankie. “You’re a real soulful kinda gal,” he wrote.
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The best country album and her husband (and best country solo performance nominee), , are frequently expanding their menagerie of pets, which, as of November 2012, includes six rescue dogs. “I don’t plan on having [children] for a while,” she told PEOPLE Country. “To me, my dogs are my children.”
No surprise here coming from the singer who calls her fans KatyCats: The best pop solo performance once owned three cats at the same time, and she posts so many sweet snapshots of her kitties on Twitter that we dedicated a whole gallery to them.
So beloved is the best country solo performance ‘s dog Ace that he attended her 2010 wedding to hockey player Mike Fisher – in a pink tuxedo! “He’s like my kid,” she told PEOPLE. And No. 1 fan, fur sure!