"It's a crazy situation," she tells Katie Couric in a taped episode of Katie that airs Friday. "'Cause it's a cat."
While the world's obsession may be confusing, Meredith has easily won over her mom since being brought home almost a year ago.
"She is awesome," Swift says. "She's like the most adorable cat in the world I feel like. That's very biased though."
Wise to her guest's affection for her pet, Couric then presents Swift with an array of Meredith-themed memorabilia, including Christmas ornaments, a calendar and a t-shirt.
"You think I'm not going to wear that," the country singer says, "you're wrong."