You may not be aware, but the Easter Bunny has been around for a long time. Easily one of the most recognizable symbols of the holiday, the loveable critter was first mentioned in an essay by German physician and botanist Georg Franck von Frankenau all the way back in 1682. Funny, we always figured he was just a Hallmark creation.
Forget about popular celebs, blockbuster movies and hilarious internet memes for a minute. They’ve all been bested by Taylor Swift‘s cat, Meredith, on E!’s 100 Best Things in Pop Culture list. Thanks to tiny Meredith’s precious meowing, fuzzy gray ears and ability to play fetch better than a dog, it’s no surprise that she would snag the top spot on the pop culture list.