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International Cat Day is taking over Twitter right meow

And you thought there were a lot of cats on the internet already.

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This cat totally forgot it's International Cat Day.

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Cats rule the internet on any given day. Thursday, though, is International Cat Day, which means you're likely to see even more cats curled up on your social feeds than normal. 

Using the hashtag #InternationalCatDay, folks are taking the chance to post pics of their feline companions. 

Celebrities are into cats, too. Kyle MacLachlan of Twin Peaks fame tweeted a GIF of a him and a cat named Mayor.

Brands, companies and various institutions are getting in on International Cat Day too. 

Some are even trying to educat -- or um, educate. 

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