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15 Times When Cashew The Guinea Pig Stole The Show On "House Of Cards"

Cashew is the guinea pig heart and soul of Washington. Warning: Spoilers ahead!

1. When Cashew was first introduced in Season 2, Episode 3, and it was already abundantly clear that she would be a breakout star.

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First of all, her name is CASHEW. Secondly, she’s fierce as fuck. And some background: She’s the companion to hacker Gavin Orsay (Jimmi Simpson).

2. When she said “hello” in guinea pig.

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3. When Lucas literally could not even handle Cashew’s glory.

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I completely understand.

4. When she helped Gavin hack some serious code.

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5. And looked fierce as hell doing it.

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6. When Gavin was petting her and she was like, I OWN YOU.

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7. When Cashew sat on Gavin’s shoulder and made him a better person because of it.

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8. When Cashew was much more than a companion, but an actual shoulder to lean on.

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9. When Gavin picked Cashew up and looked into her eyes like there was no one else in the world.

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No one else matters, really.

10. And Cashew, just by virtue of being Cashew, basically made Gavin fall head over heels in love with her.

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11. Like, their love for each other is undeniable and beautiful.

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I have no words, just tears of joy.

12. When Cashew had to be in a scene with this royal dickhole.

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13. AND SHE ALMOST DIED!

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14. When Cashew escaped the shoe of death and ran back to Gavin.

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She also made some unbelievably cute guinea pig sounds, just FYI.

15. When Gavin barked like a dog in order to save Cashew’s life.

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THANK GOD HE DID THIS.

I only made it through Episode 5 of Season 2, but I’m pretty certain that the next president will be a woman named Cashew.

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