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Darrell Issa Is Getting Lots Of Cats For His Birthday

It is weird and cool.

1. Rep. Darrell Issa regularly tweets out a picture of a cat on Fridays. He calls it “Friday Kitty.”

 

2. Friday, November 1, is Issa’s birthday. Many of his followers are sending their good wishes. But some of them are taking it a step further.


Cecilia Gallogly

@CeciGee

Happy Birthday to a “dangerously sexy creature” @darrellissa. #viperon #fastandfurious

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3. An alarming number of people have been tweeting pictures of cats at him.


Gang of No Suit

@GangOfNoSuit

We made our own #FridayKitty for @DarrellIssa’s birthday!

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4. Some people just shared pictures of their own cats.


S.M

@redsteeze

Happy birthday @DarrellIssa Here is my cat.

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Kimberly C

@conkc2

@DarrellIssa Lupe wants to wish you “Happy Birthday!”

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Bingo & Alf wish @DarrellIssa a very happy birthday!!!

— Mary Chastain (@mchastain81)

Mary Chastain

@mchastain81

Bingo & Alf wish @DarrellIssa a very happy birthday!!!

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@DarrellIssa Happy birthday! Here’s a Friday kitty. Keep up the good work!

— Alexandros Kozák (@agkozak)

Alexandros Kozák

@agkozak

@DarrellIssa Happy birthday! Here’s a Friday kitty. Keep up the good work!

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9. Some were customized.

Peep, whose birthday was yesterday, wishes @DarrellIssa a very happy birthday! #FridayKitty

— Anna #FSU (@AnnaDsays)

Anna #FSU

@AnnaDsays

Peep, whose birthday was yesterday, wishes @DarrellIssa a very happy birthday! #FridayKitty

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10. Some people took it up a notch.

#Friday Kitty @DarrellIssa Happy Birthday

— Linda Royer (@LindaRoyer1)

Linda Royer

@LindaRoyer1

#Friday Kitty @DarrellIssa Happy Birthday

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11. Some people got emotional.

Best FRIENDS forever @DarrellIssa #FridayKitty

— Maggie (@tweet2u2)

Maggie

@tweet2u2

Best FRIENDS forever @DarrellIssa #FridayKitty

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12. Some people made a political statement out of it.

@DarrellIssa @MicheleBachmann :Please don't cancel my Healthcare & force me into Obamacare.

— davek (@davek)

davek

@davek

@DarrellIssa @MicheleBachmann :Please don’t cancel my Healthcare & force me into Obamacare.

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13. Other members of Congress joined in.

Happy Birthday @DarrellIssa! Since it’s Friday, this calls for a special #FridayKitty

— Michele Bachmann (@MicheleBachmann)

Michele Bachmann

@MicheleBachmann

Happy Birthday @DarrellIssa! Since it’s Friday, this calls for a special #FridayKitty

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14. And of course, some people just trolled him because it was his birthday.

Via @bluffcityjk, "Bandghazi's" debut album, "Fast and Furious", with firebug @DarrellIssa on the cover

— Stefan BC (@WretchedSnark)

Stefan BC

@WretchedSnark

Via @bluffcityjk, “Bandghazi’s” debut album, “Fast and Furious”, with firebug @DarrellIssa on the cover

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@DarrellIssa I know we've had our differences, but since it's your birthday, I say take some laxatives and #poop on the #bus all you want!

— The Henster (@Soft_Serve)

The Henster

@Soft_Serve

@DarrellIssa I know we’ve had our differences, but since it’s your birthday, I say take some laxatives and #poop on the #bus all you want!

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16. Here is how Issa’s office responded to all of this:

It's #FridayKitty!!!!!!!! Thx so much for wonderful bday wishes. In honor of today I give you birthday kitty >>

— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa)

Darrell Issa

@DarrellIssa

It’s #FridayKitty!!!!!!!! Thx so much for wonderful bday wishes. In honor of today I give you birthday kitty >>

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