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Darrell Issa Is Getting Lots Of Cats For His Birthday

It is weird and cool.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 12:22 p.m. ET

Posted on November 1, 2013, at 3:39 p.m. ET

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

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.

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

Cecilia Gallogly

@CeciGee

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

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

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

Gang of No Suit

@GangOfNoSuit

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

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Some people just shared pictures of their own cats.

Happy birthday @DarrellIssa Here is my cat.

S.M

@redsteeze

Happy birthday @DarrellIssa Here is my cat.

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@DarrellIssa Lupe wants to wish you "Happy Birthday!"

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

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

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

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Some were customized.

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

Anna #FSU

@AnnaDsays

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

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Some people took it up a notch.

#Friday Kitty @DarrellIssa Happy Birthday

Linda Royer

@LindaRoyer1

#Friday Kitty @DarrellIssa Happy Birthday

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Some people got emotional.

Best FRIENDS forever @DarrellIssa #FridayKitty

Maggie

@tweet2u2

Best FRIENDS forever @DarrellIssa #FridayKitty

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Some people made a political statement out of it.

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

davek

@davek

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

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Other members of Congress joined in.

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

Michele Bachmann

@MicheleBachmann

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

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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

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

@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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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

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

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