Whatever the reason, the actress was pretty happy to welcome the latest additions to the show's cast on her birthday.
She posted a picture of her new feline friends on Instagram, commenting:
Today I turned 33 and I worked with a bunch of cats. Dreams apparently DO come true. instagr.am/p/UmfVvaLjkN/
- zooey deschanel (@ZooeyDeschanel) January 17, 2013
Cute cats AND it stars Zooey Deschanel - just another reason to be obsessed with New Girl.
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