23/09/2014 23:27 BST | Updated 23/09/2014 23:59 BST

Queen's 'Purring' Over Scottish Referendum Met By Humour, Disbelief And Scorn on Twitter

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Revelations that the Queen reportedly "purred down the line" to David Cameron following the announcement of the result of the Scottish referendum were met by a raft of humour, disbelief and plenty of scorn on Twitter.

In recent weeks the so-called “cybernats” have attacked anyone speaking out against

Independence, however news of the Queen’s reaction was perhaps so bizarre that even the most vociferous anti-Union campaigner was lost for words.

Here’s the best reaction to the story: