The top 10 Instagrammed cat breeds


SO cute!

Francesca Shillcock

Who does not love an image of a cute cat? Whether it is a Persian, Bengal or a basic British short-hair, we as a nation are true feline followers. While all cats are made equal, new knowledge analysis from a research carried out by Compare the Market exhibits that on social media, some come up larger than others. And what higher approach to spend your Friday than taking a paws (sorry) to scroll by these lovable kitties which have been ranked because the top ten most Instagrammed cat breeds? Keep scrolling to have a look…

Maine Coon – 6.63 million

These fluffy felines take the primary spot as probably the most Instagrammed and it is not laborious to see why. Although they appear cute and fluffly, they are not precisely small. The Maine Coon is the biggest domesticated cat breed and males can weigh as much as 18lb! Big, however most actually stunning.

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Siamese – 5.33 million

You could consider a Siamese cat and immediately consider the sly duo in Disney’s The Lady and the Tramp, however the Siamese cats on Instagram could not be extra lovable. As effectively as being a social and pleasant breed, they’re one of the lively and intelligent, and have been identified to play fetch and stroll on a lead. Who wants a canine?!

British Shorthair – 5.25 million

The British Shorthair takes third place with simply over 5.25 million hashtags. The basic breed is a pedigreed model of the British conventional cat with a well-recognized color variant of “British blue”, a strong blue-grey coat, being hottest, however different colors exist too. With the British shorthair breed identified for being calm and non-temperamental, it is little surprise they’re so standard with households, different animals, and on social media.

Scottish Fold – 4.81 million

The Scottish Fold is massively standard on Instagram. As effectively as having an lovable face and a docile character, the Scottish Fold will get their title from their folded ears on account of their breed historical past. If you are a Taylor Swift fan – these moggies could look acquainted. Taylor has two Scottish folds known as Meredith and Olivia which have repeatedly appeared on her Instagram feed, and even appeared in music video for ME! 

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Bengal – 4.26 million

The Bengal cat is called the ‘home tiger’ and judging by their stunning patterned coat, it is clear the place they have their title from. This enticing breed has over 4.2 million hashtags on Instagram, however they’re greater than only a fairly face. The Bengal cat is clever and intensely playful, and identified for being very loyal to their proprietor. What extra might you need?

Persian – 4.18 million

The fluffiest felines of all of them, the Persian cat, is available in at quantity six. While hoovering up after them would possibly probably show a chore, they actually make up for it in appears to be like and character. Although Persian’s are identified for being pleasant and comparatively quiet, they could be a little demanding, and may command an ‘air of royalty’. They look fairly regal to us…

Sphynx – 4.03 million

It’s secure to say that the Sphynx cat is maybe probably the most distinctive. Known for its full lack of coat, they positively stand out. Sphynx cats are extraordinarily pleasant and have been identified to top veterinary research as probably the most affectionate cat breed. And though you won’t suppose it, as a result of lack of fur, they’re identified for additionally being very cuddly!

Ragdoll – 3.71 million

Ragdoll’s are the proper companion. As effectively as being stunning to take a look at with their hanging blue eyes and lovely medium-length coat, they’re temperament may be very pleasant. They’re identified for being very cuddly and somewhat floppy (therefore the title) and are even generally known as the ‘pet’ cat, due to their behavior of following their homeowners round. And they’re standard amongst celebs too. Holly Willoughby has two of those lovable kitties, named Teddy and Bluebell. How cute!

Russian Blue – 2.52 million

The Russian Blue cat will get its title from their signature blue-grey coat. Some Russian blues actually have a shimmering gray coat and because of this they’re identified for being very plush and regal cats. They will not be as fairly as standard on social media as different breeds, however the Russian Blue’s are actually blessed with beauty.

Munchkin – 2.44 million

Not only a legendary creature from the land of Oz, the munchkin is a breed of cat that will get its title from their brief legs. As effectively as being brief and candy, munchkin cats are curious, cuddly and, regardless of their lack of peak, fast on their toes. Although not as #gram worthy as the opposite contenders, the munchkin cat (often known as the sausage cat) continues to be fairly standard with over 2.Four million hashtags, making them inside the top ten most Instagrammed kitties. We’re off to the cat shelter!

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