48 Most Popular & Best Cat Breeds! (2021)

Here’s a list of the most popular and best cat breeds for you to choose from. Having a cat as a companion is an awesome experience. If you’re an introvert or you like quietness, raising a cat might be just for you. With all this aside, here’s a list of cat breeds, so you can get an idea of what to adopt and introduce to your home.


1. Maine Coon

Maine Coon


2. Persian Cat

Persian Cat


3. Bengal Cat

Bengal Cat


4. British Shorthair

British Shorthair


5. Siamese Cat

Siamese Cat


6. Sphynx Cat

Sphynx Cat


7. Ragdoll Cat


8. Scottish Fold Cat

Scottish Fold Cat


9. Munchkin Savannah Cat

Munchkin Savannah Cat


10. Russian Blue

Russian Blue


11. Norwegian Forest Cat

Norwegian Forest Cat


12. Birman Cat

Birman Cat


13. American Shorthair

American Shorthair


14. Turkish Angora

Turkish Angora


15. Himalayan Cat

Himalayan Cat


16. Exotic Shorthair

Exotic Shorthair


17. Singapura Cat

Singapura Cat


18. Chartreux

Chartreux


19. Toyger

Toyger


20. Abyssinian

Abyssinian


21. Burmese Cat

Burmese Cat


22. American Curl

American Curl


23. Bombay Cat

Bombay Cat


24. Ragamuffin

Ragamuffin Cat


25. Manx Cat

Manx Cat


26. Balinese Cat

Balinese Cat


27. European Shorthair

European Shorthair


28. Somali Cat

Somali Cat


29. Havana Brown

Havana Brown


30. Van Cat

Van Cat


31. Selkirk Rex

Selkirk Rex


32. Peterbald

Peterbald


33. Ocicat

Ocicat


34. Pixie-bob

Pixiebob Cat


35. Oriental Shorthair

Oriental Shorthair


36. Cymric Cat

Cymric Cat


37. Tonkinese Cat

Tonkinese Cat


38. Korat

Korat


39. American Wirehair

American Wirehair


40. Burmilla Cat

Burmilla Cat


41. Nebelung Cat

Nebelung Cat


42. LaPerm Cat

LaPerm Cat


43. Thai Cat

Thai Cat


44. Japanese Bobtail

Japanese Bobtail


45. Oriental Longhair

Oriental Longhair


46. Egyptian Mau

Egyptian Mau


47. Devon Rex Cat

Devon Rex


48. Cornish Rex Cat

Cornish Rex


Cat Questions

Below, you’ll find a list of the most popular cat questions. If you have one that’s not on here, let us know, and we’ll add it!

What is the most common breed of cat?

The most common breed of cat is domestic short-hairs. In the United States alone, they account for around 90% of their numbers.

What is the best cat to have as a pet?

The best cat to have as a bet are Sphynx, Ragdoll, Scottish Fold, Himalayan, Devon Rex, Siamese, and the Moggy, according to MemphisVeterinarySpecialists.com.

What is the rarest cat breed?

The rarest cat breed is the Sokoke, according to the UK’s Governing Council of the Cat Fancy.


Best Cat Breeds

Best Cat Breeds

We hope this list of the best cat breeds will help you find a suitable or compatible companion. If you have any suggestions about our list of cat breeds, please comment or email our team at ILY Best. We’ll be happy to work with you to improve this list for future readers.

To learn more about cat breeds, watch “Most Popular Cat Breeds in the World” from AnimalWised down below: