The 10 most popular cats on the internet

Undoubtedly, cats are internet royalty, as we all have heard of a little buddy whose pictures have driven thousands of people crazy. Either their beauty, cuteness or humor have made these cats reach celebrity status, so, here you have our list of the 10 most popular cats on the internet.

  1. Venus
  2. Choupette
  3. Hamilton
  4. Maru
  5. Sam
  6. Nala
  7. Lil Bub
  8. Smoothie
  9. Shironeko
  10. Garfi

Venus, the two faced cat

At first sight it’s easy to see why so many people are in love with this little kitty, given that her face could belong to two completely different cats. This quite noticeable contrast makes Venus one of the most interesting pets on social media.

The reason behind her peculiar physique remains a mystery, which makes this cat even more popular. Her huge fame has given her 2 million Instagram followers, which has allowed her to collaborate with various brands.


Choupette may be one of the most famous cats in the whole world. Her owner, the late fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, wasn’t shy on letting everyone know that his pet was his number one priority, even so that when he passed away he inherited his 180 million dollar fortune to his beloved cat.

Hamilton, the hipster cat

This cat has a particularity that makes him extremely popular, he has a white fur pattern that resembles a mustache. Abandoned due to his unusual appearance, he was adopted by his current owner in 2012, who decided to open an Instagram account for his new pet. He started increasing his following by thousands, and to this date he has appeared in news all over the world because of his astonishing social media popularity.

Maru, the cat with a Guiness World Record 

Maru, this adorable Japanese cat, is a true YouTube celebrity. His channel named Mogumogu has more than 800,000 subscribers, and his videos have around 340 million reproductions and counting. This is why he has the Guiness World Record for being the most viewed animal on this platform.   

Sam, the cat with eyebrows

One look at this kitty and you will understand all the attention he has received in the last years. His “eyebrows”, which are actually two back fur patches, make his facial expression different from any other cat. He has more than 200,000 followers on Instagram and even his own website, where you can purchase his merchandise. 


If you are a cat lover, you probably know Nala. With 4.3 million followers on Instagram, Nala is officially the most famous cat on social media. Just like Maru, she holds a Guinness World Record for being the most followed cat.

This adorable kitty from Thailand is a siamese-persian mix, which makes her beautiful face capture the attention from people all around the world. Her owners never thought that all this fame would happen by opening an Instagram account for their new pet, but her expressive eyes made her an instant sensation.

Lil Bub

Lil Bub is definitely one of the cat fame pioneers. This kitten suffered from diverse congenital disorders such as dwarfism, which made him look very different from the rest of the cats. His owner, Mike Bridavsky, fell in love with him and immediately took him home. Seeing his sudden fame, he decided to do something good with it, raising over $700,000 dollars for animal charities.

Smoothie, the Queen of fur

This British Longhair cat has been named “the most photogenic cat in the world” and her adorable pictures have been shared by thousands of people in every corner of the planet. Her huge popularity even made her the muse for a mural in Auckland, New Zealand

Shironeko, the most relaxed cat on earth

Shironeko is the image of zen. His owner noted how easy it was for Shiro to fall asleep anywhere, so he started taking pictures of his sleeping cat in funny circumstances with unusual accessories, which in return created a legion of fans. Sadly, he´s since passed, but his memory is cherished by all people who once followed his adventures.

Garfi, the real angry cat

No doubt, Garf is the angriest cat that has ever existed. In spite of his constant mean expression, his owners argue that he is really good and affectionate. His angry face has inspired a bunch of memes on the internet, as it seems that people can’t get enough of him.

All the cats in this list deserve the attention they have received, their cute faces, furry bodies and funny personalities make them true stars. Let us know in the comments which one is your favorite.

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