Top Ten Best Cat Breeds

The Top Ten Best Cat Breeds

1 Maine Coon


This breed of cat is huge! They are not a lap kind of cat which is fine by me. Anyway, I love Maine coons because I love Harry Potter, and Filch's cat was a Maine Coon

So so SO lovable! They aren't really lap cats but they love attention and they love to come up and help you type on your keyboard! (aka what mine is doing now)

Me and my friend voted for this because we love the fluffy face! So cute

2 Ragdoll The Ragdoll is a cat breed with blue eyes and a distinct colorpoint coat. It is a large and muscular semi-longhair cat with a soft and silky coat.

Yay! I knew my baby Whisper would be on this list! They're SO cute as kittens and she is an absolute ANGEL. Though she doesn't normally come on command lol. And my ragdoll x persian Mattie wouldn't hurt a fly! I also have a BBS Dottie who only likes coochies in bed in the morning and Merci my Norwegian forest is just like a dog!

Love this breed, they are called ragdolls because they go all floppy when you hold them. even though my cat doesn't let me hold him at all I know lot of you don't like them but honestly I don't know how anyone can't like this breed

We have two and they are awesome. Smart, affectionate, easy to take care of and playful.

They are super friendly with kids and dogs, and they are gentle, quite, friendly

3 Siamese The Siamese cat is one of the first distinctly recognized breeds of Asian cat. Derived from the rtgs: wichianmat landrace, one of several varieties of cat native to Thailand, the Siamese became one of the most popular breeds in Europe and North America in the 20th century.

Their fur colors are what makes them so eye-catching, and the science behind it is even more interesting. The dark-colored markings make them a charming cat. - AbsolutelyDisgusting

I honestly cannot choose between Siamese and Persian, but I owned two Siamese sisters, so I have to choose Siamese.

We own two old-style Siamese and they are the sweetest cats in the world. Our female brings us ''prey'' which is usually socks or hand towels. The male purrs very loudly and has a very regal meow. The female is very demanding of our attention and loves to sleep on our laps. We have had many cats in our lives, so we can say without a doubt that Siamese cats are THE BEST.

My Siamese is the sweetest, spoiled brat their is. Love cuddles( on her own terms ) meows with the worst voice EVER and only accidentally scratches( whenever she is scared and needs to get away ) she bites my hand rarely, but when she does you can't even feel it.

4 Persian

This is as close to a Himalayian cat that I can get to. (If you don't know what a Himalayian cat breed is then up pictures of them)

I got one from a rescue centre and its flat face, long fur and adventurous nature make it so cute.

Cute hairy creatures they are... You'd love to have one of them in your company as a pet.

I suppose they are pretty cute... but they are bred to look like that to entertain mankind! Because of there squished face, they are more prone to diseases than other cats.

5 Russian Blue The Russian Blue is a cat breed that comes in colors varying from a light shimmering silver to a darker, slate grey.

Super sad because I have spent weeks trying to get a Russian Blue kitten and suddenly the policies change for the house, so no cat for me. he's the cutest cat ever and he looks amazing, so now I am extremely pissed off

Dog in a beautiful an unique cat suit. Extremely intelligent, quiet, except when they want something, then a huge distinct vocabulary. They like to necklace their humans, and are extremely loyal to their people.

I loved my old Russian Blue! They have a great personality! Should be higher! - funnyuser

! Russian Blue looks like Bluestar. This is why my aunt has a Russian blue

6 Norwegian Forest Cat

These are the cutest ever. They would probably be some of the most popular cat breeds these days if it weren't for the 2nd world war that nearly wiped them out.

They are badass

I love love LOVE Norwegian Forest Cats! SOOO ADORABLE!

Definitely the best. big fluffy hairy cute and nice. What else do you want from a cat? - pouria_mt

7 Tuxedo Cat

There was this tuxedo cat kitten named Cosmo at a cat cafe, and she started licking my track pants and biting them. She thinks I was another kitten

I have two Tuxedo cats.My one Tuxie Dot, is laying right next to me. - MJfan119

Just like with Tabby, Tuxedo markings are a coat pattern, not a breed. There are no pedigreed cats with these markings, which can be seen in domestic shorthairs.

I have a tuxedo cat named Minnie. She is the sweetest cat I've ever had (also the only cat I've ever had) - FuffleyandPeetah

8 Tabby

Even though they are not technically a breed, I love tabbies! My cat Rusty is one!

I don't really like tabbies. THE ARE NOT A BREED though they are very pretty

Not a breed, but rather a pattern that can occur in almost any breed. I love the tabby pattern. It is advantageous for cats when they are hunting.

I love tabby cats because they come in lots of different colors! They also have the cutest patterns!


9 Bombay

Black cats are absolutely beautiful and underrated whoever thinks they are bad luck should go die in hell - CatsOMG

Black cats are awesome like shiny umbreon

They are so sweet and tiny compared to maine coons.

My cat Loli is really sweet yet shy around others. She has gotten to be super spoiled over the years but I love her. Also, she is 11 years old, if you met her, you wouldn't know a thing.

10 Egyptian Mau Egyptian Maus are a small- to medium-sized short-haired cat breed. Along with the Bahraini Dilmun cat, they are one of the few naturally spotted breeds of domesticated cat.

Very loving and affectionate cat with great personalities

Egyptian mau are great

Egyptian maus are the best types of cats! - splatter22

Egyptian maus are the most beautiful of cats. Their kittens are extremely cute! Egyptian maus have amazing patterns on their fur.

The Contenders

11 Sphynx The Sphynx is a breed of cat developed through selective breeding starting in the 1960s, known for its lack of a coat, though it is not truly hairless.

Adorable and incredibly playful cats! They are so underrated! - Murphypaw

Sphynx cats are awesome

I have a cat like this his name is butters

This one's eyes are just beautiful.

12 Scottish Fold

I hate that this cat is all the way down here change this list or be destroyed put it at the top 3 or higher!

They look so cute! - stellalee

Them is so cute with there's ears

They have the cutest ears ever

13 Turkish Angora The Turkish Angora is a breed of domestic cat. Turkish Angoras are one of the ancient, natural breeds of cat, having originated in central Turkey, in the Ankara region.

I love Cats with different colored eyes

14 Snowshoe

Snowshoe cats are adorable! I love their paws!

This is my version
1. Snowshoe
2. Bombay
3. Persian

15 Ocicat The Ocicat is an all-domestic breed of cat which resembles a wild cat but has no wild DNA in its gene pool.
16 Bengal The Bengal is a domestic cat breed developed to look like exotic jungle cats such as leopards, ocelots, margays and clouded leopards.

My cat Ella is a Bengal! Bengals are beautiful, cute, funny, playful, intelligent, lovable, sweet, and big snuggle bugs! The best by far.

They should be number 1 because they are cute and have a funny personality and are AMAZING awesome PLAYFUL LOVABLE AND THE BEST

Very smart and active pets! Loving and loyal. They talk to you if you talk to them, and are easily trained!

they are so cute they look like little tigers

17 Somali

They have a very bushy tail and a very bushy ruff and can come in 4+ different colours. - RealUprising

Those eyes. That fur! !

18 Munchkin

Cute! Usually ginger striped, with amber eyes and short, stubby legs with soft paws, these kitties are sweet, and though they don’t seem able to, they can run fast and leap high despite their leg-shortness

The Munchkin deserves to be in the top tens. I own one, and he is one of the sweetest cats you'll ever see. Despite Munchkin's short legs, they can actually jump pretty high, and run really fast. It's amazing!

Munchkin cats are just like any cute, well-trained and adorable cat. Plus, they have short legs due to a genetic mutation, but that makes them even more awesome and interesting!

These cats are adorable with their cute little tiny legs. - CatsOMG

19 Savannah

They are super friendly and ENORMOUS! They act like dogs and love to play with dogs, too. They cost many thousand dollars, but they're worth every penny! - Splashstorm

Coolest cat EVER. By far the tallest cat I have seen

So beautiful and look so much like their wild ancestors!

I can not have them but wish I could

20 Exotic Shorthair

I love there fat faces and huge eyes

21 Himalayan

I have a Himalayan. Actually two

Simply so loving and loyal

22 Toyger

I'm dying of adorableness aw - RealUprising

Go to the video called "Terrified cat thrown into washing machine by evil kids" and give Mother Of Dragons (in the comment section) a piece of your mind because he can't take opinions an I hate people who can't take opinions. And Florida Guy, superskiier50, RaZeRBLaDez and more can die slowly. They're commenters of the same video.

WHY IS THIS BREED NOT ON THE LIST! It should at least be in the top 5! This cat is amazing, with its STRIPY fur, exactly like a tiger. They are very expensive, but worth every penny. Toyer... Tiger... It's a play on words. Tigerheart and Tigerclaw/star in Warrior cats should have been a Toyger... Even though toygers are kittypets and bred to look like that...


23 American Shorthair The American Shorthair is a breed of domestic cat believed to be descended from European cats brought to North America by early settlers to protect valuable cargo from mice and rats.

I've had ten in my life (at my age I guess that's a lot) and they've all been incredibly friendly. Can't say a bad thing about them. - BKAllmighty

Simple, cool-looking, soft, and very friendly! It's my dream cat!

I've had eight and lets just say I'm under 12. But I love my kitties! They are just your normal cat friendly and cuddly. They come in many different variations there are tabbys, plain coated, etc.

I love these cats so cute meow

24 Manx Cat

There so nice one of my Manx cat sat on my lap while I was playing the PlayStation and another time I was reading the news paper and he sat on it while I was reading it to get attention so smart!

There so nice they sit on your lap every day I say manx's should be first I say vote a vote for manx's!

The cutest, I used to have one, she was a darling.

Take this off of the list. There weird. I have a Manx cat and its mean.

25 The Selkirk Rex
26 American Wirehair

My American Wirehair is simply brilliant! He loves to relax with you and is a loyal companion, and I love him, despite having him yell at 3am, demanding food. Oh, and he never stops eating, and will eat almost anything. Has an appetite similar to Homer Simpson or Man V. Food. But when he comes in to sit on your bed and purr you to sleep, all is forgiven.

27 Havana Brown

These cats are the most friendly, I have a Havana Brown and despite the breeds typical sleek appearance, this cat is quite tubby, and he is the best family cat ever

28 Japanese Bobtail

Glad this one is on the list and calico is not - User1234

Short tails are cute

29 Burmese

I have a Burmese. Burmese are literally a dog in a cats body. Loyal, affectionate, intelligent, easy to train, beautiful, yep, these cats are the best. I have one and I love her more than anything else in my life. She's the most perfect little thing ever.

They're like dogs. My Burmese cross knows tricks!

I Love Burmese there just a brown Siamese

Burmese should be on #1! Who would put it here?!?!?

30 Devon Rex The Devon Rex is a breed of intelligent, short-haired cat that emerged in England during the 1960s. They are known for their slender bodies, wavy coat, and large ears.

Love bald cats

there fine

Adorable! - Hermione_Granger220

British? Yup - RealUprising

31 Siberian The Siberian is a landrace variety of domestic cat, present in Russia for centuries, and more recently developed as a formal breed, with standards promulgated since the late 1980s.

What's unique about the siberian is that they produce less 'Fel d 1' or the antigenic protein then most cats, so if you do suffer from allergies to cats. You may be able to live with a siberian because they make less of this protein. While no cat is hypoallergenic, researchers study why the siberian cat produces less of the protein to trigger allergies in humans. - RealUprising

The sweetest most loving cat by far. Definitely a good choice if you have cat allergies and want a dog cat.

How the heck people? These cats are amazing!

They are cute and hypoallergenic!

32 Nebelung

I have a 14 year old Nebelung male; he's smart, playful, and funny.

33 American Bobtail

Love short tails

34 Birman

The nicest cat breed you'll ever meet. Also the Cutest. - BryanM

So. Damn. Cute. I. Need. A. Birman. Before. I. Die. Of. Adorableness! Awww!
Game Over!
RealUprising died of adorableness and was looking at birmans - RealUprising

I have two baby Birmans and there the cutest! Go Birmans

My warrior cat OC, now I need a name... ~ßlackstar

35 Turkish Van

It's a amazing cat breed It like swimming and water and it have a silky fur so IT is a amazing cat breed.

I was crushed when I saw this incredible breed was not on the list! This amazing silky cat (which loves swimming and water) is Very Friendly and Sociable! Kinda like a dog/cat! This breed of cat is RiverClan all the way through. (Go warriors! )

I am traveling to turkey in a van

36 Korat

These are good cats! I have one, and she's sleeping by me now!

Korat rhymes with cat

37 Dragon Li

Personally, I had an EXTREMELY hard time with trying to decide which breed I should vote for... Don't judge, I just love cats so much! But for now, I'm just going to go with the dragon li because my aunt has one (I'm only 12 by the way), and she is so cute and sweet!

Amazing Cat! The best cat I have ever seen! But it is so expensive!

My kitty :3
My cat (Tuney) is this breed,
They're violent at times, but usually so cute and cuddly :3

38 Javanese Cat
39 Sokoke
40 LaPerm The LaPerm is a recognized breed of cat. A LaPerm's fur is curly, with the tightest curls being on the belly, throat and base of the ears. LaPerms come in many colors and patterns. LaPerms generally have a very affectionate personality.

I've met some and they are very affectionate.

41 Tyger Cat

There is no such thing as a Tyger! Its Toyger!

42 British Shorthair The British Shorthair is the pedigreed version of the traditional British domestic cat, with a distinctively chunky body, dense coat and broad face.

I have two British Shorthair kittens 12months and 5months old. They are very active and playful, fiercely loyal and not lap cats. They will sit near you and not ask for affection, but once in a while they will siddle up to you for a playful pet and like their chins and underside of face to be stroked. They are healthy, and strong cats who live to a good old age 12-15 years.

I have a British short hair named shadow he is loyal trustworthy cute and a great friend he waits door waiting for to get home he sleeps on my bed when I'm home sick and he plays fetch with ping pong balls.

That pic is so cute!

They are the best! They should be number 1!

43 European Shorthair

Misss1 is stupid and should get slapped in the face. HARD.

44 Ukrainian Levkoy
45 Cornish Rex A Cornish Rex is a breed of domestic cat. The Cornish Rex has no hair except for down. Most breeds of cat have three different types of hair in their coats: the outer fur or "guard hairs", which is about 5 cm long in shorthairs and 10 cm+ long in longhairs; a middle layer called the "awn hair"; and more.

Fast, affectionate, athletic with classic Egyptian cat looks

46 Singapura The Singapura is one of the smallest breeds of cats, noted for its large eyes and ears, brown ticked coat and blunt tail.

CUTE, CUTE, CUTE?! Those little cats warm my heart! Anyone else have one?

The tiniest of all cat breeds, Singapuras are known as "pesky little people cats". They are active, playful, and love being around their humans.

Those eyes though

They somtimes get confused with kittens

47 Burmilla
48 Abyssinian The Abyssinian is a breed of domestic short-haired cat with a distinctive "ticked" tabby coat, in which individual hairs are banded with different colors.

Long, lean, and athletic, the Abyssinian looks like it stepped out of the wild. Don't be fooled by their regal appearance, however, the Abys are super friendly. As an active breed, a human willing to spend a lot of time in interactive play is at the top of their must-haves. - Kittylicious

I'm getting an Abyssinian, I saw one at this animal shelter I volunteer at I saw this little Abyssinian that kept meowing and looking at me hopefully. We are adopting her tomorrow! - Swiftdawn

They look striking and beautiful at the same time. What I've heard from most people, their personality gets good reception.

Beautiful! Love the orange fur! - Hermione_Granger220

49 Oriental Shorthair The Oriental Shorthair is a breed of domestic cat that is closely related to the Siamese. It maintains the modern Siamese head and body type but appears in a wide range of coat colors and patterns.

I have a kitten, he was stray, I assume he is at least related to an Oriental Shorthair. He is SO sweet! His name is Henry, he is super playful and LOVES food!

What an elegant cat! So pretty! - Hermione_Granger220

I have one named Margo and she is the sweetest cat ever! She has a funny personality and is so stinkin adorable >w<

50 Aegean
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