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Most Popular Cat Breeds on Instagram Revealed

The most popular are Maine Coon felines.




(PRESS RELEASE) New research released from has revealed the cat breeds taking the limelight on Instagram, with the most popular being Maine Coon felines.

You can view the findings of the ‘Cats of Instagram’ research here.

From analysing Instagram hashtags, it was revealed that the most Instagrammed cat breed in the world is the Maine Coon, topping the leader board with over 7.75 million Instagram hashtags. This was closely followed by British Shorthair, Siamese and Scottish Fold kitties, each with over 5 million hashtags on Instagram.

The top ten most Instagrammed cat breeds are:

Instagram cats ranking

Mubina Pirmohamed, Head of pet insurance at, said, “We’re a nation of pet lovers, with cats being an important member of millions of families across the UK. Whether you already have a favourite breed or not, everyone loves a picture or video of a cute cat on social media.. With an estimated 92% of pets needing emergency veterinary treatment at some stage in their lives, vet bills in general are capable of stretching to thousands of pounds. So whether your cat is an Instagram star or not, finding the right pet insurance will give you peace of mind and help pay those bills, should the worst happen and your cat gets ill.”


To view the rankings in full, simply click here.


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