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Cat Breeds by Popularity

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Most Popular Cats

Although not recognized by the Cat Fancier's Association (CFA), the most popular cats are the domestic shorthair and domestic longhair. They are more commonly considered the feline "mutts" of the world.

  • Domestic shorthair
  • Domestic longhair

    Most Popular Cat Breeds

    There are 41 pedigreed breeds recognized by the Cat Fancier's Association (CFA). The CFA is the world's largest cat registry and rank the most popular purebred cats as follows:

    1. Persian
    2. Maine Coon
    3. Exotic
    4. Siamese
    5. Abyssinian
    6. Ragdoll
    7. Birman
    8. American Shorthair
    9. Oriental
    10. Sphynx
    11. Norwegian Forest Cat
    12. Burmese
    13. Cornish Rex
    14. Devon Rex

    15. Tonkinese
    16. British Shorthair
    17. Scottish Fold
    18. Ocicat
    19. Russian Blue
    20. Egyptian Mau
    21. Somali
    22. Manx
    23. Color point shorthair
    24. Selkirk Rex
    25. Chartreux
    26. American Curl
    27. Japanese Bobtail
    28. Turkish Angora
    29. European Burmese
    30. Siberian
    31. Singapura
    32. American Bobtail
    33. Javanese
    34. Turkish Van
    35. Korat
    36. Balinese
    37. Havana Brown
    38. Ragamuffin
    39. Bombay
    40. American Wirehair
    41. LaPerm

    Other Common Cat Breeds

    These breeds are not CFA approved breeds and therefore are not ranked, however are still popular and wonderful cats!

  • Bengal
  • California Spangled Cat
  • Chantilly/Tiffany
  • Chartreux
  • Cymric
  • Himalayan
  • Nebelung

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