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.

 

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!

 

 

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