There’s no denying that our pets have taken over the Internet. Not only have they become fully fledged members of the family, but they are now making moves on social media too. So, with that being said, let’s take a look at 20 famous cats you should be following in 2019.
Cat superstars of Instagram
1. I am Lil Bub
There is only one place to start when it comes to cat influencers, and this is with Lil Bub, who is described as small but mighty on her Instagram page. Lil Bub has become a viral sensation and an ambassador for pet adoption.
Nala currently takes the crown when it comes to Instagram followers, holding the World Guinness record. At the moment, she has a whopping 4 million followers. That’s more than the nation’s sweetheart Cheryl Cole!
Wilfred is a Chinchilla Persian. His pedigree name is Fearless Warrior, but his mum calls him Wilfred. Despite his looks, he's stolen the heart of cat lovers everywhere!
From Coffee to Smoothie; are all the best cats name after drinks? Not only has Smoothie taken over Insta, but she’s featured in a YouTube video where she tries to retrieve an ice cube with her best pal Milkshake.
Fascinating millions, Venus has a super-rare split-coloured face that has even left scientists confused.
Coby is a British Shorthair with 1.6 million followers. He has already done 1,509 posts, and he has a calendar and funny ‘mewodeling’ section on his Instagram.
Not only is this little fluffball super adorable, but his naughty antics are assured to make you smile.
Sukiicat is another one of the Instagram famous cats you should definitely follow. Not only is she exotic looking, but she’s accumulated enough passport stamps to make anyone jealous.
Nala’s ‘brother’ - this is Coffee! Not only does he have a sweet name, but he’s survived cancer. Rising stars
Now we have the cats on Instagram that are making waves and hoping to hit the million follower mark in the future. With Princess Cheeto’s artsy shots, she’s assured to become a social media star.
Where are you going to find a better moustache than Hamilton’s? With 810,100 followers, it won’t be soon until Hamilton reaches the million mark.
Shisa Maru is a Scottish Fold living in Norway. As you can see from the photograph, Shisa Maru adores sitting like a person!
Tugging on heartstrings all around the world, Lil Bunny Sue Roux was born without her front legs, but she’s still living her best life.
If you’re looking for something a bit different, what about Simon’s Cat, an animated cartoon series. A must for any cat fan!
The name says it all… Sam has eyebrows! Do you need to say anything else about this adorable cat?
16. Pudge The Cat
With over 660,000 followers on Instagram, Pudge is certainly popular! Plus, you can even meet her at this year’s Cat Con. The only problem is it’s in California!
Why follow one cat when you can follow two top cats? Not only does this night-and-day pair have their own icons on the Castle Cats app, but according to NeoReach, they have achieved the fifth spot in terms of feline social influence. They currently have 565,000 followers on Instagram, as well as a heap of Facebook and Twitter fans too.
18. Waffles The Cat
We may be sick of Instagram models selling us diet teas and teeth whitening kits, but we will never get tired of Waffles’ merchandise.
19. Atchoum The Cat
Finally, we have Atchoum, which is a Persian cat with hypertrichosis, which means his hair grows super long, making him super adorable!
20. Realgrumpycat (RIP)
Grumpy Cat made number 1 in our original list, but with great sadness she passed away on May 14th 2019, at only aged 7. Tardar Sauce, aka Grumpy Cat is one of the most recognisable faces on social media. She brought joy and laughter to millions of cat fans around the world, and she will be sorely missed!
With a whopping 2.7 million followers on Instagram, and more merchandise and memes then any other cat in the world - we're certain Tardar's spirit will continue to live on through her fans everywhere.