Ragdoll cats are America's most popular cat breed for the third year. Why? Look at that fluffy, long-haired coat, milky-blue eyes, and sharp color patterns! These cuties acquired their moniker
Maine Coon cats, the gentle giant of cats, rank second in America's most popular cat breeds. The biggest domesticated cat breed (males weigh over 18 pounds) originated in North America in Maine,
Exotic Shorthair cats—pinched-face, googly-eyed Persians raised as short-haired cats—arrive at fortunate number three. This breed is more popular than its predecessor breed, and its fur jacket is simpler to maintain.
The Exotic Shorthair's grandparents follow closely at #4. These Persian longhair cuties have a fluffier coat than their descendants. Persians are one of the oldest domesticated cats and famous cartoon creatures.
The stand-up-eared, short-haired Devon Rex ranks fifth. Naturally, we love them, but their alien-like look might divide cat lovers! Despite their looks, Devon Rexes make great pets since they enjoy being around people and don't like being alone.
Yes, the British Shorthair ranks sixth among America's most popular cat breeds. Shorthairs—of all kinds—are among the most frequent cat breeds. Popular cats like the British Shorthair are low-maintenance and teddy bear-like.
The Abyssinian, a popular American cat breed, ranks seventh. This beauty's short hair shows her slim, graceful figure, perfect for fence-hopping. From whence is the name? These cuties are from Ethiopia, formerly Abssinia.
These adorable cats have to make the US cat breed list! European cats that followed North American immigrants may have given rise to American shorthair cats.