Cats have been adored by humans for millennia, so it’s no surprise that many cats have become famous internet icons. Some cats have their short-lived viral moments, while others have become stars that have even gotten their own TV shows, movies, and brand deals.
Our updated list contains cat Instagram accounts that post actively. Many of these cats have other social media accounts and websites that contain interesting and entertaining content. Here are some legendary cats to check out and follow on Instagram.
Top 15 Cats of Instagram
1. Suki Cat
Suki Cat is a beautiful Bengal Cat who lives with her dog brother, Killua. Suki is best known for her stunning outdoor photos. Her photos inspire people to travel and explore the great outdoors. She’s an adventurous cat that can be seen exploring all sorts of places, including forests, mountains, and lakes. She even likes going on canoe rides.
Suki occasionally allows Killua to be featured in her Instagram feed, so both cat lovers and dog lovers alike will enjoy following her account.
2. Grumpy Cat/Tardar Sauce
Tardar Sauce, more famously known as Grumpy Cat, is easily one of the most recognized cats on the internet. Grumpy Cat rose to fame due to a photo of her becoming an internet meme template that got used over and over again. Her fan base continued to grow over the years, and she has even starred in her own movie.
Sadly, Tardar Sauce died in 2019. However, her Instagram account is still active, and you can still scroll through many adorable photos, memes, and drawings of her.
3. Nala Cat
Nala Cat is another famous cat influencer. She’s a Siamese-Tabby mix with humble beginnings. She was adopted from an animal shelter at 5 months old. Her Instagram account started with her owner wanting to share photos of her with her family and friends. More and more people started following her account because they fell in love with her cute eyes and funny antics.
Today, Nala Cat is one of the most well-known cats on the internet. She holds the Guinness World Record for the most followers on Instagram for cats and also has her own cat food brand.
4. Lil BUB
Lil BUB is a Tabby Cat most known for her large, round eyes and adorable smile. She was found as a stray kitten, and she was the runt of her litter and required a lot of special care. Despite having a few lifelong health conditions, Lil BUB overcame the odds and lived a happy and successful life. She became a published author and also starred in a documentary.
Lil BUB died in 2019, and her family acquired the Lil BUB’s Big FUND in her honor, which is a non-profit that provides grants to animal shelters that help special needs pets. Her Instagram account is still active and often posts cute photos that promote charity campaigns and events.
5. Coby the Cat
Coby the Cat is a silver-shaded British Shorthair that can be found on both Instagram and TikTok. He’s most well-known for the natural black lining around his eyes and nose, which makes it look like he’s wearing makeup.
Coby has modeled in many photo shoots and appeared in commercials. Along with taking many adorable poses, many of his followers love the sassy and humorous captions that he leaves on his posts.
6. Pitter Patter Furry Feet
Pitter Patter Furry Feet follows the lives of Charlie, Finnegan, Greyson, and Oliver. Charlie, Finnegan, and Greyson are all Siberian Lynx Point Cats, and Oliver is a Havanese. You can find many adorable photos of them, especially during the holiday season. They take amazing pet portraits and are great references if you’re looking for inspiration for your next pet photos.
7. Venus the Two Face Cat
Venus is known for her unique markings. Half of her is black, while the other half is orange tabby. She also has heterochromia, so it really does look like she has two different faces. You can find many adorable photos of Venus on her own Instagram page. She also has several other pet siblings, and you can find their photos on her family account, @venusandfamily.
8. Niko and Poko
Niko and Poko are Exotic Shorthairs that live in Japan. Their Instagram feed is filled with cute and hilarious photos. The majority of their photos are of them sleeping or starting to doze off. You can also find quite a few photos of them dressed up in fun clothes and costumes. They’re an account that all fans of Exotic Shorthairs must follow!
9. Sky the Ragdoll
Sky is a Ragdoll with a luxurious, fluffy white coat. His account was most active around 2018, but you can still find a few recent posts. The account also currently has over 500 photos, so there’s plenty of content to view.
Many of Sky’s photos are of him lying down in the manner that Ragdolls are best known for. It appears that he can make himself comfortable just about anywhere, including inside small cardboard boxes and bathroom sinks.
10. Small Fry and Poutine
This Instagram account follows the lives of Small Fry and Poutine, two tuxedo cats. The account has a great mix of photos and videos that feature adorable and endearing moments with Small Fry and Poutine.
These rescue cats live with Hannah Shaw, who has her own Instagram account, @kittenxlady. She provides education and advocacy for shelter animals and is also the founder of Orphan Kitten Club.
11. Princess Cheeto
Despite her name, Princess Cheeto isn’t an orange cat. Rather, she’s a black and white tuxedo cat that’s known for taking amazing pet portraits. There are plenty of close-up shots of her in playful and hip costumes and many photos of her on fun sets.
Princess Cheeto also has a cat sibling named Nacho. Nacho is an Exotic Shorthair, and she sometimes appears on Princess Cheeto’s Instagram account.
12. Sina Pollok & the Color Cats
If you’re looking for some wholesome content, make sure to check out Sina Pollok & the Color Cats. This account follows the daily life of Sina Pollok and her six cats. You can find many adorable individual photos of the cats and some impressive shots of all the cats together.
The Color Cats is also a cat product brand, and you can find several scratching posts for sale on their website. However, they currently ship only to Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
13. Cole and Marmalade
Cole and Marmalade are quintessential internet cats that work to bring joy, laughter, and positivity to the internet. Their Instagram account is filled with many hilarious and wholesome photos that are sure to put a smile on your face.
If you enjoy looking through Cole and Marmalade’s Instagram, you’ll be happy to note that they also post more cat content on their own website and YouTube.
14. Richard Kitty
Richard Kitty is a rescue cat, and his Instagram account features photos and videos of his daily life. Many people are first intrigued by his green and blue eyes, but you’ll soon fall in love with his relaxed demeanor. Richard also has both pet and human siblings that occasionally make an appearance on his account.
Pudge is a calico Exotic Shorthair. She has white fur around her mouth that makes it look like she has a mustache. She loves her mustache and claims that it’s “more fabulous than yours.”
Pudge’s Instagram account is filled with many cute and funny photoshoot photos where she’s wearing costumes and posing on fun sets. You can also find plenty of adorable photos and videos of her snoozing and taking catnaps.
It takes a lot of work to be internet famous, and these special cats have certainly earned their fame and followers. Along with posing for cute photos, many of them have inspiring stories and have platforms that promote good causes, such as raising awareness for pet adoptions. So, make sure to check out their Instagram accounts. They’ll be sure to put a smile on your face and brighten up your day.
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- Top 15 Cats of Instagram
- 1. Suki Cat
- 2. Grumpy Cat/Tardar Sauce
- 3. Nala Cat
- 4. Lil BUB
- 5. Coby the Cat
- 6. Pitter Patter Furry Feet
- 7. Venus the Two Face Cat
- 8. Niko and Poko
- 9. Sky the Ragdoll
- 10. Small Fry and Poutine
- 11. Princess Cheeto
- 12. Sina Pollok & the Color Cats
- 13. Cole and Marmalade
- 14. Richard Kitty
- 15. Pudge