10 Most Popular Cat Breeds in USA

British Shorthair

The British Shorthair, one of the oldest cat breeds, is admired for its dense coat, broad face; typically featuring gray-blue coats, orange eyes, and medium-length tails.


The Birman, also known as "the sacred cat of Burma," is a fan-favorite breed with its distinctive silky coat, piercing blue eyes, and white-gloved paws.

Scottish Fold

The Scottish Fold, distinguished by its folded ears, has a gentle personality and often vocalizes with chirps, making it a friendly feline that gets along with everyone.


The Siamese cat became popular in the 19th century and remains a beloved breed known for being snuggly with humans and each other.


The Ragdoll, is renowned for its iconic status, docile nature, and love for human company, attention, and cuddles, making it a beloved lap cat that doesn't mind being picked up.

Norwegian Forest Cat

The Norwegian Forest cat, is a big and fluffy breed that can naturally adapt to cold weather; known for their shy personality, they can become trusting and loving once a bond is formed.


The Bengal cat, resembling wild cats in appearance, is a charming and stunning domesticated breed known for its high trainability, love for communication and bonding with family.

Russian Blue

The Russian Blue cat, with its striking green eyes and silver to dark gray coat, is a popular choice among cat owners who appreciate its gentle, docile, and calm personality.


The Persian cat, is highly coveted worldwide for its longer coat, calm and sociable disposition, and easygoing companionship, despite their higher grooming maintenance.

American Shorthair

American Shorthair cats, known for their kind and playful nature, as well as their adorable kittenhood, have remained a popular breed in the USA.

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