Discover the eleven most famous cats in the world and why they became such internet sensations. You may be surprised to see what made them famous.
1. Garfi The Cat
Garfi lives in Turkey with his owner Hulya Ozkok and was named after the cartoon character Garfield. Despite having a permanent angry expression his owner says he is really sweet. Garfi currently resides in Turkey with his owner Hulya Ozkok and his other feline friends.
Garfi currently has 634 thousand followers on Instagram.
2. Monty The Cat
Monty was born without a nasal passage and was rescued from an animal shelter by his current owners when he was three years old. Monty lives in Copenhagen with two other adorable cats and has since become and internet sensation with over 320 thousand fans on his Facebook page.
3. Snoopy The Cat
Snoopy is a short haired cat who looks too cute to be real, he lives in Chengdu, the Sichuan Province of China and has attracted a huge following of fans with his giant golden eyes and elegant ringed tail.
Snoopy the cat has built up a following of over 240 thousand followers on Instagram.
4. Lazarus The Cat
Lazarus was found on the streets of Johnson City, Tennessee. He had been born without a cleft palate and also suffers with protruding lower fangs which makes him look like a vampire. His rescuer, Cynthia started up a social media account asking for financial help with veterinary fees to fix Lazarus’ condition and what happened next was incredible. His social media accounts exploded and donations poured in from around the world.
Lazarus currently has over 32 thousand followers on Facebook and is becoming more popular each day.
5. Maru The Cat
Maru is a male Scottish Straight cat who lives in Japan and has become extremely popular on YouTube. His videos have been viewed over 444 million times, and at one point Maru held the Guinness World Record for the most YouTube video views of an individual animal. His videos show that he is a master of boxes and can squeeze into any box, no matter what the size.
Maru has over 131 thousand fans on Facebook.
6. Hamilton The Cat
Hamilton was rescued from Humane Society in Silicon Valley and his owners fell in love with him straight away because of his adorable mustache. He currently has 118 thousand people following him on Facebook and has become one of the most famous cats on the planet.
7. Lil Bub The Cat
Lil Bub is a celebrity cat in America, she has had several photo shoots for magazines and even appeared in several Tv shows. She has almost three million followers on Facebook.
8. Sam The Cat
Sam was a stray cat on the streets of New York until his owner rescued him. He has since become a hit on social media because of his adorable eyebrows. Sam has over half a million followers on Facebook.
9. Venus The Cat
Venus is a natural phenomenon and was born on a dairy farm in North Carolina. because of her two faces she has become an internet hit growing a following of over 1.3 million followers on Facebook.
10. Shironeko The Cat
Meet Shironeko who is probably the happiest and sleepiest cat in the world. Shironeko has almost 200 thousand fans on Facebook.
11. Grumpy cat
Not only is grumpy cat the most most miserable cat in the world but she is also one of the most famous cats with almost 9 million fans on Facebook and half a million followers on Twitter.
Which of these famous cats do you like the most? Do you follow any of them on social media? Let us know in the comments below.