Step aside human celebrity influencers because the hottest Instagram cat accounts and hashtags are about to give you a serious run for your money, fur real. From globe-trotting feline nomads to those spreading messages aimed to inspire and empower, there’s a cat account out there just waiting to be followed.
And if you’re in need of a laugh or a daily dose of cuteness? We’ve got you covered there too, with hashtags that will quickly turn even the deepest frown upside down.
A photo posted by @sukiicat on Jun 15, 2020 at 11:03am PDT
We’re completely head over heels in love with this little intrepid traveler. When she’s not living her best life at her home base in the Canadian Rocky Meowntains, this outgoing three-year old Bengal enjoys basking on the beaches of Mexico, chasing autumn leaves in Slovenia, and soaking up the culture from some of Italy’s most epic lookout locations.
An avid hiker, water baby and snow lover, Suki is single and ready to mingle. But if you think you have the perfect four-legged Mr Darcy for this free-spirited feline you better get in quick because with 1.9 million followers, we reckon she’ll be paw-tnered up pretty quickly.
A photo posted by @smoothiethecat on Jul 24, 2020 at 10:17am PDT
Dubbed the world’s most photogenic cat in 2016, this Netherlands-based British Longhair is one pretty kitty. With her gorgeous green eyes and cream and caramel coat, Smoothie bares a striking resemblance to the movie character Puss in Boots.
While you might expect this photogenic poser with well over two million followers to have let all the attention go to her head, it turns out she’s more darling than diva with cuddles topping the list of her most favorite things.
A photo posted by on on Aug 11, 2020 at 10:37am PDT
If you’re having a hard day and are in desperate need of something that gives you the warm fuzzies then look no further than #cutecat, the virtual equivalent of a massive hug. Filled with adorable images this hashtag does exactly what it says on the tin but be warned, if you don’t already have a cat it’s definitely going to make you want to go right out and get one.
A photo posted by on on Mar 30, 2020 at 8:57am PDT
This ten-year-old tabby has won hearts the world over thanks to her adorable two-toned face. Known as a “chimera” cat, her unique markings are the result of two fertilized eggs mixing together.
And it’s not just her markings that make her special. Venus is an outspoken voice in the self-love movement, encouraging her followers to embrace their imperfections and dare to be different. If you’re after a blend of empowerment and cattitude, then Venus is your gal.
A photo posted by on on Apr 8, 2020 at 9:29am PDT
With a personality sweeter than syrup, this British Shorthair boy will have you wishing you could reach through your screen for a hug. Not only is Maple gorgeous but he’s a curious little kitty who loves squeezing into tight spots and attempting to play his owner's harp.
This little Meowzart in the making will steal your heart with his cute poses and adorable special occasion outfits - think Santa hats, Easter bunny ears and this maple-filled strawberry donut.
A photo posted by on on Aug 11, 2020 at 6:50am PDT
From the weird to the wonderful, the adorable to the less genetically blessed, and the hairy to the hairless, this hashtag has something to please every cat lover. Funny footage, cats in cute costumes, and the odd freaky face will have you going from ‘lol’ to ‘awww’ to ‘eeeek’ in record breaking speed. If you can’t get enough of all things kitty, then this is definitely the place to be.
A photo posted by on on Jun 25, 2020 at 11:31am PDT
If you’re a fan of the adventures of Snoopy and Charlie Brown then you’re going to want to tune into the cat version featuring Scottish welder Dean Nicholson and his ride or die travel companion Nala, who are on a mission to cycle the world.
An inspiring account filled with love, companionship and adventure, you’re not going to want to miss this inseparable duo’s trip of a lifetime as they share the beauty of this planet with you from their bicycle seat and basket.
A photo posted by on on Jul 6, 2020 at 12:33am PDT
Described as a fluffy cheeked sweetie-pie, handsome Hosico’s curiosity of the world around him and his love of squeezing his round figure into too tight spaces will provide you with a daily dose of amusement. If you’re after something to put a smile on your face then Hosico’s bemused expression and sweet shenanigans are sure to do the trick.
A photo posted by on on Jul 18, 2019 at 11:28am PDT
If food, cats and laughter sound like a trifecta made in heaven, then this account that features cats superimposed onto food is bound to make you laugh out loud. And do you know what’s even better? You can request your cat be digitally-repurposed to sit atop your favourite foodstuff too.
So if you fancy your Persian peering out at you from inside a carved pumpkin or your Birman wrapped up in a burrito then this is definitely the place to go. Even if you’re not keen on seeing little Wilbur looking up at you from atop a plate of waffles, it’s still a hoot waiting to see what this crew will come up with next.
A photo posted by on on Aug 11, 2020 at 6:28am PDT
If you can’t go a day without getting your kitty hit then following this hashtag is bound to bring a huge smile to your dial. Filled with cat capers, sweet siestas and funny facials, it’ll warm the hearts of young and old alike.
Kathryn is a freelance writer who has spent the past two years dividing her writing time between her two great loves - pets and health and wellness. When she’s not busy crafting the perfect sentence for her features, buying guides and news pieces, she can be found hanging out with one very mischievous Cocker Spaniel, drinking copious amounts of Jasmine tea and attempting to set numerous world records for the longest ever FaceTime calls with her family back home in NZ.
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