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The Top 5 Cat Breeds… for 7 Years in a Row

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Every year the Cat Fancier Association (CFA) lists the most popular breeds. The ranks are determined by the number of purebred (aka pedigreed) cats registered that year with the CFA.

We looked at the lists for the past seven years. The top 5 have remained the same but have exchanged positions.

Watch out – that could change when the 2020 rankings come out in early 2021. The Devon Rex has been climbing up the ranks steadily and was 6th in 2019. The household cat was introduced to the rankings in 2018 with a 12 place ranking and moved up to 11th in 2019.

So who made the top five?!

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Grumpy Cat Passes

Sad news to share. Grumpy Cat passed away on May 14 due to complications from a urinary tract infection. She was 7 years of age.

Grumpy Cat, aka Tardar Sauce, was known for her distinctive frown, which appeared on viral memes.

She will be missed by her human family, her brother Pokey, and her many fans online and off.

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