Poll - America's popular cats - do we agree?

The latest TrustedHousesitters blog has an impressive list of the most popular American cat breeds according to Cat Fanciers’ Association - let’s see how our house sitting experiences compare.

Tell us which breeds you’ve looked after, and for owners… those that are or have been part of your family. I’ve added a very obvious missing “favorite breed” that many of us are familiar with (top of this list) :heart_eyes:

If breeds are beyond you (even as a cat lover I’ve had to look several up!!) don’t worry, click the link to the article below for some lovely photos to make you feel all cat cozy and see which ones you recognise from your cat cuddling moments :smiley_cat: :heart_eyes_cat:

  • Good old lovable moggy mix or rescue
  • Ragdoll
  • Maine Coon
  • Exotic Shorthair
  • Persian
  • Devon Rex
  • British Shorthair
  • Abyssinian
  • American Shorthair
  • Scottish Fold
  • Sphynx
  • Bombay
  • Siamese
  • Bengal

0 voters

Would love to see some pics of your favorite feline fluffball on the thread too!!


Speaking of cats…
Just saw some of my peeps in Glasgow with Norwegians posted.
Sigh where is that clone button?

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@Amparo Norwegian Forest cat?

Like this?


Aren’t they gorgeous.

Photo courtesy of Purina


Yes! 3 of them and they used to have massive gorgeous Maine Coon who wanted to get in my case and come with!


This was one of the first cats I sat for. A beautiful creature full of cat-itude!

I’m not sure what breed he is. Do you have any idea?


@Karen-Moderator Another good use for an iPhone is that it will tell you the breed when you take a photo. I just took a photo of your photo and this is what it displayed:


Yes! Himalayan! Thanks @snowbird and Siri for nudging my memory! :rofl:

Pet sitting has changed my view on cats COMPLETELY, I really did believe they were such independent creatures that we mere humans were put on this earth simply to be their servants … as the saying goes.

However years of “sitting” have taught me that could not be farther from the truth, of course there are exceptions but that applies to all creatures, great small and human.

One of my biggest feline crushes was Miss Izzy, the most PURRFECT Burmese she stole my heart and when she passed took a little of my heart with her …


… and then came Coco :heart_eyes_cat: :heart_eyes_cat:


Whilst I was the owner of a beautiful Siamese and she really was my baby, some of my highlights on sits were with Gingers, Black and White and 2 gorgeous Norwegian Forest Cats.


Happiness with cats @Therese-Moderator !! Don’t they just love computers!! That ginger is crying out for cuddles!! What a darling!

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