The Cat Fanciers’ Association Announces Most Popular Breeds for 2016

February 12, 2017

Three-peat for the Exotic as the "Most Popular" Cat Breed

Pictured: CFA's Best Exotic for 2016, GC, BW, NW Wallhala Plus Ultra of Shou Shou, a blue tabby & white male, bred by Francisco Iniesta and owned by Ren Fei.

The Exotic breed takes the title as the most popular cat breed three years in a row according to the Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA). The announcement is based on registrations that took place from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

Here is the list of the top 10 breeds based on registration:

1   Exotic
2   Ragdoll
3   British Shorthair
4   Persian
5   Maine Coon Cat
6   American Shorthair
7   Scottish Fold
8   Sphynx
9   Abyssinian
10   Devon Rex

Pictured: CFA's Best Ragdoll for 2016, GC, BW, NW Ragissa Lamlam of Judys Dolls, a seal point & white male, bred by I Kawecka and owned by Xu Minmin.

Pictured: CFA's Best British Shorthair for 2016, GC, BW, NW Woollencat Cocktail Rio, a blue male, bred by Chang Qi Fu and owned by Tang Yufei.


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