With so many breeds, can you really pick one of the cutest cats in the world? Hardly possible, right? We understand your conundrum. Each one is just as unique as it is mean. But once you fall in love with them, there’s no going back! 

We often wonder, “Why are cats so cute yet so mean?” or “Why don’t they want us to pet them?” or even “Why is it giving me a death glare when all I wanna do is play with it?” Well, you can keep pondering, but that’s just how they are. But despite everything, we still fall in love with them, don’t we? Well then, let’s go check out some of these incredible furballs!

The Cutest Cats in the World: A Visual Journey

There are never enough cute kittens, right? Whether you are a cat or a dog person, there’s no denying that these feline specimens are extraordinary. From fluffy cats to short-haired tabbies, this list is just one big “awww.” 

Sure, the pretty cats look down on us even more than their less cute cousins, and sure, they’re quietly waiting for the day they can overthrow the human race and declare themselves rulers. But, hey, nobody’s perfect! The cutest cats in the world featured in this list compiled by Bored Panda, however, come pretty darn close. 

Take a look at the pictures below to see what we mean. From fantastic fur and majestic markings to pretty paws and enchanting eyes, these most beautiful cats in the world will make you fall in love with them. Lose yourself in these pictures that embody what is purrr-fect and absolutely paw-some.


Meet Thor, The Bengal Cat With Purrfectly Beautiful Fur

Bengal cat with green eyes and beautiful fur lying on the floor

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Coby With The Most Beautiful Eyes Ever

White cat with blue eyes

Coby The Cat Report


Iriss And Abyss – The Most Beautiful Twin Cats In The World

Two white twin cats with same different colored eyes near narcissus vase

sis.twins Report


Stunning Ragdoll Cat Mimi

Ragdoll cat in cage Report

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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I just wish they could have posted a picture, with her not in a cage.

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Golden British Shorthair Kitten Named Pumpkin With Flawless Winged Eyeliner

Golden British shorthair kitten lies down in bed

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Scottish Fold Cat

Scottish Fold cat lies down

Asim Arshad Report

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Meet Aurora, The Most Beautiful And Fluffiest Princess Cat Ever

White fluffy cat with blue eyes is sitting

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Meet Alice, The 6-year-old Persian Mix With Marble Fur

Light grey haired Persian mix cat is sitting near a small plant

hallo.alice Report

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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Oh my.... I should sleep... Was wondering, if there was a hole in the fence or how did she look through till realizing that she is sitting on a table

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Cheyenne, Beautiful Maine Coon

Maine Coon with blue and yellow eyes

JCMontero Report

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Cats are Cute, No Arguing about that!

Cats, cute as they are, instantly have a bewitching effect on our hearts. And once they do, the scratches and hisses don’t even matter. All you can see is their majestic beauty and their captivating eyes that gaze into your soul. It’s too easy to turn into the crazy cat person of the family. Oh well, no harm in that, as long as you enjoy their company. 

Which of the cute cats cast a spell over you? Let us know in the comments!


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