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15 Canadian cats to follow on TikTok

What better day than International Cat Day to add these famous felines to your feed?

What better day than International Cat Day to add these famous felines to your feed?

triptych of cats. left: a cat walking in grass on a leash; middle: a cat with really furry ears sitting on the floor; right: a cat wearing ski goggles, sitting on a man's shoulder, skiing down a hill
(Source, left to right: TikTok/@thegibsonchronicles; @calzykool; @greatgramsofgary)

Cats have dominated the internet for decades, but did you know that some of the most popular cat content of the past few years has featured Canadian cats? Smudge, of angry-salad-eating fame (and subsequent memes), and Ed the orange tabby, from this viral Mr.Sandman TikTok moment, are just a couple of the faces you might recognize. 

Since today is International Cat Day, we can't think of a better way to celebrate than by making sure you see as many iconic Canadian cats as possible — hence this CanCon list of cats to follow on TikTok. (Be sure to check out Canadian "cat-fluencers" on Instagram, too.) Scroll on for 15 internet-famous felines who are sure to entertain you with their love of adventure — and some of the cutest content out there. 

Elon (@elonthetravelcat)

According to his name and his feed, Elon loves to travel. But the views on this video suggest this Haligonian is most famous for that one time he climbed the curtains while his human was on a Zoom call! 

Atchoum (@atchoumthecat) 

This incredibly fluffy Persian cat with hypertrichosis shot to internet stardom back in 2015, and his fans have been following him as he lives his best lazy cat life in Repentigny, Que., ever since.

Gibson (@thegibsonchronicles)

Meet Gibson, a grey shorthair tabby exploring Toronto on-leash — and teaching other cats how to, too.

Francesca (@thediariesoffrancesca)

It's Frankie's world and we're just living in it. Meet Ottawa-based Francesca and her human family.

Calzy (@calzykool)

Calzy, a rescue cat from Halifax, can't help it if the internet thinks he looks like Billy Idol — his ear tufts just grow that way.

Reinhardt (@siberian_reinhardt)

Catch Reinhardt the "part-time adventure cat" from Vancouver strolling around B.C.'s beautiful natural terrain — and sometimes schools.

Oreo, Onyx and Pudding (@theoreocat) 

Follow this trio of felines from Saint-Zotique, Que., and you'll spot them regularly hamming it up for their 2.4 million followers.

Suki (@sukiicat) 

Suki the bengal cat is often joined by rescue pup Killua as she explores Alberta's scenic landscapes.

Gary (@greatgramsofgary) 

This fluffy feline from Canmore, Alta., is famous for his adventures through the Rockies — and his love of hitting the ski slopes. 

Reznor (@reznor_the_cat) 

This 15-year-old guy from Charlottetown became TikTok famous early in the pandemic and has continued to entertain his loyal following with his adorable antics ever since. 

Scooter (@danim136) 

Turn to Toronto's Scooter for intense cat cuteness along with heartwarming — and sometimes viral — moments like this one where he meets a new BFF at the window. 

Jake and Juneau (@jake.the.bengal)

These self-proclaimed "Canadian catio kings" from Thorold, Ont., have one of the most epic outdoor setups we've ever seen.

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