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30 Celebs Who Are Major Cat Lovers

Cats are known to be the meanest species of all pets. However, it’s their quirky dominating characters that are loved by so many, including some very famous people. We have conducted a list of 30 celebrities that are known as cat moms/dads. They may be rich and popular, but they are just like us when it comes to the little fur friends: soft, vulnerable, and wholehearted.

(h/t: boredpanda)

#1 Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. adopted two rescue cats in 2010. He shared: “I couldn’t imagine living without them.”

#2 Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore is a huge cat person. She adopted three rescue kittens in 2018 and named them Lucky, Peach, and Fern (from left to right).

#3 Gilles Marini

Gilles Marini tells PET LIFESTYLES that has adopted animals off the street for as long as he can remember. He is now the owner of a teacup Persian, a Frenchie, and a parrot.

#4 Ellie Goulding

Goulding introduced her two Bengal kitties Lennon and Wallace in 2015. In January 2020, Goulding revealed that she had given Lennon to a friend. Not long after, she took in a new baby kitten called Eve.

#5 Taylor Swift

If Taylor’s passion for music comes seconds, then it must be her love for cats that comes first. She is so obsessed with the animal that she enrolled in the movie Cats. She also has her cats’ names trademarked. Taylor is now the mother of three: Meredith, Olivia, and Benjamin Swift.

#6 Katy Perry

Female American singer-songwriter, Katy Perry, used to hate cats growing up as she never really understands them. But that was before she met Katty Purry. Unfortunately, she parted with her beloved fur companion last April 2020, after 15 years together.

#7 Ian Somerhalder

Our former The Vampire Diaries star is a “crazy” animal person. He has two cats named Moke and Holly. He also has 2 horses, 3 dogs, and a bird.

#8 Alexander Vlahos

Alexander Vlahos’s feline Gus is an important member of his little family. You can visit the man’s Instagram @alexvlahosofficial to see how Gus is “claiming” the account.

#9 Russell Brand

Russell Brand had two cats, Morrissey and Jericho. Unfortunately, Morrissey passed away in April 2020. They had been together for 16.5 years. He is considering adopting new kittens as he posted a photo on Instagram with the caption: “Oh dear. Marmalade. We are keeping em. All of em.”

#10 Mandy Moore

Mandy Moore has a great passion for rescuing animals. She has adopted three cats and two dogs so far.

#11 Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran recently has two cats, Daorito and Calippo. He even set up an Instagram account for them (@thewibbles).

#12 Peyton Clark

Peyton Clark has been with his adorable baby Cotton since 2012.      

#13 Nicole Kidman

Our Oscar winner actress adopted her newest cat, Louis, in September 2020. Her fur family currently has 4 members: 3 cats and a dog.

#14 Kat Denning

Kat Dennings’s cat Millie just turned eight in April 2021. She once shared in an interview with Nylon: “I am the person who just does not want to go out. I just want to stay home and like play with my cat.” She told Ellen on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she is considering adopting another rescue cat, or a rescue fox.

#15 Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart is certainly a true animal lover. Over the years, she has adopted 11 cats, along with 11 dogs, 7 horses, 15 pet chinchillas, etc. Her house is basically a home for animals in needs.

#16 Macklemore

The rapper adopted the little kitty in 2015. The little furball named Cairo has an Instagram account with over 51k followers. Macklemore told The People that it was Cairo that saved his life and his relationship with his wife.

#17 Kesha

Kesha is a true cat lady. She has adopted 5 cats over the year. One of her babies Mr. Peeps starred in various of her music videos. Her most recent fluffer is Carl.

#18 Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer adopted her cat Sonny from a rescue center in LA called Kitten Rescue. She shared in an interview with The People that it was Sony that picked them, not the other way around. You can visit @mrsonnycat on Instagram for more of this adorable ginger rascal.

#19 Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais adopted Pickle around the time of October 2020. Ever since, his Instagram account has been completely taken over by the Pickle’s adorable photos.

#20 Alison Brie

Alison Brie admits that she is a full-on cat mom. Alison and her husband Dave Franco welcomed two new members to the family, Otis and Max two months after the passing of their beloved cat Harry in 2020.


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