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10 Insta-Famous Kitties Making Their Owners Rich

Grumpy Cat

Instagram: realgrumpycat
Followers: 2.5 million

Tardar Sauce, better known as Grumpy Cat, made about $100 million since her rise to fame in 2012. She was famous for her constant grumpy expression, which landed her a meme, two books, and a movie on Lifetime. If all that can't put a smile on her face, nothing can. Unfortunately, Grumpy Cat passed away in May 2019. She was seven years old. 

Smushball

Instagram: smushball
Followers: 676,000

She’s the adorable, incredibly spoiled cat of the wildly successful poker champion, Dan Bilzerian. She has her own walk-in closet and rides in private jets, but she pulls her own weight with her customized Smushball Fancy Box that you can order online for your own cat to enjoy.

Nala

Instagram: nala_cat
Followers: 4 million

This Siamese/Tabby rescue cat is the single most famous kitty on Instagram with her huge eyes and adorable antics. She has all kinds of Nala Cat merchandise for sale on her website, and the profits are donated to a variety of shelters around the country.

Princess Monster Truck

Instagram: princessmonstertruck
Followers: 293,000

Monster is highly recognizable because of both her signature underbite and her burgeoning personality. Once a homeless cat on the streets of New York, Monster is now the princess of her apartment. You can purchase a sweatshirt, tank top, or tote bag from her website so you can gaze upon her one-of-a-kind face to your heart’s content.  

Lil Bub

Instagram: iamlilbub
Followers: 2.1 million

This derpy, lovably weird-looking feline is one of the most popular cats on Instagram (if not the world). Lil Bub often makes special appearances in "promposals" and has her own merchandise line. Lil Bub also starred in a film, Lil Bub & Friendz, that took one of the top awards at the Tribeca Film Festival.

According to Vanity Fair, Lil Bub has raised more than $300,000 for Lil Bub's Big Fund, which goes to special-needs animals. 

Pudge

Instagram: pudgethecat
Followers: 663,000

Not only is she Lil Bub’s best friend, but Pudge is also pretty famous all on her own! She was one of the VIPs featured at CatCon LA where fans could meet her and purchase a poster with her face on it. Pudge has become so Internet famous that her owner, Kady Lone, quit her job as a graphic designer to manage Pudge's purrsonal affairs full-time.

Sam

Instagram: samhaseyebrows
Followers: 244,000

Is there anything cuter than a white cat with pitch black eyebrows? Probably not. Sam and his famous brows have been featured on the front page of the New York Post, and he is about to launch his very own collection of merchandise.

Hamilton

Instagram: hamilton_the_hipster_cat
Followers: 809,000

On the same feline facial hair note, meet Hamilton, the cat with the classic mustache! Hamilton has his very own Hipster Cat app (99 cents at the App Store) where you can add his famous mustache to any of your own photos for the perfect hipster touch.

Richard

Instagram: richard_kitty
Followers: 104,000

Richard is the Kate Bosworth of the cat world - with one crystal blue eye and one honey brown eye. He's done a live broadcast on Periscope and has been featured on the cover of Feline Wellness magazine - because who can resist his cuteness?

Goma

Instagram: sakuracos
Followers: 110,000

Goma and her pals Fuku and Meme are featured on this Instagram account that is brimming with calico exotic shorthair cuteness. You can purchase Goma-themed magnets, phone cases, and more on her Etsy page to get your fill of this furry feline.