Here are the 10 breeds of cat that were most popular in the UK over lockdown
Pet ownership has soared over lockdown, with an estimated 11 per cent of UK homes having taken on new animals since March 2020.
There are now around 12million pet cats in the UK, with a whole range of breeds prized by feline fans.
Several studies have indicated that owning a pet has led to an improvement in mental health for people hit by Covid restrictions.
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