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Cashing in on Cute Cats: You’ll Never Guess How Much these Sites Make!

Cashing in on Cute Cats: You’ll Never Guess How Much these Sites Make!

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Everyone is guilty of spending hours looking at cute pictures of a kittens or a memes of cats. It’s proven: cute cats go viral. Look at Grumpy Cat for example, who has over six million Facebook likes and her own Wikipedia page!

So just how much are these furry-friends generating online? We’ve estimated the top earning cat related websites. Check ‘em out right meow!


Third Place:

Catster.com – All the information you need about cats, including litter box confessional (?).

Estimated Earnings: $188,836/year


Runner Up:

LoveMeow.com – Stories, videos, and endless cat cuteness.

Estimated Earnings: $253,049/year



First Place:

ICanHas.CheezBurger.com – I don’t know how to describe this site except as pure, purr-fect entertainment.

Estimated Earnings: $3,344,133/year!!!


So it turns out that these sites aren’t just mindless entertainment to get us through the work day, they are fully-fledged businesses making a killing off of cuteness.


**Estimates are based off of public information and our in-house tool for estimating potential earnings using the Ezoic system to help optimize ad placements and layouts.

Dan started his career with a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame. He soon found his calling as a software engineer and systems architect, working on Launch Trajectory design for Space Shuttle program, provisioning for Sprint long distance networks and avionics software for Honeywell. Dan joined Ezoic as CTO during the early days of the company's inception.