With over 10 million followers (as of May 2019) @cats_of_instagram is the go-to internet destination for cat lovers. The @cats_of_instagram account was created in 2011 by Eli Omidi, a college grad and self-proclaimed cat lover. He now co-runs the site with Kady Lone, freelance graphic designer and mother of the internet-famous cat Pudge. @cats_of_instagram features original, accredited cat photos that are selected daily from the #catsofinstagram hashtag. It also provides giveaways, news on famous cats, and covers special events such as Cat Cons, adoption weekends, and art shows.