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The UK’s most popular TikTok videos

A viral video of a cat navigating a plastic cup obstacle course has been revealed as the UK’s most popular TikTok video of 2021.

Mia the cat, who lives in the UK, became a social media sensation in July when her owner uploaded a video of her using cardboard platforms to skip across dozens of plastic cups laid out in a hallway. 

The video has racked up more than 184.9million views, more than any other clip shared by a British user, according to data released today by TikTok. 

Demonstrating the variety of TikTok, second place was taken by a man explaining how Stoma bags work, followed by a pool cleaner’s videos in third place. 

Here, FEMAIL reveals details of the top five… 

1. MIA THE CAT AND HER PLASTIC CUP OBSTACLE COURSE  

VIEWS: 184.9 million

LIKES: 10.9 million 

Bagging the top spot in the UK was social media star Mia the cat (pictured) who delights her masses of followers by completing tricky challenges set by her owner

In her most popular video, she shows off her impressive agility skills by stepping over a barge made of paper cups (pictured)

In her most popular video, she shows off her impressive agility skills by stepping over a barge made of paper cups (pictured)

Revealed: The ten most popular TikTok clips in the UK – including a cat navigating a plastic cup obstacle course and a man explaining how Stoma bags work

1. MIA THE CAT AND HER PLASTIC CUP OBSTACLE COURSE  

VIEWS: 184.9 million

LIKES: 10.9 million 

Bagging the top spot in the UK was social media star Mia the cat (@mmeowmmia) who delights her masses of followers by completing tricky challenges set by her owner. 

2. EDUCATIONAL CLIP ABOUT HOW STOMA BAGS WORK

VIEWS: 171 million

LIKES: 6.8 million 

The second most popular video in the UK went to Mesha Moinirad, known as Mr Colitis Crohns (@mr.colitiscrohnsonline), a personal trainer dedicated to educating people about the conditions. 

3. THE ASMR VIDEO OF A POOL BEING CLEANED

VIEWS: 145.7 million 

LIKES: 20.4 million 

In third place was ASMR account known as ‘@thep00lguy’ who shares videos of himself cleaning out swimming pools.  

4. DINOSAUR STREET ART

VIEWS: 143.2 million

LIKES: 13.4 million 

Coming up in fourth place was a video by the London-based artist and content creator Fat Cap Sprays (@fatcapsprays), who is known for his energetic clips that showcase him creating his street art. 

5. TADPOLE TO FROGS EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS  

VIEWS: 141.6 million

LIKES:  16.3 million

Hannah McSorley, posting as @.baby.frogs, cared for thousands of tadpoles during lockdown and shared popular videos showcasing their journey into frogs. 

6. PAINTING ROAD SIGNS FREEHAND

VIEWS: 141.6 million

LIKES: 5.6 million

@jonosean impresses his fans by painting road signs freehand in his viral video on TikTok.

7. TILLY RAMSAY JOKING WITH HER PARENTS WHEN THEY’RE COOKING

VIEWS: 120.3 million

LIKES: 17.3 million

TikTok creator and Strictly Come Dancing star Tilly Ramsay appeared seventh on the list thanks to her antics with her famous father Gordon Ramsay and their family. 

8. JEREMY LYNCH PRETENDS TO BE SPIDERMAN 

VIEWS: 113.9 million

LIKES: 18.2 million

Social media star Jeremy Lynch (@jeremylynch) delighted fans when performing a Spiderman routine in his bathroom.

9. SMARTPHONE FLOATS ON A FLIP FLOP 

VIEWS: 113.1 million 

LIKES: 11.8 million 

In this clip, awarded ninth place, @newuk001 places a smartphone on a flip flop before placing it on an area of water and watching it float along.

10. A HORSE GETS ITS HORSESHOE CHANGED

VIEWS: 104.3 million

LIKES: 21.3 million 

In this interesting video that scored tenth place, @samdracott_farrier changes a horse’s horseshoe 

Bagging the top spot in the UK was social media star Mia the cat who delights her masses of followers by completing tricky challenges set by her owner.

The cat, whose videos are posted on the channel @mmeowmmia has 2.6million followers and 33.4million likes on the platform.   

In her most popular video, she shows off her impressive agility skills by stepping over a barge made of paper cups. 

The clip has been liked over 10.9 million times on the platform, with many calling the cat ‘so cute’ and ‘talented.’

One person wrote: ‘Is that the new James Bond?’ 

2. EDUCATIONAL CLIP ABOUT HOW STOMA BAGS WORK

VIEWS: 171 million

LIKES: 6.8 million 

The second most popular video in the UK went to Mesha Moinirad (pictured), known as Mr Colitis Crohns online, a personal trainer dedicated to educating people about the conditions

The second most popular video in the UK went to Mesha Moinirad (pictured), known as Mr Colitis Crohns online, a personal trainer dedicated to educating people about the conditions

The second most popular video in the UK went to Mesha Moinirad, known as Mr Colitis Crohns online, a personal trainer dedicated to educating people about the conditions. 

In his most popular clip the social media star demonstrates how his stoma bag works.

The clip shows a topless Mesha removing his Stoma bag before cleaning his abdomen and a applying a new bag. 

An Ostomy pouch, or stoma, is fitted as a result of a bowel disease.  

Bodily waste is rerouted from its usual path because of malfunctioning parts of the urinary or digestive system.

It passes to a surgically created stoma on the abdomen into a prosthetic known as a ‘pouch’ or ‘ostomy bag’ on the outside of the body.

An ostomy can be temporary or permanent. 

Mesha’s clip has been liked more than 6.8 million times, with thousands of fans commenting with questions and comments praising him.

One commented: ‘Thankyou very much for showing this kind of thing. My mom was in depression when she had the operation but thanks to people like you…’ 

3. THE ASMR VIDEO OF A POOL BEING CLEANED

VIEWS: 145.7 million 

LIKES: 20.4 million 

In third place was ASMR account known as 'thep00lguy' who shares videos of himself cleaning out swimming pools (pictured)

In third place was ASMR account known as ‘thep00lguy’ who shares videos of himself cleaning out swimming pools (pictured)

In @thep00lguy's most liked video, the TikTok user shares footage of himself filling up a watering can with cleaning product and pouring it on a filthy empty pool (pictured)

 In @thep00lguy’s most liked video, the TikTok user shares footage of himself filling up a watering can with cleaning product and pouring it on a filthy empty pool (pictured)

In third place was ASMR account known as ‘thep00lguy’ who shares videos of himself cleaning out swimming pools. 

Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) is an enjoyable or relaxing sensation often accompanied by a ‘tingly’ feeling.

A large online community claims ASMR clips on YouTube provoke a response likened to a warm tingling on the skin in some viewers.

It is most commonly triggered by whispering, but can be brought about by an array of stimuli, including gentle touches, observing mundane tasks, and hearing crinkling/tapping sounds. 

In @thep00lguy’s most liked video, the TikTok user shares footage of himself filling up a watering can with cleaning product and pouring it on a filthy empty pool. 

The clip has been liked over 20 million times, with 110,000 fans commenting on the video. 

4. DINOSAUR STREET ART

VIEWS: 143.2 million

LIKES: 13.4 million 

Coming up in fourth place was a video by the London-based artist and content creator Fat Cap Sprays , who is known for his energetic clips that showcase him creating his street art (pictured)

Coming up in fourth place was a video by the London-based artist and content creator Fat Cap Sprays , who is known for his energetic clips that showcase him creating his street art (pictured)

Coming up in fourth place was a video by the London-based artist and content creator Fat Cap Sprays, who is known for his energetic clips that showcase him creating his street art.

In this clip, he uses bright neon colours to create a painting of a cartoon dinosaur, receiving 143.2 million views and 13.4 million likes.

‘When people see a piece of art, they only see the end result, but by filming it, I’m showing the process – how it all comes together, layer by layer,’ he explained on his website.

‘I also get to show everyone the satisfaction I get when I paint. It’s powerful to share creativity. It brings happiness to people’s lives.’

Following his viral success, the artist has worked on several marketing campaigns with brands such as Canon, Amazon Prime, TikTok and Manchester City FC. 

5. TADPOLE TO FROGS EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS  

VIEWS: 141.6 million

LIKES:  16.3 million

Hannah McSorley, posting as @.baby.frogs , cared for thousands of tadpoles during lockdown and shared popular videos (pictured) showcasing their journey into frogs

Hannah McSorley, posting as @.baby.frogs , cared for thousands of tadpoles during lockdown and shared popular videos (pictured) showcasing their journey into frogs

Hannah McSorley, posting as @.baby.frogs, cared for thousands of tadpoles during lockdown and shared popular videos showcasing their journey into frogs.

The teenager, from Omagh, Northern Ireland, rescued some frogspawn near her country home and thought it would be educational for her young brother Paul if they kept them.

Soon after keeping the frogspawn in a jaw, the tadpoles had to be moved into a plastic box then to a paddling pool in the garden filled with water.

Recording their journey, the teenager admitted last year that she never expected the clips to become as popular as they did.

She told Metro.co.uk: ‘I had posted the odd baking video but it was never overly popular. ‘I’d never seen a frogspawn TikTok but I was using it to educate my younger brother and I thought others might want to see the process too.

‘The reaction has been crazy. I have followers from all over the world and I’m just so grateful that everyone tunes in and watches them.’

Hannah received advice online from the British Wildlife Association and from speaking directly to the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. 

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