Saturday, October 29, 2011

National Cat Day

So, how come no one told me it was National Cat Day??

I better hurry up and grovel and beg my kitties forgiveness for not making a bigger deal out of it.

Or maybe I'll just pretend that tomorrow is the 29th.. they won't know the difference..

Just so you know, there are a slew of kitty themed National Days.. (list copied from )

Cat Holidays To Remember:
  • Happy Mew Year for Cats Day: January 2 - (
  • National Answer Your Cat's Question Day: January 22 - (
  • National Cat Health Month: Celebrated in February - Let February be a reminder to you to make that vet appointment and have your pet checked out.  And since February is also National Pet Dental Health Month, have the vet check out your pets teeth too.
  • Hairball Awareness Day: Aril 28 – (
  • National Hug Your Cat Day:        some sites tell us the date of this holiday is May 30th and is celebrated all over the world! Some sites say it's May 19? We are encouraged to hug our cats on this day! Go ahead, it's good for you and your cat!
  • Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month: June (the ASPCA)
  • Rat Catcher's Day: Celebrated July 22 -
  • National Feral Cat Day: October 16 and All Year Round - official website allycat
  • Cat Herdings Day / Celebrated December 15- Ok this is going to be a brain full - The phrase herding cats comes from the common saying that something involving coordination of many different groups or people is as difficult as herding cats.  Visit the blog The Joy of Cat Herding and get expert advice for solving cat behavior problems.

Other Important Holidays
  • February – Pet Dental Health Month (
  • April – National Pet First Aid Awareness Month ( and
  • April - Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month (ASPCA)
  • First week of May – Be Kind to Animals Week (the American Humane Society)
August 19 – International Homeless Animals Day (the International Society for Animal Rights)

Cat herding day is apparently next.  I'm going to have to get my cat herding skills in shape for that one.. 


  1. My human had better mark those dates on my calendar... in blood!

  2. How about tuna juice instead, then it will be scratch and sniff

  3. Whoa! Who knew there were so many cat holidays. I bet they'd be interested to know over at Cat Blogosphere so they could let everyone know!

  4. It is getting hard to keep up with all the celebration days. Soon it will be one year of celebration days. OK, that will work.


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