Happy International Cat Day!

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Did you know it’s International Cat Day today? Here’s a bit of info about the day for those who were unaware of its existence.

When is International Cat Day?

It takes place on 8th August every year. It’s not the same thing as World Cat Day, which is celebrated (mostly in Europe) on 17th February. There are also some “National Cat Days” celebrated in different countries.

What is it for?

For celebrating our friends in the feline family – from beloved pet cats to

How did International Cat Day start?

It was started back in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, an animal welfare and conservation charity based in Canada.

How do people celebrate International Cat Day?

It’s largely celebrated online with people posting cat memes, photos and videos – so, pretty much like any regular day! Some animal charities take the opportunity to get involved and promote their work. And of course, it would be a great day to visit a cat cafe! 🐱

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