7 Best Ways To Celebrate International Cat Day

Monday, August 8th, is International Cat Day! Cats of the World unite!

International Cat Day began in 2002, created by IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare whose mission is to “rescue and protect animals from around the world”.

How are you going to celebrate people’s most popular pet?

Here are some ideas!

1. Get Your Hashtag Ready

(Picture Credit: Vladimir Shtanko/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

(Picture Credit: Vladimir Shtanko/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Use #InternationalCatDay across all social networks when sharing your fave cat pics and vidz with the world.  

2. Throw An International Cat Party

(Picture Credit: Vladimir Shtanko/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

(Picture Credit: Vladimir Shtanko/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Invite quiet kitty loving friends from foreign lands, turn on the nature channel, and have exotic treats ready for when your cat makes his grand entrance!

3. Call Your Cat New Fancy International Names

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(Picture Credit: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)

I’m going to call my guy, Whiskers, Barba or Bagotes! And Tiger is Hu in Chinese. Awesome! Find name translations for your guys. Your cats will just go with it. They’re so great like that!

4. Visit Your Local Cat Cafe If You Live Near One

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(Picture Credit: Bernard Weil/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

They started in Japan and they’re in many Canadian, U.S. and foreign cities now! Thanks, Japan! Neko is cat in Japnanese! Adopt a new cat while you’re there! If your town doesn’t have a cat cafe, open one right away!

6. Get Your Cat Ready For The International Cat Agility Tournament

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(Picture Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

It’s coming up soon. You have a lot of work to do. ICAT says to play with your cat every day. Okay, start there. Then work in the fiery rings and balance beams.

7. Have a Cat Nap!

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(Picture Credit: John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Your cat will be so happy if you curl up and snooze the day away with them. Cancel everything! Dream of cats in distant lands while cuddling with your favorite cuddle partner.

Visit International Fund for Animal Welfare They are the people who created this cat holiday. They do amazing work. You can find out about what’s going on with cats all over the globe, sign petitions, and donate to their great cause. Save the cats!

 

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