Ever wanted to know which pet holidays exist to show the world how much you love cats?
Do you need more reasons to share pictures of your own cat on social media?
If you’re like me, you find out about national pet holidays the day after they happen, or when you see a stream of cute cat photos scrolling through your social media feed tagged with cat holiday hashtags.
This post lists 7 cat holidays that will keep you in the know during June. These pet holidays promote shelter cat adoptions, disaster preparedness, and cat world domination. Plus, these pet holidays help you show your cat savvy and connect you with cat lovers around the world.
It’s officially kitten season. Millions of kittens are born every month and many of them end up in animal shelters, or worse. Sponsored by the American Humane Society, Adopt A Cat Month is an opportunity to encourage pet lovers to give a kitty a forever home. Help raise awareness by using hashtag #AdoptACatMonth
Animal Shelters are flooded with newborn kittens during the month of June. To promote kittens available in your area, the ASPCA offers free and adorable graphics that you can personalize and post to Instagram and other social media platforms. Download the free overlays and make adoptable kittens in your area appealing to potential cat parents. Tag @aspcapro for a chance to be featured.
June is National #PetPreparedness Month. From digitizing pet records and creating pet emergency kits to preparing carriers for immediate evacuation, the Department of Homeland Security has free videos, apps and instructions to help make sure your pets are included in your family emergency plan.
If your cat has ever wandered off for several days, or hasn’t shown up at regular mealtime, you know firsthand how stressful it can be. And according to recent studies, 38.5% of microchipped cats are returned home versus 1.8% without microchips. Which is why getting your cat microchipped and ensuring your contact information is kept up to date is so important.
June 4: Hug Your Cat Day
All cat parents know that every day is hug your cat day. But if you want to get in a few extra cuddles, the unofficial Hug Your Cat Day is the perfect day to do it. #HugYourCatDay
June 17: Take Your Cat to Work Day™
Many companies celebrate dog-friendly workplaces. But what about cats? Now, a dedicated cat work day lets cat parents in on the fun. Get Tips from Pet sitters International to find out how you can celebrate a stress free Take Your Cat To Work Day. #TakeYourCatToWorkDay #MeowMonday
June 24: Cat World Domination Day
Anyone who lives with a cat already knows they’re constantly plotting to take over the world. And resistance is futile. From extra treats and extended play to setting up new cat furniture, check out these tips from Aspen Commons to celebrate the Fur King or Queen of your castle. #CatDomination
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