August 8th - International Cat Day

August 8th is known as International cat day or World Cat Day! It started in 2002 but our love for cats has dated all the way back nearly 4000 years ago. The Ancient Egyptians worshipped them as gods! There are an estimated 96 million cats in America today.

Cat Activities:

Volunteer at a local cat shelter

Visit a cat cafe

Donate to a cat charity

Get your hashtag and camera ready!

  • Snap a selfie with your cats and post them on social media and be sure to use the hashtag #internationalcatday