If you’re a cat lover, this is the perfect day for you! International Cat Day is a day to honour the friendship humans and cats share. How will you be celebrating?
International Cat Day?
Every year on the 8th August, we celebrate International Cat Day. Created in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, we not only celebrate the friendship we share with the animals, but it is also a day to advocate the safety, protection and well-being of cats.
How You Can
There are many ways you can celebrate International Cat Day; why not:
Post videos and pictures of your cat on your social media with the hashtag #InternationalCatDay
Volunteer at a cat rescue centre
Donate food, blankets, toys to shelters
Buy your cat a new toy
Cats are one of the UK’s most popular pets. Today is the day to show your cat a little extra care, love and attention.
Our It’s a
Cat’s Life Collection is Perfect!
Do you know someone who loves cats, why not craft them a beautiful handmade card? Our It’s a Cat’s Life Collection was made for celebrating this day. Featuring 16 different images of carefully selected cat breeds, our collection features some of your favourites, including Tortoiseshell, Ragdoll, Birman, Siamese, Russian Blue and many more!
Not only are they incredibly detailed and fun to craft with, each set comes with their own sentiments and facts!
Our It’s a Cat’s Life Clear Stamps features beautiful hand-drawn artwork which you can use to create unique cards and bring your favourite breed to life!
There are numerous interesting and fun facts about cats you may not know. Take a look at what we discovered:
Cats spend 70% of their lives sleeping. They can sleep for an average of 13 to 16 hours a day
Cats have powerful night vision. They can see at light levels six times lower than what a human needs to see
On average, cats live for around 12 to 15 years
The ridged patterns on a cat’s nose is as unique as a human fingerprint
Sir Isaac Newton invented the cat flap
Most female cats are right-pawed whilst most male cars are left-pawed
The average cat can jump nearly six times its body length
Will you be celebrating International Cat Day?
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