Cat Themed Official Days – January to December 2020

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  • January 2020

    • 2nd January – Happy Mew Years Day
    • 2nd January – National Pet Safety Travel Day (US)
    • 14th January – National Dress Up Your Cat Day (US)
    • 22nd January – Answer Your Cat’s Question Day
    • 24th January – Change a Pet’s Life Day
    • Glaucoma Awareness Month
    • Thyroid Awareness Month (US)

    February 2020

    • 4th February – World Cancer Day
    • 14th February – Pet Theft Awareness Day
    • 18th – 24th February – National Drink Wine With Your Cat Week (US)
    • 20th February – National Love Your Pet Day (US)
    • 25th February – World Spay Day
    • 29th February – Rare Diseases Day
    • Pet Dental Health Month
    • National Cat Health Month
    • Responsible Pet Owners Month
    • National Prevent a Litter Month (US)
    • Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

    March 2020

    • 8th March to 14th March – World Glaucoma Week
    • 12th March – World Kidney Day
    • 13th March – World Sleep Day
    • 20th March – World Oral Health Day
    • 28th March – Respect Your Cat Day
    • Responsible Pet Owners Month
    • Professional Pet Sitters Week (first week in March)
    • National Poison Prevention Week (third week in March)
    • Melanoma March (Australia)

    April 2020

    • 1st April to 7th April – International Pooper Scooper Week
    • 4th April – World Stray Animals Day
    • 6th April – National Siamese Cat Day (US)
    • 7th April – World Health Day
    • 11th April – National Pet Day (US)
    • 17th April – World Hemophilia Day
    • 18th April – Pet Owners Day
    • 19th April – World Liver Day
    • 24th April – Hairball Awareness Day
    • 26th April – National Pets and Kids Day (US)
    • 27th April – World Veterinary Day
    • April 28 – National Pet Parents Day (US)
    • 30th April – National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day (US)
    • 30th April – National Tabby Day (US)
    • National Pet Month (US)
    • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month (ASPCA)
    • National Heartworm Awareness Month (US)
    • National Pet First Aid Awareness Month (US)
    • Oral Cancer Awareness Month

    May 2020

    • 2nd May – World Asthma Day
    • 5th to 11th May – Be Kind to Animals Week
    • 11th May – National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
    • 17th May – World Hypertension Day
    • 20th to 26th May – National Volunteer Week (US)
    • Thyroid Awareness Month (Australia)
    • Chip Your Pet Month
    • Arthritis Awareness Month
    • Food Allergy Action Month
    • National Pet Month (US)

    June 2020

    • June 1 to 7 -Pet Appreciation Week
    • 4th June – World Hug Your Cat Day
    • 9th June – World Pet Memorial Day
    • 22th June – Take Your Cat to Work Day
    • 19th June – National Garfield the Cat Day
    • 24th June – Cat World Domination Day
    • Adopt a Cat Month
    • National Microchipping Month (US)
    • Cataract Awareness Month

    July 2020

    • 5th July – National Pet Remembrance Day (UK)
    • 6th July – World Zoonoses Day
    • 14th to 20th July – National Diabetes Week (Australia)
    • 12th July – National Different Coloured Eyes Day (US)
    • 15th July – National Pet Fire Safety Day (US)
    • National Lost Pet Prevention Month (US)
    • National Pet Hydration Awareness Month (US)

    August 2020

    • 8th August – World Cat Day
    • 15th August – Check the Chip Day
    • 17th August – National Black Cat Appreciation Day
    • 17th August – International Homeless Animals Day
    • 22nd August – National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
    • 28th August – Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
    • National Immunization Awareness Month – (US)

    September 2020

    • 1st September – Ginger cat Appreciation Day
    • 13th September – National Pet Memorial Day (US)
    • 16th September to 22nd September – Adopt-a-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week
    • 23rd to 29th September – National Eye Health Week (US)
    • 25th September – International Ataxia Awareness Day
    • 27th September – World Deaf Day
    • 28th September – World Rabies Day
    • 29th September – World Heart Day
    • 29th September – Beckoning Cat Day
    • Pet Sitter Education Month
    • National Pet Memorial Month (US)
    • Happy Healthy Cat Month
    • Animal Pain Awareness Month

    October 2020

    • 1st October – CATober – Universal birthday of shelter cats
    • 4th October – World Animal Day
    • 4th to 10th October – National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week (US)
    • 11th October – World Obesity Day
    • 13th to 19th October – National Veterinary Technicians Week (US)
    • 16th October – National Feral Cat Day (US)
    • 27th October – National Black Cat Day (US)
    • 29th October – National Cat Day (US)
    • Breast (Mammary Gland) Cancer Awareness Month
    • National Pet Wellness Month (US)
    • National Animal Safety and Protection Month (US)

    November 2020

    • First week of November – National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week (US)
    • Responsible Pet Owners Month
    • Adopt a Senior Pet Month
    • National Senior Pet Month (US)
    • Pet Cancer Awareness Month
    • Pet Diabetes Month
    • 17th November – National Black Cat Day (Italy)

    December 2020

    • 5th December – International Volunteer Day
    • 10th December – International Animal Rights Day
    • 15th December – Cat Herders Day
    • Cat Lover’s Month

    Author

    • Julia Wilson is the founder of Cat-World, and has researched and written over 1,000 articles about cats. She is a cat expert with over 20 years of experience writing about a wide range of cat topics, with a special interest in cat health, welfare and preventative care. Julia lives in Sydney with her family, four cats and two dogs. Full author bio