Last Updated on January 5, 2021 by Julia Wilson
Every day is a special day when you share your home with a cat, but there are a number of days throughout the year which are dedicated to cats in one way or another.
2nd January – Happy Mew Year To Your Cats Day.
14th January – Dress Up Your Cat Day.
16th January – Change a Pet’s Life Day.
22nd January – Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day.
Pet Dental Health Month.
Responsible Pet Owner’s Month.
National Prevent A Litter Month.
Last Tuesday of February – World Spay Day.
14th February – Pet Theft Awareness Day.
20th February – Love Your Pet Day.
Third week of March – Poison Awareness Prevention Week.
3rd March – What if Cats and Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day.
8th March – World Kidney Day.
11th March – Napping Day.
17th March – Saint Gertrude’s Day (Patron Saint of Cats).
28th March – Respect Your Cat Day.
National Pet Month – (UK).
Heartworm Awareness Month.
Pet First Aid Awareness Month.
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month.
Last Friday of April – Hairball awareness Day.
Last Saturday of April – World Veterinary Day.
4th April – World Stray Animals Day.
6th April – National Siamese Cat Day – (US).
11th April – National Pet’s Day – (US).
19th April – Pet Owner’s Day.
26th April – Kids and Pets Day.
26th April – Hairball Awareness Day.
28th April – World Veterinary Day.
30th April – Adopt a Shelter Pet Day and National Tabby Day (US).
Chip Your Pet Month.
National Pet Month – (US).
Lung Health Awareness Month.
Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
Adopt a Cat Month.
Social PETworking Month.
First week of June – Pet Appreciation Week.
4th June – Hug Your Cat Day.
12th June – World Pet Memorial Day.
15th June – World Catnip Awareness Day.
10th July – National Kitten day (US)
15th July – Pet Fire Safety Day.
21st July – Craft For Your Shelters Day.
Third Saturday of August – Homeless Animals Day.
6 – 13th August – Dental Health Week.
8th August – International Cat Day.
15th August – Check the Chip Day.
16th August – International Homeless Animals Day.
17th August – Black Cat Appreciation Day.
22nd August – Take Your Cat to the Vet Day.
28th August – Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day.
Happy Cat Month.
Second Sunday in September – Pet Memorial Day.
Third week in September – Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Day.
1st September – Ginger Cat Appreciation Day.
24 – 30 September – National Eye Health Week (UK).
28th September – World Rabies Day.
29th September – Beckoning Cat Day.
Second Wednesday of October – Pet Obesity Awareness Day.
1st October – CATober (universal birthday of shelter cats).
14 – 20th October – National Veterinary Technicians Week (US).
4th October – World Animal Day.
16th October – World Feral Cat Day.
16th October – Global Cat Day.
29th October – National Cat Day (US).
30th October – National Black Cat Day (US).
Pet Cancer Awareness Month.
Pet Diabetes Month.
Adopt a Senior Pet Month.
First week of November – National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week (US).
1st November – Cook for Your Pets Day.
17th November – National Black Cat Day (Italy).
Cat Lover’s Month.
5th December – International Volunteers Day.
15th December – Cat Herders Day.
Note: I have taken the liberty of including some general health days (such as national eye health week), because they can serve as important reminders about our own cat’s health.