World Cat Day: International Cat Day is observed annually on August 8. The International Fund for Animal Welfare launched this campaign in the year 2002 to raise awareness of the needs and preferences of cats and to inspire cat owners to strengthen their bonds with their pets.
World Cat Day: History
Cats have been symbolic both historically and culturally. The Basket was an ancient Egyptian goddess worshipped first in the form of a lioness and then in the cat form. The daughter of Sun God Re, Basket was an ancient deity whose ferocious nature was changed and improved after the domestication of the cat about 1500 BCE.
International Cat Day: Significance
Cats and dogs are the most common domesticated animals across the world. One can see this International Cat Day as the occasion to acknowledge the joy and companionship a cat brings to the lives of its owners. However, we should also pay equal attention and love to stray cats as well. One f the main objectives of this day is to not only pamper pet cats but also care for stray cats.
Ways To Celebrate World Cat Day
Adopt a cat: You can always start by adopting a cat. Instead of buying a cat, one can go for those that need a home and affection