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5 Ways to Celebrate International Cat Day

August 8th is International Cat Day and that means it’s the purr-fect time to show your cat how much you care. Here are a few suggestions for International Cat Day celebrations from the cat lovers at PetPlace.

Give Your Cat a Shoutout on Social Media

It’s no secret that the internet loves cats. International Cat Day is as good a day as any to introduce your feline friend to the online community. If you’re feeling ambitious, you might even think about starting a social media account on their behalf.

Stream Some Cat-Centric Entertainment

You’ll probably be stuck inside for International Cat Day 2020. Why not make the most of it by streaming a movie that you and your cat will both enjoy. Here are a few recent cat-focused flicks to stream on August 8th.

Bake Homemade Cat Treats

Add something fun and different to your cat’s diet with one of these pet-approved recipes:

Make sure to avoid any ingredients that might prove hazardous to your cat, upset their digestion, or lead to excessive weight gain.

Make Some New Cat Toys

Instead of rushing out to the pet store to buy new toys for your cat, try fashioning some homemade toys from household objects. This is an especially great option for pet owners who are also parents. Kids will love the opportunity to make some arts and crafts for their cat. Check out these simple DIY toys.

Adopt or Foster a Cat

If you’re interested and have the resources, there’s no better time to adopt or foster a cat than on International Cat Day. Call your local shelter to learn how they’re adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic.