Cat Holidays 2022

2022 Cat Holidays

Browse through the calendar to discover all of the cat holidays in 2022!

January is Walk Your Pet Month
January 1: New Year’s Day

January 2: National Pet Travel Safety Day; Happy Mew Year for Cats Day

January 5: National Bird Day or National Watch Birdies Day (Cats)

January 14: National Dress Up Your Pet Day (For silly dogs)

January 21: Squirrel Appreciation Day (From Inside The House)

January 22: National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day

January 24: Change a Pet’s Life Day

January 25: National Plan for Vacation Day (Away From The Humans)

January 28: National Fun At Work Day (Human Holiday)

National Pet Dental Health Month
Responsible Pet Owners Month
National Cat Health Month
Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
February 2: National Hedgehog Day; Groundhog Day (Watch on TV!)

February 14: Pet Theft Awareness Day; Valentine’s Day

February 20-26: National Justice for Animals Week

February 20: Love Your Pet Day (Ehm, every day is love your cat day)

February 22: (Cats) Walking the Dog Day; World Spay Day

Poison Prevention Awareness Month

March 3: If Pets Had Thumbs Day

March 4: Employee Appreciation Day (Cats honor their human employees)

March 13: Daylight Saving Time starts

March 20-26: National Poison Prevention Week

March 23: Cuddly Kitten Day

March 28: Respect Your Cat Day (Another everyday holiday)

Pet First Aid Awareness Month
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
National Heartworm Awareness Month

April 3-9: International Pooper Scooper Week

April 11: National Pet Day

April 15: Tax Day (Human Celebration)

April 23: National Lost Dog Awareness Day (Just don’t blame the cat!)

April 24: National Pet Parents Day

April 27: World Veterinary Day

April 28: National Kids and Pets Day

April 29: Hairball Awareness Day

April 30: National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day; National Therapy Animal Day

National Pet Month
Microchip Your Pet Month
Responsible Animal Guardian Month
May 1-7: National Pet Week®; Be Kind to Animals Week®

May 3: National Specially-Abled Pets Day

May 7: National Dog Mom’s Day (Being a cat mom is more rewarding, imo)

May 14: National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

National Pet Preparedness Month
American Humane’s Adopt-A-Cat Month®
Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
National Foster a Pet Month
National Microchipping Month

June 4: Hug Your Cat Day

June 5-11: Pet Appreciation Week

June 8: National Best Friends Day

June 14: World Pet Memorial Day

June 20: Take Your Cat To Work Day

June 24: Cat World Domination Day

Lost Pet Prevention Month
National Pet Hydration Awareness Month
July 1: ID Your Pet Day

July 4: Independence Day (Cat’s Day of Hearing Terrible Noises)

July 10: National Kitten Day

July 11: All-American Pet Photo Day

July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 21: National Craft for Your Local Shelters Day

National Immunization Awareness Month
National Wellness Month

August 8: International Cat Day

August 14: World Lizard Day

August 15: Check the Chip Day

August 17: National Black Cat Appreciation Day

August 20: International Homeless Animals’ Day®

August 22: National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

August 28: Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day

National Preparedness Month
Animal Pain Awareness Month

September 1: Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

September 8: National Iguana Awareness Day (Cat’s observance from indoors)

September 13: Pet Birth Defect Awareness Day

September 17: National Pet Bird Day (Cat observes from outside of cage)

September 24: International Rabbit Day (Cat observance from far away/indoors)

September 28: World Rabies Day

National Pet Wellness Month
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
October 1-7: National Walk Your Dog Week (Cat’s take over the house)

October 4: World Animal Day

October 12: National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

October 16: Global Cat Day®

October 16-22: National Veterinary Technician Week

October 21: Reptile Awareness Day (Cats observe indoors); National Pets for Veterans Day

October 27: National Black Cat Day (UK)

October 29: National Cat Day

Adopt a Senior Pet Month
National Pet Awareness Month
National Senior Pet Month
National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
Pet Diabetes Month
November 1: National Cook for Your Pets Day

November 6-12: National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

November 6: Daylight Saving Time ends

November 12: Fancy Rat and Mouse Day (Cats observe indoors)

November 24: Thanksgiving Day

National Cat Lover’s Month

December 9: International Day of Veterinary Medicine

December 15: Cat Herders Day

December 25: Catmas

December 31: New Year’s Eve