Everyone finds tiny kittens irresistible due to their cute and furry charms or stupidly hilarious acts! So join us this July 10 as we aim to celebrate kittens on National Kitten Day!
When is National Kitten Day?
National Kitten Day is celebrated on July 10 every year. This year, National Kitten Day falls on Sunday, July 10, 2021.
National Kitten Day FAQs
The FAQs and fun facts will help enhance your knowledge about kittens and National Kitten Day.
How was National Kitten Day started?
An author, animal advocate, and Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert, Colleen Paige founded National Kitten Day to encourage adoption.
Why is National Kitten Day celebrated?
Kittens are genuinely among the funniest and most cute pets around the world. So, we celebrate this day to encourage their adoption, kindness towards all animals, and volunteering at the shelters.
What are some other animal celebration days around the world?
There are a ton of animal holidays in the US. These include National Train Your Dog Month, Happy Mew Year for Cats, National Bird Day, National Save the Eagles Day, and National Dress Up Your Pet Day.
National Pet Day, Squirrel Appreciation Day, Kiss a Shark Week, Cow Appreciation Day, and Humpback Whale Awareness Month are popular. Finally, I suggest checking out Marmot Day, Sled Dog Day, Serpent Day, Doggy Date Night, World Bonobo Day, and Western Monarch Day.
How can I celebrate National Kitten Day?
You can celebrate the day by having fun with your kitten. Get it a toy, or spend the day at its favorite outing place! Share a selfy or adopt another kitten to help save it!
You may also host an Uber kitten delivery or volunteer at ASPCA. Finally, you can share a picture of your kitten with the hashtags shared later in the article.
Learn more about our Cat Lover Photo Certificates.
Kitten and Cat Fun Facts
There are more than half a billion domestic cats in the world.
Young cats are called kittens, males are called tom, female ones molly, and a group of cats is called a clowder.
The heaviest domestic cat ever recorded weighed 21.297 kg (46 lb).
Thanks to powerful night vision, kittens can see six times less than what humans require to see at light levels.
Fleas are hugely dangerous for cats and can cause anemia or tapeworms. Therefore, you should keep them away.
Cats, on average, live for 12 to 15 years.
Due to their vibration sensitivity, kittens pick up on weather changes and earthquakes quicker than humans. This is why they get spooked fast too.
According to various studies, cats can make up to 100 different sounds!
Kitten’s hearing is among the best globally, and they can hear up to 65,000 Hz against humans’ 20,000.
Kittens’ eyes are closed the first week after their birth. They don’t develop eyesight equivalent to an adult cat until they’re ten weeks old.
Cats can jump over six times their length.
Up to 95.6 of kitten DNA matches that of tigers.
Almost all kittens are born with blue eyes and develop the permanent color over the first two years.
Cats are allergic to chocolate and don’t care much for it as they don’t have sweet taste receptors!
Cats have 18 toes, five on both of their front ones and a total of eight on the back paws.
My cat told me he’s old enough to move out on his own now, but then he said, “Nah, I’m just kitten.”
Just found out that my kitten’s favorite movie is the Sound Of Mewsic.
I decided to teach my kitten to write; you might think it was pretty hard, but he took to it easily. Before long, he could do anything I could do. Turns out he was a copycat.
My kitten kept trying to mount the neighbor’s kitten, so I took him to the vet to get cat-strated.
I cannot take my new pet cat seriously… She’s always kitten around.
I was in my attic yesterday looking for some old photos when I came across the present for my kids last Christmas. They would’ve loved the kitten.
My cat thinks my singing is just clawful.
Someone proposed Geico switch their mascot to a kitten… “Now, with only 15 minutes, you can save 15 purr-cent on cat insurance”.
Cat puns freak meowt. I’m not kitten!
I got my cat Kitten Mittens, and now he looks like he’s got a wicked peanut allergy. He does not like cat shoes.
There was a situation where malware was shown as a kitten meme… the damage it caused was catastrophic.
The latest episode of 8 Out of 10 Cats was hissterical.
Stray Kittens Video
Funny Cat Jokes
Why did the popular kittens not want to hang out with the kitten with a prosthesis?
It was an apparent faux paw.
Why did the kitten join the red cross?
She wanted to be a first aid kit!
What is the appropriate response when your cat tells you a joke?
You’ve gotta be kitten me. You can SPEAK?!?
What is the unluckiest type of cat?
Did you hear about the cat that wanted to be a justice on the Supreme Court?
What happened when Sean Connery bought himself a little kitten?
The cat shat on the mat.
What do you call a kitten crying on the grass in the backyard?
A lawn mewer.
What’s smarter than a talking cat?
A spelling bee.
Why are cats so good at video games?
Because they have nine lives.
What do you get when you cross a cat and a tree?
Two kittens are on a slanted roof; which one slides off first?
The one with the least mew.
Why couldn’t Moses adopt a kitten from the animal shelter?
Because the shelter was non-prophet.
Why don’t kittens purr purr-fectly?
It defeats the purr-paws.
What does a kitten do when it tells a secret?
What did the kitten say when she was leaving for work?
Have a mice day.
What is purr-an-oia?
The fear that the cat is up to something.
What do you call a kitten playing on a footrest?
What’s it called when a kitten wins a trophy?
Why was the kitten fired from his telemarketing job?
What does a kitten say when someone steps on its tail?
What do you call a kitten who knows how to get what it wants?
A kitten is in the animal world, what a rosebud is in the garden.
A kitten gets himself into every kind of trouble.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Time spent with cats is never wasted.
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
I love cats because I enjoy my home, and little by little, they become their visible soul.
Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.
William S. Burroughs
A cat has absolute emotional honesty. Human beings may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
Famous Kitten Quotes
A kitten is the delight of a household. All-day long, a comedy is played out by an incomparable actor.
Once you get a kitten, the natural thing you do is take a billion photos.
If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve the man but deteriorate the cat.
Cats rule the world.
The trouble with a kitten is that it eventually becomes a cat.
Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Kittens have the courage to live by them.
Kitten Captions for Instagram
I used to love puppies until I discovered kittens.
All you need is love and a kitten.
Spoil that kitten.
You’re totally paw-some.
I love you, meow and furever.
Face the world with a cat!
I’m so fur-tunate.
Zero fluffs given.
I will always paw you.
What greater gift than the love of a cat?
With kittens, life is just perfect.
I cat even right now.
Sleepy but still cute.
A cat’s life.
A cat can purr its way out of anything.
Not kitten around!
Cat hair, don’t care.
My kitten was right about you!
Dry food? Are you fur real?
Future National Kitten Dates
2023; July 10; Monday
2024; July 10; Wednesday
2025; July 10; Thursday
2026; July 10; Friday
2027; July 10; Saturday
By Sara Foster
Sara is a writer based in Madison, Wisconsin. She owns two cats (that were once playful kittens).
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