International Hug Your Cat Day
International Hug Your Cat Day is held on May 30. This event in the third decade of the month May is annual. Help us
Studies show that being in close contact with your cat can increase your immune system. When a person is in close contact with their cat's dander, it can create immunity to different types of allergens by building up a tolerance. Research has found that hugging your feline friend is extremely effective at helping to lessen symptoms associated with major illnesses, helps with loneliness, depression, anxiety, and stress.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Cat Parade or Kattenstoet in Belgium on May 12 (Held on the second Sunday in May);
Garfield The Cat Day on June 19 (Garfield was famously created by cartoonist Jim Davis and appeared in a cartoon strip on 19th June 1978);
Take Your Cat to Work Day in USA on June 19 (Held on the third Monday of June);