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August 8th (today! That’s today!) is International Cat Day. Obviously, we could all be entertained for hours with the thousands of cat videos and GIFs that have been created, but instead we’ve chosen 11 GIFs to get you through International Cat Day. Now, if you have a cat, this is a very special day for your cat. It’s like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but for cats. So, get them a gift, treat them well, and love them an extra amount today.

These cats are definitely chill

cats sunglasses

While this cat won’t be bothered. Please, let me be alone.

cat shutting door

This cat is like, Yo, owner…Fist bump, head nod.

cat fist bump

K… a very skilled cat we have on our hands here.

cat cart

And a very sneaky cat over here…See ya.

cat drawer

This other one seems to be a little bit evil, planning against its owner, yet, very well read.

cat book

This cat can’t even

cat facepalm

This cat has got it made and is living the life

cat massage

This cat’s pretty smooth

cat skateboard

This cat, on the other hand, has gone a little overboard on the Fancy Feast

cat door

And of course, we cannot forget Mr. Tinkles

cat costumes

In honor of International Cat Day, we have compiled a few fun facts for you cat-lovers out there:

  • there are over 500 million domestic cats in the world
  • having a cat as a petĀ is said to relieve stress, depression and anxiety
  • cats sleep up to 13 or 14 hours a day
  • the heaviest domestic cat on record was around 47 pounds, while the average cat is between 8 and 11 pounds
  • the taste buds of cats cannot detect sweetness
  • cats can run up to 30 mph
  • they can see in 1/6 the amount of light that we need to see

Do you have a cat?


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