Celebrate International Cat Day With PetMeds®!

Celebrated on August 8th, International Cat Day is a day to honor cats and raise awareness for responsible cat ownership. To celebrate, PetMeds® is giving away an International Cat Day Prize Package

International Cat Day, observed on August 8th, was first founded by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and now coordinated by charity International Cat Care.

The holiday is celebrated by shelters, humane societies, and other pet organizations with adoption events and fundraisers, as well as campaigns to raise awareness for responsible cat ownership.

Cat parents can celebrate their favorite feline by spending the day playing with their cat, giving them extra cuddles, or spoiling them with treats and toys.

It’s also a good time to take steps to ensure their health and happiness year-round by scheduling an annual wellness check-up, feeding a moisture-rich diet, and creating a cat-friendly home by providing enriching, vertical space in the form of shelves, cat trees, and window-facing perches.

International Cat Day coincidentally falls in the middle of the summer, which is peak kitten season in many parts of the world. Cats and kittens in shelters can be supported through donations, volunteering time, or by adopting a new four-legged family member.

Shelters are packed with kittens this time of year, so International Cat Day is the perfect time to plan a visit, fully grown and senior cats need homes too, and they’re a great match for families looking for a more independent, laid-back companion.

All cat parents are welcome to enter the “International Cat Day” Giveaway for a chance to win…

PetMeds® is celebrating responsible cat ownership by giving away International Cat Day prize packs to 4 lucky winners through the month of August. All cat parents are invited to enter for a chance to win by leaving a comment below.

The International Cat Day Giveaway runs from August 1, 2022, through August 31, 2022. Everyone who enters from 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) August 1, 2022, to August 31, 2022, at 11:59 PM ET is eligible to win. 1 winner will be notified every Friday in August, starting 8/5. There will be a total of 4 winners.

Win A Cat Prize Package From PetMeds®!
How are you celebrating International Cat Day? Let us know below, and you could win a FREE International Cat Day Prize Package from PetMeds®! A winner will be chosen at random Every Friday in August , so everyone who participates has a chance to win! There will be a total of four (4) winners. (Limited to residents of the U.S.) Good luck!   

Congrats to our Week 1 Winner Doug Kilma in Ohio, and our Week 2 Winner James Kone in Oregon. Look out for an email from us!

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  1. Celebrating by giving Cotton and Candi lots of cuddles and treats. Playing their favorite games, taking long naps.
    Also take care of feral cats and wildlife around my house.
    We all will celebrate.

  2. Celebrating by giving my cat Otis some extra love. We will play with his favorite toys, watch his favorite bird movie all while cuddled up on my lap. 😺

  3. Extra love and extra treats!

  4. This morning I gave all my cats canned pet food treats with fish food sprinkled on top 🥳

  5. With lots of LOVE and TLC for my Sweetie!

  6. alot more lap time

  7. Spending extra time with my two little panthers!

  8. Christine McNeillAugust 2, 2022 at 4:59 pm

    I’ll celebrate with Kai Boy by buying him a new toy! AND by more brushing and kisses.

  9. Bob will be getting a new Saresto Collar, treats, a new kitty ball , and lots of brushing, cuddle time and , as always, lots of love.

  10. I plan on going to our local Pet Smart , buying special treats and toys and making a donation to their charities,

  11. We are celebrating international cat day like Christmas for our 3 cats! We bought them several gifts each including a water fountain for cats for our Maine coon fur baby, a motion censored lazer light for our rambunctious rag doll fur baby and heated plush cat bed for our oldest tuxedo fur baby and many more fun gifts. We found an awesome recipe for a cake just for cats and will have that for them to come home to after our adventure hike in the woods, we bought 2 cat backpacks with ventilation fans built in for our smaller cats and we walk our maine coon on a harness and leash so they can go on adventures with us. We are unable to have children so our cats are truly our children and we love them like our children. We are posting our celebration and adventures on Instagram and hope too see other fur parents celebration ideas too!!!

  12. Although she is quite spoiled, I thing a toy shopping spree is in order. 🙂

  13. Princess Deja will celebrate by staying in bed all day long paws crossed while I bring her treats in bed.
    Noodle will celebrate with lots of conversation in the kitchen on her favorite chair and bed time snuggles.
    Thunder will celebrate with a midnight walk around the town with us (yes he actually walks around town with us, no leash, and he stays with us wherever we go!) and a stop at his favorite bleachers by the ball field.

  14. Spending the day with my Siberian Percy! Doing all of his favorite things like cuddling, watching birds and having treats.

  15. I give Mystery and Mochi extra treats

  16. Extra play time and more cuddles for our sweet housepanther Ava. 🙂

  17. Lots of cuddles, treats and playtime with my two rescue kitties!

  18. We’re celebrating by bringing out the cat nip! It really gets Nina excited and I save it for special occasions. She loves to roll around in it and belly rubs follow

  19. I celebrate my 10 rescued cats everyday with unconditional love. However, on international cat day they will receive extra treats in their food and some extra catnip to enjoy their special day with.

  20. We will celebrate our 10 year old orange tabby Rizzo, 10 year old orange tabby Frenchie, and 5 year old black short-haired Chester (Chey) with toys, lots of loving, playtime, and of course salmon cranberry treats.

  21. We will celebrate all our boys and girls who loved us through the decades and have crossed the rainbow bridge.
    The current crew will have a special day as they do every day.
    We love them all 🐱❤️

  22. We are celebrating with extra kisses, treats, and wet food!

  23. We got some new toys and scratchers/beds.

  24. Every day is cat day in my house with Sylvester, Cleo, and Little Ray. We will celebrate with treats, belly rubs and maybe even bring the cat nip out.

  25. Will give a salute to Sergeant Pepper (along with extra brushing, chin rubs and a soft blanket for his nap).

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