Knock knock. Who’s there? Luck. Luck who? Luck through the keyhole and you’ll find out. October 31 isn’t just Halloween. There’s plenty of other things to celebrate, like knock-knock jokes! That’s right, the day also hosts National Knock-Knock Jokes Day. We have no idea when this day started or who created it. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On the last Friday in October we celebrate the birth of the popular horror character, Frankenstein’s monster, with Frankenstein Friday. The famous monster was born in 1818 when 21-year old Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley published her now-famous story, Frankenstein. The Frankenstein in the book was actually the scientist, Victor Frankenstein, who created (but […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Although cats no doubt think this should be every day, October 29 is National Cat Day. It’s a day to celebrate all things feline. To recognize the loving little creatures cat are. And to help more of them find their very own furever homes. Because each and every one deserves it. Colleen Paige created […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Chocolate lovers, here’s another day for you: National Chocolate Day. Now, if it seems like we just celebrated, chocolate, that’s probably because we did. Just a few weeks ago, on September 13, we celebrated International Chocolate Day. But we can never have enough days to celebrate chocolate. There’s just so many ways to enjoy […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Cranky co-workers. We all have ‘em (or had ‘em), and today’s the day to give them their due. It’s Cranky Co-Workers Day! This lighthearted day comes from the fertile minds of Thomas & Ruth Roy, over at WellCat. According to this day’s official page: “In honor of all the complaining and just plain cranky […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Pasta lovers rejoice! It’s National Pasta Day. It’s a day to enjoy your favorite pastas with your favorite sauces. No worrying about carbs, fats, or calories. Just indulge. We don’t know who first created National Pasta Day or when. It was probably a pasta lover. Or maybe a pasta manufacturer, or restaurateur looking to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Every October 16 we help raise awareness about feral cats with National Feral Cat Day. No, not the fact that feral cats exist. Most people already know that. There are probably feral cats in your neighborhood. But feral cats are the subject of very passionate voices, both for and against protecting them. Many people […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On October 15 we celebrate the grouch. Why? Because Sesame Street says so, that’s why! Apparently Sesame Street Magazine announced October 15 as National Grouch Day a few years ago. It seems to be a day to honor its lovable grouch, Oscar the Grouch. And Oscar is certainly a lovable grouch. You may know […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today we celebrate everybody’s favorite part of the meal: dessert! And it’s only right that these sweet treats get their own day. Let’s hear it for National Dessert Day! It’s a day to enjoy dessert, guilt-free. No worrying about sugar content, calories, fat or any of that other boring stuff today. Obviously if you’re […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In October we celebrate another endangered animal, the African penguin. African Penguin Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of these birds and the threats to their survival. The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) started the day. This organization works tirelessly to try to save all threatened shorebirds, not just […]Continue Reading... No Comments.