You love your furry babies, and you want them to stay happy and healthy. But they do get sick. And we do whatever we can to help them. It’s hard to think about, but pets can get cancer too. Pet Cancer Awareness Month shines a light on this sad reality. It also helps […]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 cats 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.
Every October 16 we help raise awareness about feral cats with National Feral Cat Day. As of 2017, the day’s name has changed to Global Cat Day. This was done to recognize that community cats exist everywhere. There are probably feral cats in your neighborhood. But feral cats are the subject of very passionate […]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.
So, traditionally the second Monday in October is Columbus Day. But in recent years Columbus’ reputation has taken a hit (not undeserved). So some communities have decided to have other celebrations on this day. Many of these celebrations honor the people who had already discovered North America when Columbus showed up to claim […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today we celebrate porridge, that rather mushy dish made by boiling grains or other starchy plant materials in water or milk. No, that’s actually not quite right. We’re not celebrating porridge. Rather World Porridge Day raises awareness of how porridge can help provide nutrition to desperately poor children. Specifically, the important role of porridge in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On October 9 we celebrate World Post Day. This day marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), established on that date in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland. At the time it was called the General Postal Union, and it was established as part of the Treaty of Bern. This Treaty made it simpler to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
October 4 is another chance to be a voice for voiceless animals: World Animal Day. Although we say another, we don’t mean to imply there’s too many—or even enough—days devoted to protecting and improving animals’ lives. There isn’t. Animals are still abused, killed and even threatened with extinction. All for human’s pleasure. And […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today is World Rabies Day, a day with a worthy goal: ending rabies everywhere. Events on this day help to raise awareness of rabies and the fact that it’s still a problem. The day also promotes prevention activities to reduce the cases of rabies, especially in places where the risk of rabies is high. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.