Today is World Cat Day - Give Your Kitty Extra Hugs Today

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Today is World Cat Day - Give Your Kitty Extra Hugs Today

In many cultures it’s believed that cats have multiple lives which, of course, isn’t true. Their natural grace and athletic agility sometimes make it appear that they narrowly missed death’s clutches. In Spain, they only believe the cat has 7 lives.

They sure didn’t have many lives in medieval times when they were exterminated because of their supposed attachment to witchcraft.

According to the Humane Society of the US: Today the cat is a beloved pet in the US. Right now it’s outranking the dog. There are approximately 78.2  million owned dogs and 86.4 million owned cats. 60% of dog owners own one dog; 52% of cat owners have two or more. Cats Rule!

Anyone who has a cat (I can’t use the word “owns” because no-one owns a cat) knows how sweet, loving and affectionate they can be. And, they all have different purrsonalities. (I couldn’t resist).

Happy World Cat Day, to my two; Shayna and Sasha.

Shayna Weidman

Sasha Weidman

So in honor of your cat (or cats), take time for extra petting today, maybe buy yours a catnip mouse or two. If you are looking for a cat, try The Little Cats Rescue; they have lots.

Remember dogs have owners, cats have staff.

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Jon Zolsky
FunCoast Realty 386-405-4408 - Ponce Inlet, FL
your Daytona Condo Agent

Ah-ha, now I know why my cat is all about being pat and about purring today. How did he learn about the event?

Aug 08, 2012 07:12 AM #21
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

I had to look at those photos twice, Toni.  The cats pictured are nearly identical to two I had several years ago.  The top one, was a female with the name, "Cleocatra" because of the little dark lines emanating from the corner of her eyes.  The cat in the second photo reminds me of "Sampson" because of his long hair.  Only your "Sampson" is a female with the name of "Sasha."  Sampson and Sasha would have made beautiful children together:-)

Aug 08, 2012 07:32 AM #22
Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Toni, had not heard this --- but DEFINITELY a cat person -- I have two furrballs!     kitties


Aug 08, 2012 07:33 AM #23
Kwee Huset
Kwee Huset Realty - Venice, FL
Venice Florida Homes For Sale

Hi Toni, Miss Sasha looks like a Queen in the photograph and both of the cats looks adorable. Congratulations on your FEATURED. 

Aug 08, 2012 07:41 AM #24
Larry Bettag
Larry Bettag - Cherry Creek Mortgage - Saint Charles, IL
Regional Vice-President

You're a cat lover or a hater.  I'm a hater.....not many animals that I do dislike, but it's cats.  I do think that it's great that others love em.....I'm just not that kinda guy.  God wired me differently...I will say that I do like them on our farm....but at the way!!!!!  Enjoy your day!

Aug 08, 2012 07:45 AM #25
Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED
RETIRED / State License is Inactive - Portland, OR

Cat nip for all!!  I have two cats, and will certainly let them know!  We had no idea :-)

Aug 08, 2012 07:47 AM #26
Nick T Pappas
Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, @HomesBirmingham & Providence Property Mgmnt, LLC Hun... - Huntsville, AL
Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource

Toni, well your two little felines buddies certainly look pamperd and a part of the ruling class :)

Aug 08, 2012 07:53 AM #27
Tanja Cisliek
Future Home Realty - Seminole, FL

Toni, leave it up to you to educate me (still pet-free :)!!) about today, I have to say, I sure do love the sweet photos you posted of your sweet little furballs, makes me want to get one!

Aug 08, 2012 07:54 AM #28
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Very cool.  I have six to give some extra lovin' to today.  Three girls and three boys.  Never intended to even have one.  But the first two made loving cats easy.

Aug 08, 2012 08:09 AM #29
Carrie Sampron
Home Smart Realty Group - Highlands Ranch, CO
ABR SFR & Kathy Sampron (303) 931-3629 Highlands R

Toni: You're kitties are just gorgeous! Sadly I've lost my two kitties in the last couple of years but I think about them often. My sister's kitties have become my surrogate babies and Sydney and Aimee want to say hi.

Sydney & Aimee

Aug 08, 2012 08:10 AM #30
Kathy Stoltman
Rockwood Realty - Ventura, CA
Ventura County Real Estate Consultant 805-746-1793

Panama "Jack" thinks everyday is cat day! One of my dogs found him in a nearby field. He was about 5 weeks old and covered in fleas!!  That was almost 2 years ago and he is most definitely ruling the house!

Here he is checking out the repair person outside.

Aug 08, 2012 09:09 AM #31
Harry F. D'Elia
Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

Thanks for the reminder. I will give my kitty a hug when I get home.

Aug 08, 2012 09:39 AM #32
Kayla Schill
CBH Homes | CBH Sales & Marketing, Inc. - Nampa, ID
New Home Ninja

I love my kitty every day!  And I agree with you on not saying you "own" a cat..there is a difference between cat owners and cat guardians. 

Here's a photo of my kitty, Jameson on the day I adopted him from the Kokomo Humane Society in Kokomo, IN:

Aug 08, 2012 10:10 AM #33
Carl Winters
Canyon Lake, TX

86.4 owned cats, WOW! Let's get those that aren't owned in a good loving home. Hope you gave your kitty an extra goody today.


Aug 08, 2012 10:22 AM #34
Melissa Marro
Keller Williams First Coast Realty - The Marro Team - Orange Park, FL
Jacksonville Real Estate and Home Staging

I did not know that and I have four of the little furballs. What would life be without them? 

Aug 08, 2012 11:17 AM #35
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

That is so cool.  I have 2 fur balls and one is jumping up to cuddle right now.

cats and the cable box

Aug 08, 2012 01:12 PM #36
Jill Sackler
Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500 - Long Beach, NY
LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate

I had no idea there was a National Cat Day. I'm a very recent convert. (just this week, as a matter of fact, when I had to babysit 2.)

Aug 08, 2012 01:17 PM #37
Toni Weidman
Sailwinds Realty - Trinity, FL
26 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL

Thank you everyone for your comments and the adorable kitty pictures. 

Aug 08, 2012 09:26 PM #38
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Toni. What a lovely and informative post. Your cats are just besutiful. Let's hope today is a magic day for those who still wait for their forever home.

Aug 09, 2012 08:50 PM #39
Toni Weidman
Sailwinds Realty - Trinity, FL
26 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL

Sheila - thanks, I wish I could take care of all of them!

Aug 09, 2012 09:34 PM #40
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