Hug Your Cat Day!

Hug Your Cat Day!

What better way to start the week than with a cuddly hug from your favorite feline? Today is Hug Your Cat Day, and while my research did not turn up the origins or story behind this holiday, I’ll take any chance I can get to celebrate the cuteness of kitties.

Many of us here in the office are proud cat owners. Here’s the lowdown on a few of our superstar cats:

Colleen’s Cats, Mojo (gray) and Baby (tabby)

Mojo and Baby are brother and sister, and they’re each about 3 years old.
Likes: (Mojo) Soft blankets, playing with mirrors; (Baby) Fancy food, playing with toes
Dislikes: (Mojo) Loud noises; (Baby) Being put in a corner

Tim’s Cat, Peaches

Age: About 5 years old.
Likes: Playing with string and tennis balls, drinking from the faucet, occasionally eating french fries
Dislikes: Loud noises

Joann’s Cat, Winston (aka Winnie PooPoo)

Birthday: October 2009
Likes: Scooping water out of his fountain, testing the laws of gravity,  bass music, being bad, hugs from his papa
Dislikes: Aluminum foil, winter hats for cats, hugs from his mama (as seen above)

Jen’s Cat, Peanut

Birthday: September 2004
Likes: Ribbon, laps, knocking items off tables
Dislikes: Getting her nails trimmed, getting hugs that aren’t on her terms (also as seen above)

Jason’s Cats, Buckers and Dilly

 Dilly is 1.5 years old, Buckers is 5.
Likes: (Dilly) Ice cream; (Buckers) Beachside Crunch treats
Dislikes: Each other (they are learning to coexist peacefully)

Amberly’s Cat, Harley (with her son, Bryan)

Harley is 10 years old.
Likes: The sound of a tuna can opening
Dislikes: Bryan chasing him around the house (but he is patient with him!)

Make sure to hug your cat today!

Written by: Jennifer

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