Cuddly Kitten Day – March 23 – Get Ready to Snuggle Up!

Calling all animal lovers.  Today is the day for those who have pets.  Not only is March 23 National Puppy Day, but is also Cuddly Kitten Day, as well!Cuddly Kitten day is March 23

No one can disagree that cuddling up to a precious little kitten is a stress reliever, and today is the day to indulge to your hearts content.

National days of the year are a fun way to celebrate odd and unusual foods, animals and items that you come into contact with.  Be sure to check out my National Day’s Guide for more fun days to celebrate.

Fun Facts about Kittens

Brush up on your knowledge of kittens with these fun facts.White kitten in a pink blanket

  • Newborn kittens are totally dependent on their mother.
  • All kittens are born with blue eyes.
  • It takes about 7-10 days for a new born kitten to open their eyes, but they don’t see well until about 10 weeks.
  • Most litters of kittens contain 2 to 5 Kittens. Imagine the cuddling with this group?
  • Kittens sleep about 18 hours a day.
  • Kittens should be 12 weeks old before they are adopted to a new home.
  • Kitten’s whiskers are as long as their body is wide.
  • Kittens have 26 teeth.
  • Kitten kneading is likely a throw back to the days of nursing with the mother cat.
  • At the age of 1 year, a cuddly kitten is no longer a baby and is called a cat.

How to observe Cuddly Kitten Day

There are lots of ways to celebrate Cuddly Kitten Day.  Here are a few ideas to help honor this day.Basket of Cuddly Kittens

  • Head to the Animal Shelter to see if there is a cuddly kitten looking for a new home.
  • Not looking to adopt? Volunteer at the shelter if they need help and be sure to cuddle all the kittens!
  • Snuggle up with your child and your kitten and ready the book If you See a Kitten.
  • Celebrate the day by cuddling with your kitten, or find a friend who will share the love with you.
  • Spend the afternoon doing the jigsaw puzzleCuddly Kittens, and be sure to take breaks to cuddle with your own kitten.
  • Share photos of you cuddling with your kitten on Facebook or Instagram.
  • Consider adopting a black cat or kitten. For several reasons, they are more likely to be euthanized at shelters. Find out more in this Black Cat Appreciation Day post.
  • If your cuddly kitten is black, you’ll be sure to want to share my Black Cat Quotes today.
  • Use the hashtag #CuddlyKittenDay to spread the word about the day on social media. Here is a tweet to get you started:
Get ready for some purring and tummy scratching. Today is #CuddlyKittenDay! Who doesn't love feline fun? 😸🙀🐱 Click To Tweet

More National Days This month

Be sure to also check out these other National Days this Month:cuddly Kitten and National Puppy Day are celebrated on March 23

And don’t forget National Pet Day coming up soon on April 11! 

There are close to 2000 National Days in the year and over 150 of them are celebrated in February.

To see them all,  have a look at this post to discover more about the National Days in March, as well as the March Printable Calendar of National Days.

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