National White Cat Day

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Welcome to the fabulous world of National White Cat Day! Prepare yourself for a purrfectly delightful celebration of our feline friends who are as soft and fluffy as clouds. You're about to embark on a whimsical journey into the internet's love affair with white cats. Get ready to have your heart captured by their elegance, charm, and undeniable cuteness.

When is White Cat Day?

It's national white cat day on the 5th September.

The Internet's Fascination with White Cats

White cats have a way of capturing our attention. With their striking coat and enchanting blue or heterochromic eyes, they create a sense of wonder and magic. And it seems the internet can't resist their charm either, as evidenced by the many mentions we've detected online.

On September 5, 2020, the internet exploded with love for white cats. People couldn't help but share adorable pictures, heartwarming stories, and hilarious videos featuring these majestic felines. It was a day filled with 'awww's and 'how adorable!'s.

But the fascination with white cats goes beyond a single day. These beautiful creatures have been capturing hearts for centuries, inspiring legends and myths across cultures. In Japanese folklore, the white cat known as 'Maneki-neko' is believed to bring good luck and fortune to its owner. Whether white cats actually possess magical powers or not, there's no denying their ability to brighten up our lives.

A Day to Celebrate Our Snowy Companions

National White Cat Day is the perfect occasion to shower our snowy companions with love and appreciation. It's a day to honor their elegance, their playful antics, and the joy they bring into our lives. Whether you have a white cat of your own or simply admire them from afar, this day is for you.

So, how can you celebrate National White Cat Day? Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Dress your white cat in a fancy bowtie or adorable costume. Snap some pictures and share them on social media using the hashtag #WhiteCatDay. Let the world revel in your cat's cuteness!
  • Create a beautiful artwork or sketch featuring a white cat as the star. Unleash your creativity and let your love for these majestic creatures shine through.
  • Visit a local animal shelter or sanctuary and consider adopting a white cat in need of a forever home. You'll not only make a difference in their life but also gain a loyal and loving companion.
  • Make a donation to an organization that works to protect and care for cats of all colors. Your contribution will help ensure that these delightful creatures receive the love and care they deserve.

Did You Know?

Did you know that white cats with blue eyes are often deaf? While it's not true for every white cat, there is a higher likelihood of deafness in those with blue eyes. It's an intriguing genetic quirk that adds to the uniqueness of these already special felines.

History behind the term 'White Cat'


Felines in folklore

During the 19th century, cats, both black and white, played significant roles in folklore and mythology across various cultures. White cats were often associated with purity, innocence, and even supernatural entities. Their striking appearance made them a subject of fascination and intrigue.


The White Cat Club

In 1930, a group of cat lovers in the United States formed an exclusive club called 'The White Cat Club.' This club focused on promoting and celebrating the beauty and uniqueness of white cats. It organized cat shows and gatherings specifically for white cat enthusiasts, fostering a sense of community among those who appreciated these elegant felines.


White Cat as a Symbol of Luck

In 1961, a famous Japanese company, Maneki-neko, popularized the concept of the 'beckoning cat' or 'lucky cat.' These cat figurines often depicted a white cat with one paw raised, believed to bring good luck, fortune, and prosperity to their owners. The white cat's image became synonymous with luck and positive vibes.


Internet Sensation

With the rise of the internet and social media, adorable and captivating images of white cats flooded platforms, captivating millions of people worldwide. Memes, viral videos, and images featuring white cats in humorous situations or displaying charming behaviors gained unprecedented popularity. White cats became icons of internet culture, further cementing their place in popular consciousness.

Did you know?

Did you know that white cats with blue eyes are often deaf?


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First identified

5th September 2020

Most mentioned on

5th September 2020

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