Looking for a way to celebrate our feline friends this month? Here are some fun November cat activities.
NOTE: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many events have been cancelled. But here are some virtual events you can check out.
All month: Adopt a Senior Pet Month; Pet Cancer Awareness Month; Pet Diabetes Month
Nov. 1 – 7: Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week
Our local rescue and animal shelters are amazing – and we should tell them! Become a Facebook fan of your local rescue or shelter’s Facebook or Instagram pages, send a short note or — even better — volunteer!
Saturday, Nov. 7: Meowfest(ive) – The Holiday Edition
The creators of meowfest Virtual got so much pawsitive feedback from the virtual event in July, they’re doing another one – with a festive twist! A general admission ticket will give you access to all existing panels, vendor deals and workshops, plus most of the brand-new content that will be released on Nov. 7. Don’t miss your ticket for a private Zoom meet-and-greet with Sterling “TrapKing” Davis! Learn more at meowfest.com.
Saturday, Nov. 21: Whiskers & Whiskey
The Cat Connection is a Boston area nonprofit that rescues, fosters and adopts out cats; cares for local feral colonies; and ensures that more felines will live happily ever after in loving homes. On Nov. 21, The Cat Connection will be using the internet to both entertain and galvanize cat lovers worldwide with its Whiskers & Whiskey benefit, featuring a VIP room with the Kitten Lady, Hannah Shaw; a whiskey tour from Galway, Ireland; a Hollywood FX demonstration; a pianist from the Israeli Chamber Project; and much more. The event goes from 7 to 10:30 p.m. EST.
Thursday, Nov. 26: Happy Thanksgiving!
We humans love all the yummy food that comes with this holiday. While you might be tempted to let your kitty indulge, too, lots of Thanksgiving foods can be harmful to our feline friends. Check out www.catster.com/lifestyle/a-safe-thanksgiving-with-cats to find out how to keep Thanksgiving safe for your cats.
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