August 2022 Pawlidays
All Month Long:
Itchy Pet Awareness Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
8 International Cat Day
15 Check the Chip Day
17 National Black Cat Appreciation Day
20 International Homeless Animals’ Day
22 National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
28 Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
30 National Holistic Pet Day
6-7: Midwest T.G.I.F. Fanciers & National Birman Fanciers Cat Show
Sponsored by CFA, these two shows will feature more than 200 cat breeds with four Allbreed, two Specialty and six Household Pet rings. The show takes place at the Purina Event Center in Gray Summit, Missouri. For more information, click here.
7: TNR Certification Workshop
Community Cats Podcast, in partnership with Neighborhood Cats will host their monthly Trap-Neuter-Return Certification Workshop, which helps people learn how to help lost, abandoned or homeless cats and kittens. The workshop covers best practices for TNR and colony management, including planning and preparation for successful trapping. It takes place from 2 to 4:30 EST, and registration costs $10, which includes access to the recorded session, handouts and certificate. Learn more about the workshop here.
12-14: “It’s the Cat’s Meow” Cat Show
Presented by Nulo, this fun-packed cat festival is all about the spirit of cats, pop and art. Check out the cat playgrounds, artists, music, photo ops, artisans, cat adoptions and more. A portion of profits benefits participating cat organizations. The event takes place at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier in San Diego, California. Learn more at popcats.org.
13-14: “Tropical Escape” Cat Show
19-21: Mid-Atlantic Regional Cat Show
Presented by Central Jersey Cat Fanciers, this TICA-sponsored, three-day show will feature 18 rings as well as two Champion Congresses. Takes place at the Plymouth Meeting Mall in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Learn more here.
Canada’s most influential feline festival is back as an in-person event. Presented by Catit, it’s a full-day festival of all things feline and includes food, music, presentations, face painting, prizes. You can check out the adoption area with rescue kitties or come to see the celebrity cats at their meet and greets. For more information, visit meowfest.com.
20-21: “A Weekend at the Beach” Cat Show
Presented by Rebel Rousers Cat Club and sponsored by CFA, this show will feature more than 200 cats with six Allbreed, two Specialty and eight Household Pet Rings. Takes place at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds in Lawrenceville, Georgia. For more information, click here.
27: “Sunshine & Shadows” Cat Show
Opposites Attract Cat Club presents this CFA-sponsored show featuring more than 200 cats in five Allbreed and one Specialty ring. Takes place at the Glendale Civic Auditorium in Glendale, California. Learn more about the show here.
27-28: “Cloud Nine” Cat Show
N.E.M.O. (New England Meow Outfit, Inc.) invites you to its 9th CFA Allbreed and Household Pet cat show, sponsored by CFA. See more than 100 cats and enjoy the cat-and-owner costume contest on Sunday. Takes place at the VERVE Hotel Boston in Natick, Massachusetts. For more information, click here.
27-28: “For the Love of Cats” Denver Cat Show
Presented by Econo Cat Club, this CFA-sponsored show will feature 12 show rings, Allbreed Congress and Junior Exhibitor ring. Takes place at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Event Center in Aurora, Colorado. Learn more here.