June 2023 Pawlidays
All Month Long:
Pet Preparedness Month
Adopt a Cat Month
Foster a Pet Month
Social PETworking Month
4: Hug Your Cat Day
19: Garfield the Cat Day
19: Take Your Cat to Work Day
24: Cat World Dominion Day
Throughout June: Humane Society’s #MoreThanaPet Campaign
This campaign continues to raise money for pet parents who don’t have the money or access for pet supplies and vet care. Every photo shared equals one bowl of food for pets in underserved communities. Visit morethanapet.humanesociety.org to learn more about the campaign and to share the story of what your pet means to you. Every photo shared equals one bowl of food for pets in underserved communities.
3: TNR Certification Workshop
If you’re ready to be part of the solution for feral and stray cats in your neighborhood, check out the Community Cats Podcast’s Trap-Neuter-Return Certification Workshop, which helps people learn how to help lost, abandoned or homeless cats and kittens, as well as implement TNR in their community. Presented in partnership with Neighborhood Cats, the workshop takes place from 2 to 4:30 p.m. EST, and registration costs $10. All experience levels are welcome. Learn more about the workshop here.
3-4: TICA Cat Show – Texas
Gulf Coast Feline Foundation presents its TICA-sponsored Spring Feline Fling show, featuring more than 200 cats in eight Allbreed and four Specialty rings. Takes place at Fort Bend County Fairgrounds in Rosenberg, Texas. Learn more here.
3-4: CFA Cat Show – Maryland
Colonial Annapolis Cat Fanciers presents Cat-Amaranin’ on the Chesapeake show, a CFA Allbreed show, featuring more than 200 cats in seven Allbreed, one Specialty and eight Household Pet rings. Takes place at Tall Cedars of Lebanon in Parkville, Maryland. Learn more here.
4: Petco Flagship Grand Opening
Petco will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. EST for the grand opening of its new Union Square flagship, a unique one-stop health and wellness destination for pets, in New York City. The new two-story, 25,000 square-foot pet care center combines the best of Petco’s physical and digital offerings, including a full-service veterinary hospital and curated merchandise assortment for a complete pet care experience. The ceremony will be followed by the Paws in the Park party and adoption event at noon. Petco Love will bring together more than 20 local animal welfare partners to help hundreds of adoptable pets find loving homes. Learn more here.
9-11: 2023 Online Kitten Conference
This virtual convention is for anyone who wants to create a better future for the tiniest felines. The kitten-focused event is presented by The National Kitten Coalition in partnership with the Community Cats Podcast. The three-day virtual gathering features presentations by experts on raising and saving kittens, setting up and managing kitten-centered shelter programs and much more. You’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable insights and have your questions answered by knowledgeable leaders in the animal welfare community. Registration is $75. Learn more about the event here.
10-11: CFA Cat Show – Texas
10-11: CFA Cat Show – Ohio
Great Lakes Region presents Ice Cream Social, a CFA-sponsored show featuring more than 200 cats in six Allbreed rings, two Specialty rings and eight Household Pet rings. Takes place at Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. Learn more here.
10-11: CFA Cat Show – Virginia
Star City Cat Fanciers and Central Carolina Cat Fanciers invite you to celebrate Champagne and Roses CFA Southern Region Awards Show, featuring more than 200 cats. Takes place at the Berglund Center in Roanoke, Virginia. Learn more here.
17-18: TICA Cat Show – Missouri
17-18: CFA Cat Show – Illinois
The Havana Brown Fanciers presents Top Hat and Tails, a CFA-sponsored show featuring more than 200 cats. Takes place at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building in Springfield, Illinois. Learn more here.
24-25: TICA Cat Show – Alabama
North Alabama Feline Fanciers presents its annual Championship and Household Pet Cat Show, a TICA-sponsored show featuring more than 100 cats. Takes place at Jaycee’s Building in Huntsville, Alabama. Learn more here.