Mutt’s Day

Celebrated every year on July 31 and December 2. mutt /ˈmət/noun1 a stupid or insignificant person2 : a mongrel dog. Also known as: “mongrel”, “cur”, “tyke” or “hybrid” People often tend to prefer purebred dogs while mutts are having nests quite often. This results in a lot of mutts being without a forever home. In …

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Fancy Rat & Mouse Day

Celebrated every year on November 12. Fancy Rat & Mouse Day was created by the  American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association. The chose the date of November 12 because the American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association was founded on November 12 in 1983. And fancy those Rats and Mice are! There seems to be no end …

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World Numbat Day

World Numbat Day is celebrated every first Saturday in November. World Numbat Day is an initiative of Project Numbat to protect the from extinction. Numbat is not an insult. If it was, then it would be an ineffective one, because numbats ( Myrmecobius fasciatus) are incredibly cute looking creatures. This extraordinary creature is a , …

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Hug A Sheep Day

Hug A Sheep Day is celebrated every last Saturday in October. Hug A Sheep Day was created in 1993 by the Crazy Sheep Lady of Equinox Farms. The original date of October 30 was picked because it was  the birthday of Punkin, which was the name of her first sheep.Punkin was rescued from the Bluegrass …

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Hagfish Day

Hagfish Day is celebrated on the third Wednesday in October. Whale Times Inc.  created Day in 2009 to  celebrate the ‘beauty of ugly’ and to raise awareness of the importance of all animals. Regardless of their perceived beauty or cuteness. So they naturally chose the hagfish. Because you can hardly find an animal that is …

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Global Cat Day

Feral Cat Day was created in 2001 by Ally Cat Allies to raise awareness about cats. Stray cats are s in most parts of the world and therefore fit poorly in the . This is a problem for both the cats and the nature around them. One of the most harmless ways of preventing stray …

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Vet Nurse Day

Vet Nurse Day is celebrated every second Friday in October Vet Nurse Day was created in 2005 by the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) and has now grown to an entire Vet Nurse Month. Today we honor those compassionate people that assist the vets in treating our beloved animals with the best health care possible. …

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World Egg Day

Celebrated every year on the second Friday in October   World Egg Day was declared at the IEC Vienna 1996 conference. It was decided that World Egg Day would be celebrated on the second Friday in October each year. The egg has been food to us since at least millennia ago when we as omnivorous …

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Nautilus Night

Celebrated every year on October 9 Nautilus Night is the second day of the International Cephalopod Awareness Days. Most of us know about the species as the name of ‘s ship or just the very pretty shell. Not everybody knows that the nautilus is a , family of the and the .

Badger Day

Celebrated every year on October 6 Badger Day started out as a British holiday, but is gaining more global attention every year. The badger is a small omnivore of the Mustelidae family, which means they are closely related to wolverines, weasels and otters. The name “badger” comes from the old word “bageard” which refers to the …

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