June 4th Is "National Hug Your Cat Day"!
Like you need another excuse to hug your cat. If you have more than one, here's a fun challenge: try getting them all in one hug! #PicsOrItDidntHappen
National Hug Your Cat Day falls on June 4th this year, which is a Sunday. What better way to spend #SundayFunday than in a cuddle puddle with your favorite feline(s)!
In addition to the cuddly cuteness cats provide (say that 10 times fast!), cats are SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN to be good for your health! You may have heard that cat purrs can be healing - their purrs are in the 20-140 Hertz range, which have been proven to heal bone fractures, increase bone density and control pain. Interestingly, this discovery may be the key to unlocking why cats purr not only when they're happy - but they also purr when they are injured and when giving birth.
Check out this infographic which highlights some benefits of having your furry buddy close by:
And, if you need some pointers or feel like getting creative with your cat hugs, check out this article from Huffington Post on the many, many varieties of cat hugs out there. Happy Hugging y'all!