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National Meow Like a Pirate Day

Ahoy matey! National Meow Like a Pirate Day is here - dress up your furry friend in the cutest pirate costume and share their purrfect pics with us!
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Ahoy, me hearties! Get ready to celebrate National Meow Like a Pirate Day on Sept. 19! This playful holiday was created in 2002 by two feline-loving pirate enthusiasts who wanted to pay homage to their beloved furry friends. Every year since then, cat owners and pirate fans alike have been coming together for a purrfect day of celebrating the bond between cats and pirates everywhere.

History of National Meow Like a Pirate Day

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<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2002</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Inception of the Holiday</div><div class='timeline-text'>Two ardent feline fans instituted National Meow Like a Pirate Day, a unique celebration of cats and pirates.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Online Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>The holiday gained attention from major online cat communities, promoting the day through various digital platforms.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Charity Involvement</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cat-based charities and rescue organizations began to promote and celebrate the day, using it to raise funds for feline welfare.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Merchandise Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>Merchandise like t-shirts, mugs, and calendars featuring pirate-clad cats were released to celebrate the unique day.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Global Celebration</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Meow Like a Pirate Day became a global sensation, recognized and celebrated by cat lovers worldwide.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Meow Like a Pirate Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Dress your cat up like a pirate</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Grab an eye patch and a tiny pirate hat for your kitty, and take lots of pictures to remember the day. Your cat might not be too thrilled about the outfit, but it'll be worth it for the memories.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a pirate pawty</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite all of your cat's friends over for some pirate-themed fun. Serve seafood treats, play games with piratey prizes, and make sure everyone leaves with a pirate scarf or hat.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Set sail on an adventure</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take your cat on a walk around the neighborhood and play make believe that you're sailing on the high seas looking for treasure. Your cat will love being part of your adventure.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Post meowy pirate messages</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Write meowy messages in Pirate lingo and post them around your house or wherever your feline family hangs out. You can also post them online to share with other cats who are celebrating.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a meowy video</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Make a silly video starring your cat as the meowy pirate captain of his own ship. Get creative with costumes, props, and sound effects, then share it with the world!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Meow Like a Pirate Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Meow like a Pirate Day is fun</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Meow Like A Pirate Day on September 19th is a great way to let your inner pirate out and have a good time. Whether you dress up as a pirate or just talk like one to your cats, it's sure to be an enjoyable experience for the entire family!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It promotes animal welfare</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>By celebrating National Meow Like A Pirate Day, we are raising awareness about animals in need and encouraging people to adopt or foster homeless cats. It also helps raise funds for animal shelters so they can continue to provide care and shelter for these furry friends!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Fostering aids kitties in need of homes</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>In many cases, cats don't find their forever home until they live with someone else for a while. Fostering helps socialize cats and kittens so they are more likely to get adopted into loving families. This makes National Meow Like A Pirate Day the perfect time to show some love towards our four-legged friends in need!</p></div></div>

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When is National Meow Like a Pirate Day?

National Meow Like a Pirate Day is celebrated on September 19 every year. In 2024, National Meow Like a Pirate Day will occur on a Thursday.

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