When Is National Hug A Cat Day?

The internet history of Hug A Cat Day

  National Hug A Cat Day is on the 4th of June

  1,221 tweets

  First detected on the 21st of March 2015



Is It Hug A Cat Day Today?

It's Hug A Cat day on the 4th of June.

The most recent detection of references to Hug A Cat Day was 10 months, 3 weeks ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 4th of June. In total we detected 112 total unique days being shared such as Running Day which had 7,022 people talking about it, or Hug Your Cat Day having 6,459 tweets.


How Is The Date For Hug A Cat Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Hug A Cat Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on June 4, 2015 across social media making references to 'Hug A Cat Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Donut, Cheese or Doughnut Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Hug A Cat Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


I'd Like To Promote National Hug A Cat Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Hug A Cat Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Hug A Cat Day's visibility.

Can I Register Hug A Cat Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Hug A Cat day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.



Is it National Hug A Cat Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.


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Hang On, It Was National Hug A Cat Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Hug A Cat Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Hug A Cat Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Hug A Cat day, then the date shown for National Hug A Cat Day, could come up twice :D

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On June 4th


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National Hug A Cat Day, on the 4th of June

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