Hug Ya Cat! Because the Calendar and All These Famous Thinkers Said So
Celebration is the spice of life! Wait… that’s not it. But in a way, it kind of is, isn’t it? Celebrations big and small, internal and external, are what keep us going. They brighten our days and give us something to look forward to! That’s why, here at Wave we support your right to celebrate little victories and any wacky and wonderful holidays to which you might adhere.
For instance…National Hug Your Cat Day!!!!
That’s right my feline fanatics. TODAY, June 4th, is that day. I truly don’t know who decides these things, and frankly I don’t care. Because cat lovers are happy for any excuse that allows us to stay home and be weird with our cats. And even though those sassy babies might act like our hugs and kisses are an insult to their majesty… we know they love us.
Dog people? Perhaps I’m losing you? Hear me out! The ancient egyptians worshipped and revered cats. Classic authors, polymaths and scientists have honored them. We are in good company, I assure you. So in honor of National Hug Your Cat Day, and all the great kitties out there, here are eight cat-loving quotes from some of history’s greatest minds.
“About our argument tonight, whatever it was about and no matter how unhappy it made us feel, remember that there is a cat somewhere adjusting to the space of itself with a delightful wonderment of easiness. in other words magic persists without us no matter what we do against it.” Charles Bukowski
“Time spent with cats is never wasted.” Sigmund Freud
“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” Leonardo DiVinci
“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.” Ernest Hemingway
“What greater gift than the love of a cat?” Charles Dickens
“I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” Jean Cocteau
“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” Albert Schweitzer“
“If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.” Mark Twain
Why are you still reading!? Find a cat and hug it!