October 16th Special Days - Featuring 23+ Cat Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | 0 comments
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October 16th is... Global Cat Day / National Feral Cat Day, Thank Your Cleaner Day, National Cut Up Your Credit Card Day, Restart A Heart Day, First Birth Control Clinic Opened (1916), National Learn a Word Day, National Department Store Day, Blog Action Day, World Anesthesia Day (1846), National Dictionary Day, Noah Webster's Birthday, Steve Jobs Day, National Liqueur Day, World Spine Day, World Food Day, National Sports Day, Pope John Paul II Day (Poland), St. Gall's Day, St. Hedwig's Day

First Birth Control Clinic Opened (19116), Pope John Paul II Day (Poland)

More Special Days: Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day/BRA Day, Hagfish Day, Global Dignity Day, National Boss Day/Boss's Day/Bosses Day/National Boss's Day, Love Your Body Day, National Fossil Day™, National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day, National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day, Information Overload Day/Information Overload Awareness Day, National Fossil Day, Love Your Body Day, International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating, Global Ethics Day, National Nude Food Day (Australia), Missouri Day (Missouri)

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

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Image: A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life, by James Bowen (Author). Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books (July 30, 2013)Global Cat Day / National Feral Cat Day
- With your help, the goal is to get 100,000 people to promise to be allies to cats and support compassionate policies that protect cats in their communities. They are rallying people around the world to take the pledge to speak up for the cats in their communities and show kindness for all catkind.

Read: A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life
-- When street musician James Bowen found an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building, he had no idea how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London, barely making enough money to feed himself, and the last thing he needed was a pet. Yet James couldn't resist helping the strikingly intelligent but very sick animal, whom he named Bob. He slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining that he would never see him again. But Bob had other ideas...

Image: A4Pet Outdoor Weatherproof Cat House/Condo/ShelterOutdoor Weatherproof Cat House/Condo/Shelter -- Weatherproof, keep rain, wind or snow out to provide a safe and warm shelter for feral cats. Comes with a vacation balcony, cat could eat, snap, sleep on it or on the roof. It is also suitable for indoor use, the cat house is painted with water-based paint and made of Natural cedar. Easy to put together, all screw holes are pre-drilled.

Image: Save The Birds Stray Cat Cigarette Case Wallet Business Card HolderSave The Birds Stray Cat Card Holder -- Case hold ID cards, business cards or other things. Case can hold about 18 to 20 cigarettes. Metal with two hinged sides. Opens through a side push button. Image is protected by clear epoxy.

Image: Feral Cat SanctuaryFeral Cat Sanctuary -- This shelter is designed specifically for feral cats. Constructed of Cedar a natural flea and insect repellant, open so the cat will not feel trapped. The cat is warmed with a 150-watt infrared bulb in the top covered by a grill to be safe. Then there is a durable heating pad in the bottom. Includes straw bedding heaped up around the sides to insulate the cat. The roof overhangs several inches on all sides to keep out the rain.

Cat Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Taming Feral Cats - 10 Easy Steps: Gaining Their Trust and Love | Kindle Edition | by Michael Gorman (Author). Publication Date: December 15, 2016
Taming Feral Cats - 10 Easy Steps
Amazon Freebies:

🐱 Free Feral Cat ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🐱 Read Feral Cat ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🐱 Free Cat apps

🐱 Free Cat games

🐱 Free Cat magazines

🐱 Listen to Cat Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🐱 Watch Cat Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🐱 Listen to Cat Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🐱 Free Alexa Skills | Cat




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🐱 Protect the cats in your area - share your story

🐱 Alley Cat Allies' DIY Outdoor CAT Shelters

🐱 Build a Feeding Station

🐱 Animals Coloring Page - alley cat

🐱 Alley Cat Educational Materials

🐱 Cat Masks

🐱 Our Cat Activities

🐱 Cats Coloring Pages

🐱 Free printable health record for your cat

🐱 I wish I was a cat printable wall art

🐱 FREE Printable Cat Valentine Cards - Thirty Handmade Days

🐱 Cat Bookmarks - Mr. Printables

🐱 Pete the Cat Saves Christmas Printables - Making Learning Fun

🐱 Hand puppet: Cat (free printable) - Printables.se



First Birth Control Clinic Opened
- In 1916, Margaret Sanger, Fania Mindell, and Ethel Burne opened the first birth control clinic in the US at 46 Amboy St, Brooklyn, NY. Sanger believed that the poor should be able to control the size of their families.

World Food Day
- a worldwide event designed to increase awareness, understanding and informed, year-around action to alleviate hunger.

National Learn a Word Day
- The magic of words - explore the world of words, share, and delight in the joy of words. Learn one new word every day!

Dictionary Day
- named in honor of the birthday of that famous American wordsmith, Noah Webster. To recognize this special day, look up words using dictionaries!

National Boss Day
- to show appreciation for all bosses and to improve the relationship between employees and their bosses. In particular, younger employees often do not realize the problems bosses face in running a business.

Steve Jobs Day
- October 16th was declared Steve Jobs day by Governor Jerry Brown on Twitter shortly after Apple's co-founder and former CEO passed following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Today is a perfect opportunity to reflect upon Steve Jobs’s legacy.





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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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