How are other Americans showing their cats respect? NationalToday.com conducted a Respect Your Cat Day Survey by asking 1,000 cat owners about their relationship with their cats. Here are the top 5 ways Americans show their cats respect:
- Petting (83%)
- Verbal Praise (78%)
- Treats (65%)
- Pick up to hug or hold (62%)
- Gifts (16%)
Cats must be putting in overtime because 64% of Americans say that they would rather spend time with their cat than their significant other. 44% of Americans say they prefer cats over friends. 2 in 5 Americans say they'd rather spend time at home with their cat than go out with friends. And 1 in 5 people say that they've used their cats as an excuse to get out of activities they don't want to do.
I can't say that I've ever personally used my cats as an excuse, but who knows - maybe one day. 😉
So how are Americans going to celebrate Respect Your Cat Day today? NationalToday.com asked survey respondents how they plan to celebrate:
- Take naps (83%)
- Spend time together (67%)
- Watch movies or TV (56%)
We'll probably celebrate with an extra treat and play time. You can learn more about Respect Your Cat Day and how to celebrate with your cat at NationalToday.com - America's favorite online destination to commemorate quirky and fun holidays. While you're there, you can learn about other fun holidays and discover new ways to celebrate everyday!
How will you celebrate Respect Your Cat Day?