Sun, 27 Sep 2020

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- August 8th marks International Cat Day. Created in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, the International Cat Day is a day to raise awareness for cats and learn about ways to help and protect them. For cat lovers all over the world, the International Cat Day is a fine occasion to learn, get involved and celebrate cats.

A pet cat is seen at the Chengdu International Pet Expo in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)


A cat owner shows off her cat during the Houston Cat Club Annual Charity Cat Show in Houston, Texas of the U.S., Jan. 11, 2020. (Photo by Qiu Ma/Xinhua)


A cat is seen in front of a giant mural painting dedicated to healthcare workers in the Besiktas district in Istanbul, Turkey, on Aug. 6, 2020. (Photo by Yasin Akgul/Xinhua)


A resident leaves home with her pet cat at a community in Xiling District of Yichang City, central China's Hubei Province, March 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)


A child tries to pet a cat during a pet show in Abbotsford, Canada, Feb. 16, 2020. (Photo by Liang Sen/Xinhua)


A cat is seen at a residential house on Liuxing Street in Yining City, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 4, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)


A pet cat is seen with its medal during the Cat Show of the 2019 Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto, Canada, on Aug. 25, 2019. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)


A woman holding her cat participates in a cat's costume contest during Flora and Fauna Festival at Taman Hutan Raya in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, Nov. 3, 2019. (Photo by Septianjar/Xinhua)


A cat participates in a cat's costume contest during Flora and Fauna Festival at Taman Hutan Raya in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, Nov. 3, 2019. (Photo by Septianjar/Xinhua)


Photo taken on Nov. 4, 2019 shows "the Royal Cat Family in the Forbidden City" themed cultural creations in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Ma Xiaodong)


A Bengal cat is seen at an international cat exhibition in Zagreb, Croatia, on March 3, 2019. (Xinhua/Igor Kralj)


A cat is seen during a cat exhibition in Warsaw, Poland, Feb. 17, 2019. (Xinhua/Jaap Arriens)


A cat participates in a cat's costume contest during Flora and Fauna Festival at Taman Hutan Raya in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, Nov. 3, 2019. (Photo by Septianjar/Xinhua)■









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