What’s Mew at Catster: September 2019 Events


Looking for a way to celebrate our feline friends in September? Here are some fun September 2019 cat events.

Sunday, Sept. 8: National Pet Memorial Day

Held each year on the second Sunday of September, this day of remembrance honors our pets that have passed on. Here are some ways you can celebrate your furry loved ones: donate time or money to a good cause; create a memory photo album or box of your pet’s items; write a poem or short story about your pet; get a tattoo of your furry friend.


Check out all the cool cats on film!

Wednesday, Sept. 11: Cat Video Fest 2019

It’s Lights! Camera! Action! at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, for this year’s compilation reel of the best cat videos culled from countless submissions, sourced animation, music videos and classic internet powerhouses. Is Canada a little too far? No problem! Cat Video Fest 2019 screenings take place all over the world, raising money for cats in need. Sit back, relax and have an amazing – and amewsing – time. New screenings are added regularly. Get tickets or find a showing near you at catvideofest.com.

Sunday, Sept. 22 – Saturday, Sept. 28: Deaf Pet Awareness Week

Join the many pet lovers who have found the joy in a deaf pet by fostering or adopting one. Has your pet recently gone deaf? Support deaf cats by passing the word on this week-long celebration taking place the last full week every September.


Join in the feline fun at POP Cats. Photography courtesy of POP Cats.

Saturday, Sept. 28 – Sunday, Sept. 29: POP Cats in Portland

A festival of cats, pop and art, POP Cats has expanded beyond Austin to Portland at the Oregon Convention Center. There’s so much to do and see with cat playgrounds, artists, photo ops, artisans, workshops, influencers, cat adoptions, plus lots of shopping with more than 80 exhibitors. A portion of profits benefits cat organizations. Find tickets, times and details at popcats.org.


Celebrate all things feline and help raise money for cats in need.

Saturday, Sept. 28: Fur Ball Gala and Auction

The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society (MRFRS) invites you to its 25thannual fundraising gala held at the Andover Country Club in Massachusetts. Celebrate all things feline while helping to raise money for cats in need. Enjoy great food, drink and music while checking out a live and silent auction packed with amazing items in all price ranges. Get more information on the event and organization at mrfrs.org or on Facebook @MRFRSorg.

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