National Pumpkin Day

National Pumpkin Day

National Pumpkin Day It’s October and we all know what that means! Pumpkins are taking over! From food and drinks to contests and festivals, pumpkins are the star of the month, and rightly so. Pumpkins are an important part of the American culture, and for years, they’ve been recognized as the main symbol of Halloween and the face of autumn. Can you imagine Halloween without Jack-O’-Lanterns? Or, enjoy the autumn season without getting your fix of pumpkin pie? I bet not! That’s why every year, on the 26th of October, we celebrate National Pumpkin Day. It’s a special day where […]

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National Reptile Awareness Day

National Reptile Awareness Day

National Reptile Awareness Day A lot of us go absolutely crazy for furry animals, but let’s be honest, oftentimes we overlook—or even avoid—reptiles. They may not be as fluffy as the creatures we’re used to, but they’re just as important and deserving of recognition as any other species. Some of us may not be aware, but reptiles play a huge role in the ecosystem, and sadly, many of them are already on the brink of extinction. That’s why each year, on October 21, we celebrate National Reptile Awareness Day, a holiday where everyone is encouraged to learn about these wonderful […]

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National Feral Cat Day

National Feral Cat Day

National Feral Cat Day Let’s face it—people love cats. In fact, according to the National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), there are currently 42.7 million cat owners in the United States. Pretty insane, right? However, the number of community cats, or feral cats, are significantly higher. There’s no way of telling exactly how many there are, but in 2018, the estimated total was around 58 to 70 million in the United States alone. Now, life isn’t easy for feral cats. They constantly have to defend themselves and fight for territory, as well as food. […]

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National Dessert Day

National Dessert Day

National Dessert Day Celebrated every 14th of October, National Dessert Day is a special day where people all over the nation can indulge in their favorite desserts without feeling guilty about it. After all, it only comes once a year. So, if you’ve been craving for cake, brownies, donuts, or ice cream, then today is definitely the time to go out and have some. Don’t forget to bring your pooch along with you! Dogs love desserts, too, you know.   Top 5 Dessert Ingredient No-No’s for Dogs Since the majority of desserts are made for human consumption, many of them […]

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The Killer Whale (also known as Orca) is actually a type of dolphin.

The Killer Whale (also known as Orca) is actually a type of dolphin.

Killer Whales Orcas are often called killer whales. Though they don’t typically attack humans, this name is still well-chosen due to the animal’s ability to take down large marine animals, such as sea lions and whales. In fact, orcas will prey on almost any animal they find in the sea, in the air over the water or along the coastline. To hunt, killer whales use their massive teeth, which can grow up to 4 inches (10 centimeters) long. Size According to National Geographic, orcas are considered the largest species of the dolphin family. They weigh up to 6 tons (5,443 kilograms) […]

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National Farmers Day

National Farmers Day

National Farmers Day National Farmers Day is a holiday celebrated every 12th of October in honor of all the dedicated farmers that work tirelessly to feed and supply a nation. On this special day, everyone is encouraged to show gratitude to these local heroes in any way that they can—whether it be through supporting farmers’ markets or making charitable donations to local farms. However, let’s not forget that heroes have sidekicks, and our local farmers aren’t working alone. They have dedicated animals that work alongside them every day and help them with daily tasks, like plowing the field, transporting food, […]

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