According to the internet, Tuesday, October 29th is National Cat Day.   The website says it was started in 2005 to create a bigger public awareness of the number of cats that need to be rescued.

Here are some interesting Cat Facts from Animal Planet:

-Cats Sleep about 16 hours on any given day

-Cats have dreams.  They start dreaming when they reach one week old.

-Cats make about 100 different sounds.

-Cats spend nearly one-third of their waking hours cleaning themselves.

-The average house cat weighs 12 pounds.

-Cats can see anything up to 120 feet away.

There are some Southcoast shelters that have cats up for adoption right now.  For more information checkout or