Today is NATIONAL HAIRBALL AWARENESS DAY!!!

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National Hairball Awareness Day is observed annually on the last Friday in April. This day is listed as one of the Pet Health Awareness Events of the American Veterinary Medical Association.  The formation of hairballs is a common feline condition that is brought on by self-grooming and the associated ingestion of hair.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Observe National Hairball Day by becoming educated about this condition. Visit http://www.hillspet.com/our-company/national-hairball-awareness-day.html to learn about things you can do to prevent your cat from developing hairballs.  Share your love for your cat using #HairballAwarenessDay on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to find the origin of National Hairball Awareness Day.

(Source: http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-hairball-awareness-day-last-friday-in-april/)