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Purr-fect puzzles for International Cat Day

Celebrated yearly on the 8th of August, International Cat Day, also known as World Cat Day, is a day to raise awareness for cats and learn about ways to help and protect them.

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Aleksandra Strzelichowska (opens in new window) (Europeana Foundation)

Celebrated yearly on the 8th of August, International Cat Day, also known as World Cat Day, is a day to raise awareness for cats and learn about ways to help and protect them.

Let's start with a bit of art hiss-tory. There are so many ways to depict a cat. Can you find a purr-fect match of the artists and artworks?

You're probably able to recall various famous cats of the internet - from Grumpy Cat to Smudge, the famous cat at the table. What about this memory game with cats from medieval manuscripts?

Easy? Fur-midable, you're so claw-ver! If you want to see them in detail, check them out here.

We also have a jigsaw puzzle for you. How quick can you complete it?

Hungry for more paw-some content? We love this cat-titude! A gallery of cultural cats is waiting for you here.

Feature image: Six kittens in a canopied bed woken by a mouse; three candles in the foreground, George Hope Tait, Wellcome Collection, CC BY