Happy National Pet Month

May is national pet month! Did you know that about 80 million homes in America have pets, and about half of those have more than one animal family member? Join us in celebrating our furry, and not-so furry, friends this month, as we acknowledge how important our pets are in our lives. Whether it’s a cat, dog, elephant, or frog, people love animals, whether they live at the zoo, or in their own home!  We have compiled a playlist of animal songs to get you moving like a monkey and chirping like a chick, while also including some fun facts and animal jokes that’ll make you laugh like a hyena!

Did you know? 

  • Fleas can jump 350 times their body length.
  • Polar Bear skin is black!
  • 94% of pet owners say that their pet makes them smile more than once per day.
  • A dog’s sense of smell is 1,000 times greater than a human’s!
  • Slugs have 4 noses.
  • Cats have 32 muscles in each ear.
  • Fish are capable of recognizing and remembering human faces!
  • A Rabbit’s ears can rotate 270 degrees.
  • Horses can’t breathe through their mouths.
  • Kangaroos cannot walk backwards!
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Furry Funnies

  • Why are tigers terrible storytellers? Because they only have one tail!
  • What does a fish say after sharing a new idea? Let minnow what you think!
  • What’s orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot!
  • Where do cows go for entertainment? The moo-vies!
  • Why did the cats ask for a drum set? They wanted to make some Mewsic!
  • Which dog always knows what time it is? A watchdog!
  • What do you call an alligator who solves mysteries? An investigator!
  • What’s the difference between a fish and a piano? You can’t tuna fish!
  • What is more amazing than a talking dog? A spelling bee!
  • What is a cat’s favorite song? Three Blind Mice!

We hope you enjoyed these animal facts and jokes-  take time to celebrate by making music with your pets this month!
We compiled some of our favorite songs that include animals — check out our Spotify playlist below!

<–Click here to see our post celebrating all the Mainstay Therapist’s pets!

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