Despite their characteristically independent attitude, cats domesticated themselves. Millions of years ago they wandered up to human’s fires, begging for scraps, and decided to stay for the free food. Isn’t that just like a cat? In June, we smother our furry feline friends with affection they may try to escape. Welcome to National Hug Your Cat Month! May your day be full of purring, cat hair on your clothes, and face rubs on your chest.