June 4 is National Hug Your Cat Day, and while we advocate this loving action every day, it's the purr-fect time to spoil Kitty through embraces and other means. We've rounded up our favorite feline-coddling tips to help you spoil her to your heart's content.
Make Sweet Overtures
If Kitty's a little flighty, then make sure your approach is slow and calm. And educate your friends about how best to say hello  and avoid unnecessary scratches!
Pick Her Up Gently
Some cats don't love being manhandled. Learn the best way to cradle your kitty , and she'll be one happy camper!
Make Playtime Fun!
If you're considering throwing in the towel when Kitty's not into her toys, don't fret: we have a few tips  for making playtime yay-time!
Lavish Her With Catnip
Show Kitty how much you care with a sprinkling of catnip  on her kitty furniture. Look for organic catnip at the store, or grow your own!
Get Rid of Dandruff
Flakes in Kitty's fur may signify a deficiency of vitamins, minerals, or fatty acids. If you know that nothing serious is wrong, then try a fish oil supplement  to get her coat back in gleaming condition.
Go For a Walk
Even indoor kitties like a turn in the big outdoors. Get your feline friend used to being on a leash early , and get out to enjoy the Summer weather!
Keep Your Home Sneeze-Free
It's tough to pamper your kitty if you can't get near her! If your allergies are acting up, then try a few quick grooming techniques  to keep dander at bay.