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Happy Moments Vol. 86: Ginger cats + a day at the lake

Celebrating the ginger cats in our lives and enjoying a getaway to the lake.

DES MOINES, Iowa — It seems like there's a day for everything, and today, it's all about our vibrant feline friends.

Happy "National Ginger Cat Appreciation Day". We asked, and you shared photos of your favorite orange cats. From Cheeto, the "world's best cuddler" to Buddy the explorer, we enjoyed all the submissions. And the Animal Rescue League reminded us that they have plenty of adoptable cats if you'd like one of your own to celebrate. See them here.

We are having beautiful weather and the folks at The Willows of Marshalltown took advantage. They coordinated a boating day on Saylorville Lake for some of their residents, and it was a huge success. They said being on the water was a familiar memory for many of the residents. They had so much fun, they want to do it again. A well deserved day on the water soaking up the sun, having a Happy Moment!

Credit: The Willows of Marshalltown

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