Plush Animal Lover’s Day has been celebrated annually on October 28th of each year. Stuffed toys are loved by many people from around the world. There are much more characters available. Plush Animal Lovers Day is a day to show your extra special love and appreciation for those lovely stuffed toys. It’s a day that celebrates those who love the plush animals.
“I look at other people’s lives, and some people feel like they’re too old to play with toys. But I still go through the toy section at the store, ’cause there were toys that I wanted when I was little that I couldn’t have. So I still get them.” – Kevin Gates
History of Plush Animal Lover’s Day
The history and origin of the Plush Animal Lover’s Day are anonymous. There was a mention by an urban legend that the Teddy Bear, one of the world’s most loved plush animal pets, was invented after American President Theodore Roosevelt who refused to shoot a baby bear on a hunting trip. He also mentioned that the celebration of this Day first came about after Royal Selangor, a collectibles dealer had come up with the idea of a Teddy Bears Picnic Day during the late eighties. Soon other stuffed toys became jealous that Teddy Bears have got their celebration and demanded a special day all of their own. Thus, Teddy Bears Picnic Day has replaced with Plush Animal Lovers Day soon after.
A plush animal is a toy usually sewn from a textile, and stuffed with a soft material. It is otherwise known as plush toys, plushies, stuffed animals, soft toys, or cuddly toys. The stuffing materials commonly used are synthetic fiber batting, cotton, straw, wood wool, plastic pellets, or beans. German Steiff company was the first commercial concern to create stuffed toys in 1880. Stuffed toys are manufactured in different forms, and often they resemble animals, cartoon characters, legendary creatures, or inanimate objects.
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How to Celebrate Plush Animal Lover’s Day
Celebrating the Plush Animal Lover’s Day is very simple. Show your extra love to your plush animals and little extra care on this celebration day. Carry your favorite plush pets along with you to your school, office, or during shopping. You can buy a new plush toy on this day. You can show the world with all your plush toy collections and love towards them with a picture. Snap it and share it on social media using the hashtag #PlushAnimalLoversDay.
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