Remember Me Thursday Honors Shelter Pets–Don’t Miss #RememberMeThursday Contest


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“All of the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” A time to take the words of Saint Francis of Assisi to heart, Remember Me Thursday is a day to light the way for a better future for homeless dogs and cats. 

Taking place on September 23, join animal lovers from more than 190 countries to help the world #SeeTheLight about the need to choose the option of pet adoption. 

Celebrity Luminaries Shine a Spotlight on Remember Me Thursday

For the ninth year stars have aligned to take part in and promote Remember Me Thursday. 

Following the footsteps of such animal-loving luminaries as Katherine Heigl, Kristen Chenoweth, Wynonna, Carrie Ann Inaba, reality personality Bethenny Frankel and actress Jennie Garth of Beverly HIlls 90210 fame, Brittany Aldean (animal advocate and wife of country music star Jason Aldean) has taken on the title of spokesperson for this year’s event.

Brittany Aldean wife of country music star Jason Aldean is the 2021 title spokesperson of Remember Me Thursday
2021 Remember Me Thursday® Official Spokesperson Brittany Aldean with her beloved pups – Saint and Mia.

“To know that you have altered the course of an innocent animal’s life by giving them a chance to live happily and healthily is one of the best things you can do. I am so excited to be the Remember Me Thursday spokesperson and cannot wait to help everyone #SeeTheLight on the importance of rescuing animals!”

Brittany Aldean

Other famous fans of our four-legged friends who will illuminate the date for Remember Me Thursday include:

  • David Backes
  • Kristin Bauer
  • Linda Blair
  • Dr. Marty Becker
  • Ashley Bell
  • Bryan Bickell
  • Mark Buehrle
  • Jeff Carter
  • Kristin Chenoweth
  • Bo Derek
  • Wendy Diamond
  • Greg Evans 
  • Bethenny Frankel
  • Kevin Frazier
  • Jackson Galaxy
  • Tamar Geller
  • Debbie Gibson
  • Jack Hanna
  • Katherine Heigl
  • Liam Hendriks
  • Elaine Hendrix
  • Carrie Ann Inaba
  • Daymond John
  • Wynonna Judd
  • Diane Keaton
  • Kevin Kiermaier
  • Anze Kopitar 
  • Bonnie-Jill Laflin
  • Sandra Lee
  • Javicia Leslie
  • Jamie Little
  • Joey Logano
  • Evan Longoria
  • George Lopez
  • Andie MacDowell
  • Ross Mathews
  • Patrick McDonnell 
  • Jake Muzzin
  • Kathy Najimy
  • Ryan Newman
  • Rodney Peete
  • Pauley Perrette
  • Melissa Peterman
  • Jill Rappaport
  • Nikki Reed
  • Eric Roberts
  • Logan Ryan
  • Marc Rzepczynski
  • Amanda Schull
  • Hannah Shaw
  • Christian Siriano
  • Ian Somerhalder
  • Rick Springfield
  • Beth Stern
  • Victoria Stilwell
  • Mark Steines
  • David Tutera
  • Lou Wegner
  • Wil Wheaton
  • Larissa Wohl
  • Bellamy Young
2020 Remember Me Thursday® Official Spokesperson Jennie Garth.

Some of our favorite high-profile pals with paws are also using their star wattage to help their fellow animals in need, including:

  • Alien Cat Matilda
  • Baloo
  • Bamboo
  • Belarus the Cat
  • Boogie Shoes
  • Chewie
  • Chi Chi
  • Chloe
  • Choupette’s Diary
  • Cole and Marmalade
  • Cooper
  • Fugee
  • Josh
  • Justin Fire Survivor
  • Kitten Faces
  • Lil BUB
  • Louie
  • Memphis
  • Mimo & Kirry
  • Molly Happiness
  • Monty Boy
  • Mork
  • Mr. Bigglesworth
  • My Cat Kyle
  • Nala Cat
  • Norbert
  • Paddington
  • Piglet
  • Purrminators
  • Sauerkraut Kitty
  • Smus
  • Spencer
  • Stevie
  • Sunglass Cat
  • Tango
  • Tuna
  • Venus
  • White Coffee Cat
  • Worried Cat (a.k.a Bum)

#RememberMeThursday Contest

Tell your dog or cat’s tale, include a photo of your four-legged friend, and you might win both funds and food for your favorite animal rescue organization. You’ll find all the details on the #RememberMeThursday Contest page including more on the prizes:

  • 1st place – $5,000 monetary prize, 1,000 pounds of Blue Buffalo pet food and 100 Kong toys
  • 2nd Place – $2,500 monetary prize, 1,000 pounds of Blue Buffalo pet food and 100 Kong toys
  • 3rd place – $1,000 monetary prize, 1,000 pounds of Blue Buffalo pet food and 100 Kong toys

If you post a photo of Fido or Fluffy on social media, be sure to include the hashtags #RememberMeThursday and #SeeTheLight.

This election year the public can also cast their vote for an individual to be the People’s Choice Winner; that will will receive:

  • Remember Me Thursday swag
  • a gift basket brimming with the winner’s choice of dog or cat toys, gear and accessories.
  • Head to the #RememberMeThursday contest page for more details!

*Prizes are sponsored by Blue Buffalo, Naturally Fresh, and Save This Life!

Photo Credit: Helen Woodward Animal Center