Today is “Dydd Santes Dwynwen” which is Welsh for St Dwynwens Day, this national day is the Welsh equivalent to Valentine’s Day and celebrates Dwynwen (translation “she who leads a blessed life”) the Welsh saint of love. Sadly Dwynwen is no longer recognised by the Vatican as being an official saint, but that doesn’t stop us celebrating it here in Wales. So I thought it would be rather fitting to bring you a post showing images of cute and funny cats in love…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Wales
10 – Funny Pick Up Line: Are you a parking ticket? Because you’ve got fine written all over you.
FACT: The Earth’s highest mountain, Mount Everest was named after the Welshman Sir George Everest from Gwernvale in Breconshire!
9 – Funny Pick Up Line: Baby, you must be a broom, cause you just swept me off my feet.
FACT: Saint David was a Welsh Bishop during the 6th century who was later regarded as the Patron Saint of Wales! Even though he was not a true Saint at the time of being named it!
8 – Funny Pick Up Line: Well, here I am. What are your other two wishes?
FACT: Wales is the only part of the UK not to be represented on the Union Flag because at the time Wales was considered part of the Kingdom of England.
7 – Funny Pick Up Line: You are so sweet you are giving me a toothache.
FACT: The Welsh motto “Cymru am byth” means “Wales forever”, and the Welsh Anthem is “Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau” which translated means “Land Of My Fathers”.
6 – Funny Pick Up Line: If you were a booger I would pick you first.
FACT: Wales is, of course, the land of the now mythical King Arthur and home to his Castle / Fort Camelot!
5 – Funny Pick Up Line: You know what? Your eyes are the same colour as my Porsche!
FACT: Wales was once home to mathematician Robert Recorde who invented the equal sign (=) and both (+) and (-) ones into the world of maths as well.
4 – Funny Pick Up Line: If I said you had a great body, would you hold it against me?
FACT: The oldest tree in Wales is a Llangeryw Yew located in the Brecon Beacons National Park and is said to be between 4,000 and 5,000 years old!
3 – Funny Pick Up Line: Do you believe in love at first sight or do I need to walk by again?
FACT: Known to many in other parts of the UK as “Sheep Shagger Land” Wales has four times as many sheep as we do fellow humans! (And no! I have not seen, or ever heard of, anyone doing anything other than shearing and farming sheep.)
2 – Funny Pick Up Line: Life without you would be like a broken pencil…pointless.
FACT: The magnificent Millenium Stadium located in the center of Cardiff (The Capital City of Wales) has the largest retractable roof of any sports arena in the World! (Having seen it myself I know it is very impressive indeed.)
1 – Funny Pick Up Line: Apart from being sexy, what do you do for a living?
FACT: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is a village on the island of Anglesey in Wales once had the longest place-name in Europe and one of the longest place names in the world. But it had its name shortened years ago and is now just called Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll. (Which is still a mouthful for most people.)