According to Wikipedia, 420, 4:20, or 4/20 (pronounced four-twenty) is a code-term that refers to the consumption of cannabis, especially around the time 4:20 p.m./a.m. (or 16:20 in some European nations) and celebrating cannabis on the date April 20 (which is 4/20 in U.S. form). If you have never heard this reference before, or think it is malarkey in one form or another, Snopes, known for its premier fact checking ability has confirmed the term as true. However, that isn’t what this is really about, rather a way to twist what some may consider a holiday of sorts into a subject relevant to the favored herb of our favorite subject, cats.
According to Wonderopolis, “The leaves and stems of the catnip plant contain an oil called “nepetalactone.” When cats smell nepetalactone, it stimulates special receptors that sense chemicals called “pheromones.
So, there you have it…and here you have a great demonstration from our friends at Furball Fables. Nothing like a little nip to keep things moving, or not, during your day.