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A 7-Year-Old Invented The Perfect Holiday For Dog Lovers And It's Gone Completely Viral

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When it comes to holidays, we all know of the big ones, right? There's obviously Christmas, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Easter, and a few others that get a lot of attention, but the one you should care about today is brand new.

Wolfenoot was created by a 7-year-old boy in New Zealand, and it's the holiday you didn't know you needed until this moment.

It's a simple concept, one that is so pure and sweet that when his mother shared it with the world it went absolutely viral.

Jax Goss first tweeted about her son's creation back in September, but now the day is here! It's officially Wolfenoot!

So what exactly is Wolfenoot?

These were the details from Goss when she introduced us all to our new favorite holiday.

My son has invented a holiday called Wolfenoot.

It is when the Spirit of the Wolf brings and hides small gifts around the house for everyone. People who have, have had, or are kind to dogs get better gifts than anyone else.

You eat roast meat (because wolves eat meat) and cake decorated like a full moon.

A holiday to the spirit of wolves that celebrates people who are kind to dogs? I can 100% get behind this. So we will be celebrating Wolfenoot. It’s on the 23rd November if anyone else is moved to celebrate it.  If you do, please post pics, so he can see how his idea has spread.

This holiday takes place every November 23rd because as her son explained, "There's a whole story about the great wold and how he died and how now his spirit brings gifts on the anniversary of his death."

Celebrating Wolfenoot

So if you want to celebrate, you can are supposed to eat some nice roasted meat to honor the wolves' diet. However, on her Wolfenoot website she explained that vegetarians shouldn't be discouraged from participating and obviously should feel free to modify the meal as they need to.

"I think the driving spirit of the thing is the 'being kind to animals' bit, not the 'eating roast beast' bit. Just adapt the meal to suit your own tastes/needs and go for it!"

Even if you don't have a dog you can still participate. As long as you are nice to dogs, you qualify to get a visit from the Spirit of the Wolf.

There is an official event on Facebook you can join so you can see everyone's awesome celebrations and cakes honoring the full moon and the Spirit of the Wolf.

You can also follow along on Twitter to see all the exiting things that Wolfenoot will bring.

People love Wolfenoot

Everyone online seemed to go absolutely wild for Wolfenoot. While it happens to fall on Black Friday this year, it seems like there are thousands of people who would much rather celebrate their love of dogs than fighting the crowds for sales.

So, what do you think? Are you ready to accept this brand new amazing holiday? Let's get in on the ground floor everyone! Happy Wolfenoot!

Source - Wolfenoot / Facebook - Wolfenoot / Time

Don't forget to be nice to dogs so the Spirit of the Wolf will come visit you!

Tanya has been writing for Shared for two years. She spends too much time thinking about dogs, Marvel movies, and ice cream. You can reach me at tanya@shared.com