Allbreed Cat Show
Cats in costumes? Cats with salon treatments? Sounds like the latest cute kitty photos on the internet gone viral, right? Actually you can see it all at the upcoming Allbreed Cat Show April 6 and 7 at the Animal Resource Center in Oklahoma City.
“Any cat entered in our show can also be in our costumed cat contest which will take place Saturday at noon,” said show entry clerk Lena Voerster. “It’s fun watching what owners can come up with for costumes and watching the cats actually wearing them. Can you imagine a cat in a tutu or with angel wings and a halo? It’s good fun,” Voerster added.
The costumed cat contest will be just one highlight of the show which is open to pedigreed cats and non-pedigreed household pets. Each cat will be judged eight times, with eight chances to win rosettes and points toward even bigger wins. “The pedigreed cats are judged against the Cat Fanciers Association standards of conformation written for each breed,” explained show manager Janis Walkingstick. The household pets are judged on health and beauty.
“Our show is sanctioned by the Cat Fanciers Association which is the largest cat registration association in the world,” Walkingstick explained. Forty breeds are eligible to enter CFA shows and several hundred cats are expected to be entered at our April show,“ she said. The Oklahoma City Cat Club is hosting the annual event.
In addition to watching the judging and speaking with cat breeders, spectators may visit the vendors who will have pet related items for sale. A cat rescue group will also have some pets up for adoption.
The cats show will be at the Animal Resource Center, 7949 S I-35 Service Road in Oklahoma City April 6 and 7 from 9am to 4pm each day. Adults will be charged $4.00 to enjoy the show. Seniors (65 and over) and children from 5 to 12 will be charged $3.00. There is no charge for children under five.
Where: Animal Resource Center
Address: 7949 S. I-35 Service Road