We had a great time at the NZCF National Show in Wellington this past weekend. Thank you to all the organisers, volunteers, judges and exhibitors – and especially to the wonderful cats! Check out our photos. We also enjoyed a visit with Richelle and Ken at Neko-Ngeru Cat Adoption Cafe in Petone.
It’s always a pleasure to be back at the Auckland Cat Club all-breeds show. Despite stormy weather, there was a good turn-out of cats, cat owners and the public yesterday at Western Springs Gardens Community Centre. Congratulations to the winners, and thank you Marie and all the volunteers.
Well, day one is finished, and a great warm-up it was for this weekend at the North Shore Home & Garden Show. We have a spot outside with all-day sun, so we’ll be packing sunscreen and hats tomorrow. Admission to the show is only $8, so please consider dropping in and be sure to come
We’ll be at the Home & Garden Show this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Auckland North Shore Events Centre. Come and see us – and the other 220 exhibitors. You could win a $9000 outdoor kitchen!
This letter to the editor, published in the Salt Lake Tribune, offers a great summary of reasons why cats should not be allowed to roam freely. The author is a veterinarian.
Ollie the cat was one of the lucky ones. He was found in Takapuna, Auckland after disappearing five months earlier from Botany. Somehow, this one-year-old cat had made it across the Waitemata Harbour, travelling about 30km from his home.
Paddles, the famous “First Cat of New Zealand,” was killed by a car yesterday in Auckland. Paddles was a polydactyl from the SPCA, and she become a worldwide sensation on Twitter when her mum, Jacinda Ardern, became the country’s Prime Minister last month.
We hate having to repost stories like this, but if you let your cat roam, you need to be aware that there are some very vicious people out there.
Horrible, but this is what can happen to a roaming cat. Please consider keeping your cat safely contained on your own property. Two cats shot in northwest Auckland An Auckland woman is “terrified” to let her cats outside after one was shot in the leg – causing its limb to be amputated. Lee Attwell’s five-month-old
214 cats, and a few thousand cat lovers filling a slightly chilly gymnasium at the YMCA in Christchurch. That was the 2017 National Cat Show and it was a triumph of organisation by the host Canterbury All Breeds Cat Club. We were pleased to be on hand, showing the Oscillot cat fence.