What a nice show! The Oriental Shorthair Cat Association show yesterday in Kumeu was very well-run and had so many beautiful cats, I really struggled to vote for the Public Choice winner.
The final weekend of school holidays drew thousands of people to the Auckland Pet Expo, 13-14 October.
One of the biggest stands at the show was staffed by the Auckland Cat Club who had numerous cats on display – and most of the cats were available for patting, unlike at cat shows where you can look, but not touch!
What a great show last Saturday! The Auckland Cat Club put on their 69th Annual All Breeds Show at the Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre. A new feature was the judging of children’s cats, and judge Sam Pratt complimented the young cat owners on how friendly and well presented their pets were. It was an
This was an interesting bit of cat-proofing we did recently for the owners of two cats who live in a central Auckland strata unit. The challenge was to prevent their cats escaping through, or over, an aluminium fence. The fence was only 1.2m high and had large gaps.
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.
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.
Cats without microchips found roaming in sensitive environments would be killed under Auckland Council’s proposed pest eradication programme.
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.
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