Fancy fe­lines strut their stuff at county fair­grounds

Fe­lines from across the coun­try came to event

Maryland Independent - - Front Page - By JAMIE ANFENSON-COMEAU jan­fen­son-comeau@somd­news.com

Pedi­greed and house­hold pet cats put on a purr-fect show over the week­end at the Cap­i­tal Cat Club’s cat show held Satur­day and Sun­day at the Charles County Fair­grounds.

Over 100 fe­lines from across the coun­try came to com­pete, earn­ing points to­wards ti­tles in The In­ter­na­tional Cat As­so­ci­a­tion.

A black smoke Per­sian cat is judged by Marylou An­der­son of Texas dur­ing the Cap­i­tal Cat Club cat show last week­end.

Mata­hari, a sph­ynx cat, was one of over 100 cats tak­ing part in the Cap­i­tal Cat Club cat show last week­end.

Cosette, a flame point Hi­malayan owned by Lauren Gil­vey of Raleigh, N.C., re­laxes be­tween show­ings at the Cap­i­tal Cat Club cat show last week­end.

STAFF PHO­TOS BY JAMIE ANFENSON-COMEAU Judge Lin­da­jean Grillo of Min­den, Nev., judges a Ben­gal cat named Jun­gle­trax Mar­quee At­trac­tion, owned by An­thony Hutch­er­son of Port To­bacco, at the Cap­i­tal Cat Club cat show last week­end.

Tate, a 6-month-old ex­otic short hair kit­ten, sits on owner Sue Rivero’s desk dur­ing the Cap­i­tal Cat Club cat show last week­end.

Luaren Gil­vey of Raleigh, N.C., gets her flame point Hi­malayan, Mouse, ready dur­ing the Cap­i­tal Cat Club cat show last week­end.

Judge Marylou An­der­son of Texas judges a tabby cat, named Pat­ton, owned by Gwyneth Hayes of Carlisle, Penn., in the Cap­i­tal Cat Club cat show last week­end. Pat­ton was a feral kit­ten res­cue com­pet­ing in the house­hold pet cat­e­gory.

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