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When she was two, Fiona regularly said "Talk about it more!" to express her desire to know more about whatever we were discussing.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Cat show

Yesterday on our way out to Annie Rose's house to pick up Fiona after a post-art camp afternoon of of play, Nora and I passed a big sign that read "Cat Show." Somehow, despite almost forty years of being more of a dog person, I have given birth to two cat lovers. So we decided to check out the cat show today.

If you've never been to a show like this before, it is truly very interesting. We watched many types of judging and wandered between table after table of really striking, extremely expensive felines. I tried to take a picture at one of the judging rings but realized that the battery was still at home in the charger. D'oh.

Surprisingly, the three of us found a cat that we all could agree on: the Savannah. That cat looked just like the servals we see in the new zoo exhibit, and we love those. I looked up Savannahs once we got home. It figures we like them, as Savannahs cost between $1000-$25,000 depending upon how much serval is in their bloodline. No wonder they look like servals! They're often described as dog-like and make great pets if you have that much expendible income lying around. Then again, our two shelter cats are great pets, too.


2 Comments:

At 12:57 PM, Blogger Jessie said...

My best friend from home's mom pretty much runs the cat show. So my best friend was working there all day. I told her to look out for you when Mom Mary's facebook stalking told me you were going. She shows the Mainecoons aka the giant fluff ball cats.

 
At 10:05 PM, Blogger JCB said...

That kitty looks like Zoe! Fiona and Nora, come meet Zoe and meet a real savannah-like kitty who did not cost money!

 

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