Attending a cat show is a unique and fun experience. Whether this is the first time you have attended a show or a seasoned veteran, N.E.M.O. welcomes you! At the show expect to see amazingly beautiful cats competing for ribbons and points! Cat lovers will be mesmerized to see top representatives from every breed compete in 4 simultaneous, active judging ring on both Saturday and Sunday. These extraordinary cats will be judged according to CFA breed standards by certified judges in four classes: Championship, Premiership (neutered cats), Kitten (4-8 months), and Household Pets. Spectators are encouraged to watch and talk to exhibitors and CFA Ambassadors about various ribbons and standards. CFA Ambassadors are identifiable as they wear large “Ask Me” buttons displayed prominently on clothing or benching areas.
ADMISSION & SHOW TIMES
- $8 for Adults
- $6 for Children 5-12 and Seniors
- One Child under 12 free with each Adult admission
- Show Times
- Saturday from 11 to 5
- Sunday from 9 to 4
CAT AGILITY COMPETITION
With the encouragement of their owners, cats willingly navigate various obstacles such as jumps, tunnels and weave poles. Ringmaster will be Niki Feniak, a certified CFA ringmaster and club member who will be coming from New Jersey to assist the club.
PET ME CATS
Keep an eye out for the "Pet Me" signs identifiable throughout the show hall by large orange pennant-type flags. People are encouraged to come pet and enjoy these well-socialized cats. Some are household pets who have been retired from the show circuit; others are retired pedigreed cats who enjoy being back in the show hall. Please come and enjoy them!
Please be sure to visit our purrfect activities for kids including cat crafts, coloring pages, games, and a chance to see how many cat breeds you can identify at out Kitten Corner.
CONTESTS AND GAMES
Don’t miss our “Finding NEMO” fish hunt game, the chance to vote for your favorite cat to win Spectators’ Choice, and the ever popular Cat-and-Exhibitor Costume Contest. Scheduled for Sunday at approximately 1 PM, this is one event you don’t want to miss.
The Sturbridge Host Hotel will be offering a concession stand for snacks and lunch as well as the Paws Awhile Cafe where your lunch can be eaten in a quiet area before returning to the show.