Greater Baton Rouge Cat Club to host 40th Annual Cat Show

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Greater Baton Rouge Cat Club will be having its 40th Annual Cat Show at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on Saturday, March 30. The event is sponsored by IAMS. Show hours will be Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $5 adults, $3 seniors and children. Children 12 and under are free.

Two hundred and twenty five cats will be present and competing at this show. Judging will take place in seven different rings throughout the day. This will be an opportunity to see many different breeds of cats including Russian Blue, Sphynx, Maine Coons, Siamese, Oriental Shorthairs, Ragdolls, Chartruex, Persians, Siberians, and many more breeds. There is also a special category for household pets, which need not be purebreds. Final awards will be presented in each category by each judge. An overall Best of the Best will be awarded at the conclusion of all judging. Exhibitors will be bringing their cats to compete at this show from all over the country.

In addition to the cats and kittens, there will be vendors selling gift items for you and your pet, scratching posts, jewelry, toys as well as unusual items. There will also be food available.

They will have several rescue groups, Cat Haven, CAAWS, and Project Purr BR attending the show. They will be bringing cats and kittens for adoption.

For information about the show, call (225) 291-7733. You can also send email requests to Detailed directions are available by calling Lamar-Dixon at (225) 621-1700.