Pawfest AcroCats Cat Agility Show

Your feline friend can show off how smart they are by competing in the Pawfest AcroCats Cat Agility Show!

Cats will be judged on the quality of their trick or tricks, how well they respond to their handler, and comfort level in performing.  Competitors can have one trick to show or many, or a whole agility course. If you are interested in learning how to train your cat, contact Animal Smart Training!

There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each age category and a Best in Show.  Prizes TBA.

Age groups: $15 per age group

October 7, 2017

  • 8 years – 12 years (adult handler also needed to assist child)

  • 13-16 years

October 8, 2017

  • 17 and up

Pawfest AcroCat Cat Agility Show Rules and Regulations

  • We thank you for your donation to the animals of the Gulf Coast Humane Society.  All fees are non- refundable.

  • Only cats with handlers in the 8-12years age group are allowed to have two handlers (an adult to assist the youth).  

  • Competitors will be allowed to bring their own equipment on the day of competition and will be contacted for the opportunity to practice with their cat on the official show ring the week of Pawfest.

  • A cat cannot compete in more than one age category.

  • All cats must be brought to the show in a travel carrier.  They may be moved to a larger kennel or carrier provided by their handler when waiting for their turn in the show.  When not in the show ring cats must be confined to a carrier.

  • All cats must display appropriate behavior with their handler.  Any cats displaying aggressive or fearful behavior will be excused from the show.

  • All handlers must handle their cats in a calm and effective manner.  Any handler displaying inhumane handling will be excused from the show.

  • All cats participating must be healthy and show no signs of sickness or discomfort due to medical issues.

  • Cats entering must be 4 months of age or older.

  • All equipment needed for any category of the show will not be provided by GCHS.  Some equipment will be provided and be available to use.

  • Any personal items lost, stolen, or broken will not fall under the responsibility of GCHS.

  • GCHS is not liable for any injury to a personal pet caused by the show, its contestants, or otherwise.

Learn how to train your cat for the competition by contacting Animal Smart Training! Fees may apply at AST's discretion.

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