Story: Pets

Animal competitions

Animal competitions

Persian cat Natasha, wearing a regal costume, was named champion neuter spay in a 1980 cat show. Cat shows focus on pedigree breeds, but there are also classes for ordinary cats.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1980/2442/16A
Photograph by Phil Reid

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Pets - Pet clubs, competitions and breeders', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008