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The International Cat Association (TICA) 2008 Annual International Cat Show
Hundreds of cats and kittens from around the world will travel to Arlington Texas to compete for Best of the Best and cat agility prizes at The International Cat Association (TICA) Annual 2008 International Cat Show.
By: The International Cat Association
The International Cat Association (TICA) 2008 Annual Cat Show sponsored by Royal Canin.
Cats from around the world will compete in the championship cat, kitten, alter, household pet and household pet kitten divisions, vying for the title of Best of the Best at the end of the show.
Local cat rescue groups will be on hand with cats available for adoption.
Cats and kittens will compete in the International Cat Agility Tournaments (ICAT) competition. They will have to weave through obstacles, jump through hoops, and run through tunnels trying to achieve the cleanest run and fastest time for cash prizes.
TICA’s 2008 Annual Cat Show will also feature:
--Cats for adoption through the Humane Society of North Texas and other local cat rescue groups
--Candid Cat Photo Contest open to and judged by the public with prizes awarded to “Glamour Shot”, “Silly Kitty”, “Spectacular Coat”, “The Eyes Have It” and more.
--Speakers including Dr. Bonnie Bloom, DVM and pet dentist from I-20 Animal Medical Emergency Center; Carla Person, animal communicator and author; in addition to breeders, groomers and judges from the cat fancy
--A display of original cat portraits by world renowned artist Ludivina Martinez of Monterrey, Mexico and Toronto, Canada
--Exciting new breeds including the Toyger, Savannah, Thai, Kurillian Bobtail and Peterbald will be on hand
--More than forty breeds competing including Maine Coons, Munchkins, Siamese, Scottish Folds, Russian Blues, Ragdolls, Sphynx, British Shorthairs, Havanas, Persians, Bengals, Abyssinians, Turkish Vans and many more
--A Best of Breed Parade recognizing the highest-scoring Championship cat in each breed competing at the show
--Many vendors selling toys, supplies, jewelry, artwork, and more for the cat and cat lover alike
--Breeders from around the world, many with kittens for sale.
Profits from TICA’s 2008 Annual Cat Show are donated to non-profit cat rescue
and humane societies from the Dallas Ft-Worth area.
TICA’s 2008 Annual Cat Show is sponsored by Royal Canin, manufacturer of all-natural cat foods. Other sponsors include Worlds Best Litter, www.purrsonals.com, and ReturnMoi. To learn more about TICA’s 2008 Annual Cat Show visit
About International Cat Agility Tournaments (ICAT)
International Cat Agility Tournaments (ICAT) is devoted to creating a new category of
cat competition in which cats negotiate an obstacle course designed to display their
speed, coordination, beauty of movement, physical conditioning, intelligence,
training, and the quality and depth of their relationship with their owner, who trains
with them and guides them through the course. To learn more visit
Proceeds from the show will benefit the Humane Society of North Texas plus other local cat rescue groups.
Location: Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, Texas
Dates: August 30 - 31, 2008
Times: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
817 456 8007
817 371 7194
Cat breed photographs and videos are available upon request.
TICA 2008 Annual Cat Show - www.tica2008.com
The International Cat Association – www.TICA.org
International Cat Agility Tournaments - www.catagility.com
Royal Canin – www.royalcanin.com
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About The International Cat Association (TICA)
Organized during 1979, The International Cat Association is the world's largest genetic
registry of purebred and household pet cats and one of the world's largest sanctioning
bodies for cat shows. To learn more visit http://www.tica.org