Realizing Nature's Dignity
Housecats exercise and enter competitions
in hopes of regaining world recognition
of nature's dignity. Above, Dawnstar Misa demonstrates exceptional form while going thru a hoop.
Cats have been preparing for various competitions for decades. Early on some cats set an example, and subsequent generations of cats inherited the genetic makeup needed for public competition. These photos are of Saturn and Titan in the 1980's practicing an obstacle course.
It is now coming to light that all over the world cats have been training in private homes for decades. People and cats have learned to cooperate in fun ways to develop all sorts of skills.
when they really get into it, their eyes will sometimes begin to glow......
See Bengal Cats during zen meditational practice and while demonstrating martial arts techniques against dogs of various sizes:
Cats in Competition
Dawnstar Cinderella's son Barijka Jerome
has won many honors shown by Frances Peace.
Jerome has an incredible light tummy.
Here is a link to learn about Cat Agility Training and Tournaments. Any cat may enter. This site explains how the courses are set and judged.
The following photo shows Havoc and Bravo monitoring each other on their exercise wheel. (photo from 1996)
For cats who enjoy a more sedentary lifestyle, check out
Read about monks and cats who cooperate in exercise programs for public entertainment:
Weather Statistics and Your Cat
For more links
©anita klinger 2006