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Feature August 2016 Issue

Getting Involved in Feline Agility

Visiting a local agility competition can help you determine if the hobby may suit you and your cat, and give you the chance to meet likeminded cat lovers, too.

Getting Involved in Feline Agility

It's an accessible hobby that can help strengthen the bond with your cat, provide exercise — and just bring some fun into both of your lives!

The truth is, you can herd cats. You can even get them to jump through hoops, weave around poles, climb ladders and scoot through tunnels. It’s called feline agility. “It’s the most fun I’ve had in ages,” says Jill Archibald, a retired physical education teacher who is now the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) Feline Agility Coordinator. “When you learn feline agility, it really helps you to develop a good relationship with your cat.”

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