On a random search through my photo library, I landed on September 2015. I thought that month would make a good Throwback Thursday. I was training to be a therapy cat, but I didn’t know it at the time. So many things I did were preparing me. Like trips to the pet store.
Car rides too… my human and I went lots of places, and still do.
Therapy pets need to have baths to make visits, so I got baths at least twice a month, whether I had a cat show to go to or not.
Let’s not talk about the butt bath I also had that month…
That month I did have a couple of cat shows. I really competed in a lot of them! It was all therapy cat practice for me, going lots of places and being handled by lots of judges. I was exposed to all sorts of people and situations.
Most exhibitors don’t like people touching their cats, but my human was the oppositeÂ â€” she let lots of people touch me. If I was tired, I’d just lie back and get belly rubs. My human wanted me to meet lots of people.
The side benefit of all those shows was that I got awards! I got the title of Supreme Alter in TICA. This was the month I had my Supreme party.
Yes, I got to taste the icing! It was yummy.
I was also Fourth Best Somali in Premiership (the altered cats) in CFA for the 2014â€“2015 season, and got this huge ribbon! But you know what? All the show stuff was fun, and I still love being a Pet Me Cat at showsÂ â€” but nothing beats making therapy cat visits!
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