About a year or so ago, I went to a Cat Show. Yeah, I’m serious. And if you don’t know what a Cat Show is, think Dog Show, then swap in cats.
Originally, I had agreed to attend because two friends of mine had seen a hilarious Cat Show documentary on TV and thought it would be a once in a lifetime people-judging opportunity.
Whoops. Did I say “judging”? I meant “watching”.
Now, if you have never been to a Cat Show (and I’m assuming this is most of you) let me break it down:
The cats are set up in cages like this:
Then from my understanding, the cats are judged on a range of criteria including, but not limited to:
2. Side profile
It was amazing, and we definitely had our share of snarky laughs but I must admit, by the time the show was over we had picked a favorite cat (# 3) and were screaming for him during judging. And I’m not talking about ironic cheering either. We were literally screaming and clapping for this cat! I think we were more excited and obnoxious than about 90% of the people there. As we were leaving, I swear to god, a woman looked at us then turned to her friend and said, “Cat people are weird”.
We celebrated our new interest by going out to eat at an awesome Mexican restaurant with delicious homemade guacamole (I know it’s a stretch but it’s true!). Here is the best and only guacamole recipe you will ever need! I promise you.
As a Cat Person.
P.S. Cat show in Glendale Feb. 26th. See you there? http://catsla.com/
1 small red onion
1 fresh jalapeno – finely chopped
¼ cup fresh cilantro – chopped
1 medium fresh tomato – chopped
1 garlic clove – minced
4 ripe avocados
4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Salt and pepper to taste