Learn how to keep your cat safe, healthy and active. Topics include breeds, handling, grooming, feeding, budget, cat senses and behavior, the meaning of cat sounds, tricks to teach a cat, emergency situations, traveling with a cat, diseases, reproduction, genetics and showmanship. New to 4-H? Get involved in the Cat Project!
What you can do
Level 1: Cat 1 - Purr-fect Pals
Explore breeds, cat senses, shows, tricks, signs of illness and health, cat sounds, emergency situations, feeding, special diets and traveling with a cat.
Level 2: Cat 2 - Climbing Up!
Learn more about cat identification and characteristics, training and showing, health and nutritional needs and cat ownership.
Level 3: Cat 3 - Leaping Forward
Learn about organizing events, investigate complicated issues, give presentations, teach others and make decisions.
For adult leaders
Record keeping & evaluation
- 4-H youth record keeping - Reflect on your project and share it.
- How your project will be judged at the fair. (PDF)