University of Minnesota Extension
Menu Menu

Extension > Youth Development > Minnesota 4-H > Projects > Animal Science > Cat

Cat Project

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.

State & regional events

To view county or local club events, visit the county website.

View all 4-H events

Minnesota State Fair

4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education at the Minnesota State Fair. Over 7,000 4-H youth have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and 4-H promotion. More info

Cat Project resources

Beginning to learn about cats:

Some experience with this project:

Looking for a challenge:

Project leader resources

4-H Youth record keeping

Project evaluation


To get involved with the 4-H Cat Project, contact your county 4-H office.

Renee Kostick, Extension educator

All resources on this page have been reviewed by our faculty and included for their educational value. No endorsement is intended or implied. Minnesota 4-H does not profit from the inclusion of any commercial project resources.

  • © 2015 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy