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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.

red haired boy and tabby cat

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

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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

Beginning to learn about cats:

Some experience with this project:

Looking for a challenge:


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

Renee Kostick, Extension educator

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