Cats need not be purebreds to compete in the Wichita Cat Fancy winter show Feb. 2 and 3 at the Cotillion.
People are urged to enter their nonregistered cats in the shows household pet division, a category that celebrates the beauty of the everyday cat.
Cats must be at least 4 months old, spayed or neutered if older than 8 months, current on all vaccinations, of good temperment and not declawed.
The entry fee is $30 per cat, and the deadline for entries is Jan. 29.
For more information and to register, call 316-773-3964 or go to wichitacatfancy.weebly.com.
Spay-neuter clinic needs donations
Spay-Neuter Kansas Inc., a clinic that provides low-cost spaying and neutering of pets for low-income owners, needs donations of paper towels, hydrogen peroxide and distilled water.
Bring supplies to the Spay-Neuter Kansas clinic at 319 S. Hydraulic between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays or call 316-263-4200 to make other arrangements.
Free vet exams with gift to Humane Society
To celebrate the holidays and the new year, Willowbend Animal Hospital, 7606 E. 37th St. North, is offering a complimentary initial examination for pets through January with a donation for the Kansas Humane Society at the time of the office visit.
To see the KHS wish list, go to www.kshumane.org and click on Donate, then Our Wish List.
Other items needed are hot dogs, soft dog treats, interactive cat toys (fishing pole-type toys and scratchers), kitten formula, small exercise pens for puppies and puppy house-training pads. The shelter does not need peanut butter or singular cat toys like balls or mice. In lieu of specific items, cash donations are also accepted.
For more information, call 316-854-9271.
Compiled by Diane McCartney