Cat will help you learn more about one of our most common household pets. You will explore all kinds of things about cats-from nutrition to showing, and learn the basics about care and companionship.

Cat, Level 1

This level is for youth who may or may not have a cat of their own. The important thing is that you want to learn more about cats and care about animals. If you don’t have a cat, the activities in this level will help you decide whether you want a cat in the future. In the project, you will learn about breeds of cats, cost of raising a cat, and how to care for and groom a cat.

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

You may take up to three years to complete this level. You must complete a minimum of seven activities and three learning experiences each year to complete this project.

MATERIALS

M Purrr-fect Pals! BU8148, $6.00
L Cat Helper’s Guide, BU8151, $6.00

Cat, Level 2

After completing level one, you will advance to level two. Besides learning a lot about yourself and practicing important life skills, you will learn about organizations that have information about cats, how to show a cat, how to train a cat, about careers related to cats, how to read and understand a feed label, about external parasites that can affect cats and more.

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

You may take up to three years to complete this level. You must complete a minimum of seven activities and five learning experiences each year to complete this project.

MATERIALS

M Climbing Up! BU8149, $6.00
L Cat Helper’s Guide, BU8151, $6.00

Cat, Level 3

Designed for advanced members, this project offers you a variety of ways to share your knowledge and experience and develop leadership skills. In this level, you’ll learn how to develop a business plan, learn about genetics, explore career choices, organize a cat quiz bowl, research cat laws, and learn about diseases, reproduction, behavior and showmanship.

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

It may take up to three years to complete this level. You must complete a minimum of seven activities and five learning experiences each year to complete this project.

MATERIALS

M Leaping Forward, BU8150, $6.00
L Cat Helper’s Guide, BU8151, $6.00

Additional Project Materials

M 4-H Cat Project, EM4809, $3.50
M Cat Fitting and Showmanship, EM4810, $3.50
Cat Independent Study 
Cat Helper’s Guide, BU8151, $6.00 Find group activities in this guide–an excellent way to involve everyone in learn-by-doing cat project sessions.