Champion cats from many countries purred in unison at the opening of the 20th International Cat Show in Paris, Apr. 29.
GV Crowds at cat show
CU Persian Chinchilla
SCU Woman looks in cage
CU Caprice de martinville, International champion, PAN to rosettes
SCU Persian Chinchilla strolls in cage
SCU Female Siamese cat and five kittens
CU Women in crowd
SCU to CU..cat in cage
CU Of Burmese cat, PAN to five kittens playing
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Background: Champion cats from many countries purred in unison at the opening of the 20th International Cat Show in Paris, Apr. 29.
Some 200 of the finest specimens - including Persian, Siamese, Burmese male and female cats and kittens - posed for the cameras. Licking their splendid fur and stretching formidable claws, they rested on soft cushions, feeling the centre of all attention.
With so much feline beauty before them, the judges will have to do some hard thinking before awarding prizes on May 1.