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Saintly City Cat Show capes don't make themselves. Meet the woman who does.
Pioneer Press ^ | 2-10-14 | John Brewer

Posted on 02/11/2014 5:11:26 AM PST by TurboZamboni

Before the Cat Internet Video Festival, before Grumpy Cat, even before Keyboard Cat, there was the Saintly City Cat Show -- a pageant tied in with the St. Paul Winter Carnival that features hundreds of cats, a half-dozen judges and just one king and one queen, draped in luxurious capes and crowns.

"We kind of use it as a climax of the show, the outfits. It adds a bit of excitement," show manager Linda Mae Baker said.

The capes and crowns have been around as long as the show, since the early 1970s. And while they are a highlight of the festivities, fastened to the winning felines by Boreas Rex and his queen, few knew who put them together.

Until now.

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TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: capes; cats; crowns
They look like a 4 legged furry version of King Jerry Lawler.
1 posted on 02/11/2014 5:11:26 AM PST by TurboZamboni
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Poor things don’t look at all happy. Cat abuse.

2 posted on 02/11/2014 5:36:47 AM PST by bgill
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