Cat enthusiasts and pampered purebreds have gathered in Birmingham for the Annual Supreme Cat Show.

Posing inside their silken cages, these cats are no ordinary mousers. With names like 'Archiebald Juan' and 'Peter Purrfect' these preened pussies are the cats whiskers of the petting world.

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Mr Bojangles takes it easy in between shows


The furry extravaganza occurs annually at Birmingham NEC and is one of the biggest cat fancies in the world.

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Sue Goodger poses for a photograph with her Sphinx kitten named 'Archiebald Juan'


Plenty of the unusual Sphinx cats were to be seen at the exhibition centre.

The hairless breed may look ugly to some, but they are known for their extrovert personalities.

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Famous Sphinx cats include 'Mr Bigglesworth' who belonged to Dr Evil in Austin Powers


Their skin is said to feel like chamois leather, covered with a fine covering of hair.

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The definition of cattitude?


With categories such as Persian, Siamese, Burmese, British and Foreign, the Supreme Cat gets the glory of beating 1000 other competitors. There's also a prize for the best dressed pen.

Take a look at some more of the cat competitors below.

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  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Sue Goodger poses for a photograph with her Sphynx kitten named 'Archiebald Juan' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Sarah Green poses for a photograph with her Selkirk Rex cat named 'Curly Dream' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A sphynx cat is held at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's ‘Supreme Championship Cat Show’ held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Cats are judged at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A woman cuddles her cat prior to judging at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Peter Purrfect' stretches before being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Rosa Wardle poses for a photograph with her cat named 'Blue Snowman' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A woman photographs a cat at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A woman prepares a board of her cat's awards and rosettes at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A woman kisses her cat at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat attacks its pen decorations at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Bleugems Believe-in-me' awaits to be exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat reclines in its pen before being judged at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Sphynx cats await judging at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Valentino Rossi' is held by its owner before being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Mr Bojangles' sits with his owner as he awaits to be exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Cats are judged at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A sphynx cat is stroked at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Mr Bojangles' awaits to be exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Twizzle' sits in its pen at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Mr Bojangles' sits with his owner as he awaits to be exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Charles Wilson poses for a photograph with his Brown Spotted Bengal cat named 'Lacemoat-Rocknrola' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Rosa Wardle poses for a photograph with her cat named 'Blue Snowman' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Cats are judged at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Leanne Dawson poses for a photograph with her Abyssinian cat named 'Strangewaytotell' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Sue Ayley poses for a photograph with her Australian Mist cat named 'Bobbing Joe' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Sue Goodger poses for a photograph with her Sphynx kitten named 'Archiebald Juan' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Yvette Barber poses for a photograph with her Tabby Colourpoint cat named 'Firecracker' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Charles Wilson poses for a photograph with his Brown Spotted Bengal cat named 'Lacemoat-Rocknrola' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat reclines in its pen before being judged at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Jackie Lawes poses for a photograph with her cat named 'Tagula Black Velvet' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Emily Zand poses for a photograph with her British Colourpointed kitten named 'Mawbritz By Design' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Rose Derbyshire, 12, poses for a photograph with her Selkirk Rex kitten named 'Curly Wirly' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Sue Ayley poses for a photograph with her Australian Mist cat named 'Bobbing Joe' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Bostin Buddy' waits in its pen before being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Amanda Derbyshire poses for a photograph with her Selkirk Rex kitten named 'Curly Wirly' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Nathan Smith poses for a photograph with his Caramel Point Siamese cat named 'Prince Soloman' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Rosa Wardle poses for a photograph with her cat named 'Blue Snowman' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Twizzle' sits in its pen at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Candice Higgins poses for a photograph with her Red Self Persian cat named 'Saint Elmosfire' after being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat reclines with his owner before being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A sphynx cat is held by its owner at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Wellmar Otto' sits at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

  • Owners And Their Pets Gather For The Annual Supreme Cat Show

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: A cat named 'Bostin Buddy' looks towards its owner Heather Horton before being exhibited at the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy's 'Supreme Championship Cat Show' held in the NEC on November 24, 2012 in Birmingham, England. The one-day Supreme Cat Show is one of the largest cat fancy competitions in Europe with over one thousand cats being exhibited. Exhibitors aim to have their cat named as the show's 'Supreme Exhibit' from the winners of the individual categories of: Persian, Semi-Longhair, British, Foreign, Burmese, Oriental, Siamese. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)