Fur Fest

Hundreds, maybe thousands, of felines will be rolling into town this weekend for an International Cat Association show. There's a crude joke to be made here about a naughty synonym for "cat" and the amount available to be had on the odd Saturday in Arlington, Texas, but this time, I'm not going to make it. Instead, consider all the majestic breeds of kitties that will be available for viewing: adorable Scottish Folds with their tiny little ears, stately Maine Coons with their sizable frames and smush-faced Persians, among others. The best part? It's a household cat show, which means these kitties aren't just born and bred for showing. They actually belong to someone and just happen to be a good lookin', sexy kitty on the side. The International Feline Showcase runs at the Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Ballpark Way, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $4 to $7. Visit tica.org.
July 15-16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.