Makinsey Murphy’s cat Munchkin earned best in show July 15 at the Jay County 4-H Cat Show. (The Commercial Review/Bailey Cline)
Makinsey Murphy’s cat Munchkin earned best in show July 15 at the Jay County 4-H Cat Show. (The Commercial Review/Bailey Cline)
Makinsey Murphy stole the show again this year at the 4-H Cat Show on July 15.

Murphy won best in show with her cat, Munchkin. She also won reserve best in show with her other cat, Whitey. Murphy showed the champion overall adult short and long hair cats, and she also took home the cage decoration award.

Dominic Steveson won the champion costume award, with Aubree McClure winning reserve champion in costume and cage decoration. McClure also was the only contestant to demonstrate a trick with her cat.

Other results were:

Adult short hair male

Champion: Kelsey Muhlenkamp

Reserve champion: Spencer Smitley



Adult short hair female

Champion: Makinsey Murphy

Reserve champion: Alivia Toney



Overall adult short hair

Champion: Makinsey Murphy

Reserve champion: Kelsey Muhlenkamp



Adult long hair male

Champion: Makinsey Murphy

Reserve champion: Jayme Harker



Adult long hair female

Champion: Dominic Steveson

Reserve champion: Audrey Hambrock

Overall adult long hair

Champion: Makinsey Murphy

Reserve champion: Jayme Harker



Kitten short hair female

Champion: Rachel Heitkamp

Reserve champion: Haley Ridenour



Overall kitten short hair

Champion: Rachel Heitkamp

Reserve champion: Haley Ridenour



Showmanship

Beginner: Kelsey Muhlenkamp

Junior: Alivia Toney

Intermediate: Alivia Toney

Senior: Dominic Steveson

Master: Rachel Heitkamp