LEWISTOWN, Ill. - The Fulton County 4-H Pet Show was held on July 14 at the University of Illinois Extension office in Lewistown. Ten pets were exhibited. Jennifer Kem served as judge.

Best of Show for Cats went to Halle Tindall with her cat, Junior. Other 4-Hers exhibiting cats and receiving Blue ratings were Ally Lair, Dexter Leady, Alex Wetterauer, and Luke Wetterauer.

Best of Show winner in the Small Pets category was Cole Ricker with his pigeons, Squabbles and Bird. Others exhibiting in this category and receiving Blue ratings were Cameron Stone and Oliver Leigh. 

Best of Show in Rabbits was awarded to Luke Wetterauer with Checkers. Also exhibiting a rabbit and receiving a Blue rating was Alex Wetterauer.

4-H is the youth education program of University of Illinois Extension. It combines education and fun, and emphasizes teaching kids skills they can use all their lives.  For information on how to be a part of the 4-H Program in Fulton County, call the Extension office at 547-3711.    

SOURCE: Janis Blout, Fulton 4-H Program Coordinator, jblout@illinois.edu

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