Via Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1: Listen to The Cat Show by Susan Weir above...

"On my way to school one day, a banner outside the Mansion House advertising a 'cat show', caught my eye. I immediately thought of Tara. By then he had grown into what I thought was the most handsome cat in the world and would surely win a prize..."

Sunday Miscellany, RTÉ Radio 1, Sunday mornings from 9.10 am - listen back here.