Farm cats celebrated: Cute and hilarious snaps in Federated Farmers photo competition

Farm cats celebrated: Cute and hilarious snaps in Federated Farmers photo competition
Photo credit: Federated Farmers/Peter Gilmour

The felines of the farm are being showcased for their contribution to the clockwork runnings of New Zealand farms in Federated Farmers' latest competition. 

Man's best friend, the hard working farm dog, is often seen to be the biggest help on the farm, but what about its feline friend?

Farm cats celebrated: Cute and hilarious snaps in Federated Farmers photo competition
Photo credit: Federated Farmers/Rebecca Sullivan

From catching mice and other pesky pests, to being the companion animal of many animals, Federated Farmers is celebrating cats in their latest competition asking farmers across the country to send in their hilarious and cute pics of their pets.

Photos sent in show the curious felines snuggled up with calves and dogs. 

Farm cats celebrated: Cute and hilarious snaps in Federated Farmers photo competition
Photo credit: Federated Farmers/ Claire Jones

As well as lending a helping hand on the farm, inspecting the stock, rounding up sheep and helping out in the dairy shed. 

Farm cats celebrated: Cute and hilarious snaps in Federated Farmers photo competition
Photo credit: Federated Farmers/Claire Jones

Further entries can be emailed to competitions@fedfarm.org.nz until 5pm today.

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