Acro Cats: Chicago’s local “cat show”

By Dannis Valera

Circuses often bring to mind bears, lions and elephants, but Chicago’s own Acro-Cats is proving pussy performers can be just as captivating.

Ringleader and trainer Samantha Martin’s unique troupe of 13 housecats has been jumping through hoops, pretending to play musical instruments and ringing bells around the country for the past seven years with.

Read the full story by our Assistant Arts & Culture Editor, Trevor Ballanger, in the Sept. 24 edition of The Columbia Chronicle! You can also find the story here on our website!