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3rd New Orleans Cat Art and Film Festival is Saturday

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - If you can't get enough cat videos online, the third New Orleans Cat Art and Film Festival is Saturday at Delgado City Park Student Life Center.

The Louisiana SPCA says there's a feline art and jewelry sale, a cat art contest and a compilation of last year's best cat videos.

Advance tickets are $5 or $12, with the higher price including the videos.

It benefits the Louisiana SPCA and Art for Cat's Sake , which raises money for research into feline diseases.

Will Braden, creator of the Henri le Chat Noir videos, judges more than 10,000 videos a year and makes the compilation.

The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis held the first festival in 2012. The video became a traveling show, sparking festivals nationwide. The Walker bowed out in 2016, but other sponsors kept Braden making the compilations.

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