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A Winter Olympics for puppies and kittens? Its happening in Charlotte.

Kitten Bobsled is one of the competitions for the Winter Games at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control.
Kitten Bobsled is one of the competitions for the Winter Games at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control.

Charlotte is having its own version of the Winter Games – involving puppies and kittens.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control is posting coverage of the events on YouTube. Included are Kitty Hockey and Puppy Slalom, which appears to have turned into into a wrestling match when the puppies jumped on the videographer at the finish line.

In coming days, the agency will post videos of Kitten Bobsled, doggy Downhill and an attempt at kitty snowboarding.

It hasn’t been announced whether there will be figure skating, but a there is an extremely rowdy puppy hockey team. The players have spent more time chewing on the puck than passing it, however.

“These little ones played a fantastic game, though a couple of them were sent to the penalty box,” according to a statement from Animal Care & Control.

This is the third year the shelter has had a winter games. All the pets involved are looking for gold medals by being adopted, animal care and control officials said.

Check out the games below.

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