Cats are amazing at so many things we typically recognize dogs for...such as search and rescue due to their great noses. Another dog arena cats are entering is Cat Agility. Per the International Cat Agility Tournaments, cats have ideal, unique abilities: speed; cats run at top speeds of 30 mph, excellent jumpers; the average house cat can jump 6X its height (dogs only 1), cats learn quickly; cats have an environmental memory of 16 hours (compared to 10 minutes for dogs), cats have excellent short-distance visual focus, and much more.
Teaching your cat an agility course at home is fun and enriching for both of you. Here is a link for building an agility course at home: http://www.catagility.com/course-design