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In the circumstances of her particular case, the complaint against Mrs A Gregory has been withdrawn by the Investigation Committee in light of her agreement to make a public apology which follows:
On January 19th 2014 I made a comment using a well known phrase from the Sermon on the Mount in the course of a light-hearted Facebook conversation between friends commiserating at the withholding of a certificate on Mrs Prowses cat. I have stated from the onset it was not my intention to cause any offence to the Judge involved, my comment was directed more as an expression of sympathy towards Barbara. However, I now realise that the phrase I used might be offensive to anyone at whom it was directed.
If any offence was unwittingly caused, I apologise without reservation. - A Gregory
In the circumstances of her particular case, the complaint against Mrs B Prowse has been withdrawn by the Investigation Committee in light of her agreement to make a public apology which follows:
On January 19th 2014, I made a comment on Facebook. This comment about the judging of my cat Josh was made out of disappointment at the events earlier in the day, and was in no way intended to be critical and/or offensive towards that particular judge.
I apologise unreservedly if my comment has been interpreted in any other way and any offence has been caused or taken. This was certainly never my intention. - B Prowse
The Birman BAC has a new Secretary. Can all judges and show managers please note that the new Secretary of the BAC is:
Miss Candice Prowting
BLUE PERSIAN CAT SOCIETY
Added June 2014
BRITISH SHORTHAIR CAT CLUB
The British Shorthair Cat Club have added a special side class in honour of Heather Anderson-Carter and in legacy of her prefix the Fraochcait Memorial Class, we would welcome all Heathers friends to enter and those who would like to donate gifts to winners or sponsorship for the class are more than welcome to do so.
BSH Cat Club Committee
THE EXOTIC CAT SOCIETY
Please note that I have taken on the role of Membership Secretary
for the Society with immediate effect and can be contacted as
Please note that I will be getting married on the 14th February 2014 and my new name will be Perri Mansaray.
Questionnaire for Ragdoll breeders who have had their cats genetically tested for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)
We are collaborating with the Royal Veterinary College, University of London on a project to follow up Ragdoll cats that have been genetically tested for the HCM mutation. This information will help Ragdoll breeders and owners, as well as vets, to understand what the result of the genetic test means, both for breeding and for risk of developing heart disease. The only way we can do this is with your help. If you are able to complete a short questionnaire, we will be extremely grateful because this information will help Ragdoll cats that have the genetic mutation and may suffer from HCM in the future.
How can you help?
If you have had a Ragdoll cat genetically tested for the HCM mutation (R820W) and would like to take part in the survey please use this link.
Thank you in anticipation of your help
FELINE CORONAVIRUS (FCoV) RESEARCH
Please visit Langford Veterinary Services for more information.
Our study requires tissue samples collected from cats that have died from any cause or disease, and at any age; we are not specifically recruiting FIP cases.
Many thanks again for your help with this research. We hope that
it will benefit many cats in the future through its findings.
HERTS & MIDDLESEX CAT CLUB
Calling all members!
The Herts and Middlesex committee are pleased to announce some changes to their website.
We have introduced a new members section, where you can:
- nominate your cat to be featured as "cat of the moment" on the site
- read all about the latest news from the club
- read interesting articles and stories provided by members of the club
- provide details of any kittens that you have available onto our kitten list
- provide details of any cats that you know of that are in need of re-homing
- email the club with any articles of interest that you'd like to share with other members
We look forward to hearing from you! Please tell the club webmaster what you think of our new web pages by emailing Janet Williams at email@example.com.
Following the Webmaster's house home, please note that hard copy Judge Reports should be sent to:
Mrs M Owen
The Old Manse
Northants. NN8 2PD
OGIGMC Alfred Lost his brave battle against Lung Cancer on Friday 8th August.
Alfred has been poorly for 5 months and I have been astounded at the number of people who have been asking after him and also the number of people who have been telephoning, emailing and coming up to me at shows.
He has been shown, as you may well be aware, over the last 16 years and has the most phenominal show success record. He bacame, as you know, the UKs rirst Olympian Gold Hoousehold Pet in 2012 as well as scores of best in show awards.
Added 8th August 2014
MRS JEAN MURCHISON
I thank all my friends and clubs for the beautiful cards sent to me on the loss of my husband Ian – each was special and gave much comfort to me at this very sad time.
Jean Murchison – Fistra Siamese – July 2014
MRS PAT PERKINS
I am moving house and expect the internet to be offline around the 14th/15th July. My email will remain the same but my new address is:
Tel: 01772 577262
Added July 2014
SEMI LONG HAIR CAT ASSOCIATION
SOUTHERN COUNTIES CAT CLUB
Due to a technical error we have to re-draw the Sweepstake as the winner had not in fact entered the Sweepstake! The good news is however that the Sweepstake will be re-drawn at the Club’s AGM, the date of which will be announced shortly and, obviously, this means those of you who entered will have another chance to win.
Please try to come along to the AGM – your views are welcome and we can always discuss them – and we do a nice lunch too!
TABBY POINT SIAMESE AND PROGRESSIVE BREEDERS CAT CLUB
Would all show managers who provide our club classes, please note that in future they are for all members' cats in the relevant section. (All Orientals in the Oriental Section and all Siamese in the Siamese Section.)
Posted May 2014
YORKSHIRE COUNTY CAT CLUB
The Yorkshire CCC are considering running a coach from York down to the Supreme picking up at services en route.However we can only do this if we have enough people booking seats. If you are interested please contact Lillian Eames on 07812 726061
Added August 2014