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The staff are now back in the office however, due to the large number of emails we are receiving and a staff shortage, the telephone lines will not be turned at present. We aim to get the phones up and running as soon as we can. You can also send registrations etc in by post. We appreciate your patience. Thank you.

GCCF Board:  Announcement concerning the recommencement of shows

Result of Resolution The GCCF board have now received the results for the special resolution. We are pleased to report that 131 clubs (87.33%) have agreed to the resolution. The board are now able to move forward with the agreed resolution and work to protect the future of the GCCF. 

The GCCF board will now progress with plans for an independent postal/online election via Civica. Dr Gavin Eyres is liaising with Civica on behalf of the board – once a fully independent process is agreed all details will be published on the GCCF website.

Due to the number of complaints being received with regard to kittens being sold without correct documentation, please see the link to this notice "Buying a GCCF registered kitten - what to expect"

IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING BUYING A KITTEN, PLEASE BE AWARE OF FAKE ADVERTISEMENTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND PET SALE WEBSITES - SEE LINK TO SKY NEWS

All COVID-19 Updates will now appear on this dedicated page of the website

This is the link to Public Health England for the latest advice on COVID-19

The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy is the premier registration body for cats in the UK. We offer information, advice and expertise to help you breed, own or choose the right cat for your circumstances and life style. 

The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy are very proud to be hosts for the 2021 World Cat Congress celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the first recognised cat show.

International Cat Care supports the GCCF’s initiatives to ensure pedigree cats are healthy, preventing health and welfare issues caused by  body conformation or inherited disorders.  Its leadership on these issues will ensure that the GCCF leads the way in pedigree cat welfare.                      Claire Bessant, Chief Executive        


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SUPREME CAT 2019

OS, Imp Gr Ch Melkelter Galiya Gertruda  (RUS a)

Owners & Breeders:  Mr & Mrs P Phillips

Photo by Shirlaine Forrest

 

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RESEARCH SURVEYS

Attention All Breeders

Please take time to participate in this important survey to obtain up to date information on the incidence of dystocia in pedigree cats. The survey is being carried out at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh by Dr Petra Cernas MRVCS with Professor Danielle Gunn-Moore FRCVS. 

Please just click on the link

below for more information and to access the survey. 

https://edinburgh.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/a-questionnaire-based-study-on-the-incidence-of-dystocia

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