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The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy

The UK's Premier Registration body

Giving Cats Care Forever! 

Due to the current situation please note that there are only 2 members of staff working from home dealing with emails. This means that due to the high number of emails we are receiving there will be a delay in answering.  We appreciate your understanding and patience. Thank you.

More information on the office staffing situation can be found on General Notices

PLEASE NOTE THAT WITH EFFECT FROM MONDAY 20TH JULY 2020 WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING CERTIFIED PEDIGREES FOR IMPORTS BY EMAIL. THIS WAS A TEMPORARY MEASURE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. THESE NOW NEED TO BE SENT TO THE OFFICE.  WE WILL HOWEVER ACCEPT THEM BY EMAIL IF THEY COME DIRECTLY FROM THE OVERSEAS REGISTRATION BODY. ALL OTHER IMPORT DOCUMENTS WILL STILL BE ACCEPTED BY EMAIL. THANK YOU.

Due to the number of complants 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

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister and Chief Medical Officer on 16th March that all people should avoid social gatherings, the Board of Directors has concluded that all cat shows and club meetings must now be cancelled.

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        


Choosing & Owning

Find the breed for your lifestyle

 

Showing & Breeding

Information for Breeders and Exhibitors

 

The GCCF

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Please note the GCCF telephone hours are 10am to 4pm.

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Pet Insurance for Breeders

Pet Insurance for Cat Owners


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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