For the more experienced breeder

If you are already a breeder, this section provides key information you need.  If you decide you would like a refresher on pregnancy and kitten development, visit “new to breeding”.

Keeping a stud   

While there are a number of reasons why you may be thinking of keeping a stud cat, the most important goal, above all else, should be to improve the breed.

Your role

Prefixes

A prefix is an exclusive word that is associated with you and your cats.  Known as your ‘breeder signature’ a prefix will identify your kittens aside from those of anyone else.

Prefix application

Breeders Scheme

The Scheme was created to provide a trustworthy environment for new owners to find a kitten that suits them.

Find breeders & kittens

Import & export  

This page will give you the details you need to register an imported cat with GCCF, and the requirements for exporting

Essential information

Breed Advisory Committees  

There is a BAC for each breed with responsibility for the interests of the cats of its breed by monitoring and maintaining its Breeding Policy, Registration Policy and the SOP.

Breeders & Judges

Forms

The forms and documents you may need can be downloaded from this area. All forms are in PDF format unless otherwise specified.

Download here

Pet insurance for cat owners