The original Abyssinian Cat Club of Great Britain
The Club was founded in 1929 primarily to promote the pure breeding of the Abyssinian Cat. It was also one of the first members of the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy (GCCF) and therefore has a right in perpetuity to two delegates to represent the Club's interests at Council meetings.
Dr Margaret Frayne has written an interesting essay on the history of the Club. Click here to read it.
The Supreme Cat Show, run by the GCCF, will be held on 22nd November, 2014 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham - more information here. The Abyssinian Cat Club will have a stall on Club Row, with Abys on exhibition as well as in competition. A special item, also on exhibition, will be the Club's mummy. If you'd like to see the cats in competition and on exhibition and the mummy, do visit the show.
Committee meetings and Breed Advisory Committee meetings
If you wish to have a topic discussed at a Committee meeting the scheduled dates are 5th October, 2014,
15th February, 2015 and 12th April, 2015 which will also be the date of the AGM. Please contact our Secretary at least one week before the date.
The next meeting of the Abyssinian Breed Advisory Committee will be on 19th April 2015. Please contact our Secretary (as above) if you have any items for discussion.
This was held on Saturday 21st June 2014 at the Tiddington Community Centre just outside Stratford-upon-Avon. There are pictures shown by following the link above to the 2014 show together with the results of the Open Classes. If anyone has any more pictures of show day they would like put on the website please email the webmaster
Thanks to all the team for a wonderful show. The show in 2015 will be at the same venue. The date will be published here as soon as confirmed by GCCF.
Important information from GCCF
Please follow the link and let us have your views
Show reports from judges. In the absence of an official journal, judge reports can be accessed through the GCCF website Judge Reports
Important information for breeders re the GCCF draft proposed breeding policy.
Please follow this link Breeding policy to the document on the GCCF website and give us any views you may have on the document.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN? If so, please complete an application form. You can also find a copy of the rules of the Club. Should you have any queries, our Membership Secretary will be pleased to help.
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