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Welcome to the British Shorthair Cat Club
The British Shorthair Cat Club caters for the largest GCCF registered pedigree cat the wonderful British Shorthair.
The Objectives & Aims of the Club
(a)To safeguard the wellbeing of the British Shorthair and all cats.
[b] To encourage responsible cat owning and breeding of the British Shorthair.
(c) To participate in Seminars, in conjunction with the British Shorthair Breed Advisory Committee.
i. Formulate and recommend revision, where necessary, of the Standard of Points and Registration Policy for the British Shorthair.
ii. To support and work in partnership with the British Shorthair Breed Advisory Committee in the selection and promotion of Judges.
(d) To hold an annual Breed Show.
The cats have dense, plush coats that are usually described as crisp or cracking,in the way the way the coat breaks over the contours of the cat’s body. Their eyes are large, round and widely set and can be a several colours, though the copperor gold eyes of the British Blue are the best known. Their heads are round with full, chubby cheeks and their bodies are big and muscular. The breed has a broad chest and shoulders, short legs, round paws and a plush tail with a blunt tip.
The White Persian Cat Club
The White Persian Cat Club is the Breed Specialist Club for exhibitors, breeders owners and admirers of the longhair White Persian Cat in the UK. The aim of the Club is to protect and perfect this beautiful breed. The Club became affiliated to the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy (GCCF) in June 1969 to enable its members full participation in the overall Cat Fancy and especially to promote the interests of the White Persian. The Club holds a Championship Show (under GCCF Rules) annually. Our shows gives an opportunity to exhibit and see the best of this breed.
The Club represents the white Persian breed on the GCCF’s Self Persian Breed Advisory Committee (BAC) ensuring that the breed standards are established and maintained together with the overall welfare of the White Persian. BAC delegates also regularly and actively contribute to the GCCF’s Stewarding and Judge Appointment Schemes.
The Club represents White Persians with the three recognised eye colours – namely Blue eyed (breed no. 2), Orange eyed (breed no. 2a) and Odd eyed (breed no. 2b).