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| CCA | CFA  | NCFA | CFF | TICA | FIFe | UFO

In the United States we have several different registries where purebred cats can be registered.  Each registry has its own registration rules and holds their own shows and has their own judges. Each registry also has its own standards by which a breed is judged.  There are three major registries, ACFA, CFA and TICA and some smaller more regionalized registries such as CFF and AACE( New Jersey, New York area).  There have been other registries over the years that no longer exist such as CROWN and ACA.  Many breeders just choose to register in one association or two but can register in the others if there is a need.  In Canada there is only the Canadian Cat Association. 

In Europe there is FIFe as the one major registry and then in each country there are Independent Registries which also have their own judges.  TICA and CFA also sponsor shows in Europe and often both registries have judges that will guest judge at both Independent and FIFe shows.

Cat shows in Europe and the United States and Canada are presented differently.  In North America, cats are judged in a ring and first by breed and then against all the other breeds with finals being presented at the end of that judging division. (ie. Kittens, Championship and Alters)  Kittens are allowed to be shown at the age of 4 months and become adults when they turn 8 months old.  In Europe they are shown younger and considered kittens longer and there are judgings of entire litters of kittens. 

The First Cat Show in America

Reported by the New York Times Sunday March 6, 1881, "Manager Bunnel stood in the center of his museum on Broadway, his hands in his hair, utterly perplexed, late last night. He was surrounded by cats in cages, cats in wooden boxes, cats in handboxes, cats in bags, half of them yelling, spitting, and scratching, as mad as cats can be in uncomfortable quarters and in a strange place. A deep scratch on his nose and three fingers tied up in oil  and rags told how inexperienced he was in the way of cats. As fast as the cages were completed and the cats were placed in little sections, each one alone, they settled down for the night, and silence reigned." What a show!

The first official Cat Show in Great Britain took place at the Crystal palace in London on the 13th of July 1871. It was organized by writer, artist and cat lover Harrison Weir.

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CAT ENTHUSIASTS
P.O. Box 213, Pine Brook, NJ 07058, Phone: (973) 335-6717
www.aaceinc.org
Founded in 1992 and accepts 47 breeds
Tel: 973-335-6717    Fax: 973-334-5834
E-mail:  info@aaceinc.org
H
olds shows in the Northeast region of the U.S.
annual show season Nov. 1 - Oct.31.

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AMERICAN CAT FANCIER ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 203, Point Lookout, MO 657726-0203
(417) 334-5430, E-mail:
acfa@aol.com
www.acfacat.com
Founded in 1955
Accepts 49 breeds
Hold shows in the US, Japan and Canada


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THE CAT FANCIER ASSOCIATION INC.
P.O. Box 1005, Manasquan, NJ 08736-0805, (732( 528-9797
www.cfainc.org
Founded in 1906
Focuses on improvement of cat breeds and overall well-being of a cat.  Respected worldwide.
Holds shows in the U.S. Europe, Asia and South America
Accepts 37 breeds


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THE INTERNATIONAL CAT ASSOCIATION, INC.
Second-largest registry in North America.
http://www.tica.org/

The TICA Executive Office
P.O. Box 2684
Harlingen, TX 78551

Phone +1 (956) 428-8046
Fax  +1 (956) 428-8047
E-Mail:
information@ticaeo.com


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THE CAT FANCIERS FEDERATION
P.O. Box 661, Gratis, OH. 45330, (937) 787-4290
E-mail:
cff@siscom.net
www.cffinc.org
Founded in 1919
Concentrates of the improvement of cat breeds, promotion and general interest in cats.
Accepts 39 breeds
Holds shows in the Northeast region of the United States

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NATIONAL CAT FANCIER ASSOCIATION
10215 W. Mt., Morris Road, Flushing, MI 48433, (810) 659-9517, E-mail:
cattie@Ameritech.net
http://www.nationalcatfanciers.com/index.html

Founded in 1954
Sets standards for the appreciation and awareness of purebred cats.
Accepts 17 breeds
Holds shows in Michigan only

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UNITED FELINE ORGANIZATION
218 NW 180th Street, Newberry FL. 32669, (352) 472-4701
http://unitedfelineorganization.org/
E-mail:
UFOIFL@att.net
Founded in 1994
Accepts 60 breeds
Holds shows in the U.S. Canada, Japan and Mexico

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CANADIAN ASSOCIATION (ASSOCIATION FELINE CANDIENNE)
220 Advance Blvd., Suite 101, Brampton, Ontario, Canada 16T 4J5, (905) 459-1481, E-mail:
office@cca-afc.com
www.cca-afc.com
Founded in 1960
The only registry and bilingual association for purebred cats in Canada
Accepts 51 breeds
holds show in Ontario and Quebec

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Fédération Internationale Féline (FIFe).
Founded 1949
Considered as the United Nations of Cat Federations. In fact it is a federation of national members representing, at present, 41 countries
http://www.fifeweb.org/
Accepts 42 Breeds
Holds shows throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East, Argentina and Mexico

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