Serving the Cat Fancy since 1928 !

The setting up of the The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy Australia and Victoria Inc. in 1928, the third in the world, was a progressive, forward-thinking move and we intend to continue in the same way. We are a happy group, who help each other in many ways, from setting up and pulling down shows, to sharing knowledge and experience.We have 4 affiliated clubs who run their own shows throughout the year, for more information about the clubs check out the Cat Clubs page.

The GCCFV Secretary can be contacted between:
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm -  (03) 9752 4217
Outside these times please only email - 
gccfvic@gmail.com



 

Current News & Upcoming Events


ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW
It's all most here

All passes are being sent out over the next couple of days
If you haven't received yours by Thursday 27/09 please contact Linda.
Also just for your own piece of mind, at the conclusion of Judging you may want to bring a small padlock just to lock you cage/s for the security of you cat/s


 

Please read and download GCCFVs Social Media Policy  

GCCFV SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY 
This will affect all members of GCCFV


Please read and download GCCFVs code of Practice
GCCFV CODE OF PRACTICE
Guidelines for the care and Management of breeding cats within the applicable Organisation.
These Guidelines apply to all GCCFV Members who have 9 or less fertile female cats.


 

For all the Government Legislations and Rulings that our breeders need to comply with please go to: www.vic.gov.au/pets/  and download the relevant links and information.  Below are a couple of the important links:

http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/pets/domestic-animal-businesses/breeding-and-rearing-businesses/code-of-practice-for-the-operation-of-breeding-and-rearing-businesses-revision-1
http://www.legisla
tion.vic.gov.au/Domino/Web_Notes/LDMS/LTObject_Store/LTObjSt7.nsf/DDE300B846EED9C7CA257616000A3571/1CA2B9A2AFD8349ECA257A6800031762/$FILE/94-81aa056%20authorised.pdf

http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/pets/domestic-animal-businesses/breeding-and-rearing-businesses/regulations-for-cat-breeders
http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/pets/cats/legal-requirements-for-cat-owners/code-of-practice-for-the-private-keeping-of-cats
http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/animal-health-and-welfare/animal-welfare/animal-welfare-legislation/prevention-of-cruelty-to-animals-legislation
http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/pets/domestic-animal-businesses/breeding-and-rearing-businesses/code-of-practice-for-the-breeding-of-animals-with-heritable-defects-that-cause-disease


 

Members Information
Next General Meeting
The next General Meeting will be held on:
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 8pm
Stamford Hotel,
Cnr Wellington and Stud Roads, Rowville

Find a Breeder
cat

Our breeders are required to abide by the Code of Ethics of GCCFV as well as state legislation. Visit our page devoted to our breeders to find one in your area.

The statement of Purposes of GCCFV is:
i) To promote in every way and foster interest in the general welfare of all cats and kittens
ii) To promote responsible pet ownership
iii) To keep registers and stud books and provide for the registration of cats and breeders’ prefixes and other records
iv) To set standards and breeding guidelines for the breeding of pedigree cats
v) To make regulations for the day to day running of GCCFV vi To set By-Laws for the running of cat shows
vii) To run cat shows and make awards at cat shows
viii) To award titles to qualified cats
ix) To hold instruction classes for judges, stewards and others
x) To appoint judges, stewards and others as required
xi) To accept affiliation from clubs
xii) To become a member or affiliate of other bodies
xiii) To accept membership from interested persons
xiv) To purchase, lease or otherwise acquire real estate and to sell, lease or otherwise dispose of it.
xv) To hold money in accounts in banks or other financial instutions or to hold shares or securities of any kind
xvi) To act as a trustee
xvii) To carry out any other activities deemed beneficial to cats

Visit a Show!

GCCFV affiliate Clubs hold show regularly throughout the year.

Why not take an afternoon to meet the breeders and watch the cats and kittens being judged.

For more information, go to our calendar page.


ORIVET /  ANIMAL DNA
Feline Genetic Disease Screen is only $85 and screens for ALL relevant diseases from the one sample.
(PKD, HCM, SMA, Familial Episodic Hypokalamic Polymyopathy, GM2, Mucopolysaccharodosis, Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency, Niemann Pick Disease)
Single test price has changed to $45
Some Kits are available from the GCCFV Secretary.

BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS THAT LOOK AFTER US BY DONATING TO GCCFV SHOWS AND THEIR AFFLIATED CLUBS


 

We thank our Sponsors