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National Cat Club
Judge John Hansson has withdrawn from judging the Oriental Grand Champion Class. This will now be judged by Mrs D. Brown.

Other misc. changes to balance the loadings are as follows:

Ms J. Allen - 116, 164, 281, 314 and 315; Mrs V. A. Anderson - 778; Mrs P. Ball - 604; Ms Chapman - 792; Mrs Ferguson - 572; Mrs Hutchison - 543 and 573; Mrs Lyall - 316; Mrs Newman - 475, 476, 525 and 541; Mrs Smith - 574 and 597; Mrs Studer - 920, 926 and 927; Mrs Tackley - 276, 277, 298, 309, 332, 334 and 347; Mr Trotter - 795 and 835.

We have heard that Garfield will, once again, be in attendance at the show and, of course, Blue Peter, plus, due to the generous donations, there are cash prizes for the Best in Show winners and also the runners-up in both the Pedigree and Non Pedigree Section. Overall winners will receive £200 each.

Pre-booked tickets available from the Show Managers (phone 01344 424418) or on the day.
Carol & Ron Pike, Show Managers

The Scottish Cat Club

This is to remind Club Members that subscriptions fell due on 1 October. Subscriptions have been held at the same level for a further year - £5 single, £7 joint, £2 concessionary, £1 joining fee and £5 for website entries.

To renew your membership please send a cheque made out to the Scottish Cat Club to Mrs Caroline Thomson, Membership Secretary, 51 Salisbury, East Kilbride G74 3QF. If you prefer you can fill in a standing order form, available from the same address, or from the Club website - www.scottishcatclub.co.uk

Subscribers to our website can include photographs, details of kittens due or available and stud cats, as well as their basic listing, you may also wish to know that, as part of the special arrangements for our golden jubilee show on 10 February, we will be producing a full colour show guide and all existing website subscribers will be offered a free breeders card in that guide.
Caroline Thomson, Membership Secretary

Oriental Cat Association

Our Autumn 2006 Newsletter was posted out to all paid-up Members in the middle of November.
If you have paid your subscription for 2006 but have not received your newsletter please let me know either by phone 020 7564 8436, or by email irene.rothwell@ntlworld.com, stating your current postal address, including postcode.

If you did receive the newsletter, but there was a minor error in your address details again, please let us know so we can correct your details for future mail outs.
Irene Rothwell (Mrs), Hon Secretary

The Balinese & Siamese Cat Club

The AGM of the Balinese & Siamese Cat Club was held on Sunday, 12 November at Hurst Village Halls, Hurst, Berks.

The meeting was concluded quite quickly and successfully, followed by a raffle and refreshments. Everyone enjoyed a friendly and social afternoon.

There were a few changes on the Committee, and they are - Mrs Sue White is now the Hon Treasurer and Membership Secretary as well as the Welfare Co-ordinator. Subscriptions for 2007 are now due and should be sent to Mrs S. White, Blue Haze Cattery, Aldershot Road, Somerley, Ringwood, Hants BH20 3QE.

Mrs Maxine Smith is now the Show Support Secretary, and her address is 44 West Street, Banwell, N. Somerset BS29 6DB.

Mrs Lynn Campbell, 40 Lonsdale Avenue, Weston Super Mare BS23 3SG, will gratefully receive any contributions to the “Mews”, the annual newsletter of the Club. Any articles should be received before the end of March 2007.

Organisation of the second Championship Show at Oak Farm Community School, Caucer Road, Farnborough, Hants, is now well in hand, and everyone is looking forward to 14 July 2007. Applications for schedules should be made to the Show Manager, Mrs S. Smith, Holly Tree Cottage, Horsley Cross, Manningtree, Essex CO11 2NR, and they will be sent out in due course.
Dorothy A. Woodhouse, Chair

Manchester & District Cat Club

Our next Social Evening will be our Christmas Party on Monday, 11 December, 7.30pm, at our usual venue, Kearsley Cricket Club.

Please bring a wrapped present for person of same sex. We will have our usual super raffle and super Christmas buffet supper for only £2.

For directions, ring Peter on 0161-793 7503. Any other enquiries, ring Maureen on 0161 211 9809.
Maureen O’Dowd, Social Convenor

The Bengal Cat Club

The Bengal Cat Club AGM will be held at 1pm on Sunday, 18 February 2007 at St Mary’s Parish Hall, Sunbury on Thames.

Items for the Agenda, Committee nominations, etc., to be forwarded to the Hon Secretary by 1 January 2007. All those attending are invited back to the home of Rosie Barrie Alger-Street for a social get-together and raffle. Donation for the raffle gratefully received.
W. J. Levinson, Hon Secretary

Caledonian LH Cat Club

Would all Members please note that, due to the resignation of one of our Committee, I am now also Membership Secretary.

Anyone out there who hasn’t renewed their subscriptions, please do so for 2007, we would love to have you back.

All cheques to be sent to me at 2 Oakbank Place, Perth PH1 1HQ.
Ruth Thomson, Secretary

Bedford & District Cat Club

At the AGM this year I stepped down as Show Manager of the Bedford & District Cat Show, but took on the Secretary role. The new Show Managers are Mr Alan and Mrs Linda Ward of 12 Fairford Crescent, Downhead Park, Milton Keynes MK15 9AG.

The schedules for the 2007 show on 28 April will be available at the end of January by sending Linda and Alan a stamped addressed envelope, by accessing our website (www.bedfordanddistrictcat club.com) or by collecting one from our Chairman, Chris Wood, at the Purrsonal Touch stall at shows.

Members please note that we have now amalgamated the Membership Secretary role in with the Treasurer’s role. Mr Les Moore, 251 High Street South, Dunstable, Beds LU6 3HY, will be happy to receive your subscriptions.
Di Birtwistle, Secretary

North of Britain LH & SLH Cat Club

Exhibitors, please note the following Judge Changes at our show on 9 December -
Mr C. Keenan to judge classes 250, 267 and 344; Mr J. Walker will judge classes 200, 201, 203, 210 and 230; Mr M. Pearman will judge classes 262, 297 and 366; Mr R. Worth will judge classes 110, 325 and 331; Mrs A. Dawson will judge class 261; Mrs B. Prowse will judge class 6; Mrs C. Bamford will judge classes 211, 220, 227, 229 and 290; Mrs D. Butters will judge class 265; Mrs F. Matthias will judge class 268; Mrs G. Denny will judge classes 155 and 266; Mrs G. Waugh will judge classes 33, 39, 70, 208, 209, 218, 219 and 228; Mrs J. Gee will judge classes 43, 53, 198, 199, 207, 291, 328 and 371; Mrs J. Worth will judge classes 241 and 375; Ms P. Knight will judge classes 251, 280, 298, 339, 340 and 347; Ms S. Crichton will judge classes 237, 238 and 299.
Apologies for any inconvenience.
Linda Dutton (Mrs), Show Manager