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Bucks, Oxon & Berks Cat Society
The Bucks, Oxon & Berks Cat Society held their AGM on 19 March 2006 at Rectory Cottages, Bletchley.

The following Officers and Committee were duly elected: President - Mrs Isabel Keens; Vice-President - Mrs Rosemary Gowdy; Chairman - Mrs Ann North; Vice-Chairman/Hon Secretary - Mrs Linda Clark; Hon Treasurer/Membership Sec - Mrs Lucinda Abbs; GCCF Delegate/Show Support Secretary - Miss Irene Roos; Reserve Delegate - Mrs Rosemary Gowdy; Committee - Mrs C. Davies, Mrs J. Gamble, Mr B. & Mrs A. Ivinson, Mrs B. Prowse (Show Manager), Mr G. Slaymaker, Mr C. Wood.

Anyone wishing to renew or become a new Member, please note the NEW Treasurer/ Membership Secretary’s address - Mrs Lucinda Abbs, 18 Lodge Close, Bicester, Oxon OX26 3TE. Tel. 01869 247533. All other correspondence to be sent to Mrs Linda Clark, 10 Fairacre, Woolton Hill, Nr Newbury, Berks RG20 9UF. Tel. 01635 254208. E-mail Linda.M.Clark@btinternet.com
The show management would like me to remind you all that this year’s show will be held at the Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading. We look forward to seeing you on 16 September 2006 at our new venue. Enquiries for the show to Mrs Barbara Prowse, 1 Sandstone Road, Milnrow, Rochdale, Lancs OL16 3UH. Tel. 01706 342453 (after 6pm or weekends please). E-mail barbaraprowse@hotmail. com. Stall enquiries to Mr Chris Wood, Tel. 01525 717542. Email chris@purrsonaltouch.com

If your Club wishes to support the show in any way, please write to the Show Manager as soon as possible.
Linda Clark (Mrs), Hon Secretary

Bengal Cat Club

Would exhibitors please note that Mrs Kilby is unable to judge at our forthcoming show on 29 July.

Her Open Classes will be taken by Mrs C. Jones, including Overall Best in Show.
Helen Marriott-Power, Show Manager

The Sphynx Breeders Association

At the GCCF Council Meeting on Wednesday, 21 June, a decision was made to provisionally recognise Sphynx Cats.

As our Members have been the main instigators in achieving this, we would like to thank our many supporters in the Cat Fancy, especially the Colourpoint, Rex-coated & AOV Cat Club and the Essex Cat Club - without them this would never have been possible.

We are all looking forward to seeing Sphynx on the show bench and do hope they fulfill all that is expected of them.
Barry Newcombe, Hon Secretary

Gwynedd Cat Club

Gwynedd Cat Club are missing several trophies. The trophies are Longhair Neuter, Siamese Kitten and Neuter, Oriental Adult, British Neuter and Household Pet Neuter.

Anyone holding these trophies, would you please return them to a Member of the Committee, or on show day, 15 July.
Marie E. Rose, Joint Show Manager

Shorthair Cat Club of Scotland

The AGM of the Shorthair Cat Club of Scotland was held on Sunday, 4 June 2006 at the Lomond Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, at 2.30pm.

The Officers and Committee are as follows: Chair - Mr Harry Smith; Vice-Chair - Mrs Muriel Brown; Secretary - Mrs Ann Smith; Membership Secretary - Mr David Campbell; Cup Secretary - Ms Andrea Goodenough; Treasurer - Miss Sarah Davidson; Show Support - Mrs A. Smith and Welfare - Mrs Kate Ekanger. Committee - Ms J. Fry, Mrs Norma Balfour Christie, Mrs H. Kelsall, Mrs A. Wandby.

We had a successful AGM and afterwards the raffle raised £44.10 towards Club funds.
Mr G. Gow is now Kitten Registrar - 0131 652 1895.
Ann Smith, Hon Secretary

Caledonian Longhair Cat Club

May I remind all our Members that subscriptions were due for renewal on 1 June.
The rates are - Single £3.50, Joint £5 and Juniors/Senior Citizens £1. Please send your subs to Mrs Jean Hepburn, “Chattan”, 26 Main Street, Cardenden, Fife KY5 0NA. Cheques to be made payable to Caledonian LH Cat Club.
Ruth L. Thomson, Secretary

Wyvern Cat Club

Would exhibitors at the Wyvern Cat Club Show on 9 September 2006 please note that Open Class 352 Brown Tortie Burmese Neuter will not be judged by Mrs J. Molin, and NOT Mrs R. Alger-Street, as listed in the Schedule.

The show management team apologise for any inconvenience caused to exhibitors.
M. Gear, Joint Show Manager

Bucks, Oxon & Berks Cat Society

Would all exhibitors please note the following Judge Changes at our Championship Show on 16 September 2006 -

Blue Point Birman Adult will now be judged by Mr K. Scruton. Brown or Blue Tabby Maine Coon Neuter will now be judged by Mrs A. Gregory. AOC Silver Spotted British Adult will now be judged by Mrs F. Matthias.

£100 first prize money voucher for our raffle at the show. Schedules are available now from the Show Manager or from our website.
Barbara Prowse, Show Manager

The Birman Cat Club

Do remember that the Summer Garden Party this year is to be held on Sunday, 30 July at the home of Dennis Hayward and Ron Mlynek in Sheffield.

Ron and Dennis have organised and run several of these fantastic afternoons and this is to be their swansong! Whatever you do, don’t miss it! Everyone can be assured of a warm Yorkshire welcome and a fun-filled afternoon!!

There will be a spectacular raffle - with the first prize being a Dyson vacuum cleaner AND a colour television AND a microwave! The second prize is £300 cash!! Tickets will be on sale until the Garden Party so it’s not too late to join in. There will also be an Auction, a Tombola and many stalls. Fabulous food and drinks will be available to enjoy during the day. The party will be held at Morningside Cattery, Chapeltown Road, Ecclesfield, Sheffield, from 1pm. Admission is £1.

If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, need further directions or information, please contact Dennis or Ron on 0114 246 0202. We look forward to seeing you all!
Elaine Culf, Secretary

Tabby Point Siamese & Progressive Breeders Cat Club

The TPS&PBCC/OCFG Summer Party will be held on Sunday, 13 August at the home of Eileen and Peter Ridgeway (Fern Lodge, South Street, Litlington, Herts SG8 0QR) from 2pm.
Everyone is welcome - come and enjoy delicious food, a beautiful garden and all the latest cat news and gossip, all for only £6!
Please let Eileen know if you are coming by telephonine her on 01763 852728 or Email hartzie@btinternet.com
Liz Mackenzie-Wood, Hon Secretary

The Cambridgeshire Cat Club

The AGM for the Cambridgeshire Cat Club will be held on Monday, 11 September 2006 at 8pm.
This will take place in the Common Room at the Veterinary School, Madingley Road, Cambridge (on the B1303 in Cambridge).
We look forward to seeing as many Members as possible.
Iona Pettit, Secretary

Wiltshire & District Cat Club

The Wiltshire & District Cat Club apologise unreservedly for mistakenly awarding Best in Show Siamese to the Kitten when it should have been awarded to Mrs Warry Chitty’s PR CHIARIKKI GRAND REFORM. Our sincere apologies for the disappointment caused.
Elaine Robinson, Joint Show Manager

South Western Counties Cat Club

Will exhibitors please note the following Judge Changes for our Show on 23 September.
Mrs Boizard-Neil will now judge Classes 345 and 346 and Mrs Leighton will now judge Class 215.
Susan Newman, Joint Show Manager