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THE OUR CATS NEWSLETTER- !-EMAIL-! ISSUE 60

 


National Cat Club Show
A National call to action!

Enter Now!!
National Cat Club extends it closing date to 12th November 2007
Come and celebrate be part of the National Magic at this years 111th Show
Join in the celebrations of the Oldest show in town, with special guest VIP's from BBC Blue Peter, competitions, and CASH Prize Money for Best Exhibits in Show. National finals for the heat winners Crystal Clear Winners Pedigree & None pedigree

Click now to down load a schedule & entry form
www.nationalcatclub.co.uk

Further information Stall holders Please Contact Bryan Holmes (bryan.holmes@btinternet.com) 01889 882289 Pre Booked Tickets £9 adults £6 children and senior citz available from Carol and Ron Pike, 24 Shaftesbury Close, Harmans Water, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 9PX Cheque to National Cat Club and enclose sae.


Friends of the National Cat Club

To offset the increasing costs in running the longest established cat show in the country, The National Cat Club is looking for sponsorship/support for its December 2007 Show by way of their 'Friends of the National Cat Club' scheme. The scheme has four memberships levels:

Platinum over £500 ( sponsor Best of Breed rosettes, titled classes rosettes)

Gold up to £500 (sponsor open class rosettes for one section)

Silver up to £150 (sponsor Best of Variety rosettes)

Bronze £50 (sponsor a vet).

If you would like to support the show in this way please forward your sponsorship to Mrs Carol Pike, Show Manager, Caroona, 24 Shaftesbury Close, Harmans Water, Bracknell, RG12 9PX, telephone 01344 424418. All sponsorship will be acknowledged and publicised at the Show. 

Celia Langford Hon Secretary
National Cat Club'




Our Cats On the Road



Supreme Show

SUPREME CAT SHOW – NOVEMBER 17TH

Come to our super stand for our usual superb range of stationery, books, Annuals, calendars and much more. Our Managing Director, VINCE HOGAN will be on hand together with JOHN HOLDEN, Chris Hogan, Dan Cavill, Cris Sacco, and the rest of the team to show you our terrific range of products. 

Also free with the issue of November 16th, our 32 page Supreme colour special.

  • BUY YOUR 2007 OUR CATS ANNUAL, THE LAST ONE EVER, AT THIS SHOW, and also complete your collections of back Annuals, whilst stocks last.
  • Take out or renew your subscription for fabulous freebies – rolling rates apply for our remaining time as the official journal of the GCCF.
  • DON’T MISS THIS GREAT BOOK - CATTERY DESIGN – THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR PERFECT CATTERY by David Key – An essential investment for all concerned with feline welfare and a fantastic Christmas gift for all feline enthusiasts!
TRUST OUR CATS – ESSENTIAL READING FOR ALL THAT’S VITAL ON THE BRITISH SHOW SCENE





Many readers and perhaps GCCF delegates will be astounded by the letter which appears on the GCCF web site, written by GCCF Chairman Gordon Butler, reiterating the GCCF's desire and determination to end the contract with OUR CATS on
January 31st 2008.

It is clear that Mr Butler, having survived a vote of no confidence at the delegates meeting,  has now taken advice from the GCCF solicitors, Marshalls, before writing to Vince Hogan, the Managing Director of
Our Cats and Our Dogs. Many will wonder whether the GCCF's solicitors have taken into consideration the depth of feeling shown by the vast majority of delegates at that recent delegates meeting.

In a move that is sure to spark even greater controversy than the meeting on October 24th, Mr Butler and the Executive Committee (one assumes that all the members of the committee are aware of this ongoing stance and decision) has taken the vote on item 4a as having upheld the original decision of the committee, communicated to OUR CATS last July. As this vote did not achieve the required two thirds majority (although 92 delegates voted for it and only 54 against) Mr Butler has signalled what is likely to be the burning of the last bridge between OUR CATS and the GCCF by terminating the contract yet again.

The question will be asked whether the insistence of the cancellation of the contract as from January 31st 2008 is in direct contravention of the further vote which was carried by a huge majority, 108 to 35, which clearly tells the Executive that

’there will be no further consideration of removing the
‘Official Organ’ status from Our Cats …unless there has been full and formal discussion in Council’
.

It would appear that Mr Butler is either ignoring the instructions of the delegates or he has a different interpretation of that vote.

As we said in last weeks issue, we feel sure that there will be repercussions.

OUR CATS has no further comment at this time.




New Cesar Millan Book



BE THE PACK LEADER: Use CESAR'S WAY
to Transform Your Dog . . . and Your Life

Author - Cesar Millan & Jo Peltier

A BRAND NEW BOOK FROM CESAR MILLAN!

Following the runaway success of CESAR'S WAY, Cesar takes his principles of dog psychology a step further, showing you how to develop the calm-assertive energy of a successful pack leader and use it to improve your dog's life-and your own.

Filled with practical tips and techniques as well as real-life success stories from his clients (including the Grogan family, owners of Marley from Marley & Me) and his popular television show, Cesar helps you understand and read your dog's energy as well as your own so that you can move beyond just correcting behavioural issues and take your connection with your dog to the next level.

The principles of calm-assertive energy will help you become a better pack leader in every area of your life, improving your relationships with friends, family, and co-workers.

In addition, Cesar addresses several important issues for the first time.

Ultimately, Be the Pack Leader will create both happier dogs happier, more centred owners.

Click to order now...

or Telephone 0870 731 6502 to place your order now.





THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR PERFECT CATTERY
BOARDING CONTRACT BOOK
WHEN YOU BUY CATTERY DESIGN



Author - David Key

click here to order your copy

This beautifully produced title will provide you with an easy to read, encouraging and inspirational overview of cattery systems, equipment and materials. This complete reference guide equips the reader with information on plans, construction, materials, equipment, legal requirements and all aspects of your design.

With step by step guidance for creating your perfect cattery design at your fingertips, and real life case studies, this book will help you understand how catteries can be improved with cat welfare knowledge.

Lavishly illustrated with over 400 full colour photos, many of which are double page spreads showing great detail.

Essential reading for anyone considering building or updating a cattery!

PLUS AN OUR CATS BOARDING CONTRACT BOOK

Price: £39.50

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Our Cats Digital Edition
New online service at OurCats.co.uk
This week's issue

2 November 2007

Available exclusively to members of the Our Cats Website.

The Our Cats 'Digital Edition' combines online delivery with the look and feel of the printed newspaper.

Website members are able to see articles, features, images and adverts exactly as they appear in print.


• Read the newspaper online
• Page by Page
• Picture by Picture
• Exactly as it appears in print

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MAKE YOURS A FRONT COVER CAT



A full colour 15 cm deep 13 cm wide Advertisement
on the front cover of OUR CATS
Just £130

There is usually a waiting list for this prime position so do not hesitate in making your booking with the OUR CATS show team.



2008 Cat Calendars
plan your year 2008 with our gorgeous glossy cat calendars



What could be more soothing than a kitten’s purr!
They’re soft, pretty curious and playful and keep you smiling.
Let the kittens in this wonderful wall calendar keep you company in the coming year.


See Shop for more Calendars



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