Birman Society Inc.
Birman Society Inc. was founded in Melbourne
Victoria on 30th April 1993.
The founding members were Lesley Freemann, Kevin Rock, Trish and John
Newman. Present at the inaugural meeting were 26 new members, with
apologies from 13 people.
The Birman Society's website
The Society was founded
due to a need as an organisation to:
members in the bonds of friendship and mutual understanding in an open
- Raise the status of the
Birman and create a high interest level and a better understanding of
- Provide a supportive and
caring network for those associated with Birmans
and to rescue and care for Birmans in
distress or need.
can be obtained from the President, Lesley Freemann on
Burmese and Other Shorthair Cat Club.
The club was formed in the
early 60s. This is a club for breeders and owners of all shorthair cats.
They hold their meetings on the 3rd Saturday of each month.
Further information can be obtained from the President Michele Ristuccia on
(03) 5783 1444.
The club was formed in
July, 1998 to promote the interests of the nonpedigreed
cat. However, the club welcomes members with any breed of cat, since all
cats are our beloved companions. As well as running an annual allbreeds cat show, the club works to promote responsible
cat ownership and to improve the status of all cats in the community.
Welfare issues are also important to the club, and a percentage of any
profits made by the club at its events is donated
to the Keysborough Animal Shelter.
Club meetings are usually held on Friday evenings, on an
as necessary basis.
The current executive consists of: President:
Margaret Steed; Secretary: Felicity Neilson; and Treasurer: Sharlene
The club may be contacted by ringing Sharlene on 8790
0305 (daily 10 am to 10pm).
Mountain District Cat Club.
This Club was formed in
1987 to serve the increasing number of cat breeders and owners in the outer
eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
Since its formation M.D.C.C. has been affiliated with The
Governing Council of the Cat Fancy, Australia and Victoria. The
Club is committed to all issues regarding cats. Show Cats, Breeding Cats or
Family pets are all much loved. Membership fees are kept to a minimum to
allow all cat lovers the opportunity to be involved and have access to valuable
information. General Meetings were originally held at Coldstream (5km out
of Lilydale). The Club became incorporated in 2002. Traditionally the Club
holds its Annual Show in the March or April depending on the fall of
Easter; we still hold a show at this time of the Year.
In 2004 we decided
to hold a show in September at Traralgon in the Latrobe Valley ,
where a number of its the members live, it is now an annual event. In April
2006, due to the dwindling numbers of members in the Melbourne area and an increase in the Latrobe Valley . The Club decided to move its base to Morwell. The
move has been successful with an increase in Membership. We now meet on the
last Tuesday of the month in Morwell. Further information can be obtained
from Graham or Dorothy on 03 5133 9596.
Breeds Cat Club of Victoria
club was formed in 2004 and is opened to owners and breeders of all
breeds from the new to the established.
Our meetings are held on a Thursday evening in the South Eastern Suburbs.
The club's philosophy includes :
promote responsible cat ownership
To promote the newer breeds of cats
To foster the welfare and kind treatment of all cats
To raise public awareness of the benefits of cat
To promote showing and responsible breeding of purebred
To hold and promote Cat Shows & Expos
To maintain affiliation with the Governing Council of the
Cat Fancy Australia & Victoria Incorporated
Breeds Cat Club is a family orientated club, if you have a friendly,
outgoing personality and are willing do work then this club is for you.
are only taken at our AGM in July once the initiation process has been
To contact the club call Gay 0412 466 140 or
on 5997 1003
or visit The
New Breeds Cat Club website.
Royal Thai Cat Club Inc.
GCCFVs newest Cat Club was formed and granted Affiliation
in October 2008.
Our Inaugural Show is on Sunday August 16th
2009, incorporating a Specialty Oriental Ring. The Club has 16 financial
members, all full of enthusiasm and dedicated to making it successful.
Vice President: Sharlee Rogers
Secretary: Jill Henderson
The aims and
objectives of the Royal Thai Cat Club are:
- Specifically to promote the
Siamese, Oriental, Balinese, Longhair Oriental and Foreign White
- To ensure the continuance of breeding
to the Standard of these Breeds.
produce a friendly and encouraging atmosphere assisting all newcomers
to the Cat Fancy.
- Promoting the health, and
wellbeing of all breeds of
the necessity of welfare and responsible treatment of cats.
responsible cat ownership, and compliance with local authorities.
the status of cats in our community.
and Promote and hold an annual All Breeds Cat Show.
a warm and friendly atmosphere at all Club Meetings and Shows.
Club Membership please call the Secretary on 5941-7138
Russian, Somali, Abyssinian and British Cat Club.
The club was started in 1974 and was called the Russian Blue &
Abyssinian Cat club. It is a specialty club and is open to all breeders
and owners of the 4 breeds. Meeting are held on the last Friday of the