New Zealand Cat Fancy

The New Zealand Cat Fancy (NZCF) is a cat registry in New Zealand. It is a member of the World Cat Congress and has 21 affiliated clubs.[1]

New Zealand Cat Fancy
Area served
New Zealand
Sheree Russell

The NZCF lists 55 breeds of purebred cat on its website.[1] It promotes cat shows and holds an annual national cat show.[2][3][4] It was the first cat registry to admit polydactyl Maine Coons to competition, in December 2008.[5] The NZCF also publishes a quarterly magazine called Flash Cats.[1][6]

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  1. ^ a b c "New Zealand Cat Fancy". Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  2. ^ Warwick, Jane (13 July 2015). "Meet the top cats at the New Zealand Cat Fancy National Show". Stuff. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  3. ^ Lee, Julian (4 June 2017). "Huge crowds for National Cat Show in Christchurch". Stuff. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  4. ^ Yeoman, Scott (14 June 2019). "'Look how skinny he is!' – Meet the stars of a national cat show". Bay of Plenty Times. Retrieved 15 November 2021 – via New Zealand Herald.
  5. ^ "Cat breeders' will to win". New Zealand Herald. 22 June 2009. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  6. ^ "Flash Cats" (PDF). New Zealand Cat Fancy. December 2015. Retrieved 15 November 2021. {{cite magazine}}: Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)

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