SACC supports the following resolution taken at the World Cat Congress Annual Meeting in 2015 “WCC neither promotes nor approves the presence of wild feline species in connection with a cat show.”
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Maine Coons are known as the "gentle giants" and possess above - average intelligence, making them relatively easy to train.
Persian cats are noted for their gentle temperament and ease with which they adjust to new environments, making them ideal show cats.
Ragdolls are best known for their docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature.
British short hairare an easy-going breed of cat. They have a stable character and enjoy attention.
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The Bengal is a hybrid breed of domestic cat with a wild appearance and gentle temperament.
Sphynx are playful, loving cat who are devoted and loyal.
The Birman has a wonderful balanced temperament. They are very intelligent and bond strongly.
Chinchillas are generally very placid, quiet cats, happy to lie around the home being decorative.
Siamese are affectionate and intelligent cats, renowned for their social nature.
Burmese are people oriented, forming strong bonds with their owners, gravitating toward all human activity.
Norwegian Forest Cats like the outdoors, are well suited to cold conditions and are great hunters.
Siberian cats The Siberian is very dog-like. They are loyal cats that will come to greet you with their unique triple purr.
Scottish Fold are typically good-natured and placid and adjust to other animals within a household extremely well.
The Munchkin is generally described as a sweet-natured, playful, people-oriented, outgoing and intelligent cat.
Abyssinians are extroverted, willful and intelligent, but are usually not "lap cats".
Oriental Cats are intelligent, social animals who bond closely to their people.
Charaterised by a dense, plush coat.
The typical Devon is active, mischievous, playful, and people-oriented.
A very athletic cat, the American Shorthair has a large, powerfully-built body.
The Russian is known for being very intelligent, active animal and get on well with other pets.
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