General articles about The International Cat Association
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- Breed Registrations in CFA, TICA & GCCF: A Comparison
Could looking into the breed distribution of kitten registrations explain why some cat registry numbers are growing while other registries are declining?
- Comparing Cat Registry Numbers
How many cats were registered in CFA, TICA and GCCF in the past few years? Which cat registries are growing in popularity? Which are declining?
- Comparing CFA and TICA
CFA and TICA are two of the most popular cat registries in the world. Many breeders register and show their cats in both organizations. Learn the differences you need to know between the two organizations.
- Comparing Persian Breed Standards From Different Registries
Are all breed standards created equal?
- Household Pet - A Valued Exhibitor in TICA
Of all the cat registries, TICA most honors the Household Pet Exhibitor. Bravo!
- Learned Along The Way
A HHP exhibitor shares the lessons learned along the way while campaigning her tabby to her first International Win in TICA
- * Protests Between Cat Breeders
Anyone can file a protest against a cat breeder with their registering organization. Understanding what you can and cannot file a protest about and how to be successful will save you a lot of emotional wear and tear.
- Registration Statistics
Is the cat fancy growing? Or is the cat fancy shrinking? We compare the kitten registration statistics of CFA, TIC, GCCF and the puppy registrations of the American Kennel Club to see which registries are doing better than others.
- Show Count Announcements
Why should cat clubs be required to announce their show counts?
- Show Ring Number Cards
This article includes downloadable templates for printing sets of show number cards for both CFA and TICA
- Solveig Pflueger
On July 14, 2014, the cat fancy lost Dr. Solveig Pflueger. From the initial founding of TICA until her passing 35 years later, Solveig shaped and expanded the face of TICA through her talents, wisdom and genetic expertise.
- TICA Offers Discounts
Did you know that TICA offers price discounts when you transfer 5 or more cats from another cat registry?
- * TICA Rules Regarding Disqualification and Withholding Awards
Learn the rules that govern the disqualification of cats and the withholding of awards in the show ring in TICA.
- TICA Titles
Have you ever wondered about the titles in TICA? What do all those initials mean? And what does your cat have to do to earn those titles? Wonder no more :-)!
- TICA Turns 30!
The International Cat Association celebrates its 30th anniversary and honors the people and cats that made it the world's largest genetic registry of pedigreed cats and registry of household pet cats and kittens
- What Color Is Your Cat?
This article by TICA judge, Beth Hicks is a photographic essay showing the different colors of cats from tabbies and torbies to pointed and 'with white' in all the shades and patterns.
- * When is a Persian Not a Persian?
Not all Persians are created equal. A Persian in one cat registry can be a Longhaired Exotic in another... so Buyer Beware (and informed!)
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