GCCFI NEWS


June 2018

Updated Registration Information, contacts and guidance is now available on the REGISTRATIONS PAGE.

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2018 Supreme Show results now available on the Show Page 

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GENETIC TESTING


New Post re: Genetic Testing on the

Notice Page


Applicants wishing to register please note that for certain Active Registrations some tests are compulsory.  Please check HERE.


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ADVICE TO KITTEN BUYERS

There is very important advice and information regarding buying a kitten on our Information Page and we very strongly urge any person considering buying a kitten to read it carefully before proceeding.

 


 

Welcome to our Registration page. Council supports responsible breeding and Breeders seeking registration should be familiar with the list of Genetic tests available (some of which are compulsory - see below).

 

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS

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GENERAL INFORMATION

REGISTERING

REGISTRATIONS & SHOWS

REGISTRATION CONTACTS

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GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Registration for Cats/kittens born in Republic of Ireland

Cats/kittens born in the Republic of Ireland to GCCFI registered parents should be registered with GCCFI.

 

Registration for Cats/kittens born in Northern Ireland or Great Britain

Cats/kittens born in Northern Ireland or Great Britain and registered with GCCF can be dual registered with GCCFI on payment of the appropriate fee and there is no need to complete a registration form.  For further details please contact the GCCF or the Registration Administrator (contact details below).

 

GCCFI Registration for Cats/kittens born in any other country

If your cat/kitten was born and/or registered in any other country or with any other registering body we require:-

1

Original registration document which should show 4/5 generations of pedigree from other registering body, i.e. CFA, Fife, Tica.  When copied and recorded by GCCFI, this document will be returned to you.

2 If not stated on the certified pedigree, please provide a copy of a document showing you as the registered owner. In the case of joint owners both names should be shown.
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A completed GCCF of Ireland Application to Register form (available on the FORMS Page).

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Details of Pet Passport scheme or quarantine details:

Cats imported from anywhere other than the UK must have either a Pet Passport or be quarantined on arrival in RoI.

Details from Department of Agriculture Pet Passports or phone +353 1 607 2827

 

 

Genetic Testing

Some GENETIC TESTS are compulsory for active registrations - you may view this list HERE (Excel document).

 

 

Breed Numbering

The GCCFI have adopted the GEMS Breed Numbering System and breeders are requested to please use this system with immediate effect.

For an INTRODUCTION & INFORMATION sheet about the system, please click HERE
For a SECTIONS AND BREEDS sheet please click HERE
For a full list of the new system's BREED NUMBERS please click HERE 

 

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REGISTERING

 

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS

We now have an on line registration service supported by the GCCF in the UK. To use this service please click HERE (to Login or Enrol).  Payment can be made by Debit or Credit card.  If you already have an account with the GCCFI or GCCF you can use your Username and Password to log in. Please do not try to open GCCFI & GCCF pages at once. If you have never used the online service before you need to enrol and then follow the instructions. Should you experience any difficulties with this process please either email the GCCF – info@gccfcats.org or telephone +44 1278 427575 (between 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday – Friday).

 

 

MANUAL REGISTRATIONS

We would encourage you to use the online service and it will enable you to view all the cats owned and/or bred by you. However, if you are unable to do this, you may still register and transfer manually. Forms are available on our FORMS page and should be completed and sent as directed on the form, together with payment. If you have any queries please contact Caroline Wren the Registration Administrator (contact details below).

 

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REGISTRATIONS & SHOWS

 

Entering a GCCFI Show before registration paperwork is complete

If you wish to enter a GCCFI licensed show and you have applied for but not received all the relevant registration papers, you may enter by complying with the following:-

  1. Complete your Registration Application on line or manually and pay the registration fee. If you are registering a cat from outside GCCFI or GCCF please confirm that that you have applied for the Certified Pedigree to the appropriate registering body. DO NOT WAIT TO RECEIVE THESE DOCUMENTS. When received please forward to the Registration Administrator (contact details below).
  2. Complete your show entry. In the box on the entry form for Registration No put RAF (Registration Applied For). Please note that Show Managers are obliged to check that applications and the fee to register have been made and received. The use of RAF should be used for one single or one double show only. If for any reason you need to use this a second time you must contact the Registration Administrator (contact details below).
  3. If you are transferring a cat/kitten into your name you should send the registration card with your details and the fee to the Registration Administrator (contact details below)

In the Reg No box on the show entry form put TAF (Transfer Applied For).       

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REGISTRATION CONTACTS

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION QUERIES:

GCCF: info@gccfcats.org or telephone +44 1278 427575 (between 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday – Friday).

 

MANUAL REGISTRATION QUERIES:

Registration Administrator

Mrs Caroline Wren

Ballinacourty

Glenroe

Kilfinane

Co Limerick

E: registrations@gccfi.com / T: +353 63 86942