Success at the GCCF Supreme Cat Show 2019 for our Madam Secretary

We are thrilled that our very own Madam Secretary Gwen Phillips, together her husband Paul, won the GCCF Supreme Champion 2019 title with their Russian Blue, Melkelter Galiya Gertruda (Gertie). Their Chartreux kitten, Melkelter Petite Petronia (Pebbles) was nominated reserve in the Best of Variety Section 3 class. Gwen has always been a staunch supporter of the Chartreux here in the UK. She is a founding member of the Chartreux Cat Club UK and its breeding programme, and has bred a number of beautiful Chartreux kittens. In addition, she has generously shared her knowledge and expertise supporting our new breeders … Continue reading Success at the GCCF Supreme Cat Show 2019 for our Madam Secretary

Alert re Oral Flea Treatment 3.9.2019

We have been asked to share this information with our Club by the GCCF The GCCF has recently received a report of the sudden death of 2 BSH cats a few hours after being given the recommended dose of a flea treatment containing an insecticide called spinosad. A third cat died suddenly two weeks after dosing and there are internet reports of some dogs and cats experiencing side effects of severe sickness and fits. It is a prescription only medicine and taken by mouth rather than applied to the skin. If you have concerns after reading this please discuss your … Continue reading Alert re Oral Flea Treatment 3.9.2019