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January 2017 - A summary of the changes in the FIFe Rules and Standards per 1st January 2016 can be found in a document which is available for downloading here.

January 2016 - New categories at shows per 01.01.2016

January 2016 - A summary of the changes in the FIFe Rules and Standards per 1st January 2016 can be found in a document which is available for downloading here.

January 2016 - From 1 January 2016 Seychellois Longhair resp. Shorthair are considered now as varieties of Balinese resp. Siamese.

January 2014 - Recognition Oriental white (blue-eyed, green-eyed and odd-eyed)

End 2013 - he FIFe Board has agreed to add SYS/SYL to the combined Breed Council

April 2011 - The FIFe Board has agreed to combine the Breed Councils for Siamese, Balinese, Oriental Shorthair & Oriental Longhair Cats into one Breed Council.

January 2011 - The new Breed Council Rules are valid. Applications to become member of the FIFe SIA/BAL/SYS/SYL/OSH/OLH Breed Council should be sent to the club in which you hold FULL membership using the application form on the FIFe website.

 

Health-News

Research Program Familial Amyloidosis (Liver or kidney failure) Antagene Laboratory in France is involved into discovering the causes of hereditary diseases and develop new DNA screening tests. Read more >>  

Feline Caramel-colour Research Project Alfort School of Veterinary Medicine, France. DNA and hair samples needed from Caramel and Apricot cats as well as diluted (blue, lilac, fawn or cream) control-cats. All breeds are welcome. Read more >>

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) is an inherited, late-onset blindness not only found in Abyssinian, Somali and Ocicat breeds but also in the Siamese and related breeds (Oriental Shorthair, Balinese, Oriental Longhair, Seychellois & Peterbald). Read more >>

 

Events

The FIFe General Assembly will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th May 2017. You will find all relevant information with regard to the FIFe General Assembly here.

The FIFe World Show will be organised in Rijswijk (near The Hague), The Netherlands  on the 28th and 29th October 2017.  Click here for the dedicated website showing all information available about this show.