Show Hours: Check in will be from 8:30 to 9:30 am. Judging will begin at 10 am on Saturday and 9 am Sunday. Advertised show hours are 9 am to 4 pm both days.
Show Hall: Araba Temple, 2010 Hanson Street, Ft. Myers, FL 33901 Ph: 239-334-4010. The show hall is non-smoking, has air-conditioned and is handicap accessible.
Show Hotel: La Quinta Inn & Suites - Fort Myers Airport 9521 Market Place Rd. Fort Myers, FL 33912 Phone: 239-466-0012. Mention Cat Show for Special show rate Free Airport Shuttle and Free Breakfast.
Airport Info: The closest airport is Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), Fort Myers, FL. (about 16 miles from the show hall).
Household Pets: Any cats and kittens are welcome to compete in the Household Pet (HHP) category. All kittens must be at least 4 months of age. Declawed HHP’s can not be entered. Adults over the age of eight months must be neutered or spayed. Please use a carrier to bring your pets to the show and be sure to bring your supplies- HHP’s will be judged in all rings. HHP Exhibitors contact Charlene Campbell for assistance or additional info.
Scoring: All entries in Championship (except Novice), Premiership (except Novice), registered Kittens, recorded Household Pets, and registered cats competing as Household Pets with an Household Pet color class prefix will be scored for CFA awards. Owners of novices can contact the entry clerk for a temporary registration number. Kittens may be entered without registration numbers, but will not be scored for CFA awards if a number is not provided at show time. Kittens without a registration number or TRN will not be included in the count.
Supplies: Litter will be provided. Please bring your own litter boxes, pet food, and dishes. A single cages measure approximately 22”x22”x22”. Exhibitors are responsible for material or cage curtains to cover the top, sides and bottom or your cage.
Health and Sales: It is strongly advised that all cats or kittens entered or present in the show hall be inoculated before entry by a licensed veterinarian against feline panleukopenia (formerly known as feline distemper or feline infectious enteritis), feline rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and rabies. It is also strongly recommended that cats and kittens be tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. All cats/kittens must have all claws clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition. No kittens under four (4) months of age will be permitted in the show hall. All cats and kittens for sale must have valid Florida Health Certificates as required by Florida Law. Platinum Coast Cat Fanciers will not be responsible if this law is not followed.
Any person entering a cat or kitten in a show held under the rules of CFA shall by such act agree to abide by, and this person and the entry of this person shall be subject to these rules. CFA show rules may be obtained for $7 each from CFA, 260 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
Platinum Coast Cat Fanciers will take reasonable care of cats and property, but will not be held liable for loss of property, damage, or accidents to cats or to exhibitors.
Show Secretary: Linda Alexander firstname.lastname@example.org
Show Treasurer: Charlene Campbell email@example.com
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