The Malta Feline Guardians Club has more than 15 years of experience and is the only club in Maltese Islands with full membership recognised by World Cat Federation (WCF).MFGC is a non-profitable organization, whose aim is to sponsor and promote the welfare of all breeds of cats, including household pets. The club has the intention of holding cat shows and exhibitions and seminars, to promote the interest and knowledge of domestic cats.
The aim of the club is to cultivate friendship among and promote the interest of the owners, fanciers and breeders of cats. It also encourages breeding towards the WCF Standards and encourage the registration of cats with WCF (World Cat Federation). The MFGC is the only Cat Club who is officially a fully recognized club by WCF in the Maltese Islands. This means that MFGC is beyond the patronage because it is a qualified and renowned club abroad. The MFGC besides this, will promote and encourage kindness to all animals and assist in prevention of cruelty and mistreatment of animals. It also encourages the spaying and neutering of any and all cats not specifically being used as part of a viable breeding program in order to reduce the trend toward overpopulation of, and tragedy among unwanted domestic cats.
The WCF (World Cat Federation) is an internationally operating federation, officially registered in the German registration court. WCF participates in the consultation of the European parliament in Strasbourg. It is co-responsible in the development of animal protection laws by working in the corresponding working groups installed by the legislative organs and participates in parliamentary hearings.
A WCF member, whether it is a single club or a federation, acts independently in his business.
The WCF´s responsibilities are …
* International cattery registration
* Education, training and examination of the International Judges
* Standardization of the various cat breeds
* Implementation of show rules and show classes
* Care for international connections