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The Traditional Cat Association, Inc.© 1987 ® TM Official Website

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About the Traditional Cat Association, Inc.

TCA, Inc., established in 1987 by Diana Fineran, is the exclusive destination for authentic Traditional and Classic Cats, true to their original breeding. Accept nothing lessA 40-year legacy underscores the significance of our mission and the invaluable contributions we’ve made in safeguarding all cat breeds.

The Real Facts

A shared appreciation for Tiam O’Shane IV, celebrated as the finest Siamese Male cat in England according to Francis Simpson’s book “Cats and All About Them” (1902). Indeed, quality in breeding aligns with health and adherence to essential standards. Prioritizing long-term well-being over fleeting trends is crucial. 🐾🌟Remember, a healthy and thriving feline companion brings lasting joy!

Services Offered

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TCA, Inc. Registry

With over four decades of experience, our commitment to protecting over 90 plus breeds and maintaining a consistent Breed Standard is commendable. The secure online registration process ensures accurate and well-documented records. 🐾📜If you have any other questions or need further assistance, feel free to ask!

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Knowledge empowers us all. Our commitment to providing breed histories, FAQs, and access to documented medical information ensures that our members stay informed and up-to-date.

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Showcasing the healthiest cats in the world—those with lifespans of 15 to 25 years—allows us to fully appreciate their beauty, unique personalities, and companionship. Every cat lover deserves that enriching experience. It’s disheartening to see less fortunate cats bred to extreme standards with significantly shorter life spans of 3 to 5 years.

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Your support enables us to maintain this website, produce informative newsletters, and advocate for responsible breeding practices. Together, we’ve witnessed the positive impact and raised awareness about the consequences of poor breeding.Before welcoming a cat into your family, take the time to learn about the differences—your investment in knowledge will pay off in the long run for both you and your feline companion.

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