Cfa – Cat Fancier’s Association, the Largest Purebred Feline Registry
Many people shopping for a feline companion may wonder what the initials CFA stand for. In order for a particular breed of cat to be recognized as a pedigreed breed, it must be recognized by the Cat Fancier’s Association. This association is the largest purebred feline registry in the world and recognizes only forty one breeds of cats.
This association came into existence in order to maintain breed standards and to register kittens from pedigree cats. The CFA closely monitors all breeds to ensure that the standard specifics are adhered to for the ability to showcase felines in their annual cat shows.
In order to better the breed characteristics, a breeder must register a litter of purebred kittens with the Cat Fancier’s Association. At this time, it is the breeder’s decision as to whether these kittens will be allowed to