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Feline Friends Internationale




Silver Bells Show
 featuring Silver Golden Persian Awards
                      Junior Showmanship
                      Household Pets Competition
                      Veterans Class
                      Santa's Helper Elf Costume Contest
                      Best Cage Decorations Contest
                      World Reknowned Photographer CHANAN

Click on banner to go to CFA 2009 Show Schedule

click here to download show flyer


Vallejo, CA. – Dec. 19th, 2009

Solano County Fairgrounds

McCormack Hall

900 Fairgrounds Drive


          Kim Everett-Hirsch JS/AB/HHP/VET 

      Chuck Gradowski– AB/HHP/VET/Elf Judge

                       Wain Harding - AB/HHP/VET

             Hilary Helmrich - AB/HHP/VET

            Larry Swanson - AB/HHP/VET

         Iris Tanner - AB/HHP/VET

225 Cats – 6 AB Rings/HHP/VET/JS

  All Junior Showmanship Competitors Prize Pass to

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

across from Show Hall! 

Co-Show Managers:

Diane Amble (650) 296-2169

Heidi Murphy (510) 853-2707

                Chanan Photography


Top Three Highest Scoring

Silver Golden Division

Jeanne Ramsdale MemorialAwards


 Best Decorated Cage   Winter Holiday Theme
Best Dressed Santa's Elves Costume Contest 


                                          ENTRY FEES:

                                     1ST ENTRY $ 50 (INCLUDES CATALOG)

                                   2ND ENTRY $50 (SAME OWNER)                         

                                   3RD & ADDITIONAL ENTRIES $ 40

                                   VETERANS, AOV, MISC, PROV, HHP $ 40

                                                 JR. SHOWMANSHIP $ 5

                                                 DOUBLE CAGE / SECURITY $ 20

                                                 SALES CAGE (W/ ENTRY ONLY) $ 25

                                                 GROOM SPACE $ 25 / END OF ROW $ 10

                                                 FAX / EMAIL ENTRIES $ 4

                                                 SUBSTITUTIONS (PER SUB) $ 10 BEFORE CLOSE

                                                 RETURNED CHECK FEE $ 50


Make checks payable to:  Feline Friends Internationale

 3226 Filbert Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611.

Phone: 559-322-5278 Fax 559-322-5978


                              Diane Amble 160 10th Street San Francisco, CA(650) 296-2169

Entries: All entries (including for sale or exhibition) must be on a signed, official CFA Entry Form or an exact copy. All fees must accompany entries. E-mail/faxed entries must be paid within 10 days or at the opening of the show. Make checks payable to Feline Friends Internationale. All fees must accompany entries. No refund for failure to bench. One benching request per exhibitor. Entry fee includes $1.00 mandatory CFA surcharge.

CFA Show Rules will be strictly enforced. No kittens less than 4 months of age allowed in the show hall.

Closing Date: Six O’clock P.M., Monday December 14, 2009, or when the entry limit of 225 cats has been met.

Set-Up: Available Friday Dec. 18 5pm-8pm for those that lend a helping hand only!!!

Check-In: 7:30-8:45. Show hours 9:00-5:00 Sat.

Show Hall & Directions: 900 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, CA across from Six Flags DiscoveryKingdom off Highway 80 and Highway 37. $5 Parking fee.

Feline Friends nor Solano County Fairgrounds will not be liable in the case of personal injury, loss, or damage to personal property. In Emergency, Dial 911. The show hall is climate controlled.

San Francisco/Oakland Directions
From San Francisco or Oakland, take Highway 80 eastbound. Take the Highway 37 exit, just five miles east of the Carquinez Bridge

San Jose/South Bay Directions
From San Jose and the South Bay, take Highway 680 over the Benicia Bridge. Then Highway 780 through Benicia to Highway 80 and then east to the Highway 37 exit.

Sacramento Directions
From Sacramento, take Highway 80 westbound. From Highway 80, take the Discovery Kingdom exit.

From Marin or Santa Rosa, take highway 101 to highway 37. Take highway 37 eastbound. From highway 37, take the Fairgrounds Drive exit

DELICIOUS CATERED FOOD will be available payment must be made ahead of time. Concession stand food also available.

GRAND PARTIES WELCOME !!! No alcohol allowed except for wine and beer purchased at concession stand.

Show Hotel: Best Western Inn at Valley

1596 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo, California, 94589-2080, US

Phone: 707/554-9655      Fax: 707/554-3951 

Negotiated Reduced rates for exhibitors, mention Feline Friends International Cat Show. King Or Double $ 84.99 includes $25 pet in room  fee. There will be a $100 surcharge for pets but refundable once room is inspected. Hotel asks that cats be tented in rooms. A complimentary breakfast is included with everything from eggs, croissants to waffles and ceral, juice, fruit included. The show hotel is a less than 3 minutes from Show Hall. Reservations must be made by Dec. 4th for this reduced room rate. 

Other nearby hotels:

Motel 6 Vallejo - Six Flags East #1050 458 Fairgrounds Drive
I-80 at Redwood Street West Vallejo, CA, 94589
Phone: (707) 642-7781 | Fax: (707) 647-7231

Marriott Courtyard Inn Vallejo -
  • 1000 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, California 94589 USA
  • Phone:  1-707-644-1200  Fax:  1-707-643-7011
  • San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Oakland Airport (OAK) are some of the closer airports.  Please make sure room is properly cleaned of all animal products before sign-out and that any litter is bagged and disposed of. A special dumpster will be available for this.

    Cages: Single cages are 21” x 21” x 21” and are provided with each entry. Double cages are 21” x 45” x 21”.

    If you wish a double cage for a single entry, you must pay the additional cage fee of $20.00. No more than Two (2) kittens or one (1) adult may be benched in a single cage. The bottom, top, and three (3) sides must be covered.

    Show Photographer: Richard Chanan – Chanan Photography – P.O. Box 6, Mira Loma, CA. 91752-0006

    Voice or fax (951) 685-2739   E-mail: 

    Food & Litter: Cat litter will be provided at the show hall. Bring your cat food, litter pan, food & water dishes.

    Awards: Ribbons and toy rosettes will be awarded for all finals in compliance with CFA Show Rules. You may Obtain a copy of the rules for $ 5.00 (U.S. Funds) by writing to the Cat Fanciers Association, Inc., 1805 Atlantic Ave., P.O. Box 1005, Manasquan, NJ 08736-1005

    Health: This is a non-vetted show. We ask that all cats and kittens be current on vaccinations (FVRCP) and

    Tested negative for FeLV. Under current CFA Show Rules, Show Management reserves the right to have any cat showing signs of illness, disease, or parasites removed from the show hall in order to protect the other cats in the show. All claws must be clipped prior to benching. De-clawed cats are not eligible for entry. All house-hold pet entries over 8 months of age must be spayed or neutered. No kittens under 4 months of age will be allowed in the show hall.

    Catalog Advertising: $ 25 for Business Cards; $ 35 for half page ad; $ 50 for full page ad.

    A CFA Licensed Show                  Edit Text

    MUST be paid in ADVANCE with ENTRY $10/person
    Please let Our Entry Clerk Know which meal you prefer

    click here to download lunch menu

    Showhall Map 


    Feel free to call with any questions! (650) 296-2169