Best Tonkinese 2010-2011
GC, BW, NW Purrtek Shiraz (PPM)
CFA's Best Tonkinese
CFA's 3rd Best Cat

Br/Ow: Beth Cassely

The Tonkinese CFA Breed Council (BC) is affiliated with the Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA). The breed council members propose changes to the Tonkinese Breed Standard. The CFA Board of Directors must give final approval for the change to go into effect.

The BC is also responsible for education through presentations at the CFA International Cat Show and through CFA judge's workshops. Membership in the Breed Council is restricted to Tonkinese Breeders since its main purpose is to guide the Tonkinese Breed Standard.

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Another organization that is very involved with Tonkinese is the Tonkinese Breed Association (TBA), TBA's purpose is to promote the breed through education, cat shows, and giving awards to top winning Tonkinese in CFA. It produces a quarterly magazine called the Aqua Eye. This organization is open to all who are interested in Tonkinese including pet owners, breeders, and exhibitors as well as anyone simply interested in Tonkinese. It's web site had a great deal of information about Tonkinese. Breed Description, Color/Coat Pattern, Personality, Tonkinese Genetics, Photos