The Burmese Cat Club

Affiliated to the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy

Welcome to our web site!

IMPORTANT NEWS:  The BCC Seminar & AGM will be held on Saturday 3rd May at the Conway Hall, London. Please see below for details.

Recent updates

The Burmese Cat Club was formed in 1955 and is one of the largest cat clubs in the UK with a national and international membership. We exist to safeguard the wellbeing and the purity of the breed, and to encourage a wider appreciation of the unique qualities of Burmese cats.

The history of the Burmese breed in the UK is described in detail in our publications.


Burmese Seminar & AGM

This is being held on SATURDAY 3rd MAY 2014 in the Brockway Room at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL.  

11.00  Welcome by Chairman
11.15  JOYCE DELL - Health of our litters
12.00  VICTORIA CROSSLEY (Bristol vet) - The Search for a genetic marker for flat chested kittens
12.45  Presentation  of Trophies
13.00  Lunch & AGM
14.15  JO MURRELL - (Bristol vet) - Recognising, quantifying and managing chronic pain in cats
15.00  JULIA BONESS - (Julia Boness Vet Hospital vet) - behavioural problem, especially in older cats
1545   Refreshments & Raffle
1630   Close

Tickets for the Seminar are £15 each available from the Hon. Secretary (Sue Chase - 01525 714380). Book early as numbers are limited!



2015 is the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the Burmese Cat Club and we would like to produce a special celebratory calendar. Marc Williams-Banning has agreed to manage and co-ordinate this souvenir edition.

Please send up to a maximum of 5 photos to

The photos must meet our minimum print standards which are - 

File Sizes Minimum 500kb ideally 1MB 

File Formats j.peg/png/tif/eps (Not acceptable Word doc's and PDF's) 

Minimum image resolution 300dpi (high res) 

Minimum image size 10cm x 10cm

Or you can post them to Marc at 5 Dorchester Close, Basingstoke, 

Hampshire RG23 8EX

There is no entry fee this year.


Draft Recommended Breeding Policy for the Burmese Cat


From 1st October 2013 the GCCF will be phasing in the EMS Numbers System (Easy Mind System). The 'Services for Members' page gives further details and a Burmese specific translation table.  The entry also gives useful links regarding the EMS on the GCCF website.

Hypokalaemia DNA Test now available
Burmese Breed Health Survey