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Breeders' Assistance Program


CFA has developed a program for owners of catteries who find themselves overwhelmed for various reasons. The program aims to help and support breeders, who find themselves in an out-of-control situation, by making assistance available through other breeders. Help and support will be provided upon request. Reasons for a request for help include:

  • Number of cats are beyond care capacity
  • New legislation in the area affects the number of cats
  • Illness
  • Disability, either temporary or permanent
  • Loss of home or housing
  • Unforeseen change in personal family situation
  • Temporary financial hardship
  • Death, without provision for the animals
  • Acts of nature
  • Normal retirement

The Breeder Assistance Program is able to help with advice, food, physical assistance, and placement of cats, if requested. IF YOU FIND YOURSELF IN ANY SITUATION WHERE HELP IS NEEDED, please email breedersassist@aol.com. All emails received will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

The Food Pantry

The Food Pantry is a project that started in the CFA Midwest Region because, as they moved forward with the Breeder Assistance Program, they discovered a need for pet food. Some people had lost their jobs and could no longer afford sufficient food; others had emergencies, such as a fire. The Food Pantry was developed to fulfill this need.

With the generous assistance of Royal Canin, who donates their overstock to the Food Pantry, this program has now been elevated to operate on a national level. Royal Canin, and the Food Pantry, also donate large quantities of food to shelters and rescue groups.

If you know of a shelter/rescue that could benefit from a donation of pet food, please forward the group information to breedersassist@aol.com.