Posted: February 23, 2011 in Feline Art

 The Birmingham Feline Fanciers (BFF) cat club is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1970.  Their annual CFA cat show, held during the last weekend of January, benefits charities and humane societies.  It usually consists of approximately 225 pedigree cats, 35 household pets, and numerous pet supply vendors from all across the southeast.  BFF has contributed over $170,000 to pet charities and has paid the spay-neuter costs for more than 1,200 low income pet owners. 

In 2008, the club added a feline art show to the mix.  This addition is extremely popular with both the exhibitors and spectators.   The event has attracted many people who might not have attended the cat show but are interested in the art. 

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 Alabama artists from school children to established artisans have submitted their work.  The show usually attracts 20-30 pieces.  The club members, whichincludes B irmingham artist Richard Russell who envisioned the art show, judge the artwork.  The artists offer their works for sale.  There is a $350 maximum on the price of the art.  The artist receives 70% of the purchase price.  This year of the xx pieces entered, xx were sold.

It’s Show Time

Posted: January 28, 2011 in Other Stuff

                                                Artist Jim Tweedy

Birmingham Feline Fanciers (BFF) cat club is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1970.  Their annual CFA cat show, held the last weekend of January, benefits charities and humane societies.  It usually consists of 225 pedigree cats, approximately  35-50 household pets, and numerous pet supply vendors from across the southeast.  BFF has contributed over $170,000 to pet charities and has paid the spay-neuter costs for more than 1,200 low income pet owners. 

Birmingham Feline Fanciers annual event will be help at the Zamora Temple in Birmingham, AL on January 28-29, 2012.  

First place one year among over 30 feline art entries at the combinitation CFA Cat Show and Feline Art Show.
One of eight pieces purchased at the show.

  

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Check out other feline art entries on the Birmingham Feline Fanciers website.   http://www.birminghamfelinefanciers.com/cat-art.htm#art-2010

 

A 1st Place Winner at a BFF Art Show

Posted: January 21, 2011 in BFF

A 1st place Winner at  the Birmingham Feline Fanciers Feline Art Show.  Next show is Jan 28th -29th, 2012
at the Zamora Temple in Birmangham, Alabama.

BFF Best Cat Trophy

Posted: January 21, 2011 in BFF

Trophy presented to Best Cat at the Birmingham Feline Fanciers
show on Jan 28th – 29st, 2012.

The banner picture is one of my favorite photos, showing two Brown Classic Tabby American Shorthair males at their normal workday chores.  American Shorthairs are the working breed of the cat fancy. . .

Right!