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"Cats on the Beach" a TICA Chartered Club

Invites you to join us for the last show of the 2014-2015 season!


Back to Back Format - 160 Cat Limit


Show date:

April 25 & 26, 2015


Our Show Sponsor


Show Location:

National Guard Armory

522 Concord Street

Framingham, MA 01702


Show Photographer: Olek Kuperberg

Show Hours: Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.


Show Managers:

Melissa Alexander  email: melissa@iwcats.com







Robin Higgins - Allbreed

Paul Lahey  - Allbreed




Edith Mary Smith - Allbreed

Katharina Krenn  - Allbreed




Francine Hicks - Allbreed

Kim Chenault  - Allbreed




Donna Madison - Allbreed

Erwin van den Bunder - Specialty


Barbara Kissinger - Allbreed

Pat Buchanan (Guest Judge) - Allbreed




Katharina Krenn - Specialty

Stan Buchanan (Guest Judge) - Allbreed



Bonus Rings on Saturday!
Female Allbreed Congress Male Allbreed Congress
Donna Madison Edith Mary Smith


Follow this link to enter cats in the show


Please also complete a summary form:



Special Event!

Jenn Whalen, SAMT of The Cats Meow will be onsite offering massage therapy to cats entered in the show for $10.  She will also be conducting 2 sessions on animal massage over the course of the weekend.  The price for the class is $25.  More details will be posted on our visitors page shortly. 

Would you like to visit our show? 

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Show Info
Entry Clerk: Christian Cherau
Phone: 401.474.9125   E-Mail: christiancherau@cox.net 
*no calls after 9 PM EST please

To pay with PayPal send your payment to cotbsc18@cox.net
Make checks or money orders payable to Cats On The Beach, mail your Entry Form, Summary Sheet and Payment to:

COTB Entry Clerk
19 Richmond Avenue
Barrington, RI 02806

All payments must be remitted within ten (10) days after entering the show. Any entry monies owed to Cats on the Beach at time of check-in must be paid in cash or money order. No checks will be accepted at check-in. EXACT CHANGE is appreciated and will expedite the check-in process.

Club Treasurer: Sue Cherau  E-Mail: suecherau@cox.net

Show Hotels: 

Crown Plaza - The Verve Hotel: 1360 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760 (508) 653-8800.  Room rate: $99.00 per night.  Pet fee waived for our block.  Free Internet & parking. Free shuttle to and from Logan Express - Framingham. Mention "The International Cat Association (TICA)" when booking. Keep litter pans in bathroom whole males in Sturdi cages, please. TICA's Hotel Policy will be enforced.  Special room block rate expires April 3, 2015

Located 2.2 miles/ 6 minutes from show hall

Hampton Inn: 319 Speen St, Natick, MA 01760 (855) 243-1338.  Room rate: $99.00 per night.  Pet fee waived for our block.  Free Internet & parking. Free shuttle to and from Logan Express - Framingham. Mention "The International Cat Association (TICA)" when booking. Keep litter pans in bathroom whole males in Sturdi cages, please. TICA's Hotel Policy will be enforced.  Special room block rate expires April 10, 2015

Located 2.4 miles/ 6 minutes from show hall
There are quite a few other hotels in the area that allow pets.  Search online or email us if you need help finding one.
Airports: Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). 
Bus: If flying in, consider taking the Logan Express Bus from Logan Airport to Framingham, Mass. A round-trip ticket is $22. The Framingham stop is located less than 1 mile from the show hotel. For more information on Logan Express, visit the website: http://www.massport.com/logan-airport/framingham/ Free shuttle to and from Logan Express - Framingham. The club will try to help with transportation but if you chose to walk from the bus stop to the hotel, it will take 10-15 minutes or, you can call the JFK Taxi Service at 508-653-4500
Supplies: Litter will be provided in the show hall.  Please bring your own litter trays.  No cat food will be provided. 
Check-In: Check in is from 7:30 am - 8:30 am each day.  Judging is scheduled to begin at 9 am.
Summary Sheet: Please complete the summary sheet and submit it with entries and fees. Fee totals must accompany forms.  Cats on the Beach will not issue any refunds.   There is a $15 per cat substitution fee. A fee of $40.00 plus any bank fees will be charged on all checks returned for any reason.  Any entry monies owed to Cats on the Beach Cat Club at time of check-in must be paid in cash or money order and will include an additional fee of $25.00.  The only exception to this rule will be on late entries. No checks will be accepted at check-in.
Cages: Cages are 22x22x22 for a single cage and 22x44x22 for a double.  The top, sides and back MUST be covered.  Exhibitors wishing end of aisle Please be aware that you may not place your grooming tables, coolers, etc. at the end of aisle due to traffic flow. 
Kittens: Kittens entered for competition must be at least four months old on the first day of the show.  Kittens for sale must be at least three months old on the first day of the show.  A TICA litter registration and proof of vaccinations must be available upon request of the show management.
For Sale or Adoption: Sales and adoption spaces will be available on a limited basis to exhibitors who are entered in the show.  Cost per 24" square space will be $30.00.  No more than one cat or two kittens per single space.  Kittens for sale or adoption must be 3 months old in order to enter the show hall.  No kittens or cats may be confined to carriers, either displayed or under the table.
Benching: All exhibitors will have assigned benching.  Benching requests must be clearly indicated on the summary sheets, and we will try to accommodate all requests.  Otherwise we will try to bench by breed.  No one may change their benching without permission of Show Management.  Show hours are 9am - 4pm each day.  No one may leave before the advertised show hours without permission from Show Management.
Health Rules: This is a non-vetted cat show.  It is recommended that all entries be up to date on all immunizations.  Massachusetts requires that all cats over 12 weeks of age must be vaccinated for rabies.  You must be able to produce a rabies certificate and proof of vaccinations for all entries and cats for sale.  Any cats showing evidence of fungus, ear mites, fleas, or a contagious disease will be removed from the show hall as well as any other cats from the same household, and all wins will be forfeited.  A Veterinarian will be on call to examine any such animals at the owners expense.  HHP adults must be neutered.  All claws, front and back, on all entries must be clipped prior to benching.
Registration: Pedigreed cats and household pets may be shown in TICA with a pending registration number.  Points may be claimed after the registration number is assigned, but only for the first show where the cat didnt have a registration number in the catalogue.  Subsequent shows without a registration number will not be scored.  All Korats (kittens, cats, alters) must be TICA registered to be shown.
Show Rules: This show is sanctioned by The International Cat Association and is subject to their Show Rules and Breed Standards (available from the TICA Executive Office, P.O.Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551).  By entering, all exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the Show Committee and Judges.  Cats on the Beach Cat Club, TICA, all hotels used by exhibitors, the town of Framingham, and the National Guard Armory will be held harmless for any damages, claims, losses, etc. of/to the exhibitor and his/her entries.
Awards: A Rosette will be provided to each cat entered and awards will be provided to all cats pacing in a final.
Clerks & Stewards: Please mark your summary sheet or email us if you are interested in clerking or stewarding. Clerks will receive $35.00 per day and stewards will be paid $20.00 per day.  Free lunch will also be provided to our clerks and stewards.  Fees will be paid at the close of the show on Sunday.  Please do not deduct clerking fees from your entry fee.
Catalog Advertising:  Full page $50.00, Half Page $30.00, quarter page $15.00, Business card $5.00.  Catalog size is 81/2 X 11.  Ad must be camera ready.  Please send copy and remittance to entry clerk by April 17, 2015.
New Exhibitors:  We welcome you to the Cats on the Beach Show!  Please indicate on the summary sheet that this is your first show.  You will be sent a flyer detailing information that you will need to know.  You may also request to be benched with an experienced exhibitor if you so desire.  For more information on how to register your cat(s) and/or kitten(s), contact the TICA Executive Office at (956) 428-8046.

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