The Burmese Cat Club

Affiliated to the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy

Welcome to our web site!

IMPORTANT NEWS:  Please see the 'News for Members' page for an important decision by the BCC Committee regarding the proposal to include Asian Variants of Burmese Colour Restriction in the Burmese Breed Classes.

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.

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