North of Britain Long Hair and Semi Long Hair Cat Club

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The Breeds

There are currently eleven breeds of cat designated by the Governing Council of cat Fancy (GCCF) as Long Hair or Semi Long Hair.

Below there are links to pages giving a description of each breed which we hope will assist potential new owners when deciding the breed of cat that will be suitable for them, or indeed unsuitable. Please remember these give a general idea of temperment etc but all cats are individuals.
Birman
Exotic
Maine Coon
Nebelung
Norwegian
Persian
Ragamuffin
Ragdoll
Somali
Siberian
Turkish Van