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Anyone interested in creating support for additional breeds not yet accepted by TCA, Inc. can easily request acceptance of that breed. You will find us friendly, helpful, and open minded. Only healthy, long-lived breeds with no lethal genes will be considered. The steps to get accepted are very straight forward. For instructions, please write to our secretary for assistance.  

                The Traditional Cat Association, Inc. 
                PO Box 178
                Heisson, WA. 98622-0178 

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The breeds that are currently accepted by TCA, Inc. are listed below.  If a link appears, then you will be taken to the TCA FAQ for that breed. 

Traditional Abyssinian Cat
Traditional American Bobtail Cat

Traditional American Curl Cat
Classic American Curl Cat
Traditional American Shorthair Cat

Traditional American Wirehair Cat

Classic American Wirehair Cat

Traditional Australian Mist Cat

Classic Australian Mist Cat
Authentic Bengal Cat 
Traditional Bengalese Cat

Traditional Birman Cat

Traditional Bombay Cat

Traditional British Longhair Cat
Classic British Longhair Cat

Traditional British Shorthair Cat

Classic British Shorthair Cat


Classic Burmese Cat  
Traditional Burmese Cat

Traditional European Burmese Cat
Classic European Burmese Cat

Traditional Chartreux Cat
Classic Chartreux Cat
Traditional Exotic Shorthair Cat  
Egyptian Mau
Gao Taem 

Traditional Havana Brown

Traditional (Original) Himalayan Cat
Traditional Household Pet
Traditional Japanese Bobtail Cat
Classic Japanese Bobtail Cat
Traditional Jungala Cat
Classic Jungala Cat
Traditional Khao Manee Cat



Classic Korat Cat
Traditional Korat Cat

Traditional  LaPerm Cat
Classic LaPerm Cat
Traditional Main Coon Cat  
Traditional Colorpoint Manx Cat

Traditional Manx Cat

Nebelung Cat
Ninlaret Cat

Traditional Norwegian Forest Cat

Traditional & Classic Ocicat Cat


Traditional Oriental Shorthair Cat 
Classic Oriental Shorthair Cat 
Traditional Oriental Longhair Cat

Classic Oriental Longhair Cat

Traditional Persian (Doll Face) Cat  
Classic Peterbald Cat

Traditional Pixie-Bob Cat

Traditional  Ragamuffin Cat

Classic Ragamuffin Cat
Traditional Ragdoll Cat


Classic Cornish Rex Cat
Traditional Devon Rex Cat

Traditional Selkirk Rex Cat

Traditional Russian Blue Cat


Classic Siamese Cat   
Traditional Siamese Cat

Colorpoint Siamese (AKA: Colorpoint Shorthair) 

Classic Colorpoint Siamese Cat  (AKA: Classic Colorpoint Shorthair)
Traditional Colorpoint Siamese Cat
  (AKA: Traditional Colorpoint Shorthair)

Longhair Siamese - AKA: Balinese                

Classic Balinese Cat
Traditional Balinese Cat  
Classic Colorpoint Balinese Cat
Traditional Colorpoint Balinese Cat

Traditional Siberian Forest Cat
Neva Masquerade
(AKA: Traditional Colorpoint Siberian Forest Cat)
Traditional  Savannah Cat

Classic Savannah Cat
Traditional Scottish Fold Cat
Classic Scottish Fold Cat
Singapura Cat 
Traditional Snowshoe Cat

Traditional Colorpoint Snowshoe Cat

Traditional Somali Cat
Traditional Sphynx Cat

Tiffany/Chantilly Cat
Traditional Tonkinese Cat
Traditional Longhair Tonkinese Cat

Traditional Turkish Angora Cat

Traditional Turkish Van Cat
Classic Turkish Van Cat

Other Traditional Breeds that are currently accepted by TCA, Inc

Traditional & Classic Asian Cat
Traditional & Classic Burmilla Cat

Please contact for further information.

Diana Fineran holds Federal Copyright to all but 2 of the TCA, Inc. Breed Standards. Diana has written over 70 Breed Standards for the exclusive use of TCA, INC. ONLY.

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Last Updated: 12/27/15

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