Choosing a breeder is an important step whether you are looking for a pet, show cat or and addition to your own breeding program. 

Below are details of breeders registered with COAWA with a short description of the breed. To view the complete standard of each breed visit http://www.acf.asn.au/index.php?page=standards.

Kitten buyers are advised to make contact with the breeder if they are interested in purchasing a kitten. COAWA has no involvement in any transaction between the purchaser and the breeder and will not enter into any discussion or correspondence regarding same. Click on the banners below to visit the breeders web sites.

Abyssinian  -  Bengal  -  Birman  -  British Shorthair  -  Burmese  -  Burmilla  -  Devon Rex  -  Exotic  -  Maine Coon  -  Munchkin  -  Oriental  -  Persian  -  Ragdoll  -  Russian  -  Scottish Fold   -  Selkirk Rex   -  Siamese  -  Siberian  -  Somali  - 

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Abyssinian

The Abyssinian is a cat of foreign type of medium build, firm, lithe and muscular; never coarse. It is an alert, active cat and when standing it gives an impression of being on tiptoes. The coat is rich, lustrous and distinctly ticked. Males are generally larger than females.

The Abyssinian is one of the most active of cats, loves to play and remains always young at heart. It has been likened to a Boarder Collie, or a little fox.


Our Breeders


Glenmaulyn Abyssinians and Somalis
Maureen Campbell
(08) 93775077 or 0402 182 879
abysom@bigpond.net.au

 

Bengal

The Bengal is a medium to large, sleek, very muscular cat with a thick tail, which is carried low. Its wild appearance is enhanced by a distinctive spotted or marbled tabby coat, which should be thick and luxurious. It should be alert, friendly and affectionate and in excellent physical condition, with a dependable disposition. Males are generally larger than females.

Bengals are confident friendly cats, with a strong will. They have a distinctive and very loud jungle cry. They like cuddles too.


Our Breeders


Paintedgem Bengals
Anne
(08) 9727 2182
rawatts@bigpond.com

 


Bengalmanor
Margie Fisk
0431 173 644
puss.in.boots@live.com.au

 


Runamok
Alison Driver (08) 9437 9408
ali_d@iinet.net.au

 

Birman

The Birman is a medium to large strong-boned, muscular semi-longhaired cat. It is slightly longer in all its component parts than a Persian or Exotic Shorthair. It has medium-sized, flared ears, almost round eyes, Roman nose and rounded muzzle. It has Himalayan markings, but with white paws and gauntlets added; both strongly defined. Males are generally larger than females.

The Birman is enjoying a resurgence of popularity in WA with its distinctive and easy care coat and friendly nature.


Our Breeders

 

Jillijamila
Jill Reed
0420 665 127
Email

 


Santara Birmans
Margot Raph
(08) 9309 3117 or 0412 620 349
santara@iinet.net.au

 

British Shorthair

The British Shorthair is a medium to large, solid, powerful cat of rounded contours, without any tendency to be coarse or fat. Its very dense, highly resilient coat distinguishes it from other breeds. Males can be expected to be considerably more massive than females and the breed generally does not reach full maturity for several years.

If you are looking for a dependable, loving cat, with a no nonsense approach, hiding just a touch of mischief the 'Brit' is for you.


Our Breeders


Britz British Shorthairs
Jeanette Philip
(08) 9842 6461
britzula@bigpond.com

 


Briana Guy
0430552023
Web Site

 

Furreleda
Maureen Stepanoff
(08) 9295 2814

 


Leonix British Shorthairs
Lina Lee
(08) 9332 2732 or 0402 138 118
leonixcats@optusnet.com.au

 

Mishkry British Shorthairs
Jodie and Michael Bourke
Jodie 0415 931 086
Michael 0427 931 086
jodie.arbonne@bigpond.com
British Shorthair Kitten Facebook Page

 


PetMe British Shorthairs
Trish 08 9200 5868
t@petme.net.au

 


Sumibo British Shorthairs
Suzanne Bolland
(08) 9206 0742 or 0412 870 832
suzbol@iprimus.com.au

 

Tirrell Horne
Mobile 0432743979
http://www.britangels.net/
tirrell2010@gmail.com

 


Torino
Dianne Grewar
(08) 9061 8033
malndi@westnet.com.au

 

Burmese

The Burmese is an elegant, muscular cat of medium size, of distinctive foreign type, resembling neither Siamese nor British build. Ear set, eye shape and brow line combine to form the distinctive Burmese frown. It has a coat that looks and feels like satin. Males are generally larger than females.

The Burmese is a playful, friendly cat, loves people, and soon sorts out his family to ensure his own comfort!


Our Breeders


Anala & Karm
Des & Kathy Dossel
(08) 9572 1726 or 0407 773 507
karm.burmese@yahoo.com

 

Burmilla

The Burmilla is an active, muscular cat of medium foreign type with striking contrast between the coloured shading/tipping and the silver undercoat. It has a short, dense but silky sparkling shaded or tipped silver coat. It is similar to the Burmese, though it is a slightly larger cat. Males are generally larger than females.

The Burmilla Longhair has a semi long sparkling shaded or tipped silver coat

The Burmilla takes on the friendly nature of the Burmese and dignity of the beautiful Chinchilla.


Our Breeders

jodie.arbonne@bigpond.com

 


PetMe Burmilla
Trish 08 9200 5868
t@petme.net.au

 

 

Devon Rex

The Devon Rex is a well muscled and alert, medium-sized cat. Apart from its soft, rippling, wavy coat, its most distinctive feature is its head, which has exaggeratedly full cheeks, large lustrous eyes and oversized, flared ears. Males are generally larger than females

The Devon Rex is a lively, mischievous clown of a cat, but very affectionate.


Our Breeders

Crinkles
Brown E
(08) 9459 4614

 


Leonix Devon Rex
Lina Lee
(08) 9332 2732 or 0402 138 118
leonixcats@optusnet.com.au

 

Exotic Shorthair

Exotic Shorthair is a medium to large cat, which feels heavier than it looks. Its primary features are its sweet expression set in a round face, its short, thickset, muscular body and its docile nature. The Exotic Shorthair has a short, dense, plushy coat. There should be no sacrifice of quality for the sake of mere size. Males are generally larger than females.

These solid, strong cats are placid and friendly. They are also bred with Persians, having exactly the same conformity and standards, the only difference between them being the coat.


Our Breeders


Jeanett Philip
(08)98426461
britzula@bigpond.com

 


Chriscott
Chris Scott
(08) 9582 2308
chris@chriscott-exotics.com

 

Myola Cattery
Val Pellegrini
(08) 9477 3074

 

Maine Coon

The Maine Coon is a working cat, muscular, solid, long-bodied, and large, with a look of the wild, which is emphasized by the large, tufted ears, square muzzle and shaggy coat. It is capable of surviving a harsh climate by itself, but is of amiable disposition. Ultimate type can take 3 or 4 years to develop in this breed; the largest of all pedigreed cats. Males are generally considerably larger than females.

They are a confident, self possessed cat and very loyal to their owners.


Our Breeders


Alure Cattery
Anne Newton
0418 455 474
aluremainecoons@gmail.com

 


Lisa Smith
Lisa.P.Smith@live.com.au
0413 932 511

 


Megan Golding
megan@megapaws.net
Ph: 0433725550

 

Tahjess Maine Coons
lynhille2011@hotmail.com
Ph: 0897760973
Mob: 0459343259

 

Munchkin

The Munchkin is a medium sized cat, well muscled, with strong distinctive short legs. This is the result of a spontaneous autosomal dominant mutation; shortening the long bones in the legs .The short legs do not hamper mobility or survival ability. Munchkins are outgoing, intelligent and respond well to handling. They are accepted in both long and short coat lengths, and must not resemble any recognised breed. Males are generally larger than females.


 

Oriental Shorthair

The Oriental is a medium-sized cat, beautifully balanced, with head, ears and neck carried on a long, svelte, well-muscled body, supported on slender legs, with feet and tail in proportion. The head and profile should be wedge-shaped, neither round nor pointed. The expression is alert and intelligent. Males are generally larger than females.


 

Persian

The Persian is a medium to large cat, which feels heavier than it looks. Its primary features are its sweet expression set in a round face, its short, thickset, muscular body and its docile nature. The Persian has a strikingly long coat. There should be no sacrifice of quality for the sake of mere size. Males are generally larger than females.

A well groomed Persian, prepared for the show bench is an impressive sight. The Persian is generally placid and submits patiently to the necessary grooming to achieve the wondrous effect of the magnificent coat. They are dignified and gentle cats.

Persians are also bred with Exotics, having exactly the same conformity and standards, the only difference between them being the coat.


Our Breeders


Chriscott
Chris Scott
(08) 9582 2308
chris@chriscott-exotics.com

 

Myola Cattery
Val Pellegrini
(08) 9477 3074

 

Ragdoll

The Ragdoll is a very relaxed, medium to large, long, muscular and powerful cat. Its striking appearance is due to its Himalayan coat pattern, long coat, flat forehead, large eyes and broad cheeks. Males are generally much larger than females.

Ragdolls are relaxed, placid cats, albeit powerful. Males are generally much larger than the females. Their delightful nature has charmed many an owner. The Ragdoll only reaches its full potential at 2+ years.


Our Breeders


Fancy Rags Ragdolls
Chris Scott
(08) 9582 2308
chris@chriscott-exotics.com

 

Raggeleda
Maureen Stepanoff
(08) 9295 2814

 


Alex Baggio
alexrogerswa@gmail.com
0417979235

 

Rainbowdolls
Gardner L
9455 3764

 


Rivendoll
Michele Brandis
(08) 9534 7017
rivendoll@bigpond.com

 


Shayrags Ragdolls
0400822572

 

Sumibo
Suzanne Bolland
(08) 9206 0742 or 0412 870 832

 

Tambourah Ragdolls
Taylor K
08 9459 7022

 

Russian

The Russian is a graceful cat of medium strong bone and a long body. Its primary features are its short, plush, double coat and prominent whisker pads. Males are generally larger than females.


Our Breeders


Bluebebop Russians
Corinne Page
bluebebop@ymail.com

 


Robannski Russian Blues
Ann and Bob Orlowski
robannskirussianblues@yahoo.com.au

 

Sharndeor Russian Cats
Kirsty Pavzin
(08) 9497 7342
K.Pavzin@murdoch.edu.au

 

Scottish Fold

The Scottish Fold cat occurred as a spontaneous mutation in Scotland. Overall, it is a well-rounded cat of medium bone, with small, folded ears, giving the breed its distinctive appearance. Males are generally larger than females.

The Scottish Fold is inquisitive and gregarious likes to be in with the action. A warm hearted friend indeed. The Scottish Fold can also be mated with the British breed. Only some kittens will have folded ears, the straight eared progeny are simply called the Scottish Shorthair.


Our Breeders



Briana Guy
0430552023
Web Site

 

Metebelis
R Mulcahy
043 9332207

 

Narnspride
Savanna Gracie
043 969 3752
Email
Facebook: NarnsPride

 

Owlinger
Brown E
9459 4614

 

Raggeleda
Maureen Stepanoff
(08) 9295 2814

 

Siamese

The Siamese is a medium-sized cat, beautifully-balanced, with head, ears and neck carried on a long, svelte, well-muscled body, supported on slender legs, with feet and tail in proportion. The head and profile should be wedge-shaped, neither round nor pointed. The expression is alert and intelligent. Males are generally larger than females.

The Siamese cat loves people, is talkative, perhaps a little bossy, inquisitive and active - a family member who cannot be ignored!


Our Breeders


Janet Sterry
0408 536 839
everestcats@hotmail.com

 


Ross Keys
(08) 9186 2051
honeheke2001@yahoo.com.au

 


Debbie Copeland

 

 


startrillsiamese@yahoo.com.au

 


Jaimie Hancock

 

Selkirk Rex

The Selkirk Rex is a medium to large cat with heavy boning that gives the cat surprising weight and an impression of power. It has a sweet, alert and active personality. It is the result of a dominant, spontaneous mutation that causes each hair (guard, down and awn) to have a gentle wave or curl, giving the coat a soft feel. Males are generally larger than females.

 


Our Breeders

Kay Wood
kaye.woods33@bigpond.com

Somali

The Somali is a semi-longhaired cat of Abyssinian type, medium build, firm, lithe and muscular. It is an alert, active cat and when standing it gives an impression of being on tiptoes. The medium long, sculptured coat is soft, dense, resilient and distinctly ticked. Males are generally larger than females.

The Somali is one of the most good-natured cats, loves to play and remains always young at heart.

Our Breeders


Glenmaulyn Abyssinians and Somalis
Sylvia Cooper and Maureen Campbell
(08) 93775077 or 0402 182 879
abysom@bigpond.net.au

 

 


Cat Owners' Association of Western Australia (Inc)
Royal Showgrounds, Claremont WA
Postal address: PO Box 135, Claremont WA 6910.
Tel: (08) 9384 2500 Fax: (08) 9384 3000
Committee Email: coawa@bigpond.com 
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