The first issue of Cat Talk arrived in mailboxes in February 2011…
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Cat Talk is a print magazine that captures the many voices of the Cat Fanciers’ Association. With its first-person point-of-view, Cat Talk serves as the heart and soul of the CFA exhibitor. Through its intent as a member-driven, bi-monthly publication, Cat Talk is dedicated to reflecting the organization’s diverse membership and wide range of interests.
Cat Talk contains a wide range of topics of interest for the novice to seasoned exhibitor/breeder and anyone interested in deepening their knowledge of all things cat. Every issue contains articles on the latest legislative info from Joan Miller, Show Rules Updates from Monte Phillips, feline historical notes from the CFA Foundation, and feline health and caregiving. It also covers topics such as feline genetics, breed-specific profiles and information, overviews of shows, interviews with exhibitors and judges, profiles of cat-related programs inside and outside of CFA, cats in popular culture, cat-related product reviews, and cat humor. Cat Talk IS the must-read publication for all things CFA and the cat enthusiast.
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Grandstand and Household Pet Parade!
See your cat’s name and photo in print! For $15 per submission, you can submit your Grands and DMs to Cat Talk’s Grandstand. Grands and DMs may be from any season. And now for the first time, Cat Talk is including Household Pet photos in a Household Pet Parade for the same $15 fee. Sign up and send your image in today to make it into the next issue!
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Cat Talk Magazine is always looking for new material. Would you like to submit a story or have a story idea? Is there an aspect of cats or the cat fancy that you would like us to cover? Please contact editor Teresa Keiger with your comments and suggestions.
CatTalk Photo Submissions
We are always looking for photos from our subscribers for use in Cat Talk! Please read the following information completely before submission.
Eligibility: Submissions accepted only from Cat Talk subscribers.
Subject Matter: We are always looking for photos that demonstrate the human/cat or cat/cat bond. Other subjects may include photographs of a more artistic or humorous nature. Photos of cats and/or owners receiving awards are generally not appropriate material (with the exception of stories on specific cat shows/awards).
Cat Talk reserves the right to disqualify entries that do not conform to the stated rules and guidelines. Cat Talk reserves the right at their sole discretion to reject any photographs which are deemed unacceptable or incompatible with the publication. By submitting a photograph to the competition the submitter agrees to the give Cat Talk the right to use the photograph.
Entry Requirements: The photograph MUST be high resolution for print production – a minimum of 300dpi. While the submitted photograph may be low res, a high res version MUST be available for print.
Submit photos to email@example.com.
Include the following information in the body of your email or in a separate document:
NAME OF CAT
SEX OF CAT
DATE OF BIRTH
Copyright: By submitting any such photograph, each entrant warrants to the Cat Talk Almanac Editorial Staff that it does not infringe the privacy, copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third party. The entrant MUST have taken the photo and have the rights to reproduce it. (i.e. – please do not submit photos from another photographer)
By submitting a photo, entrants will be deemed to have fully read these terms and conditions and agree to be bound by them.