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Le PETit WCF Meow Fest, November 2023

11-12. novembar 2023, Hotel Jugoslavija: the jubilee, tenth in a row Belgrade Meow Fest took place in the elegant Crystal hall of Hotel Jugoslavija, to the rhythm of melodious cat purring, in honor of her majesty, the cat – the ruler of our homes, the inspiration and muse of great and creative people from Leonardo Da Vinci to Tesla!

Mrnjau-Fest-10

At this year’s autumn Mrnjau Fest, 175 exceptional cats from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Lithuania, Italy, Greece, Spain, Turkey and Great Britain participated in the competition for the title of the most beautiful. Ambitious exhibitors did not hesitate to go a long way in their desire to compete at our Mrnjau Fest. The word about the good organization of this unique cat event, as well as good energy and traditional hospitality, has long been spread beyond the borders of our country!

Mrnjau Party

Club Le PETit: our first ten years in WCF

23 March 2023, Hotel Yugoslavia: Club Le PETit celebrated the first 10 years in World Cat Federation!

Mrnjau Party

We raise cats responsibly, compete fiercely, and have a great time! Well done to all of us. Long live all our cats!

Mrnjau Fest

Le PETit WCF Meow Fest, March 2023

18-19 March 2023, Hotel Yugoslavia: 154 cats on red carpet, three judgings and 12 rings, 10 judges, presidents of 5 WCF clubs, and most importantly – more than 1200 smiling faces, all under one roof!

This time we organized the unique Coral Master Ring and awarded the title “WCF Coral Master” to two best cats. All cats present at the show could participate in this ring, regardless of sex, age and breed. Special emphasis was placed on the character of the cats. The winner of Coral Master Ring was Eagona Targaryen Fanstasy Fiore, a blue british shorthair cat.

Mrnjau Fest 2023

Mrnjau Fest 2023

We love cats and so on WCF shows sweetness and cuddliness are judged in addition to the evaluation of the standard. On 35th jubilee of WCF we want to emphasize that the foundation of the WCF is not only the idea of competition, but rather our love for the cats and their love for us!

LP-Best-Cattery-2022

LP-Best-Cattery-2022

Le PETit Best Cattery…

Le PETit Best Cattery is a competition of catteries registered with the World Cat Federation and Club Le PETit. Ranking is calculated as the total of all points of all cats that competed on official WCF shows. The winners are presented and awarded yearly. Here is a list of best catteries of 2022:

1. Bastet Beauty WCF Serbia / SIB, RUS / 7658 poena

2. Mypaws WCF Slovenia / MCO / 2125

3. Kitty Star WCF Slovenia / EXO, PER, SOM / 1264

Meow fest poster

8th Le PETit WCF Meow Fest, October 2022

29-30. October 2022, Hotel Yugoslavia: the eighth Le PETit Meow Fest was held, the richest, happiest and most colorful Meow Fest of all!

The festival opened with the intonation of the ceremonial song “Yugoslavia” by Nikola Hercigonja and Mira Alečković. Almost 1500 adults and many children visited the Crystal Hall of the Hotel Yugoslavia, 133 cats flaunted and competed for the title of the most beautiful, and what is especially important to us – 10 rescued cats were adopted.

Mrnjau Fest

Mrnjau Fest

Le PETit Club was once again praised by the representatives of the World Cat Federation for the great organization and innovation in organizing this felinological event, unique not only in Serbia but also in Europe: many European cities can boast of cat cafes, but only in Belgrade there is a cat festival, Meow Fest!

Andema Star Stella

Le PETit Best Cat competition

Le PETit Best Cat is a competition of cats registered with the World Cat Federation and Club Le PETit. Points are calculated based on the results on licensed WCF shows. The winners will be presented and awarded at the next Belgrade Meow Fest:

Mrnjau Revija

The first Premium-Pet Meow Show

April 9, 2022, Gallery Shopping Mall, Belgrade on Water: the first Premium-Pet Meow Show was held, a cat show dedicated to all cats in Belgrade! Valuable prizes were awarded to the best cats in 5 fun competition categories. 

    Mrnjau Revija

    Le PETit Meow Fosterers brought healthy and lovely kittens for adoption. The future owners received a book about cats, with instructions on how to prepare the home for a new family member. A rich educational and entertaining program for the whole family was organized: Farmina Nutrition and fun-corner, as well as Pertini fun-corner with Playmobil gifts for children.

    Thailand Cat Show

    Suphalak – recognition of new breed in WCF

    March 31 – April 5 2022, Thailand: at the international cat show in Bangkok, Svetlana Lalović presented a study on an ancient indigenous breed from the Far East called Suphalak.

    Thailand Cat Show

    Based on the study, the process of recognizing a new breed in the World Cat Federation was initiated. On that occasion, Svetlana also presented a proposal for a new breed standard.

    Sedmi Mrnjau Fest

    Le PETit WCF Meow Fest, January 2022

    22-23. January 2022, Hotel Yugoslavia: the seventh Le PETit Meow Fest was held, the richest, happiest and most colorful Meow Fest of all!

    The festival opened with the intonation of the ceremonial song “Yugoslavia” by Nikola Hercigonja and Mira Alečković. Almost 1000 adults and many children visited the Crystal Hall of the Hotel Yugoslavia, 136 cats flaunted and competed for the title of the most beautiful, and what is especially important to us – 10 rescued cats were adopted.

    Mrnjau Fest

    Le PETit Club was once again praised by the representatives of the World Cat Federation for the great organization and innovation in organizing this felinological event, unique not only in Serbia but also in Europe: many European cities can boast of cat cafes, but only in Belgrade there is a cat festival, Meow Fest!

    Slika mrnjau knjige "Maca clan vase porodice"

    Cat, your new family member!

    September 2021: a new book on cats published by Club Le PETit WCF. “Cat, your new family member!” by Svetlana Lalović is a manual for current and future cat owners.

    “Every cat should be treated with love and respect for its needs. The reason why cats are so adored is their uniqueness. With a little understanding of the cat’s origin, its inherited and individual pattern of behavior, its needs and habits, you can prevent possible problems and enjoy a harmonious life together with this wonderful creature – a cat!”

    Virtual Meow Fest 2021

    Novogodišnji Virtuelni Le PETit Mrnjau Fest

    1 – 8 . januar 2021: na novogodišnjem Virtuelnom Mrnjau Festu smo predstavili 81 super macu iz Le PETit odgajivačnica i pozvali članove Mrnjau grupe da glasaju za naj-najlepšu.

    Hvala svima koji su se oprobali kao sudije na takmičenju mačaka! Bravo svima koji su se uživeli u ulogu felinološkog sudije i uvideli kako je zapravo teško sudijama na mačjim izložbama da od toliko lepih maca izaberu naj-najlepše 🙂 

    Best-in-Show

    Congratulations to Meow champions, and the cats that didn’t win this time will win next time because all the cats are most beautiful!

    On line seminar

    On-line seminar “How to create a successful cattery”

    November 15, 2020: in the age of the virus, World Cat Federation is looking for ways to keep in touch with cat breeders. On-line platforms provide great opportunities, so WCF started a program of on-line seminars.

    The theme of the first seminar was “How to create a successful cattery”. The seminar was hosted by Mr. Alex Elian – the vice president of Romanian WCF club Magnifats and a breeder with many decades of practice.

    Club Le PETit happily supports the idea! We joined the first seminar, had fun and learned a lot. Untill the next real WCF cat show, we will meet on-line!

    Virtual Meow Fest 2020

    Virtual Le PETit Meow Fest…

    April 30 – May 4, 2020: at our first Virtual Meow Fest, we presented 112 super cats from Le PETit catteries and invited members of our Meow group on Facebook to vote for the most beautiful.

    Thanks to everyone who tried out as judges in the cat show! Well done to everyone who enjoyed the role of a felinological judge and realized how difficult it is for judges at cat shows to choose the most beautiful ones from so many beautiful cats!

    Hugo Best in Show

    Congratulations to Meow champions, and the cats that didn’t win this time will win next time because all the cats are most beautiful!

    Meow fest poster

    Le PETit WCF Meow Fest 2020

    January 11-12, 2020: a unique festival dedicated to cats took place in Belgrade Youth Center. Organizers from Club Le PETit WCF invited visitors and exhibitors to Meow Fest with following words: dear cat-lovers, please welcome to meow, purr, cuddle, to roar if needed, to learn and most of all – to have fun!

    All famous cat breeds were present and also some unique, for example lavish and rare Norwegian forest cats or naked Sphynx cats. Cats and their owners came from Serbia and all nearby countries – Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Russia… Best cats were British Shorthair from Hungary Silver Panther Rocco, and Bengal from Hungary Tricolor Velvet Rosetten Il Capo.

    Mrnjau Fest

    On Saturday, the first day of the festival, there was a non-stop movie program dedicated to animals, humanity and creativity. On second day there was a big cat adoption event. Public Veterinary Institution of Belgrade supervised ownership contracts, donated microchips and anti-rabies vaccines, and will neuter the pets when the time comes. Socially responsible companies gave gifts to new owners and their pets. Plus Plus Company gave quality N&D Grain-Free cat food. More than 30 cats were adopted on the spot, and many will be taken later!

    Farmina seminar

    Farmina, Plus Plus and Le PETit breeders’ seminar      

    September 8, 2019, Belgrade: a seminar dedicated to cats was organized by Farmina, PlusPlus company and Cat Club Le PETit. The lecturers were excellent veterinarians Goran Tomisic, who spoke about pyometra and estrus control in cats, vet. Nikola Ilic, whose topic was the benefits of early sterilization, then vet. Dusica Ninic Prka, cat nutrition expert and Svetlana Lalovic, international cat judge.

    Curious seminar participants actively participated in the discussion, had lots of questions for expert lecturers, and the discussion and exchange of views lasted until late in the evening.

    Mrnjau Vikend

    8th Le PETit Meow Weekend, September 2019…

    Septembar 15, 2019, Belgrade Youth Center: another Le Petit Meow Weekend is over. This time over 35 healthy and beautiful cats were adopted or reserved!

    We thank Belgrade Youth Center and Veterinary institution of Belgrade that donated chips and vaccines. They will also neuter cats when the time comes. And we thank socially responsible companies Plus Plus and Grebzacice for generous gifts – new owners got premium N&D grain-free and scratching posts food for a happy start!

    Pet Fair Asia 2019

    Pet Fair Asia 2019   

    August 19-23, 2019: Pet Fair Asia is Asia’s largest pet fair. In addition to the exhibition fair spread over several square kilometers, the size of a smaller town, the program of this event was filled with many lectures and seminars. 

    Pet Fair Asia 2019

    CSAPA – China Small Animal Protection Association, has invited WCF – World Cat Federation as the world’s largest association of cat lovers to organise lectures on cats, breed presentations, as well as an expert seminar for aspiring breeders and future judges. The “Breeders of Excellence” seminar lasted 3 days from morning till late afternoon, and trainees from China and surrounding countries were curious and eager to learn. There were talks about cat genetics and breed standards. Svetlana Lalović of Club Le PETit gave a lecture on the history of breeds that originated from Asian soil, more specifically from Siam, present-day Thailand. She spoke of the lesser known cat breeds – Wichienmaat, Suphalak, Khao Manee, Korat, and of popular Siamese and Thai cats.

    Assistant to President

    Svetlana Lalović, Assistant to President of WCF    

    July 22, 2019: after the General Assembly of the World Cat Federation in Essen, Svetlana Lalović, the President of the Club Le PETit, took over the position of Assistant to the President of WCF, Mrs. Anneliese Hackmann:

    Beogradski manifest

    Cat adoption at Belgrade Manifest   

    May 26, 2019: Belgrade manifest is an three day event, in the heart of Belgrade, at Kalemgdan by Sahat tower. It is a spring festival of music, dance, film, food, with fireworks, carnival horses and many fun programs for children and whole family. Meow Fosterers offered lovely and healthy cats for adoption, cuddly and house trained.

    7. Mrnjau vikend

    7th Meow Weekend, April 2019

    April 21, 2019, Belgrade Youth Center: another Le Petit Meow Weekend is over. This time over 30 healthy and beautiful cats were adopted or reserved!

    This was twelfth highly organized cat adopting event, organised with the Belgrade Youth Center, Veterinary Institution of Belgrade and companies Plus Plus and Farmina. Over 400 cats have been adopted on Meow Weekends and Meow Fests so far.

    7. Mrnjau vikend

    All cats were rescued from the streets. They were sheltered and nourished by a team of responsible and caring Meow fosterers. After checking personal data in the office, Veterinary Institution supervised ownership contracts, cats were vaccinated and chipped, and got quality N&D food for a happy start. 

    Mrnjau revija rasnih maca

    Mrnjau revija rasnih maca

    Meow Revue, breed cats show   

    March 23, 2019, Pet Center: cat breeders from Club Le PETit WCF hosted a small event – a presentation of breed cats for curious visitors of Pet Center in New Belgrade. We presented Bengal, British, Maine Coon, Norwegian, Russian blue, Siberian and Abyssinian cats. Friends from the club had the opportunity to gather and chat, and the visitors to have fun, find out something new, touch and cuddle cats they can rarely meet. And the cats were stretching and purring on the spring sun!

    Udomljavanje na premijeri filma za decu<br />

    Cat adoption at the movie premiere   

    February 16, 2019: a great day at the premiere of children’s movie “Little Miss Dolittle” at Delta City mall! Meow Fosterers offered lovely and healthy cats for adoption, and socially responsible company Farmina gifted cats with quality pet food. Belgrade Zoo presented interesting animals, and creative studio “Ivica i Majica” arranged drawing and painting workshops for children!

    Meow fest poster

    Le PETit WCF Meow Fest 2019

    January 13-14, 2018, Belgrade Youth Center: many world cities have cat-coffees, but only Belgrade has a unique festival dedicated to cats and those who love them – Meow Fest! The traditional New Year’s cat festival, organized by Club Le PETit, Belgrade Youth Center and Veterinary Institution of Belgrade celebrates creativity, joy of life and these wonderful creatures – cats!

    The main program of the fifth Meow Fest was international World Cat Federation show. All famous cat breeds were present and also some unique, for example lavish and rare Norwegian forest cats or naked Sphynx cats. Cats and their owners came from Serbia and all nearby countries – Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Russia… Best cats were Xavier Jantario Wittek, a ragdoll from Hungary, and Boromir Silverchici, a british shorthair from Bulgaria.

    Mrnjau Fest 2019

    In the other hall, lovely and healthy cats were offered for adoption. All cats were rescued from the streets. They were sheltered and nourished by a team of responsible and professional Le PETit Fosterers. More than 30 cats were adopted, and many were reserved and will be taken later:

    4. BeGeVege festivalu

    Club Le PETit at 4th BeGeVege Festival  

    November 17-18 2018, Dorćol Plac: the Festival promotes healthy food and peaceful way of living. Le PETit had the opportunity to present activities, to promote the concept of responsible animal ownership and to offer kittens for adoption.

    Association “Freedom for animals” organized a vegan festival for the fourth consecutive year, with the goal of promoting living without exploitation of animals. The animal rights movement is gaining momentum with each passing day. More and more people do not wish to participate in the enslavement, torture and killing of animals and are demanding change in people’s habits. Activists all over the world are trying to find ways to reduce animal suffering, then see it finally abolished completely!

    Le PETit na Sajmu knjiga i medija<br />

    Le PETit na Sajmu knjiga i medija

    Club Le PETit at the Book and Media Fair  

    October 25 and 27 2018: Book and Media Fair is the most visited event at the Belgrade Fair, so we could not resist invitations from cat-friendly redactions of Novosti, Zov and Srpski Telegraf to present our cat-welfare work at their stands:)

    On Thursday, Le PETit Meow Fosterers offered healthy and house-trained kittens ready for adoption. On Saturday, Le PETit catteries presented pedigree cats. We distributed hundreds of invitations to Meow Fest and patiently answered numerous questions from visitors who never before saw pedigree cats. The crowd was huge, it was intense for both us and the cats, but this was a good exercise for Meow Fest in January 🙂

    Udomljavanje na premijeri crtanog filma<br />

    Udomljavanje na premijeri crtanog filma

    Cat adoption at the cartoon premiere   

    September 6, 2018: a perfect day at the Cineplexx in Delta City, at the premiere of the movie “Cats and Peachtopia”. We meowed with children, offered them kittens to pet, accompanied them to the cinema – the kids will remember this cat day! p.s. see the movie when you have a chance, it’s great!

    Mrnjau vikend 2018

    6th Meow Weekend, September 201

    September 23, 2018, Belgrade Youth Center: many, many cats were adopted – 59 furry souls found a forever home 🙂

    It was very successful, peaceful and relaxed. We are happy that we introduced and implemented high standards for animal adoption. All cats were timely vaccinated. They were thoroughly checked before being offered. Fosterers carefully and patiently talked to the visitors and evaluated their needs and prospects for good life of their proteges. Contracts were signed, there were lots of gifts. A very frequent comment was that “Meow Fosterers are so patient, smiling and beautiful”… one short afternoon we were Europe!

    Mrnjau vikend 2018

    We thank Belgrade Youth Center and Veterinary institution of Belgrade that donated chips and vaccines. They will also neuter cats when the time comes. And we thank socially responsible company Plus Plus for generous gifts – new owners got premium N&D grain-free food for a happy start!

    We also thank TV Studio B, Pink, Prva and Ženska TV that had live coverage. Big thanks to numerous media and web-portals that published announcements and reports 🙂 

    Međunarodni dan crnih mačaka<br />

    Međunarodni dan crnih mačaka

    International Black Cat Appreciation Day

    August 17, 2018: Le PETit on national TV N1. We announced and publicly celebrated the day of black cats. We thank cat-friendly TV N1 and show host Marija Antić. Our best wishes to all black cats and their families!

    Udomljavanje maca na Tolkindanu<br />

    Cat adopting on Tolkienday 

    June 9, 2018 Cultural center Božidarac: this was a very special day for lovers of fantasy and cats! “Tolkienday” is a traditional festival organized by fantasy literature club Valinor. The theme of the festival is “Lord of the Rings” and other Tolkien’s work.

    Le PETit Meow Fosterers offered lovely, healthy and house-trained kitens for adoption. This year, as many as five feline souls found homes. Meow, you fools 🙂

    Athens 2018 WCF World Show<br />

    Athens 2018 WCF World Show 

    May 12-13 2018, Athens: breaking news! Ratibor Torin, a beautiful siberian from our Bastet Beauty WCF cattery, won the ultimate WCF title – World Champion! Bravooo for Torin and his people!

    Breaking news # 2: ragdoll kitten Art House Irvin, from Mimi’s Corner WCF cattery, after a magnificent performance at his first show in Hungary, shined in Athens too! On Saturday he was Best in Show Junior, Best of Best 1 and won Junior WCF ring. On Sunday he was Best of Best Junior, Master Ring winner, and second in Double and Triple Master rings! Congratulations for our winners!

    Oroshaza 2018 WCF World Show

    Oroshaza 2018 WCF World Show

    April 14-15 2018, Oroshaza, Hungary: at the World WCF Show in the charming Oroshaza town our cats competed for prestigious awards. All the cats from Club Le PETit won new titles, and some of them really shined!

    Many cats from our team were nominated for Best in Show finals. Both winners among adult females were our cats: on Saturday it was birman Sacred Cat Nera, and on Sunday it was siberian Bastet Beauty Ala. But the star of this show was little ragdoll Irwin, a newcomer to our club. On his first show, Irwin was the best junior both days, and one of the winners in the prestigious WCF Master Rings 🙂

    Mrnjau vikend 2018

    5th Le PETit Meow Weekend, April 2018

    April 15 2018, Belgrade Youth Center: 35 homeless cats were adopted today! And more cats are reserved and will go to new homes when everything is ready for a new family member. It was intense, very hard for both us and the cats, but we are happy and satisfied. Big thanks to everyone who helped! We hope cats will be happy and will bring joy to their new families!

    Le petit mrnjau vikend

    We thank Belgrade Youth Center and Veterinary institution of Belgrade that donated chips and vaccines. They will also neuter cats when the time comes. And we thank socially responsible company Plus Plus for generous gifts – new owners got premium N&D grain-free food for a happy start!

    We also thank TV Studio B and TV Pink that had live coverage. Big thanks to numerous media and web-portals that published announcements and reports 🙂 

    Le PETit i specijalizovani časopis Mačka<br />

    Le PETit and feline magazine Mačka (Cat)

    February 2018: feline magazine Mačka (Cat) and Le PETit tirelessly spread knowledge, joy and love for cats! In the birthday issue of our only specialized feline magazine you will find many clever and fun articles, and great photos. We wrote about irresistible chubby British Shorthair cats, and our Svetlana and friends discuss whether to let the cat out or not? You will also find expert articles about the health, psychology, character and nutrition of your furry pet (or sphinx). So, run to a newsstand and get your copy of Mačka now!

    Mrnjau Fest 2018.

    Le PETit WCF Meow Fest 2018

    January 13-14, 2018, Belgrade Youth Center: many world cities have cat-coffees, but only Belgrade has a unique festival dedicated to cats and those who love them – Meow Fest! The traditional New Year’s cat festival, organized by Club Le PETit, Belgrade Youth Center and Veterinary Institution of Belgrade celebrates creativity, joy of life and these wonderful creatures – cats!

    The main program of the fourth Meow Fest was World Cat Federation World Show. 110 cats were judged by five international judges. Visitors also had the opportunity to vote for the most beautiful cat at the show. This time, the audience’s favorites were three cats from Serbia: “whiskas” British cat Domino, bengal Khan and a fluffy siberian Bruno.

    Mrnjau Fest 2018.

    50 lovely and healthy cats were offered for adoption. All cats were rescued from the streets. They were sheltered and nourished by a team of responsible and professional Le PETit Fosterers. Almost 30 cats were adopted, and many were reserved and will be taken later. Visitors showed big hearts and even two handicapped cat were adopted…

    Le PETit na Sajmu knjiga i medija 2017.<br />

    Le PETit on 2017 Book and Media Fair

    October 26-28 2017, Book and Media Fair: this is the most visited event at the Belgrade Fair, so we were honored and excited when the cat-friendly newspaper Serbian Telegraph invited us to present cats on their stand.

    On the first day, Le PETit Meow Fosterers offered lovely, healthy and house-trained kitens for adoption. We spoke for many radio and TV stations, and explained why every family should have a cat!

    Le PETit na Sajmu knjiga i medija 2017.<br />

    During weekend, Le PETit cat breeders presented pedigree cats. We distributed invitations to Meow Fest and patiently responded to numerous questions from visitors – most of them have never seen a live breed cat before. The crowd was huge, it was intense for both us and the cats, but this was a good exercise for the upcoming Meow Fest in January!

    Treći BeGe Vege festival 2017.<br />

    Third BeGe Vege Festival 2017

    October 21-22, 2017, Ušće Shopping Mall: BeGeVege festival – a festival of peaceful life – was organized for the third time by the Animal Freedom Association. Le Petit was invited to participate, and we used this opportunity to offer our lovely kittens for adoption.

    Treći BeGe Vege festival 2017.<br />

    All cats were saved from the streets, cured if needed, then house-trained and perfectly prepared for adoption. This weekend, at the BeGeVege festival, 11 our cats have found a warm home!

    Četvrti Le PETit Mrnjau vikend 2017.<br />

    Le PETit on 2017 Book and Media Fair

    October 26-28 2017, Book and Media Fair: this is the most visited event at the Belgrade Fair, so we were honored and excited when the cat-friendly newspaper Serbian Telegraph invited us to present cats on their stand.

    On the first day, Le PETit Meow Fosterers offered lovely, healthy and house-trained kitens for adoption. We spoke for many radio and TV stations, and explained why every family should have a cat!

    Svetlana Lalović, WCF SH Judge<br />

    Svetlana Lalović, WCF SH Judge

    September 9-10, 2017: at the World cat show in Minsk, our Svetlana Lalović took the exam for the WCF judge. The commission consisted of WCF President Anneliese Hackmann and Dr. Olga Mironova. The WCF Secretary General, Tatiana Cernova and the President of Judging Commission, Yanina Melnikova also attended the exams. They tested Svetlana’s knowledge of feline physiology, genetics, WCF rules and practical judging of short-hair cats. She passed all exams with great results. Bravoooo Svetlana! Le PETit celebrates today 🙂

    Le PETit Yougoslavie...

    Le PETit Yougoslavie…

    August 2017: Club Le PETit now provides services and WCF pedigrees for many breeders in south-east Europe (Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia) and Middle East (Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia):

    Dostupne rasne mace...

    Available breed cats…

    July 2017: we created selling Facebook group, with ads for breed cats from WCF catteries in Serbia and region, that are currently available for sale or reservation:

    Le PETit Mrnjau staratelji<br />

    Le PETit Meow Fosterers

    July 2017: we formed a group for caring for and placing cats without a home. Le PETit Meow Fosterers are expert animal welfare activists who unselfishly invest love, effort and considerable resources to prepare the cats for their new homes. In their work, Meow Fosterers will have help of Club Le Petit and socially responsible institutions and companies.

    Le PETit Mrnjau staratelji<br />

    We thank Public Veterinary Institution of Belgrade for support. We also thank socially responsible company Plus Plus that donates quality N&D Grain-Free cat food, and Mega-group company that donates innovative eco-friendly A’mur wood litter.

    Meow Weekend poster

    Third Le PETit Meow Weekend 2017

    June 17, 2017, Cultural Centre Grad: dear cat lovers, cat people of present and future, with great pleasure we are informing you that this year’s Meow Weekend was great! Many kittens were adopted, and many families are happy now! Big thanks to Veterinary institution of Belgrade that vaccinated and chipped adopted cats for free. Also, many thanks to all Club volunteers, responsible companies Plus Plus and A’mur, and our new friends from Cultural Centre Grad!

    Mrnjau vikend
    Budapest 2017 MacskaMania Show<br />

    Budapest 2017 MacskaMania Show

    March 18-19, 2017: Macskamania is a big Hungarian independent cat club that organizes very popular colorful and cheerful cat shows in Budapest – this weekend they had about 9000 visitors! At the show they run two competitions: one in rings by TICA rules and the other is traditional table judging similar to WCF and FIFe.

    Budapest 2017 MacskaMania Show<br />

    This exhibition was a real feast for cat lovers! In addition to two simultaneous cat competitions we could visit dozens of cat food stands and several big pet-shops. Hungarian animal welfare clubs offered interesting programs for children and handicrafts for sale. Earnings were forwarded to cat shelters.

    Bucharest 2017 WCF & TICA Joint Show<br />

    Bucharest 2017 WCF & TICA Joint Show

    March 11-12, 2017: this was a joint exhibition of two federation, WCF and American TICA. The exhibition was organized by our sister club Magnificats WCF Romania. Owners could enter cats mace on one or both competitions. Everything went smoothly, with lots of joy and good will.

    Bucharest 2017 WCF & TICA Joint Show<br />

    Professors from the romanian Veterinary high-school have organized practice for students who plan to specialize in cats. Owners had the opportunity to get a free cat exam. Excellent idea, very useful to all!

    Prvih 5 godina Le PETit-a :)<br />

    The first 5 years of Le PETit 🙂

    February 22, 2017: exactly five years ago, we founded our lovely Le PETit 🙂 We all have been into cats for a long time, but an individual can not fight the system, so we came up with a name, wrote the Statute and registered the Club.

    Thanks to everyone for help and enthusiasm! Today is a wonderful day, kiss your cats and celebrate!

    Klub Le PETit u punopravnom članstvu u WCF<br />
22. junuar 2017: na generalnoj skupštini WCF u Essenu, Klub le PETit je glasanjem delegata iz celog sveta stekao status punopravnog člana WCF (full membership status). Pripremni period pod patronatom nemačkog kluba Stammbaum smo uspešno završili i sada smo potpuno samostalni. Sada možemo da učestvujemo u radu i odlučivanju WCF, i da osnivamo pridružene klubove u okruženju (sub-clubs).</p>
<p>Klub Le PETit u punopravnom članstvu u WCF<br />

    Club Le PETit wins full membership status in WCF

    January 22, 2017: we are happy to announce that as of today our Club Le PETit is a full member of World Cat Federation!

    Thanx to delegates on General Assembly that voted for us, and congrats to all Le PETit breeders, members and friends. Today we will celebrate!

    Istanbul 2017 WCF International Show<br />

    Istanbul 2017 WCF International Show

    January 14-15, 2017: four great days devoted to cats in fantastic Istanbul. First, two-day “WCF Breeders of Excellence” seminar on cat genetics for student judges and breeders. Then, international WCF cat show hosted by local Club Felinoloji Derneği. We thank judges and lecturers on seminar, Tatyana Cernova and Albert Kurkowski. And we thank Turkish club and president Feyza Nur Çelik for unforgettable hospitality 🙂

    Istanbul 2017 WCF International Show<br />
    3. Le PETit WCF Mrnjau Fest 2016

    Le PETit WCF Meow Fest 2016 / 2

    December 10-11, 2016: a unique festival dedicated to cats took place in Belgrade Youth Center. Organizers from Club Le PETit WCF invited visitors and exhibitors to Meow Fest with following words: dear cat-lovers, please welcome to meow, purr, cuddle, to roar if needed, to learn and most of all – to have fun!

    3. Le PETit WCF Mrnjau Fest 2016

    Organizers promoted Festival and love for cats on all prime TV and printed media. The Festival had more than 1800 adult visitors and many many children. The event is now listed on Belgrade tourist and cultural calendars, and Club Le PETit WCF begins preparations for next Meow Fest – even bigger and more colorful 🙂

    Athens 2016 WCF World Show<br />

    Athens 2016 WCF World Show

    October 14-16, 2016: another very posh and classy cat show by our sister club, Feline Greece. Le Petit Svetlana was a student judge, Miloš was the show secretary, Sergei Stets and his Maine Coon Hurricane were collecting trophies in rings – we had a great time at the show, and later we even had a swim under the warm October sun!

    Athens 2016 WCF World Show<br />
    Pobednici Le PETit nagradne igre

    Winners of Le PETit poll #lepetitlice

    September 2016: most charming cat babies for summer season 🙂

    For one month you were sending us photos of your cat babies. Each kitten was charming and brightened our days this summer. We were touched with love and attention you devote to your pets!

    Competition was strong, every story was moving and beautiful in its own way, and for us it was a difficult task to proclaim the winner. We have carefully listened to your comments, and it seems that this time we will all agree on the first prize. The winner can be only one, but this time the prize goes to two cat babies: Loca and Mimi!

    Bran 2016 WCF Jubilee Show

    Bran 2016 WCF Jubilee Show

    June 25-26, 2016: the long-awaited WCF cat show at Dracula Castle in Bran, Romania. Gordana Zdravkovic presented Bengal Vincent and Nevena Burlica presented red silver-shaded British Shorthair kitten Quentin. Our cats were decorated, and we had a great time – two days of big fun in the beautiful park in front of the castle of horrible Vlad the Impaler, also known as Count Dracula, brrrr 🙁

    Drugi Le PETit Mrnjau vikend 2016.

    Second Le PETit Meow Weekend 2016

    June 12, 2016, Belgrade Youth Center: dear cat lovers, cat people of present and future, with great pleasure we are informing you that this year’s Meow Weekend was great! We had a rich program, we talked a lot, we had a good time and many people left our Meow Weekend with a smile – 28 kittens were adopted, and 28 families are happy now! Many thanks to Veterinary institution of Belgrade that vaccinated and chipped adopted cats for free. Also, many thanks to all contributors and Club volunteers, lecturers, and Meow Weekend friends – Plus Plus Company and the Belgrade Youth Center!

    Drugi Le PETit Mrnjau vikend 2016.
    Pobednici Le PETit nagradne igre

    Winners of Le PETit poll #lepetitlice

    May 2016: most charming cat faces for spring-summer season 🙂

    In a little over a month you entered almost hundred cats, all beautiful – small, large, short-haired, long-haired, domestic and breed cats, juniors, seniors… we are touched by how much you love your pets. Competition was strong, and for us it was a difficult task to proclaim the winner. We have carefully monitored your comments and it seems that this time we will all agree on the first prize! The winner can be only one, but this time the prize is shared between two cats in the same household: tomcats Srećko and Don Šibalić. And a Lifetime Achievement Award goes to tomcat White!

    World Cat Congress na Tajlandu<br />

    World Cat Congress annual meeting, Thailand

    April 2016, Thailand: The World Cat Congress was established to promote better understanding and co-operation among the world’s major cat associations in matters of mutual interest and concern such as cat legislation and feline welfare.

    Traditionally the annual meeting consists of a seminar, which includes an open meeting where the public have an opportunity to raise specific points of concern for discussion, a cat show and a meeting of the delegates. The visiting delegates are invited to judge at the cat show.

    World Cat Congress na Tajlandu<br />

    This year WCC meeting was held in Thailand. Mrs Anneliese Hackmann and Andreas Mobius were delegates from WCF. Svetlana Lalović from Club Le PETit presented study on traditional Siamese cats, titled “”Spices, Silk, Jewels and Cats – On Wichienmaat, Siamese, Thai, Suphalak and Khao Manee breeds”.

    Cat show was organised by WCF. Svetlana passed the preliminary judgge’s exam and helped friends from “Cat Society of Thailand” and delegates from other federations to run the show by the WCF rules:

    WCF's Cat Olimpia 2016.<br />

    WCF’s Cat Olimpia 2016

    April 9-10, 2016: Bucharest, Romania: Olimpia cat show is the largest and most important event in the WCF system. It takes place annually, and on that weekend there may not be other WCF cat shows anywhere in the world. This year Olimpia was in our neighborhood, in Bucharest.

    Serbia was represented by 11 exceptional cats – Aphroditas, Birmans, British Shorthairs, Maine Coons and Persians from WCF catteries Innamorare, Mythologica, Nikolato, Sacred Cat, Sibnib and Svindoff. And, of course, our golden Cornish Rex Rextasy Zlatko. He is currently WCF BB 2015 – the best Cornish of WCF.

    WCF's Cat Olimpia 2016.<br />

    Club Le PETit was the most numerous club on WCF Olympia. Rextasy Zlatko won WCF Diamond Ring, and all our cats won titles and nominations. Let there be known what cats we have in Serbia!

    Mrnjau Fest u časopisu Katzen-Echo<br />

    Meow Fest in Katzen-Echo magazine

    March 2016: Katzen-Echo is a magazine about cats, published by WCF. In the March issue there is a very commendable review of our Meow Fest cat shoe. Every year hundreds of WCF cat shows are organised in the world, but only a few are mentioned in Katzen-Echo magazine. This is a great honor for all of us, thank you WCF!

    2. Le PETit WCF Mrnjau Fest 2016

    Le PETit WCF Meow Fest 2016 / 1

    January 9-10, 2016: a unique festival dedicated to cats took place in Belgrade’s Youth Centre. Organizers from Club Le PETit WCF invited visitors and exhibitors with following words: dear cat-lovers, please welcome to meow, purr, cuddle, to roar if needed, to learn and most of all – to have fun! 

    2. Le PETit WCF Mrnjau Fest 2016

    Organizers promoted Festival and love for cats on all prime TV and printed media. The Festival had more than 2600 adult visitors and many, many children. The event will be regular, and Club Le PETit WCF has begun preparations for the next Meow Fest – even bigger and more colorful 🙂

     

    Rextasy Zlatko - Best Cornish Rex WCF 2015

    Rextasy Zlatko on news portal B92.net

    November 2015: the story of our golden cat Rextasy Zlatku on Serbia’s biggest news portal – B92.net! Who says all news are bad – here’s a story that will put a smile on your face:

    WCF Stuttgart World Cat Show 2015.<br />

    WCF Stuttgart World Cat Show 2015

    November 2015, Stuttgart Word Cat Show: the best cat is – our cat! In the fierce competition, among hundreds of gorgeous cats from all over Europe, our golden Rextasy Zlatko overshadowed incredibly strong competition! On the first day our Zlatko picked up Best in Show, Best of Best 1 and finally Best General – award for the best cat of the day. On the second day, our cat won Best in Show, Best of Best 1, and finished the day with a victory in the Triple Master Ring! Oh oh, is this for real?

    World Animal Day 2015 - BeGeVege festival<br />

    World Animal Day 2015 – BeGeVege festival

    October 4, 2015: World Animal Day and first BeGeVege Festival in Belgrade. The event promoted healthy food and peaceful way of living. Le PETit had the opportunity to present activities, to promote the concept of responsible animal ownership and to offer orphan kittens for adoption.

    World Animal Day 2015 - BeGeVege festival<br />
    WCF Budapest World Cat Show 2015.<br />

    WCF Budapest World Cat Show 2015

    September 2015: fantastic success in Budapest! Our golden boy Rextasy Zlatko won two Best in Shows, then Master Ring and Double Master Ring! We could not even dream of such success – not many cats have won WCF Double Master Ring! Nomen est omen – we don’t call him Goldie for no reason!

    On the photo: Zlatko chats with Anneliese Hackmann, president of WCF…

    Aneliz Hakman, predsednica WCF
    Revija Zov: Svetski biseri u Drakulinom dvorcu<br />

    Zov magazine: World beauties at Dracula castle

    Zov, our only pet and animal magazine, and one big and nicely illustrated story on WCF Cat Show in Bran, Romania. On the cover are Le PETit Svetlana and Rextasy Goldie (Zlatko). Big thanks to friends from Zov magazine!

    WCF Bran World Cat Show<br />

    WCF Bran World Cat Show 2015

    July 2015: cat show in Dracula Castle in Transylvania! Bad news: Bran world show is over… Good news: it will be traditional! Big thanx to WCF, judges, Bran Castle, Magnificats, Beverly and Alex Elian, Lia Doru and everybody who helped to make this event sooo memorable!

    WCF Bran World Cat Show<br />

    Our Rextasy Zlatko aka Goldie did very good: Best in Show, Best of Best 2, WCF Master ring 4. Oriental Aladdin: Best in Show. Oriental Alla: Best Opposite Sex, WCF ring 2 🙂

    WCF izložba mačaka u Radomu 2015.

    WCF Radom Cat Show 2015

    Jun 2015: we are overjoyed with international WCF Cat Show at the Polish city of Radom. Poland is a country with great felinology tradition, with many clubs from all cat federations, with many breeders and frequent shows.

    Our Rextasy Zlatko aka Goldie did not have a rival in Poland – 2x Best in Show, 2x Best in Best, WCF Ring 1 🙂

    WCF izložba mačaka u Budimpešti 2015.<br />

    WCF Budapest Cat Show 2015

    May 2015, with Andreas Möbius: “Hungary 2015 with all my Serbian friends. and their wonderful cats, Aphrodite, British Shorthair, Scottish Straight and Cornish Rex! A pittoresque moment of puure love for cats, friendship and togetherness”.

    WCF svetska izložba mačaka u Atini 2015.<br />

    WCF Athens World Show 2015

    March 2015: our small but brave team competed for Serbia at WCF World Show in ancient town of Athens. The show was perfectly organized, in a very nice and modern venue; it was very lavish thanks to many generous sponsors. We are still remembering beautiful cats from all over the world, smiling faces of exhibitors and visitors, and lots of positive energy. We were all purring and having fun!

    Our little rising star, Rextasy 100Reasons2Love For C, aka Zlatko or Goldie, has won Best of Show title on both days, 1st and then 2nd place in WCF rings, but also the unofficial title of show’s favorite cat – everybody wanted to make a photo and pet him! On the photo: our Goldie in the hands of AB judge Albert Kurkowski from Poland.

    WCF svetska izložba mačaka u Atini 2015.<br />

    Ladies night! Cyprus, Hungary, Serbia, Greece and Germany meowing together in Athens. A big thanks to Feline Greece for fantastic hospitality, tons of positive energy and enthusiasm, and one lovely and posh show to remember 🙂

    WCF izložba mačaka u Bukureštu 2015.<br />

    WCF Bucharest Cat Show 2015

    February 2015: woo-hoo, we “cleaned up” WCF Bucharest Cat Show! Our Rextasy 100Reasons2Love For C, aka Zlatko or Goldie, is overall winner! Final results are almost unbelievable: Goldie was 2x Ring Winner, 2x Best in Show, 2x Best of Best, 2x Best of Best Overall, and of course Best of Best Weekend. Bravo for our beautiful and delicate Cornish Rex!!!

    1. Le PETit Mrnjau Fest 2014.<br />

    Le PETit WCF Meow Fest 1

    December 14, 2014: a unique festival dedicated to cats took place in Belgrade – Meow Fest. Organizers from Felinology Club Le PETit invited visitors and exhibitors with following words: dear cat-lovers, please welcome to meow, purr, cuddle, to roar if needed, to learn and most of all – to have fun!

      Mrnjau Fest, Eda i zima<br />

      Meow Fest, Eda and winter

      October 2014: meet Eda, a brave woman who deserves our respect! Eda now lives in a small town near Belgrade. She retreated from the big dirty city, swapped her apartment for a house with a yard, and made a shelter for temporary accommodation of dogs and cats. Dogs bark cheerfully, cats purr loudly, and this big family lives in joy and happiness. Shelters for animals are well thought out and equipped, everything is clean and tidy, and the animals are well cared for.

      Most self-proclaimed animal welfare clubs are either inactive or serve as a cover for compulsive hoarding of animals. We have seen such cases – 20 animals in a one bedroom apartment, fleas, disease, angry neighbors, better not to talk…

      Eda is an example of responsible animal care, an example that we want to promote and support in every way possible. For starters, at the Le Petit Meow Fest we will collect donations. We hope to raise enough money for another winter house for cats. Prepare a small contribution – winter is coming, cats must be tucked, brrr!

      Preporučene odgajivačnice na Le PETit sajtu

      September 2014: Dear felinology friends, as you know, Le Petit Club has become the representative of WCF – World Cat Federation in Serbia. We are working on our first cat-show based on their rules. WCF cat-shows are different from TICA or FIFe shows – these are small festivals and have a number of programs for the general public: lectures, workshops, presentations, children entertainment and like, all of which require a good venue in the city center, a great effort on the organization and good sponsors.

      Until then, on our website and Facebook we will present responsible and reputable catteries that are working according to felinology standards. In Serbia, irresponsible and unregistered breeders are a big problem. We are constantly contacted by people who want to purchase a breed cat but do not know where and how, and so we will work on education of cat-lovers and promote responsible breeding and ownership. Please visit our new page:

      Autor knjige maca deo vase porodice

      Yippie-yeah, finally I have whiskers 🙂

      August 2014: Felinology Club Le PETit has more than 2000 followers on Facebook! Two thousand meows 🙂 Join us, if you have not already:

      University of Science students at Le PETit

      When you work with animals, you meet many wonderful people!

      July 2104: Felinology Club Le PETit had a visit from two extraordinary girls – Tea and Nevena, students of the Belgrade University of Science. They organized colleagues at their university to collect aid for people and animals from flooded areas. During those tragic days the students were resourceful, committed, enthusiastic and full of empathy for all living beings afflicted by terrible floods, and they collected substantial aid that was immediately distributed to where it was needed. That is how we met, and then decided to continue working together.

      Tea and Nevena helped us in our daily Le PETit activities – feeding baby kittens, combing and brushing long-haired guests, comforting cats missing their owners. It was wonderful to watch those girls communicating with delicate cat souls. Bravo and a big meow for Tea and Nevena 🙂

      Ana Flekica

      Safe!

      May 22, 2014, flood refugee camp in Kosutnjak, Belgrade: kitten Flekica (Spot), safely tucked in volunteer Ana’s hood… taking care of animals too, because every life is important!

      Ljubav

      Help for cats and dogs rescued from flooded city of Obrenovac, that was collected at the Faculty of Chemistry, arrived in the good paws! Cat food, medicines and toys were taken to a refugee shelter in Košutnjak and animal shelter on Bežanija. Twenty cats and many, many dogs are taken care of, but the job is not done yet: all the lost or abandoned animals need to find a new home! We’ll try to organize animal adoption events, similar to our Meow Weekend at the Youth Center, when more than one hundred cats were adopted.

      Cat Show with March 8th Motif

      March 8-9, 2014: Belgrade TICA Cat Show

      And this year’s TICA International Cat Show in Belgrade is over! We spent the whole day in the company of delicate or chunky, bushy or bald, colorful or black & white but altogether majestic creatures – cats. Cats of various breeds shone and strutted like real divas, but in this glamorous society everybody noticed the special glow of cats saved from the streets! Some call them domestic cats, others stray or street cats, TICA calls them household pets… you can call them whatever you want, but international judges from Sweden, Spain, Japan, Austria and France have noticed and commented on how beautiful our domestic cats are! Judges said they would never have guessed that these cats were born on the street!

      Izložba mačaka sa temom 8. mart<br />

      And among them, the first among equals, was Le PETit tomcat Dado! He got compliments by judges, and applauses and cheers from visitors. Dado was in a great mood and was looking forward to each new judging. When he is in such a good mood, no one can resist his charm, and in the five rings Dado won four first places and one second! Bravo for Dado 🙂

      le PETit Mrnjau Party

      The Great Spring Le PETit Meow Party

      March 7, 2014: as the announcement of the upcoming spring, on every March we are having an International Cat Show in Belgrade. And that’s always a good opportunity for Le PETit Meow Party – a nice warm-up for the exhibition!

      Dear cat-lovers, cat-people and friends – please join us on Le PETit Meow Party! Good time guaranteed – uplifting funk & disco by DJ Ceca, hot food & spicy cocktails. Good mood and cat-like charm are mandatory! Welcome drink for members of Le PETit!

      Saradnja sa Upravom grada Beograda<br />

      Cooperation with City Administration

      January 2014: meeting of Belgrade animal welfare groups

      On Thursday, January 9th, there was an important meeting for all of us who love animals. In the premises of the Belgrade Secretariat for Utilities and Housing, active and relevant animal welfare groups gathered together.

      At the meeting with the new city secretary for Municipal Affairs, we stated numerous problems in communication between NGOs and authorities. We agreed that it is the mutual desire of both parties to overcome the problems and find a solution through constant dialogue and cooperation.

      Meow! As the meeting took place in the first days of the New Year we want to believe that this meetings is the dawn of better days, in which citizens and city institutions work in synergy for prosperity of animals in Belgrade.

      Animal welfare groups that attended the meeting: ALFA, Beta, Feniks, Animal Humane Society of Obrenovac, Kasper, Kinology Academy, Felinology Club Le PETit, LINK, Hope for Animals Riska, NOA, Pro Anima, Freedom for Animals and Zoovita.

      Le PETit javno Savetovalište<br />

      Le PETit Public Counseling

      October 4th 2013, World Animal Day: we co-organized a public Counseling on responsible ownership. Vets and felinologists provided expert advice on pet care. This was a great opportunity for all current and future owners to get free advice on breeding, nutrition and education of their pets.

      World Animal Day, October 4th, was established in 1931. in Florence at the World Congress of Animal Friends. Its commemoration promotes animal protection and care for their well-being. This year, many associations in Serbia will organize various events to remind of link between people, animals and nature, the necessity of regulation and punishment of individuals whose behavior endangers the whole society.

      The Story of Tomcat Mita

      September 4, 2013: today Facebook page lepetit.rs had more than 30.000 visitors!

      B92.net: „The story of tomcat Mita first appeared on Felinology Club Le PETit’s Facebook page. Short but effective story has sparked a lot of interest, lots of favorable comments, and then instantly spread to many pages of cat lovers. In just one day, tomcat Mita had tens of thousands views, „likes“ and „shares“. The story is about a familiar dilemma faced by all pet owners, prospective parents…“

      Bon aPETit

      Bon aPETit: Cat Nutrition Seminar

      September 7, 2013: starting this autumn, in cooperation with Club Leila, we will organize regular meetings of cat owners and lovers! In the posh club atmosphere we will discuss hot topics – cat nutrition, care and training.

      To begin with, we asked Le PETit cat-food guru, DVM Snežana Praštalo, to give us a lecture on new concepts of cat nutrition. In particular, we will concentrate on Schesir holistic cat-food concept. Snežana will teach us to read food package labels with understanding, and to recognize symptoms of cat malnutrition.

      Pet Party – Pet Pageant

      July 2013: Pet Party at Delta City shopping mall. The party is over, and we can’t wait for the next one! We had a great time, and our cats and dogs enjoyed it even more. Le PETit protégé, tomcat Mića has won (as we expected) and got valuable and delicious awards. And our kitten Lolica has found great owners and a happy home!

      The Best of Show cat was awarded with something that really suits cat’s aristocrat nature and refined taste: a five day stay at the premium Le PETit Cat Hotel, with all-inclusive service and fitness program. In addition, the winner will enjoy Natural Trainer food and Biogance pet cosmetics!

      The most beautiful and most crowded stand was Le PETit stand, of course! We had many guests and an opportunity to meet our virtual friends from Facebook. We thank all pets, owners or future owners, and we are looking forward to see you all at the next Pet Party!

      Pet friendly Beograd

      Pet Friendly Belgrade – Pets Welcome

      June 2013: our “Pet Friendly Belgrade” campaign is well-received and attracts much media attention! All major newspapers and internet portals have published the story, and many national TV’s have covered the event. We had city representatives at the promotion and they promised full support. Our friends with pets are informing us that now they are welcomed in many more shops, restaurants and bars. Pets welcome – for nicer and more humane Belgrade!

      Prolećna Le PETit Mrnjau-zabava<br />

      Spring Le PETit Meow-Party

      May 2013: Meooow, the spring is here! Like our cats, we the cat-people are wagging our tails and want to go oooout! Dear frinds, please join us for a Le PETit Meow-Party on Friday, May 17, in Kontra Bar at 59 Strahinjića Bana Street, from 22h. DJ Svetlana is at the turntables, she will play some old school funk & disco, and we will have a great time – bring your dancing shoes! Best regards, see you all on Friday!

      Le PETit represents Serbia in WCF

      April 2013: we received an official confirmation that our furry Le PETit Club, after a looong application process, is admitted in the World Cat Federation! Meow!

      WCF – World Cat Federation is a international federation of felinologists, breeders and cat lovers, based in Germany. WCF brings together more than 370 organizations and clubs from Europe, the U.S. and the world. In the Parliament of Europe in Strasbourg, WCF is authorized to participate in the assessment process, in proposing and passing legislation related to the protection and welfare of animals.

      WCF recognizes and respects the domestic cat. It is very important for us – all our cats are “European Shorthair” and deserve a lot of recognition and respect! On photos are our new colleagues: the application process was handled by WCF Vice-president, Tatyana Chernova of Lithuania, and our mentor will be Secretary General of the WCF himself – Andreas Möbius, a living legend and a urban myth among cat lovers!

      March 2013: The 5th and 6th The International Cat Association cat shows took place on March 9 and 10, 2013, at the Belgrade Fair. Organizer: Felinology Club Felis Serbica.

      The Le PETit’s stand was continuously crowded. The stand was named “Dear Le PETit” and we tirelessly gave visitors advice on cat adopting, feeding or training. Our cats Dado and Ziggy were a hit, because they were completely relaxed and wandered around the exhibition freely.

      Ljudi (i) mačke<br />

      Cat (and) people

      January 2013: Meow Forum at the Belgrade Youth Center.

      After the great success of the first Le PETit Meow Weekend at the Belgrade Youth Center, we invite you to meow again! Come to purr with us, to cuddle and discuss felinology and cats. At the present time, such as it is, why it is necessary to socialize with cats? We believe that cats are training us, and teaching us tolerance, patience, understanding of individuality, respect for the freedom, acceptance of diversity, rejecting the prejudices … all the things which people around us often fail to do! Let’s take a cat for a pet and a friend, hang out with them and we will be better people – cat people!

      Uhvati, steriliši, vrati<br />

      Cure – neuter – reintegrate

      November 2012: vaccination, neutering and microchipping stray cats in municipality of Zvezdara.

      Le PETit is on the edge of the Zvezdara forest, and around our building there are dozens of stray cats we care of. They are our “freelancers!” We follow the “cure – neuter – reintegrate” concept, we try to monitor and control the cat population here, so we regularly neuter cats at the Veterinary Institution of Belgrade. Cats are vaccinated, neutered and chipped. On this occasion only, the value of veterinary services was more than 300 euros. We thank our City Council and Veterinary Institution for the donation!

      World Animal Day

      October 2012: celebration in the Knez Mihajlova Street, and a forum at the Belgrade Youth Center.

      Dear animal lovers, Thursday is World Animal Day – please join us in the Knez Mihajlova Street from 12 to 2 pm, and then at the Belgrade Youth Center at 7 pm. Together we are strong – at the Meow Weekend, we promoted the responsible ownership and found homes for more than 100 cats, and this Thursday, at a forum in Belgrade Youth Center, we will discuss that dreaded phrase that we hear often – “there are more important problems than animals!”

      Le PETit Mrnjau Vikend<br />

      Le PETit Meow Weekend

      September 2012: two-day cat festival at the Belgrade Youth Center.

      Two days of meowing, cuddling, adopting, learning, laughter and fun! The most important event during these two days will be public cat adoption. Felinologists and vets will be present all the time, all cats will be professionally inspected, and Veterinary Institution of Belgrade will donate vaccines and micro-chips. Adopted kittens will get valuable gifts from our sponsors – delicious food for a successful start!

      Le PETit Mrnjau Vikend<br />

      On the lectures and in direct contact with the vets, visitors will have the opportunity to learn everything on cat care, nutrition and training, and psychologists and psychotherapists will explain why it is important for every family to have a very special pet – a cat!

      We have prepared many other surprises: workshops for children in collaboration with the American Corner, cartoons for kids, live presentation of exotic cat breeds, exhibitions of cat art and photography, collections with hundreds of everyday objects with cat motifs…

      Dan životinja beskućnika<br />

      International Homeless Animals’ Day

      August 2012: event at the Knez Mihajlova Street.

      The marking of Homeless Animals Day was great. On that Saturday evening, Knez Mihailova Street was very crowded and many people have approached our info-desks where we informed them on the animal welfare issues. The stars of this event were our tiny furry assistant – a charming kitten Gara, and one very commited young activist – little girl Iskra (Sparkle). In the photo: Iskra and Gara, acting together!

      Još veća akcija uDOMljavanja<br />

      Even Bigger Adoption Day

      May 2012: cats and dogs adoption event

      Belgrade Youth Center is the first city institution that opened its doors to stray dogs and cats, in order to raise awareness on animal welfare issues. On our first Adoption Day event we promoted animal adopting as a matter of prestige and trend, and adoption of crossbreed pets or animals with disabilities as a politically correct thing. Our second Adoption Day event, now called Even Bigger Adoption Day, was very successful – we discussed many responsible ownership topics, and found homes for 43 animals!

      Le PETit Zoky - do pobede!

      Le PETit Zoky – the winner!

      March 2012: The 2nd The International Cat Association cat show took place on March 17 and 18, 2012, at the Belgrade Fair. Organizer: Felinology Club Felis Serbica.

      Our kitten Zoky has won two first and two third places in the HHP (Household Pets) category and defended the honor of the European Shorthair (domestic) breed. The judges from Austria and England ruled that Zoky has a wonderful dense but silky fur, beautiful pattern, striking green eyes, and above all – the magic character!

      Le PETit Patrik - Best of Show<br />

      Le PETit Patrik – Best of Show

      March 2011: The 1st The International Cat Association cat show took place on March 4 and 5, 2011, at the Belgrade Fair. Organizer: Felinology Club Felis Serbica.

      In the photo: our tomcat Patrick, and judge Katherine Kren. Patrick, bottle-fed and raised in Le PETit Club and later happily adopted, won the first place in the HHP (Household Pets) category and Best of Show award (photo: Goran Ćatić)

      Vrt dobre nade<br />

      Garden of Good Hope

      September 2010: adoption event at the Belgrade Zoo.

      We thank our friends at the Belgrade Zoo for allowing us to offer homeless cats for adoption. Unfortunately, no cat found a home. The children were charmed by our kittens, but their parents were hard-hearted. We hope we will have better luck next time!