Abyssinian Breeder 

At The 2016 Shows

This page features Abys and Somalis who are doing well at shows this year click on any icon to see the corresponding full-page photo and note that the most recent wins are at the top, with earlier wins below them. For the 2013 page, click here, for the 2014 page, here, and for the 2015 page, here.

In Brisbane:-

The 4-ring ANCATS show, on 20 Nov, was the last show of the year in Brisbane. Michael and Sue Shawn's Tawny male, Osiris(V) Versace, (Osiris(V) Hearts Perfection X CCCA Ch, ACF AoE, QFA Plat Dbl Gr Ch, CQ Plat Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Elizabeth Arden), did extremely well, starting off with Best All-breed Kitten (out 21) in  all four rings, and going on to Best All-breed Exhibit (out of 43) in two rings and R/U to Best All-breed Exhibit in the other two rings. His winnings appear in the photo below, and if you look carefully, you will even see Versace himself.

 

n Melbourne

At FCCV's last 2016 show, their 2-ring Christmas Show on20 November, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Gr Ch Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), finished the year in style. He was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 14) and Supreme Exhibit (out of 65) in one ring, and R/U to Best Gr 3 Cat in the other ring..He is shown below. Also, because of a shortage of Gr 2 cats, groups 2 and 3 are being re-combined into a Shorthair Group from next year.

 

In Sydney:-

The last show in Sydney for 2016, the desexed Cat Club show, was held on 12 November. Debbie Thomas's Tawny Somali neuter, CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Joylincar Tyler (WA Gr Ch Badina's Orion of Joylincar (Imp DNK) X Makeitso Minuet (Imp UK) ) was Best Gr 3 Neuter Cat (out of 13) in one ring, and is shown below left. At her "farewell" show, George & Julie Kennedys' Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC & Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost (Nat Show Ch, CCCA Tpl Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Nile Phantom Of Hope X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue), was Best Gr 3 Spay (out of 13) and Best Gr 3 exhibit (out of 28) in one ring ; she is shown below right. 

    

 

In Christchurch, NZ:-

SHCBA 4-ring Show on 16 August. Kirsten young's Tawny female, Zahari Million Stars (Ch Zahari Ride The Lightnin' X Zahari Sahara Star) was Best SH Kitten (out of 9) in two rings. She is shown below with judge Roy Griffiths.

 

In Adelaide:-

At the Crazy Capers Show on 30 October, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali male, Gold Dbl Gr Ch Vivace One Vision (Ch Dushara Frank My Way (Imp DNK) X Vivace Fire And Brimstone) was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 17) one ring, and is shown below left with judge Fiona Hawkins.  A Tawny female owned by a non-subscriber, Allerbeste Clara Bow, was Best Gr 3 Cat in the other ring. Evelyn & Rita's Tawny neuter, CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina)  was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 21) in both rings and Best Overall Gr 3 Exhibit  (out of 60) in one of them; he appears below right.

     

 

At Bateau Bay:-

Just over an hour's drive north of Sydney, The Central Coast Cat Club held its 3-ring show on 30 October. Among the kittens, Tracey Jack's well-performed, about to be neutered and re-homed Tawny male Tawny male, Amahle Moves Like Jagger (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Nile Panope), who was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 14) and is shown below left with incoming owner Nat Jefferson. Her other Tawny male, Osiris(V) Boomerang (Osiris(V) Blue Spot X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Ozzie Ozzie) did likewise in in another ring; he is shown below 2nd from left. Tracey's Blue female, Ch Amahle Pirouette (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Amahle Margot Fonteyn) was Best Gr 3 Female Cat (out of 13) in two rings, and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 56) in one of them; she is shown below 2nd from right. George & Julie Kennedys' Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC & Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost (Nat Show Ch, CCCA Tpl Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Nile Phantom Of Hope X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue), was Best Gr 3 Spay (out of 8) in one ring and 2nd in another ring; she is shown below right. 

                 

 

In Brisbane:-

At the 3-ring All Breeds show on 22 October, Michael and Sue Shawn's Tawny male, Osiris(V) Versace, (Osiris(V) Hearts Perfection X CCCA Ch, ACF AoE, QFA Plat Dbl Gr Ch, CQ Plat Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Elizabeth Arden), was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 29) in one ring. He is shown below, with judge Maureen Norberry.

 

In Lismore, NSW:-

At the 3-ring North Coast show in Lismore on 22 October. Tracey Jack's Tawny male, Amahle Moves Like Jagger (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Nile Panope), who was  was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 11) in one ring. He is shown 2 shows up on the left. Tracey's new Tawny boy from the Shawns, Osiris(V) Boomerang (Osiris(V) Blue Spot X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Ozzie Ozzie) was Best Gr 3 Kitten in another ring, and is shown next to Jagger. Tracey Jack's Blue female, Gr Ch Amahle Pirouette (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Amahle Margot Fonteyn) was Best Gr 3 Female Cat (out of 5) in all three rings and Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 11) in one of them. She also appears above, next to Boomerang. Michael & Sue Shawn's Tawny neuter, ACF AUS Nat Pr, ACF Dia AoE, CCCA Ruby Tpl Gr Ch, Tpl Dia Dbl Gr Ch, Plat Dbl Gr Ch & Supr Ch Osiris(V) Fast Talker (Dbl Gr Ch Highgaitpaws Have A Chat (Imp USA) X CCCA Gr Ch & Sapph Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Running Bear), was Best Gr 3 Neuter Cat (out of 5) in one rings and, hey, I have a photo of him right below!

 

In Sydney:-

At the Cats NSW Cat in a Hat High Tea Show on 16 October, Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny female, Swift China Doll (Brz Dbl Gr Ch Swift Dr Pepper X Swift Aztec Rose), was Best Gr 3 Kitten  (out  of 5) and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 19) in one ring, and 2nd in the other two rings. She appears below left with judge Barbara La Rocca. He sire, Ben & Wendy's Cinnamon neuter, Brz Dbl Gr Ch Swift Dr Pepper (Highgaitpaws Van Morrison (Imp USA) X Swift Soda Pop), was Best Gr 3 Cat in two rings, and Best Gr 3 Exhibit in one of them. You can see him below right with judge Hazel Rossiter.

     

 

In Melbourne

The Shepparton Ag. Society held a 2-ring show on 8 October, at which  Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Gr Ch Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 12) and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 29) in one ring..He is shown below.

 

In Adelaide:-

Abys and Somalis dominated at the Rex and Burmese  show on 9 October. starting with a Tawny female kitten owned by a non-subscriber, Charlbury Imagine, who was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 11) in one ring, and R/U in the other ring, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali male, Gold Dbl Gr Ch Vivace One Vision (Ch Dushara Frank My Way (Imp DNK) X Vivace Fire And Brimstone) was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 19) both rings, and is shown below left. The Bruche's Tawny neuter, CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina)  was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 22) in one ring and 2nd in the other ring; he appears below right with judge Nick Tricarico.

     

 

In Adelaide:-

At the Siamese (FASA)  show on 2 October, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali male, Gold Dbl Gr Ch Vivace One Vision (Ch Dushara Frank My Way (Imp DNK) X Vivace Fire And Brimstone) was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 31) in two of the three rings. He is shown below left. The Bruche's Tawny neuter, CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina)  was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 24) in two rings, 2nd in the other ring, and Best Overall Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 77). He appears below right with judge Michele Ristuccia.

     

 

In Sydney:-

The revived Blue Pt Siamese Cat Club held its show on 1 October. and attracted just over 120 pedigreed exhibits. Abys did well,  starting with Tracey Jack's Tawny male, Amahle Moves Like Jagger (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Nile Panope), who was  was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of 11) and went on to be Best Overall Gr 3 Kitten (out of 22) and 3rd Overall Exhibit in Show (out of 121) . He is show below 2nd from left. Tracey Jack's Blue female, Ch Amahle Pirouette (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Amahle Margot Fonteyn) was Best Gr 3 Female Cat (out of 16) in two rings. George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny female, Abytawe Shirley Bassey (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Nile Argante X Nile Holly Golightly), being shown for the first time in over two years, was Best Gr 3 Female Cat in the remaining ring; she is shown below 2nd from right. The Kennedys' Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC & Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost (Nat Show Ch, CCCA Tpl Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Nile Phantom Of Hope X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue), was Best Gr 3 Spay (out of 8) in two rings; she is shown below right. 

                 

 

In Melbourne

There were only two Abys - and no Somalis - at the 5-ring Royal Melbourne Show on26/27 September, both Merindalee males, one of whom did well and the other even better That was CCCA Gr Ch Dia Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford (CCCA Gr Ch & Sapph Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Fortune Teller X Merindalee Demi Moore) was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 16) in one ring, and went on to be Supreme Exhibit (out of 120) in that ring. He is shown below.


In Nambucca, Nth NSW Coast:-

They ran a 4-ring show this year, on 17 September, and Tracey Jack's Tawny male, Amahle Moves Like Jagger (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Nile Panope) did well in all of them. He was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 14) in all four rings, Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 43) in two of them, and overall 4th Exhibit (out of 120) un show. He appears below.

 

In Melbourne

At the 2-ring FCCV Spring Show on 18 September, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Gr Ch Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 16) in one ring..He is shown below with judge Cheryl Pollock.

 

In Brisbane:-

At the British Shorthair 4-ring show on 11 September Sandra Doyle's Tawny male, Cenglow Za Boss (Fin Bheara's Thunder Bay (Imp USA) X Cenglow Cattleya)  Best SH Kitten (out of 34) in one ring and 2nd in another ring. He is shown below, with a judge. A tawny female belonging to a non-subscriber, Charlbury Qetesh, was Best SH Cat (our of 22) in two rings0, and Best SH  Exhibit (out of 75) in one of them

 

In Brisbane:-

At the Cats QLD All-Breed show on 28 August, Michael and Sue Shawn's Tawny male, Osiris(V) Black Beauty, (Osiris(V) CK Obsession X Osiris(V) Maid in Australia), was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 33) in one of the three rings. He is shown below.

 

Near Wollongong, NSW:-

Several Abys did well at the 3-ring Illawarra show on 11 September. starting with kittens, Tracey Jack's Tawny male, Amahle Moves Like Jagger (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Nile Panope) was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of 5) in all three rings, and is shown at 1. Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny female, Swift China Doll (Sil Dbl Gr Ch Swift Dr Pepper X Swift Aztec Rose) was Best Gr 3 Female Kitten (out of two rings and R/U in the 3rd ring. She is shown at 2, being presented by Ben.

Among the cats, Tracey Jack's Blue female, Amahle Pirouette (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Amahle Margot Fonteyn) was best Gr 3 Female Cat (out of 10) in two rings and 6th Overall Cat in Show (out of 76). She appears below at 3. Ben White & Wendy Newton's Tawny female, Ch Swift Savannah (Johari Zambezi X Swift Shine Bright), was Best Gr 3 Female Cat in the remaining ring; she is shown at 4 with judge Maureen Camarsh.  Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male, Wyangan Chance R, was best Gr 3 Cat (out of 16) and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 49) in ring, and is shown at 5 also with Maureen Camarsh.

Finally, among the desexed cats, Ben White and Wendy Newton's Cinnamon neuter, Brz Dbl Gr Swift Dr Pepper (Highgaitpaws Van Morrison (Imp USA) X Swift Soda Pop) was Best Gr 3 Neuter (out of 9) in one ring, and is shown at 6.

                             

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In Sydney:-

NSW CFA held its 4-ring Fundraiser show on 3 September, and Abys did well. Among the kittens, Tracey Jack's Tawny male, Amahle Moves Like Jagger (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Nile Panope) was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of 8) and is show below left. Carol Collins's Tawny female, Johari El Tango (Osiris(V) Simply Perfection X Johari Rhythm Dancer); she is shown below 2nd from left. Among the cats, Tracey Jack's Blue female, Amahle Pirouette (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Amahle Margot Fonteyn) was best Gr 3 Female Cat (out of 9) in two rings and 6th Overall Cat in Show (out of 76). She appears below 2nd from right. Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny female, Sil Dbl Gr Ch Amahle Secret Affair (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Johari Rhythm N Blues) was also Best Gr 3 female Cat, in one ring; no photo is available. CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Johari Shaka Zulu (Tijah Rush In Blue X Johari Jubilee) was Best Gr 3 Neuter (out of 6) in one ring, and 9th Overall Cat in Show; he is shown below right.

                 

 

In Sydney:-

 At the Cats NSW Hello Kitty Show on 13 August, Ben White & Wendy Newton's Tawny female, Ch Swift Savannah (Johari Zambezi X Swift Shine Bright), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 11) in one of the three rings, and went on to be Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 29) and Supreme Exhibit (out of 71) in that ring. She is shown below.

In Melbourne

At the CVI Show on 7 August, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Ch Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 12) in one ring and 3rd in the other ring. He is shown below with QLD judge Debbie Hartwig.

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In Sydney:-

The Abyssinian Cat Club of Australasia show consisted of three shorthair rings and on specialist (Aby Somali) ring. It was held on 6 August. Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male, Wyangan Chances R, was best Gr 3 Cat (out of 21) and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 59) in one of the all-breed rings. He was also Best Aby/Somali Exhibit in the specialist ring, out of 18. [Photo to come]

 

In Brisbane:-

At the EKKA Royal Queensland Show on 5-14 August, Osiris(V) New Beginnings, a Tawny neuter kitten bred by Michael & Sue Shawn and owned by a non-subscriber, was Best SH Kitten (out of 21) in both rings.

 

In Brisbane:-

At the EKKA Kitten Carnival on 4 August, Michael and Sue Shawn's Tawny male, Osiris(V) Black Beauty, (Osiris(V) CK Obsession X Osiris(V) Maid in Australia), was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 23) in one of the two rings. He is shown below.

 

 In Brisbane:-

One Aby did very well at the 3-ring Cats Queensland show on 31 July. That was Jeanette Cook's Tawny female, Cairocats Mystic Sands (Gr Ch Cairocats Simply Red X Cenglow Love Me Tender) who was Best SH Kitten (out of 36) and Best Kitten in Show (out of 62). In another ring she was 2nd SH Kitten and 3rd Kitten in Show. She is shown below.

    

                           

In Melbourne:-

At the FCCV 3-ring National Show on 23 July, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 33) and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 77) in two rings.. He is shown below with Eileen and the judge. Kaylie Goodrick's Tawny neuter. Dbl Gr Ch Narleekatz Bazinga (Johari Zambezi X Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sweet Influence),  was Best Desexed Cat in one ring (out of 14) [photo not yet available]

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 In Adelaide:-

For the first time that I can recall, no Aby or Somali was best kitten, cat or desexed cat in Gr 3 in any of the six rings of the CCCA National Show. The best performed were local boy, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny neuter, Gold Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro, who was 2nd Gr 3 Neuter (out of 36) in two rings, and Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Merindalee Endeavour, who was 3rd Gr 3 Cat (out of 89) in one ring.

 

 In Sydney:-

At the 3-ring St George District Cat Club show. Tracey Jack's young Tawny male, Amahle Moves Like Jagger (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Nile Panope) was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of 10) in two rings, and is shown below left with Tasmanian judge Sue Barr. George & Julie Kennedy's Cinnamon female, Sil Dbl Gr Ch Nile Sangria (Dbl Gr Ch Kemenkat Razzmatazz X Dbl Gr Ch Nile Wind Dancer) was Best Gr 3 Female Cat (out of 15) in one ring and 2nd in another ring. She is shown below centre. The Kennedys' Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC & Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost (Nat Show Ch, CCCA Tpl Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Nile Phantom Of Hope X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue), was Best Gr 3 Spay (out of 4) in one ring and 2nd in another ring. Where she won, she was also Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 33)  and 7th overall Gr 3 Cat (out of 78). She appears below right.     [All photos by Wendy Newton]

           

 

 In Sydney:-

The 4-ring Oriental Cat Club show on 2 July was a small affair, punctuated by the excellent performance of a Blue Aby. Tracey Jack's  Blue female, Amahle Pirouette (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Amahle Margot Fonteyn) was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 25) in one ring, and went on to be 5th Exhibit in Show (out of 65); she is shown below.

 

In Sydney:-

At the Cats NSW Christmas Cats in Candyland Show on 3 July, Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny female, Swift China Doll (Brz Dbl Gr Ch Swift Dr Pepper X Swift Aztec Rose), was Best Gr 3 Kitten  (out  of 11) in one ring, and 2nd in the other ring. She was was also Supreme Exhibit (out of 74) and can be seen below with Italian judge Massimo Picardello.

 

In Adelaide:-

At the Golden Awards (GCSA)  show on 7 July, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali neuter, "Fonzie", formally  CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina)  did as he frequently does, very well! He was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 21) in both rings, and appears below with judge Joanne Frank.

 

In Melbourne:-

The FCCV (2-ring) Winter Show was held on 26June. The best performer was Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), who was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 34) in one of the rings, and R/U in the other. In the ring where he won, he was also Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 56). He is shown below with Eileen.

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In Perth:-

At the 2-ring WA All Breeds show  on 26 June, Lynne Moorman's Tawny Somali neuter, ACF Nat Gr Pr, CCCA Nat Ch, ACF AoE, CCCA Ch, Plat Gr Pr, QFA Double Gr Ch, FCCQ Ch Nareira Calvin Cline (Tilsim Dan Bruno Banani Imp GER X Joylincar Marrakech) was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat in Show (out of 7) in both rings. Rossi is shown below.

 

In Adelaide:-

At the FCC (FASA)  show on 19 June, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali male, Brz Dbl Gr Ch Vivace One Vision (Ch Dushara Frank My Way (Imp DNK) X Vivace Fire And Brimstone) was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 31) in one of the three rings. He is shown below left with NZ Judge Bronwyn Main. The Bruche's Tawny neuter, CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina)  was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 22) in two rings, and appears below right with TICA USA judge Jamie Christian.

     

 

In Melbourne:-

At the 3-ring Birman & Ragdoll show on 19 June, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 19) in two of the rings. He is shown below left with Eileen. Kaylie Goodrick's, Cinnamon Spay, CCCA Gr Ch, ACF Sil AoE, CCCA Nat Show Ch, Gold Ch & Gold PN Narleekatz Roxy (Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Heart N Soul X Gold Dbl Gr Ch Nile Sunstone) was Best Gr Desexed Cat (out of 12) in one ring; she is shown below right.

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 In Sydney:-

There were almost 200 exhibits at the 3-ring Federal Cat Club show on 18 June. Tracey Jack's 13-week-old Tawny male, Amahle Moves Like Jagger (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Nile Panope) was Best Gr 3 kitten (out of 36) in one ring, and then went on to be Supreme Kitten (out of 76) and R/U to Supreme Exhibit (out of 193). He is shown below left with judge Rhondda Watson. Tracey's older Blue female, Amahle Pirouette (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Amahle Margot Fonteyn) was Best Gr 3 Female Kitten (out of 24); she is shown below right.

George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC & Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost (Nat Show Ch, CCCA Tpl Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Nile Phantom Of Hope X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue), was Best Gr 3 Spay (out of 11) in all three rings, Best Gr 3 Dsx Cat) (out of 22 ) in one ring, and 4th overall Gr 3 Cat (out of 52). There is a photo of her three shows down.

     

 

In Brisbane:-

The ACF National Show was held in Brisbane on June 11-12; it had six rings and several overseas judges. Aby cats and kittens did well, but there were no desexed Aby/Somali exhibits.

Among the kittens Jeanette Cook's Tawny female, Cairocats Mystic Sands (Gr Ch Cairocats Simply Red X Cenglow Love Me Tender) was 2nd Gr 3 Kitten (out of83) in two rings; she is shown in photo 1. Her litter brother, Jeanette's Tawny male Cairocats Enter Sandman, was 3rd Gr 3 Kitten, and is shown in photo 2.

Two Osiris(V) cats made their presences felt. Michael & Sue Shawn's Tawny female, Osiris(V) Perfect Rose (Ch Osiris(V) Ralph Lauren X Gr Ch Osiris(V) Roses Are Pink), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 65), and shown photo 3. The Shawns' other Tawny female, Sil Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Maid In Australia (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sammy Davis Jr X Osiris(V) Last Hurrah), was 2nd Gr 3 Cat in one ring and 3rd in another ring. She is shown in photo 4.

                 

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In Melbourne:-

At the Feline Health 2-ring show on 5 June, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Cinnamon female, Merindalee Madmazel Fifi (Ch & (US) Ch Fin Bheara's Fortune's Hand X Merindalee Emily Bronte), was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 26)  and in one ring and Best Overall Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 50). She is shown below with Eileen.

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In Branxton, nr Newcastle, NSW:-

The Branxton Wine Country Cat Club held its inaugural show on 4 June, in a rather crowded hall. Tracey Jack showed a litter, and one of the kittens from it, Amahle Moves Like Jagger (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Nile Panope) was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of 10) in one of the three rings. He is shown below left. Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male, Wyangan Chances R (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Syrah,  was Best Gr 3 Male Cat (out of  7) in one ring, and is shown below 2nd from left. Michelle's Tawny female Amahle Secret Affair (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Johari Rhythm N Blues), was Best Gr 3 Female Cat (out of 9) in one ring. She is shown below 2nd from right, being presented by Michelle.  George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC & Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost (Nat Show Ch, CCCA Tpl Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Nile Phantom Of Hope X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue), was Best Gr 3 Spay (out of 4) in all three rings, Best Gr 3 Dsx Cat) (out of 11 ) in two rings, and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 52) in one of the rings. She appears below right.

                 

 

In Sydney:-

At the Cats NSW Hollywood Cats Show on 4 June, Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny female, Swift China Doll (Brz Dbl Gr Ch Swift Dr Pepper X Swift Aztec Rose), was Best Gr 3 Kitten  (out  of 12) in one ring, and 2nd in the other ring. She was was also Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 26) in the first ring; she is shown below left. Ben & Wendy's Blue female, Swift Aztec Rose (Johari Zambezi X Swift Tui), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 11) in one ring, and can be seen below right with judge Janis Christison.

     

 

In Melbourne:-

At the Pedigree Persian 3-ring show on 29 May, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 26) in one ring and Supreme Exhibit (out of 112) in that ring. He is shown below with judge Barbara La Rocca.

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In Adelaide:-

At the CFA (GCSA)  show on 29 May, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny neuter, CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina)  was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 17) in one of the two rings, and appears below

 

In Canberra:-

To start at the end, a wonderful time was had by all, and Canberra even produced very good, mostly warm weather for the 32nd Abyssinian Breeder show on 22 May. As is customary, there were three rings, with judges from New Zealand, Victoria and Queensland.

Supreme Kitten (out of 23) was Jeanette Cook's Tawny female, Cairocats Mystic Sands (Gr Ch Cairocats Simply Red X Cenglow Love Me Tender); she is shown in photo 1. Runner-up to Supreme Kitten was Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Cinnamon female, Cenglow Ray Of Sunshine (Ch & (US) Ch Fin Bheara's Fortune's Hand (Imp USA) X Merindalee Emily Bronte), shown in photo 2.

Supreme Cat (out of 17) and R/U to Supreme Exhibit (out of 46) was Michael & Sue Shawn's Tawny female, Sil Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Maid In Australia (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sammy Davis Jr X Osiris(V) Last Hurrah), shown photo 3. The Shawns' other Tawny female, Osiris(V) Perfect Rose (Ch Osiris(V) Ralph Lauren X Gr Ch Osiris(V) Roses Are Pink), was R/U to Supreme Cat and also Supreme Exhibit. She is shown in photo 4.

Kaylie Goodrick's Tawny neuter. Dbl Gr Ch Narleekatz Bazinga (Johari Zambezi X Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sweet Influence),  was Supreme Desexed  Cat (out of 6) and is shown in photo 5. George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC and Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost (Nat Show Ch, CCCA Tpl Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Nile Phantom Of Hope X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue) was R/U to Supreme Desexed Cat, and is shown in photo 6. Finally, Janet Chrobok's Tawny Somali male cat, Shilabo Kokola (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Lela Pepper) was Supreme Somali Exhibit (out 8), and is shown in photo 7. (Photos by GK except No. 3, taken by Wendy Newton)

                                   

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In Canberra:-

The Canberra Birman Cat Club held its 3-ring show on 21 June, and several Abys did very well. Among the kittens, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), was Best SH Kitten (out of 26) in one ring and 2nd in another ring. He is shown on the left of the leftmost photo, with Karel. The Pittaways' Cinnamon female, Cenglow Ray Of Sunshine (Fin Bheara's Thunder Bay (Imp USA) X Cenglow Circle In Song), was also Best SH Kitten in one ring, and is shown on the right of the leftmost photo, with Eileen.

Among the cats, Ben White & Wendy Newton's Cinnamon male, Dbl Gr Ch Swift Dr Pepper (Highgaitpaws Van Morrison (Imp USA) X Swift Soda Pop), was Best SH Cat (out of 28) in one ring; he is shown in the 2nd photo from left. Michael & Sue Shawn's Tawny female, Sil Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Maid In Australia (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sammy Davis Jr X Osiris(V) Last Hurrah), was Best SH Cat in one ring, and R/U Best Overall SH Exhibit (out of 65). She is shown in the centre photo.

Desexed Abys did well too. Dbl Gr Ch Narleekatz Bazinga (Johari Zambezi X Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sweet Influence), Kaylie Goodrick's Tawny neuter, was Best SH Desexed Cat (out of 11) in one ring, and is shown in the 2nd photo from the right. George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC and Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost (Nat Show Ch, CCCA Tpl Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Nile Phantom Of Hope X Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue) was Best SH Desexed Cat in one ring; she is shown in the rightmost photo (taken by GK while the other four were taken by Wendy Newton)

                       

 

In Adelaide:-

At the FASA Persian Breeders' show on 22 May, a Tawny female kitten belonging to a non- subscribers,  Allerbeste Clara Bow, was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 35) in one ring. Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali male, Brz Dbl Gr Ch Vivace One Vision (Ch Dushara Frank My Way (Imp DNK) X Vivace Fire And Brimstone) was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 21) in one of the two rings. He is shown below.

 

In Perth:-

At the 3-ring WA All Breeds show  on 22 May, a Tawny male kitten belonging to a non-subscriber, Osiris(V) Minecraft Warrior, was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 8) in two rings, and Supreme Exhibit (out of 70) in one of them. Lynne Moorman's well-travelled Tawny Somali Neuter, Aust Nat Pr, CCCA Nat Ch, ACF AoE, CCCA Ch, Plat Gr Pr, QFA Double Gr Ch, FCCQ Ch Nareira Calvin Cline (Tilsim Dan Bruno Banani Imp GER X Joylincar Marrakech) was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat in Show in one ring (out of 11). Rossi is shown below.

 

In Brisbane:-

At the 4-ring ANCATS Swan Touch Of Class Show on 14 May, Lynne Moorman's Tawny Somali Neuter, Aust Nat Pr, CCCA Nat Ch, ACF AoE, CCCA Ch, Plat Gr Pr, QFA Double Gr Ch, FCCQ Ch Nareira Calvin Cline (Tilsim Dan Bruno Banani Imp GER X Joylincar Marrakech) was Best SH Desexed Cat in Show in one ring (out of 6). Rossi is shown below.

 

In Brisbane:-

At the 3-ring Birman Cat Fanciers' show on 7 May, Jeanette Cook's Tawny male, Cairocats Enter Sandman (Cairocats Simple Red X Cenglow Love Me Tender),  was  was best overall SH Kitten (out of 35). He is shown below left. Michael & Sue Shawn's Tawny male, Abysphere's Alexander Nevsky (Imp RUS) (Abysphere Amatory X Abysphere Holy Lamb) was best SH Cat (out of 24) in one ring, and R/U in the other two rings. He is shown below right.

     

 

In Armidale:-

This city, some 500 km north of Sydney in the New England area, featured a number of American and European judges at its 4-ring show of 7 May, and so attracted a decent attendance. Among the kittens, Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male, Wyangan Chances R (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Syrah),  was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of  10) in  one ring, and  is shown below left. Michelle's Tawny female Amahle Secret Affair (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Johari Rhythm N Blues), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 14) in three rings, and R/U in the other ring. She is shown below centre.  Tracey Jack's  Tawny neuter, Dbl Gr Ch Johari Shaka Zulu (Tijah Rush In Blue X Johari Jubilee) was Best Gr 3 neuter (out of 8) in two rings, and is show below right.

           

 

In Sydney:-

Cats NSW, a rival council to NSW CFA, held its  Undercover Kitty Cat Show on 7 May.  At it, Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny male, Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman (CCCA Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Ch Merindalee Whatacracker), was Best Gr 3 Cat  (out  of 10) in one of the three rings, and 2nd in another ring. Where he won, he was also Best Gr 3 Exhibit out of 22; he is shown below left. Ben & Wendy's Cinnamon male, Dbl Gr Ch Swift Dr Pepper (Highgaitpaws Van Morrison (Imp USA) X Swift Soda Pop), followed a parallel path: he, too, was Best Gr 3 Cat and Best Gr 3 Exhibit in one ring, and can be seen below right.

     

 

In Melbourne:-

At the 2-ring FCCV May Open Show on 1 May, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny male, CCCA Gr Ch Dia Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford (CCCA Gr Ch & Sapph Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Fortune Teller X Merindalee Demi Moore) was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 17) in one ring; he appears below left . Kaylie Goodrick's Tawny spay,  ACF Sil AoE  & Gold PN Narleekatz Elusive Diamond (Narleekatz Blue Illusion X Ch Narleekatz Aussie Diamond), was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 6) and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 57) in one ring; she is shown below right.

     

 

In Adelaide:-

Lori Fergusson's Tawny Somali neuter, CCCA Dbl Gr Ch, ACF AoE, Supreme Dbl Gr Pr & Jade Dbl Gr Ch Vivace El Tigre De Oro (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Vivace Virtuoso X Ikati Big Spender), was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 17) in both rings of the Cat Fanciers' Association show on 1 May. Rumour has it that he might soon be retired from showing, at merely 8.  See him below

 

In Sydney:-

An Aby kitten, cat and desexed cat each did well at the NSW CFA State Show on 30 April. Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male, Wyangan Chances R (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Syrah),  was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of  6) in all three rings, Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 21) in one ring, and 2nd Overall All-Breed Kitten in Show (out of 50).  He is shown below left. Michelle's Tawny female Amahle Secret Affair (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Johari Rhythm N Blues), was Best Gr 3 Female Cat (out of 15) in two rings, and R/U in the other ring. She is shown below centre, with Michelle.  George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC & Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost, was Best Gr 3 Spay (out of 8) in two rings, Best Gr 3 Cat (ent/dsx) (out of 34)  in one ring, and 3rd Overall All-Breed Cat in Show (out of 91).She appears below right with Julie.

           

(photos GK)

 

In Brisbane:-

At the 4-ring Burmese Cat Fanciers' show on 17 April, Michael & Sue Shawn's Tawny male, Abysphere's Alexander Nevsky (Imp RUS) (Abysphere Amatory X Abysphere Holy Lamb) was best SH Cat (out of 27) in one ring; he is shown below with Sue Shawn and judge Theresa Johnson. A kitten belonging to a non subscriber, Charlbury Kubla Khan, was Best SH kitten, while a neuter belonging to another non-subscriber, Dbl Gr Ch Charlbury Elijah, was Best SH Desexed Cat in one ring.

 

In Adelaide:-

Evelyn & Rita Bruche's kitten and desexed cat did well at the Adelaide Cast Club show on 17 April. The former was a Tawny female, Vivace Minerva (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Vivace Maestro X Gr Ch Vivace Vivace Harmonia Mau), who was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 32) in one of the two rings, and is shown below left. The desexed cat was, of course their Tawny neuter,  CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina), who was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 22) in both rings, and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 74) in one of them.\. He is shown below right, with Evelyn.

     

 

In Adelaide:-

At the FASA Siamese Cat Club show on 10 April on 10 April, a kitten belonging to non- subscribers L. Caldwell and R. Burke, Allerbeste Clara Bow, Tawny female, was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 35) in one ring and Best Gr Exhibit (out of 71) in that ring. Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny neuter, CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina) was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 19) in one ring. He is shown below.

 

In Bathurst:-

The 3-ring Royal Bathurst Show was held (in Bathurst as you'd expect!) on 10 April. There were few Abys but one did well; that was Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male , Wyangan Chances R (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Syrah),  who was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of  3) in all three rings, and Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 11) in two of the rings.  He is shown below.

 

(Probably) In Griffith:-

The Murrumbidgee Irrigation Are show was held, some 600 km from Sydney, on 2 April.  Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male, Wyangan Chances R (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Syrah),  was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of  3) in  all three rings, and Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 10) in one of the rings; he  is shown below left. Michelle's Tawny female Amahle Secret Affair (Osiris(V) Angel Dust X Johari Rhythm N Blues), was Best Gr 3 Female Cat (out of ) in two rings, and R/U in the other ring. She is shown below right.  Tracey Jack's  Tawny neuter, Dbl Gr Ch Johari Shaka Zulu (Tijah Rush In Blue X Johari Jubilee) was Best Gr 3 Neuter (out of 5) in one ring and R/U in another ring.

     

 

In Brisbane:-

The Exotic Cat Club of QLD held its 3-ring show on 30 March. Among the kittens, Michael & Sue Shawn's Tawny female, Osiris(V) Sweetheart (CH Osiris(V) Hearts Perfection X Gr Ch Osiris(V) Ozzie Ozzie) was Best SH Kitten (out of 29) in one ring, and is shown below left. There was a "first" among the cats, when the Shawns' Russian import became the first Russian-born Aby to win in Australia. The Tawny male, Abysphere Alexander Nevsky (Imp RUS) (Abysphere Amatory X Abysphere Holy Lamb) was best SH Cat (out of 22) in one ring, R/U in another ring and Best Overall SH Exhibit (out of 64); he is shown below right.

     

 

In Melbourne:-

Kaylie Goodrick's cats did well at the 3-ring GCCFV Feline Health Research show  on 2 April. Her Cinnamon Spay, CCCA Gr Ch, ACF Sil AoE, CCCA Nat Show Ch, Gold Ch & Gold PN Narleekatz Roxy (Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Heart N Soul X Gold Dbl Gr Ch Nile Sunstone) was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 7) and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 19) in ring; she appears below in the left cage. Kaylie's Tawny Spay,  ACF Sil AoE  & Gold PN Narleekatz Elusive Diamond (Narleekatz Blue Illusion X Ch Narleekatz Aussie Diamond), who happens to be Roxy's grand-daughter was also Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat and Best Gr 3 Exhibit in another ring She is shown below in the cage on the right.

 

In Perth:-

At the 4-ring ANCATS Swan Cats Show on 2nd April, both Somalis and Abyssinians did extremely well. In Ring 1, Carole Carroll's Tawny Somali male Joylincar Heart of Dreams (Tilsim Dan Bruno Banani (Imp GER X Joylincar Kiki Dee) was Best All Breeds Cat (out of 16) and Reserve to Supreme Exhibit (out of 48) in ring. He is shown below left In Rings 2 and 4, Jodaerin the Gift of Song ( Windsong Savuti X Jodaerin Irish Heartbeat), a Tawny female also owned by Carole, was Best All Breeds Cat and Reserve to Supreme Exhibit in both rings. In Ring 3. She is shown 2nd from left. Carole's Tawny Abyssinian Male, Joylincar Brilliant Disguise (Joylincar Heart of Dreams X Osiris Baby Loves Talking) was Best All Breeds Cat (Out of 16). and then  went on to be Supreme Exhibit in ring 3. He is shown 2nd from right with Carole.

Not to be out done in the Desexed section, Lynne Moorman's Tawny Somali Neuter, Aust Nat Pr, CCCA Nat Ch, ACF AoE, CCCA Ch, Plat Gr Pr, QFA Double Gr Ch, FCCQ Ch Nareira Calvin Cline (Tilsim Dan Bruno Banani Imp GER X Joylincar Marrakech) was Best All Breeds Desexed in Show in Ring 1 (out of 16). He then went on to be Supreme Exhibit in Ring 1.  He also placed R/U All Breeds Desexed in Show in two other rings and third in the remaining ring. Rossi is shown below right.

                 

 

In Sydney:-

At the Royal Easter Championship Show  on 26 March.  Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny male, Merindalee Dustin Hoffman (CCCA Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Ch Merindalee Whatacracker), was Best Gr 3 Cat  (out  of 17) in one of the three rings, and went on to be Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 57) in that ring. He is shown below. Lynne Moorman's Tawny Somali Neuter, ACF Nat Pr, ACF AoE & Plat Gr Pr Nareira Calvin Cline, all the way from Perth, was R/U to Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 13) in two rings

 

In Sydney:-

The first cat component of the Royal Easter show - the Cat & Kitten Carnival -  was held on 19 March. Deborah Thomas's Tawny Somali kitten, Nareira Ravenslock (Tilsim dan Steve Mcgarrett (Imp GER X Nareira Issey Miyake) was R/U to Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 32) in one of the 3 rings, and is shown below left. Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny male, Merindalee Dustin Hoffman (CCCA Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Ch Merindalee Whatacracker), was Best Gr 3 Male Cat  (out  of 17) in one ring, and is shown below right.

      

 

In Adelaide:-

At the Rex & Burmese Fanciers' show on 27 September, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny neuter, CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina) continued his (2-year-long, I think) stellar run. He was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 15) in both rings is shown below with judge Lesley Morgan.

 

The Burmese Cat Club held its first all-shorthair  show - a 3-ringer - on 13 March. Abys did well, not least Michelle Lorenzi's lovely Tawny male kitten, Wyangan Chances R (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Syrah),  who was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of  10) in all three rings, for the second show in a row.  He is shown below left. Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny male, Merindalee Dustin Hoffman (CCCA Gr Ch & Dia Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Ch Merindalee Whatacracker), was Best Gr 3 Male Cat  (out  of 11) in one ring, and is shown below centre. George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny spay, CCCA Dia TGC & Dia DGC Nile Holly Ghost, was Best Gr 3 Spay (out of 15) in two rings, and appears below right.

            

 

In Melbourne:-

The 2-ring CVI show was held on 6 March. and, Kaylie Goodrick's Tawny Neuter, Gr Pr Narleekatz Bazinga (Johari Zambezi X Osiris(V) Sweet Influence), was Best Desexed Cat (out of 9) in one ring, and he appears below right.

     

 

In Adelaide:-

At the GCSA Kitten & Neuter show on 6 March, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny neuter, CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina) was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 23) and R/U in the other ring. He is shown below in what I think is an absolutely splendid photo.

 

In Canberra:-

At the 3-ring Royal Canberra Show on 5 Mar, Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male kitten, Wyangan Chances R (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Syrah) was Best SH Kitten (out of 16) in two rings, and Best SH Exhibit (out of 68) in both of them. His photo appears three items below.

 

In Brisbane:-

At the 3-ring QFA State Show on 28 February, Michael & Sue Shawn's Tawny female, Osiris(V) Perfect Rose (CH Osiris(v) Ralph Lauren X Gr Ch Osiris(V) Roses Are Pink) was Best SH Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 36) in two rings, and went on to be Best SH Exhibit (out of 65) in both rings. You can see her below, with NZCF judge Jane Slabbert.

 

In Melbourne:-

At the 2-ring FCCV Kitten and Neuter show on 28 February, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Cinnamon female kitten, Cenglow Ray Of Sunshine (Fin Bheara's Thunder Bay (Imp USA) X Cenglow Circle Of Song) was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 30) in one ring. She went on to be Supreme Exhibit (out of 103) and is shown below left. Among the desexed cats, Kaylie Goodrick's Tawny Neuter, Gr Pr Narleekatz Bazinga (Johari Zambezi X Osiris(V) Sweet Influence), was Best Desexed Cat (out of 7) in one ring and went on to be Supreme Desexed Exhibit (out of 34); he appears below right.

     

 

In Perth:-

At the 2-ring Oriental Cat Club show on 21 February, Carole Carroll's Tawny female, Joylincar Frankie Fell In Love (Gr Ch Joylincar Heart Of Dreams X Brz Dbl Gr Ch Joylincar Tammys In Love) was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 14) in both rings, and went on to be Best Gr 3 Exhibit in one of them. Carole's Tawny Aby female, Jodaerin Gift Of Song (Ch Windsong Savuti X Jodaerin Irish Heartbeat), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 14) in one ring and R/U in the other. No photos have yet been provided.

 

 In Adelaide:-

At the two-ring FASA Summer Show on 21 February, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali male, Dbl Gr Ch Vivace One Vision (Ch Dushara Frank My Way (Imp DNK) X Vivace Fire And Brimstone) was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 21), and is shown below being judged. The Bruches' CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day (CCCA Gr Ch & Sapph Ch Merindalee Fortune Teller X Cenglow Elle Macpherson), was R/U Gr 3 Cat in the other ring.

 

In Sydney:-

At the 4-ring Federal Kitten Show on 31 January, Sue Hatcher's Tawny female, Tijah Kirabo (Tijah Monkey N Around X Tijah Cinque Terre) was Best Gr 3 Female Kitten (out of 20), and Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 36) in one ring; she is shown below left. Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male kitten, Wyangan Chances R (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Syrah) was Best Gr 3 Male Kitten (out of 16) in three rings and Best Gr 3 Kitten in one of them. His photo appears below right.

      

 


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