The Abyssinian Breeder Club 

At The 2017 Shows

This page features members' 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. Photographs are couresty of the owner/s unless stated otherwise. For the 2014 page, here, for the 2015 page, here, and for the 2016 page, here

In Melbourne:-

At the FCCV Christmas 3 ring show on 19 Nov, Sarah Brooks' Tawny Somali neuter, Ruby Gr PN Shilabo Jupiter (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Quinn Pepper), was Best Shorthair Desexed Cat (out of 12) in one ring.

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In Adelaide:-

On the 29 Oct, FASA held its 2-ring Crazy Cat Capers show. Lee Caldwell's Tawny male kitten, Osiris(V) Joy's Legend (Osiris(V) The Legend X Osiris(V) Tears Of Joy), was Best Group 3 Kitten in one ring (out of 18). He is shown below left with judge Karen Moore & Lee. Lee's Cinnamon male, Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman (CCCA Gr Ch & Dia Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Gr Ch Madmazel Fifi) was Best Group 3 Entire Cat in Ring 2 (out of 13) and went on to be Best Group 3 Exhibit & Supreme in that ring out of 81. Hugh is pictured on the right.

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In Melbourne:-

At the Shepparton Agricultural Society 2 ring show on 15 Oct, Eileen and Karel Pittaway's Tawny male kitten, Merindalee Captains Call (CCCA Gr Ch & Diam Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Ch Cenglow Ray of Sunshine), was Best Shorthair Kitten (out of 7). He is shown below with Eileen.

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In Sydney:-

On 14 Oct, Cats NSW held its 4th Birthday Show with 4 Abys and 1 somali in attendance. Ben and Wendy's Cinnamon female kitten, Swift Chobe (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Ch Swift Savannah), was Best Group 3 Kitten (out of 6) in 2 rings. She is shown below left. In the adults, Ben and Wendy's Tawny female cat, Swift Dusty Rose (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Swift Aztec Rose) was Best Group 3 Entire Cat (out of 7) in one ring and went on to be Best Group 3 Exhibit (out of 19) in that ring. She is pictured below right.

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In Sydney:-

The Western Districts Cat Society helds its 4 ring Spring show on 14 Oct. Carol Collins' Tawny male kitten, Tijah Shombay (Osiris(V) Tropical Australia X Tijah Midnight In Paris), was Best Group 3 male Kitten (out of 4) in one ring. In the adults, Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male cat, Wyangan Chances R (Gld Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Sirah), was Best Group 3 male Cat (out of 12) in two rings and Reserve in the other two. Debbie Thomas' Tawny female Somali, Nareira Ravenslock (Tilsim Dan Steve McGarrett X Gr Ch Nareira Issey Miyake), was Best Group 3 Female cat (out of 12) in one ring.


In Adelaide:-

On the 8 Oct, the All British Cat Society held its 3-ring show with several Abys and Somalis present. Evelyn and Rita Bruche's Tawny neuter CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Gold Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina) was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat out of14 in one ring and is pictured below left. Lee Caldwell's Tawny male kitten, Osiris(V) Joy's Legend (Osiris(V) The Legend X Osiris(V) Tears Of Joy), was Best Group 3 Kitten in one ring (out of 18). He is shown in the middle photograph with judge Marg Sim & Lee. Lee's Cinnamon male, Gr Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman (CCCA Gr Ch & Dia Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Gr Ch Madmazel Fifi) was Best Group 3 Entire Cat in Ring 2 and went on to be Supreme Group 3 Exhibit in that ring out of 59. Hugh is pictured on the right, photograph by SomaliRita Catsnaps.

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In Brisbane:-

At the 3-ring QICC Show, on 8 Oct, there were three Abys with the youngest performing rather well. The kitten was Gail and Mark Clignett's Tawny female, Akila Anne's Legacy (Osiris(V) Kathmandu X Charlbury Qetesh), was Best SH Kitten (out of 10) in two rings. She is shown below.

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In Canberra:-

Canberra Forest Cats Club held its inaugural Show, on 7 Oct. Rachel McGrath-Kerr's Tawny spay, Vivace Eartha Kitt (Ch Dishara Frank My Way X Vivace Fire And Brimstone), was Best SH Desexed Cat (out of 4) in two rings and 2nd Best Exhibit in Show in Ring 3. She is pictured below.

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In Melbourne:-

This year, the Royal Melbourne Show was a 5-ring affair held over two days: 2 & 3 Oct, with only two Abys present. Ben and Wendy's Cinnamon female kitten, Swift Chobe (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Ch Swift Savannah), was Best Group 3 Kitten (out of 13) in Ring 4. She is shown below with judge, Allan Raymond (CFA) who awarded her Reserve Group 3 Kitten in Ring 1.

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In Brisbane:-

The 4-ring FCCQ British Shorthair and Feline Friends show was held on 17 Sept. There were several Abys in attendance: with one kitten achieving a Best in Show. The kitten was Michael and Sue Shawn's Cinnamon female, Osiris(V) The Trouble Is Ginger, (Osiris(V) The Legend X Osiris(V) Tears Of Joy), who was Best SH Kitten (out of 24) in one ring.


In Adelaide:-

On the 17 Sept, FASA held its 2 ring Spring Show. Lee Caldwell's Cinnamon male, Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman (CCCA Gr Ch & Dia Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Gr Ch Madmazel Fifi) was Reserve Group 3 Entire Cat in one ring and Best Group 3 Entire Cat (out of 24) in the other, going on to be Supreme Group 3 Exhibit out of 71.

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In the NSW Highlands:-

On 16 Sept, Cats NSW held the Highlands Tulip Festival Show. Ben and Wendy's Cinnamon female kitten, Swift Jedi (Bz Dbl Gr Ch Kemenkat Razzmatazz X Ch Swift Savannah), was Best Group 3 Female Kitten (out of 16) in one ring and went on to be Best Group 3 Exhibit (out of 28) in that ring. She is pictured below with judge Jenny Weekes.

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In Sydney:-

The NSW CFA helds its 4 ring Fundraiser show on 16 Sept. Carol Collins' Tawny male kitten, Tijah Shombay (Osiris(V) Tropical Australia X Tijah Midnight In Paris), was Best Group 3 male Kitten (out of 4) in one ring and 5th Best Kitten overall (out of 44). He is pictured below. In the adults, Carol's Tawny female cat, Johari Persuassion (Ch Nile Gilgamesh X Johari Irish Eyes), was Best Group 3 female Cat (out of 11) in one ring and Reserve in another.

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In Woollongong:-

The Illawarra Pedigree Cat Fancy helds its final show on 10 Sept. There were 12 Abyssinians & Somalis at the 3-ring show. Ben and Wendy's Cinnamon female kitten, Swift Jedi (Bz Dbl Gr Ch Kemenkat Razzmatazz X Ch Swift Savannah), was Best Group 3 Female Kitten (out of 16) in one ring and is pictured below left. Tracey Jack's Tawny male kitten, Amahle Aelfric (Osiris(V) Boomerang X Nile Panope) was Best Group 3 Male kitten (out of 4) in two rings going on to be Best Group 3 Kitten (out of 24) in one of those rings and can be seen in the middle photograph. In the adults, Ben and Wendy's Tawny female cat, Swift Dusty Rose (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Ch Swift Aztec Rose), was Best Group 3 Female Cat (out of 6) in one ring and Reserve in another; she is pictured below right. All photographs by Wendy Newton.

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In Brisbane:-

The QFA Flash Felines 4-ring show was held on 10 Sept. The best performing kitten was Michael and Sue Shawn's Tawny male, Osiris(V) Dior Sauvage, (Osiris(V) Blue Spot X Osiris(V) Miss Dior), who was Best SH Kitten (out of 38) in one ring and Reserve in two others.


In NSW:-

The Branxton Wine Country Cat Club helds its 3 ring show on 2 Sept. Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male cat, Wyangan Chances R (Gld Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Sirah), was Best Group 3 Male Cat (out of 7) and Best Group 3 Entire Cat (out of 13) in one ring.


In Melbourne:-

At the GCCFV Royal Thai Cat Club 3 ring show on 27 Aug, Kaylie Goodrick's Cinnamon spay, ACF Sil AoE, CCCA Ch, CCCA Nat Sh Ch, Gld Ch & Golden PN Narleekatz Roxy (Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Heart N Soul X Gold Ch Nile Sunstone) was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat (out of 4) in one ring. Also, Roxy was Supreme in the Veteran section. Kaylie's Tawny neuter, ACF AoE Sil PN Narleekatz Bazinga (Johari Zambezi X Gr Ch Osiris(V) Sweet Influence), was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat in the other two rings and went on to be Supreme Group 3 Exhibit (out of 23) in one of them. In the photograph below Bazinga is on the left and Roxy is on the right.

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In Melbourne:-

The FCCV held the Feline Health Research Fund 2 ring show on 27 August. Eileen and Karel Pittaway's Tawny male kitten, Merindalee Captains Call (CCCA Gr Ch & Diam Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Ch Cenglow Ray of Sunshine), was Best Shorthair Kitten (out of 15) in one ring. He is shown below with Eileen.

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In Adelaide:-

On the 20 Aug, FASA held its 3-ring Winter show with several Abys and a Somali performing extremely well. Evelyn and Rita Bruche's Tawny neuter CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Gold Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina) was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat (out of 23) in one ring and reserve in another. He is pictured below left. Evelyn and Rita's Tawny Somali male cat Gold Gr Ch Vivace One Vision (Ch Dushara Frank My Way (Imp DNK) X Vivace Fire And Brimstone) was Best Group 3 Entire Cat (out of 27) in two rings. He is pictured middle left. Lee Caldwell's Cinnamon male cat, Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman (CCCA Gr Ch & Dia Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Gr Ch Madmazel Fifi) was Best Group 3 Entire Cat in the final ring and reserve in another. Hugh is pictured middle right. Lastly, but by no means least, Lee's Tawny female kitten, Allerbeste Lili Marlene (Willowpark Ina Blue Moon X Ch Allerbeste Clara Bow), was Reserve Group 3 Kitten in two rings (out of 24) and Best Group 3 Kitten in the other. In that ring, she went on to be Supreme Group 3 Exhibit out of 74 exhibits. She is shown in the photograph on the right with Lee. All photographs by SomaliRita Catsnaps.

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In Adelaide:-

The 3-ring GCCFSA Foreign Shorthair Cat Club Show was held on the 13 Aug. Evelyn and Rita Bruche's Tawny neuter CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Gold Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina) was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat (out of 20) in two rings. He is pictured below left. Lee Caldwell's Tawny female kitten, Allerbeste Lili Marlene (Willowpark Ina Blue Moon X Ch Allerbeste Clara Bow), was Best Group 3 Kitten (out of 24) in one ring. They are pictured in the above post.


In Brisbane:-

At the EKKA (Royal Queensland Show), on the12 Aug, there were nine Abys in attendance with one kitten performing very well. The kitten was Gail and Mark Clignett's Tawny female, Akila Anne's Legacy (Osiris(V) Kathmandu X Charlbury Qetesh), who was Best SH Kitten (out of 26) in one ring, going on to be awarded Supreme All Breeds Kitten in Show. She is shown below with her winnings as well as with Gail and Mark.

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In Sydney:-

On 5 Aug, the Abyssinian and Somali Cat Club of Australia helds its 3-ring shorthair show with an extra ring for Aby and Somali exhibits. There were 11 Abyssinians & Somalis at the show. Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male cat, Sil Gr Ch Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime) was Best Group 3 Male entire cat (out of 10) in one ring. Tracey Jack's Blue male kitten, Amahle Jumpin Jack Flash (Amahle Moves Like Jagger X Gr Ch Johari Rhythm N Blues) was Best Group 3 Male kitten (out of 4) in two rings and reserve in the other. In the specialist ring, Tracey's Tawny female cat, Cairocats Little Ms Sunshine (Nile Asterix The Gaul x Cairocats Zene), was Best Abyssinian/Somali Exhibit (out of 11).    


In Brisbane:-

Cats Queensland held its 3-ring show, on 30 July. Michael and Sue Shawn's Tawny male kitten, Osiris(V) Joy's Legend, (Osiris(V) The Legend X Osiris(V) Tears Of Joy), was Best SH Kitten (out of 26) in one ring. Among the cats, the Shawns' Tawny male, Osiris(V) Black Beauty (Osiris(V) CK Obsession X Osiris(V) Maid in Australia) was Best SH Cat (out of 17) in one ring. Their 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 SH Desexed Cat (out of 12)  in one ring.

 

In Adelaide:-

The 3-ring FASA Siamese and Oriental Cat Club Show was held on the 30 July. Lee Caldwell's Tawny female kitten, Allerbeste Lili Marlene (Willowpark Ina Blue Moon X Ch Allerbeste Clara Bow), was Best Group 3 Kitten (out of 34) in all three rings. She went on to be Supreme Group 3 Exhibit (out of 81) and is pictured below left. Lee's Cinnamon male cat, Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman (CCCA Gr Ch & Dia Gr Ch Merindalee Harrison Ford X Gr Ch Madmazel Fifi) was Best Group 3 Entire Cat in the one ring. Hugh is pictured on the right with Lee and judge Karen Moore.

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In Brisbane:-

On the 16 July, the QFA Abyssinian and Somali Cat Club held its 3-ring show with a specialist Aby ring.There were 20 Abys in attendance. Michael and Sue Shawn's Tawny male kitten, Osiris(V) Next Edition, (Highgaitpaws American Edition (Imp USA) X Osiris(V) Ozzie Ozzie), was Best SH Kitten (out of 48) in one ring. The Shawns' Tawny male cat, Osiris(V) Black Beauty (Osiris(V) CK Obsession X Osiris(V) Maid in Australia) was Best SH Cat (out of 21) in one ring and their Tawny female cat, 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 Exhibit in the Abyssinian ring.


In Sydney:-

The Western Districts Cat Society helds its three ring show on 15 July with 15 Abys and Somalis in attendance. Tracey Jack's Tawny male kitten, Amahle George Elin (Osiris(V) Boomerang X Nile Panope) was Best Group 3 Male kitten (out of 9) in one ring. Carol Collins' Blue female kitten, Tijah Tipperchina (US Gr Ch Purssynian Speedball Tucker (Imp USA) X Detrevande's Poetry Justice (Imp EUR)), was Best Group 3 female Kitten (out of 21) in one ring.    


In Brisbane:-

On 9 July at the 3-ring FCCQ Touch of Class Show, Gail and Mark Clignett's Tawny female kitten, Akila Anne's Legacy (Osiris(V) Kathmandu X Charlbury Qetesh), was Best SH Kitten (out of 23) in two rings. She is pictured below.

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In Melbourne:-

At the FCCV International 3 ring show on 9 July, Kaylie Goodrick's Cinnamon spay, ACF Sil AoE, CCCA Ch, CCCA Nat Sh Ch, Gld Ch & Golden PN Narleekatz Roxy (Dbl Gr Ch Osiris(V) Heart N Soul X Gold Ch Nile Sunstone) was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat (out of 13) in one ring and reserve in another. Roxy is pictured below. In the final ring, Sarah Brooks' Tawny Somali neuter, Gr PN Shilabo Jupiter (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Quinn Pepper), was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat.

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In Adelaide:-

On the 9 July, at the FASA 3-ring Annual show, Evelyn and Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali male cat Gold Gr Ch Vivace One Vision (Ch Dushara Frank My Way (Imp DNK) X Vivace Fire And Brimstone) was Best Group 3 Entire Cat (out of 31) in two rings. He is pictured below left. Lee Caldwell's Tawny female kitten, Allerbeste Lili Marlene (Willowpark Ina Blue Moon X Ch Allerbeste Clara Bow), was Best Group 3 Kitten (out of 35) in one ring.They are shown in the photographs of the previous post.  


In Adelaide:-

On the 2 July, at the GCCFSA Golden Awards show, Evelyn and Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali male cat Gold Gr Ch Vivace One Vision (Ch Dushara Frank My Way (Imp DNK) X Vivace Fire And Brimstone) was Best Group 3 Entire Cat (out of 26) in one ring. He is pictured below left. Evelyn and Rita's Tawny neuter CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Gold Gr Ch Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina) was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat (out of 19) in one ring. He is in the middle photograph. Lee Caldwell's Tawny female kitten, Allerbeste Lili Marlene (Willowpark Ina Blue Moon X Ch Allerbeste Clara Bow), was Best Group 3 Kitten (out of 19) in one ring and is pictured in the photograph below right. All photographs by SomaliRita Catsnaps.

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In Melbourne:-

At the GCCFV Winter Follies 3 ring show on 2 July, Sarah Brooks' Tawny Somali neuter, Gr PN Shilabo Jupiter (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Quinn Pepper), was Best Shorthair Desexed Cat (out of 8) in two rings and Reserve in the other.

We will work to update the missing details for the months between January & July.

In Sydney:-

On 1 July Cats NSW helds its 3-ring Catavengers Show. Ben and Wendy's Tawny male kitten, Swift Taj Burrow (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Ch Swift Aztec Rose), was Best Group 3 Kitten (out of 8) in one ring and Reserve in another. In the final ring, their Tawny female kitten, Swift Dusty Rose (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Ch Swift Aztec Rose), was Best Group 3 kitten and went on to be Best Group 3 Exhibit and Supreme Exhibit (out of 58) in that ring.

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In Brisbane:-

The 3-ring QFA Happy New Year show, on 21 Jan, seems to have been the first show in Australia. There were two Aby stars: a kitten and a cat. The kitten was Michael and Sue Shawn's Tawny female, Osiris(V) Marilyn Munroe, (sic) (Gr Ch Osiris(V) Blue Spot X Osiris(V) Norma Jean), was Best SH Kitten (out of 25) and Supreme SH Kitten across the three rings. She is shown below left. Among the cats, The Shawns' Tawny male, Osiris(V) Black Beauty (Osiris(V) CK Obsession X Osiris(V) Maid in Australia) was Best SH Cat (out of 19) in one ring.

     

 


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