The Abyssinian Breeder Club 

At The 2018 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, for the 2016 page, here, and for the 2017 page, here.

 

In Brisbane:-

At the 3-ring QICC Show, on 6 May, Gail and Mark Clignett's Tawny female cat, Gold Dbl Gr Ch Charlbury Qetesh (Osiris(V) Talk Softly To Me X Charlbury Eye Candy), was Best SH Cat (out of 8) in one ring. She is shown below with Gail and judge, Rhondda Watson.

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In Sydney:-

To start at the end, a wonderful time was had by all at the 34th Abyssinian Breeder show on 29 April. As is customary, there were three rings, with judges from the Netherlands, New Zealand, and South Australia.

Best Exhibit in Ring 1 was Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male, CCCA Dbl Gr Ch, Dia Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Chances R (Gold Dbl Gr Ch Wyangan Phantom Chances X Nile Petite Sirah) shown in photo 1 with judge, Klaas van der Wijk. Ben & Wendy's Tawny female, Swift Dusty Rose (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Swift Aztec Rose), was Best Exhibit in the other two rings. She is shown in photo 5 with Ben & judge, Jane Slabbert.

Supreme Kitten & Supreme Exhibit was J Kemp's Tawny female, Swift Lucky Star (Brz Dbl Gr Ch Kemenkat Razzmatazz X Swift Dusty Rose) bred by W. Newton & B. White; she is shown in photo 2 with judge, Jane Slabbert. Runner-up to Supreme Kitten was Jeanette Cook's Tawny female, Cairocats Kashmir Love (Cairocats Sandman X Cairocats Lulu Bliss), shown in photo 3.

Supreme Cat was Ben & Wendy's Tawny male, Swift Taj Burrow (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Swift Aztec Rose), shown in photo 4 with judge, Klaas van der Wijk. Ben & Wendy's Tawny female, Swift Dusty Rose (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Swift Aztec Rose), was R/U to Supreme Cat and also R/U Supreme Exhibit. She is shown in photo 5.


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 Supreme Desexed Cat and is shown with Kaylie in photo 6. Sarah Brook's Tawny Somali neuter, Dia Gr PN Shilabo Jupiter (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Quinn Pepper), was R/U to Supreme Desexed Cat, and is shown in photo 7. Finally, Janet Chrobok's Tawny Somali male cat, Ch Shilabo Kokola (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Lela Pepper), was Supreme Somali Exhibit, and is shown in photo 8. (Photos taken by Wendy Newton)

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In Sydney:-

Cats NSW held its Priscilla Queen of the Felines Show on 14 April. At it, Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny male kitten, Johari Samburu (Zahari Easy Rider X Gld Dbl Gr Ch Nile Sangria), was Best Gr 3 Kitten in two rings. In one of those rings, "George" was also Best Gr 3 Exhibit and Supreme Shorthair Exhibit out of 34.

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In Sydney:-

At the Royal Easter Championship Show on 31 March, Ben White and Wendy Newton's Cinnamon female cat, Swift Chobe (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Ch Swift Savannah), was Best Gr 3 Cat (out  of 27) under American judge, Jamie Christian. She is shown below with Jamie.

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In Adelaide:-

On the 31March, at the FASA Festival City Cat Club 3-ring 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 20) in one ring. He is pictured below left. Also, Best Group 3 Entire Cat in one ring was Lee Caldwell's Tawny male cat, Osiris(V) Joy's Legend (Osiris(V) The Legend X Osiris(V) Tears Of Joy. He went on to be Supreme Group 3 Exhibit (out of 74). 

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In Brisbane:-

The 6-ring QFA Two Day show was held on 24 & 25 March. Michael and Sue Shawn's Tawny male, Db Gr Ch Osiris(V) Black Beauty (Osiris(V) CK Obsession X Osiris(V) Maid in Australia) was Best SH Cat (out of 23) in one ring.    

 

In Melbourne:-

At the GCCFV St Patricks Day 3 ring show on 18 March, 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 10) in one ring.

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In Adelaide:-

On the 11 March, FASA held its 3-ring plus Top 10 kitten ring Autumn show. Lee Caldwell's Tawny male cat, Osiris(V) Joy's Legend (Osiris(V) The Legend X Osiris(V) Tears Of Joy), was Best Group 3 Entire Cat in two rings (out of 22). He is shown below left. Lee's Tawny female kitten, Allerbeste Sophie Moon (Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman X Charlbury Madeline) was Best Group 3 Kitten in one ring (out of 46). Photograph SomaliRita CatSnaps.

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In Brisbane:-

At the 3-ring QICC Cool Cats in the City Show, on 11 March, Jeanette Cook's Blue female kitten, Cenglow Rhapsidy In Blu (Cenglow Za Boss X Cenglow Danube), was Best SH Kitten (out of 23) in one ring. She is shown below. Photograph by Gail Clignett.

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In Adelaide:-

The 2-ring GCCFSA Kitten and Neuter Show was held on the 4 March. Evelyn and Rita Bruche's Tawny Somali male kitten, Vivace Beethoven (CCCA Ch & ACF AoE & Gold Gr Ch Vivace One Vision X Gr Ch Vivace Minerva), was Best Group 3 Kitten (out of 32) in one ring. He is pictured below.

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In Brisbane:-

At the 4-ring FCCQ Show, on 4 March, there were a couple of Abys who performed rather well. Chrissy Mangin's Cinnamon female kitten, Abysrok Melisandre (Osiris(V) Blue Spot X Abysrok Lollapalooza) was Best Shorthair Kitten in one ring (out of 26). Gail and Mark Clignett's Tawny female cat, Gold Dbl Gr Ch Charlbury Qetesh (Osiris(V) Talk Softly To Me X Charlbury Eye Candy), was Best SH Cat (out of 10) in two rings and Reserve in another. She is shown below right.

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In NSW :-

On 3 March, the Goulburn A. P. & H. Society helds its 3-ring show. Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male cat, CCCA Ch & Sil Gr Ch Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), was Best Group 3 Male entire cat in two rings and was Best Group 3 Exhibit in both of them (out of 28).

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In Melbourne:-

At the FCCV Not Just A Kitten 3 ring show on 25 February, new member Margaret Steed's Tawny Somali female kitten, Vivace La Tigresa De Oro (CCCA Ch ACF AoE & Gd Ch Vivace One Vision X Gr Ch Vivace Minerva), was Best Shorthair Kitten (out of 27) in one ring. 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 Shorthair Desexed Cat (out of 12) in one ring and Reserve in another. Roxy went on to be Supreme Shorthair Exhibit (out of 50) in Ring 3. Roxy is pictured below right.

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In Canberra:-

The Canberra Royal Cat Show was held on 24 & 25 February. Michelle Lorenzi's Tawny male cat, CCCA Ch & Sil Gr Ch Merindalee Endeavour (Gr Ch Merindalee Dumbledore X Merindalee Once Upon Atime), was Best Shorthair Entire Cat in all three rings and Best Shorthair Exhibit (out of 19) in one ring. Endeavour is pictured below with Michelle.

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In Adelaide:-

On the 18 February, at the FASA 3-ring Summer show, Lee Caldwell's Tawny male cat Osiris(V) Joy's Legend (Osiris(V) The Legend X Osiris(V) Tears Of Joy), was Best Group 3 Entire Cat (out of 21) in all three rings and Supreme Exhibit in Show (out of 129). He is pictured below with Lee and the Supreme judging panel. Photograph Dave Hughes.

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In Sydney:-

The Federal Cat Club of Australasia helds its three ring kitten show on 17 February with 6 Aby kittens in attendance. Suzanne Hatcher's Tawny male kitten, Tijah Encounter (Osiris(V) Tropical Australia X Tijah Midnight Romance), was Best Group 3 male Kitten (out of 16) in one ring.    

 

In Melbourne:-

At the GCCFV Valentine's Day 2 ring show on 11 February, Sarah Brooks' Tawny Somali neuter, Diamond Gr PN Shilabo Jupiter (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Quinn Pepper), was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat (out of 13) and Best Group 3 Exhibit (out of 25) in Ring 2.

 


This page was last updated on 16-May-18

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