The Abyssinian Breeder Club 

At The 2019 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, and for the 2018 page, here.

In Brisbane:-

At the 4-ring FCCQ Show, on 28th April, Julia Caunce's Cinnamon Silver male cat, Ch Shayba Finn McCool (S*Saivokattens Onni-Manni X Mignonette Silver D'Addis Abeba), was Best SH Entire Cat (out of 8) in one ring.

 

In Sydney:-

At the Sydney Royal Easter Championship Show on 21 April, Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny female kitten, Swift Ziggy Stardust (Cenglow Rapid X Ch Swift China Doll), was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out  of 33) under NZ judge, Paul Henry. Also, Ziggy was Best Group 3 Kitten Bred by Exhibitor. She is shown below.

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In Adelaide:-

On the 20 April, at the FASA Easter Show, Lori Fergusson's Tawny Somali neuter, Vivace Rafael de Oro, was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat in two rings (out of 20). Lee Caldwell's Cinnamon neuter kitten, Allerbeste All Fired Up (Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman X Ch Allerbeste Lili Marlene), was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 33) in one ring. Photograph: SomaliRita Catsnaps.

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In Adelaide:-

On the 14 April, at the Adelaide Cat Club Show, Melissa Neumann & Leo Pugliese's Tawny neuter, Vivace Derrick Bennett (CCCA Ch & ACF AoE, Gold Gr Ch Vivace One Vision X Gr Ch Nile Panope), was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat in one ring (out of 15).


In Melbourne:-

At the GCCFV Feline Health Research Fund show on 13 April, Sarah Brooks' Tawny Somali neuter, ACF Bronze AoE & CCCA Ch & Opal PN Shilabo Jupiter (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Quinn Pepper), was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat in one ring and reserve in the other.

     

 

In Brisbane:-

At the 3-ring QICC Show, on 7 April, Gail and Mark Clignett's Tawny neuter cat, Akila Dark Sun (Cairocats Simply Red X Dbl Gr Ch Akila Anne's Legacy), was Best SH Desexed Cat (out of 15) in one ring. He is shown below with Gail and judge, Peta Sperduty.

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In Melbourne:-

At the 3 ring Classy Cat Club of Melbourne Show on 7 April, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny female kitten, Caircocats Chimera Of Arezzo (Merindalee Patrick Swayze X Cenglow Rhapsody In Blue), was Best Group 3 Kitten in two rings and Reserve in the remaining ring. She went on to be Supreme Group 3 Exhibit and Supreme Exhibit in Show (out of 89).

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In Adelaide:-

On the 31 March, at the FASA Autumn Show, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny neuter, CCCA Ch, ACF AoE & Supr Dbl Gr Pr Vivace King Amonasro (CCCA Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee King For A Day X Vivace La Divina), was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat in one ring (out of 15). Lee Caldwell's Cinnamon neuter kitten, Allerbeste All Fired Up (Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman X Ch Allerbeste Lili Marlene), was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 35) in two rings. Lee Caldwell's Tawny female cat, Allerbeste Emily Bronte (Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman X Ch Allerbeste Clara Bow), was Best Group 3 Entire Cat in two rings (out of 20). Lee's other Tawny female cat, Allerbeste Lili Marlene (Willowpark Ina Blue Moon X Ch Allerbeste Clara Bow), was Best Group 3 Entire Cat in the other ring (out of 20). 


In Melbourne:-

At the Royal Thai Cat Club 3 ring show on 30th March, Sarah Brooks' Tawny Somali neuter, ACF Bronze AoE & CCCA Ch & Gold PN Shilabo Jupiter (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Quinn Pepper), was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat (out of 6) in one ring and reserve in another. The next day at the Patched and Pointed Cat Club Show, ACF Bronze AoE & CCCA Ch & Gold PN Shilabo Jupiter (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Quinn Pepper), was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat (out of 3) in one ring.

 

In Sydney:-

The Federal Cat Club of Australasia helds its three ring kitten show on 23 February with 4 Aby kittens in attendance. Michelle Lorenzi's Cinnamon female kitten, Nericon Supa Nova (CCCA Gr Ch & Vic Sil Gr Ch Merindalee Endeavour X Nile Petite Sirah), was Best Group 3 female Kitten (out of 16) in one ring. She is pictured below. Carol Collins' Tawny female kitten, Johari Lubaya (Ch Tijah Shombay X Johari El Tango) was Best Group 3 female kitten in another ring and went on to be 3rd Best Kitten in Show (out of 49). Carol's Tawny male kitten, Johari Jet Stream (Ch Tijah Shombay X Gr Ch Tijah Tipperchina) was Best Group 3 male kitten (out of 11) in all 3 rings and went on to be 2nd Best Kitten in Show (out of 49).  

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In Sydney:-

The Burmese Cat Society of Australasia held its 3 ring Group 3 show on 10 March. Ben and Wendy's Tawny female kitten, Swift Ziggy Stardust (Cenglow Rapid X Swift China Doll), was Best Gr 3 Female Kitten in two rings and reserve in the remaining ring. "Ziggy" went on to be 3rd & 4th Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 61). She is pictured below with judge Hope Gonano (CFA USA).

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In NSW :-

On 2 March, the Goulburn A. P. & H. Society helds its 3-ring show. Michelle Lorenzi's Cinnamon female kitten, Nericon Supa Nova (CCCA Ch & Sil Gr Ch Merindalee Endeavour X Nile Petite Sirah), was Best Group 3 Female kitten in one ring (out of 7). Michelle'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 all three rings and was Best Group 3 Exhibit in one of them (out of 21). Michelle's Blue female cat, Tijah Sing The Blues (Osiris(V) Krasivyy X Detrevande’s Poetry Justice (Imp EUR)), was Best Group 3 Female entire cat in one ring and was Best Group 3 Exhibit in that ring (out of 21). She is pictured below right.

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In Adelaide:-

At the three ring FASA Summer Show on 24 February, Leo & Melissa's Tawny male cat, Vivace El Leon de Oro (CCCA Ch & ACF AoE & Gold Gr Ch Vivace One Vision X Ch Nile Panope), was Best Gr 3 Entire Cat (out of 28) in one ring. He is pictured below. In another ring, Lee Caldwell's Tawny female cat, Allerbeste Emily Bronte (Dbl Gr Ch Merindalee Hugh Jackman X Ch Allerbeste Clara Bow), was Best Gr 3 Entire Cat.

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In Melbourne:-

At the FCCV 3 ring Summer Show on 24 February, Eileen & Karel Pittaway's Tawny female kitten, Caircocats Chimera Of Arezzo (Merindalee Patrick Swayze X Cenglow Rhapsody In Blue), was Best Group 3 Kitten in two rings and Reserve in the remaining ring. She went on to be Supreme Group 3 Exhibit (out of 22).

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In Sydney:-

Cats NSW held its 3 ring Summer Show on 9 February and the Abys and one Somali performed very well. Suzie Hudson's Blue Somali neuter, Gold Dbl Gr Ch Nareira Whispering Jack (Gld Dbl Gr Ch Zabenka Champagne Charlie X Nareira Skylight Express), was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat in two rings. He is shown in the lefthand photo. Ben & Wendy's Cinnamon neuter, ACF AoE & Gold Dbl Gr Swift Dr Pepper (Highgaitpaws Van Morrison (Imp USA) X Swift Soda Pop) was Best Gr 3 Desexed Cat in the remaining ring, and is shown in photograph 2.

Ben & Wendy's Tawny male, Ch Swift Taj Burrow (Gr Ch Merindalee Dustin Hoffman X Swift Aztec Rose), was Best Gr 3 Entire Cat in two rings and went on to be Best Group 3 Exhibit in one of them (out of 20). He is shown in the middle right photo.

Finally, Ben and Wendy's Tawny female kitten, Swift Ziggy Stardust (Cenglow Rapid X Swift China Doll), was Best Gr 3 Kitten in two rings and reserve in the remaining ring. "Ziggy" went on to be Best Gr 3 Exhibit in 2 rings and Supreme Exhibit in one of them (out of 55). She is pictured in the righthand photo.

Photographer: Wendy Newton

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In Melbourne:-

At the GCCFV Valentine's Day 2 ring show on 10 February, Sarah Brooks' Tawny Somali neuter, ACF Bronze AoE & CCCA Ch & Gold PN Shilabo Jupiter (Ikati Reynard X Shilabo Quinn Pepper), was Best Group 3 Desexed Cat (out of 5) in one ring and reserve in the other. Janet Chrobok's Tawny Somali male kitten, Ikati Qani (Ikati Manzi X Glenmaulyn Bheki) was Best Gr 3 kitten in one ring (out of 6) and in that ring went on to be Best Group 3 Exhibit and Supreme Exhibit (out of 84). Qani is pictured below.

     

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