The Abyssinian Breeder 

At The 2009 Shows

This page features Abys and Somalis who have done well at shows in 2009 — 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 2007 page, click here, and for the 2008 page, here

In Adelaide:-

Helen Norwood's Tawny male kitten, Jodaerin Ringo's Starr, didn't quite win at the ACF National show on 7 June, but he did come second in one ring and 3rd in another out of 112 Gr 3 kittens. His details appear straight below the photo, in which he is being judged by Janis Christison.


 

In Perth:-

Helen Norwood's Tawny male kitten, Jodaerin Ringo's Starr, excellent at the WA Cat Club show on 31 May. He was Best Gr 3 kitten (out of 32) in one ring and 2nd in the other ring. He then went on to be Runner-Up to Supreme Exhibit in Show out of 119. He was bred by Helen from Gr Ch Johari At First Sight and Gr Ch Jodaerin Annilese.


 

In Melbourne:-

At the Pedigree Persian show on 31 May, Sue Jentsch's Osiris(V) Queen Of Hearts was Best Gr 3 Kitten in one ring (out of 40), and then went on to be Best Overall Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 78) across the two rings. This 15-week-old Tawny female comes from a mating of Gr Ch Osiiris(V) Perfect Dream and Gr Ch Osiris(V) Influencedbuyou.


 

In Sydney:-

Ben White & Wendy Newton's Tawny male, Ch Osiris(V) Royal Doulton did well at the Siamese Cat Soc. show on 24 May. He was Best Gr 3 Male Cat in one of the three rings, and went on to be Supreme Cat - entire & desexed, Gr 2 & G 3 - out of 76. "Willow" was bred by Sue Jentsch from Ch Osiris(V) Chief Redbull and Tijah Porcelain Blue.


 

In Adelaide:-

At the FASA Fundraiser show on 17 May, Evelyn & Rita Bruche's Tawny male, Brz Dbl Gr Ch Vivace Orpheus, was best Gr 3 Cat (out of 14) and Exhibit (out of 41) in both rings. He then went on to be Supreme Exhibit in Ring 1 (out of 97). Orpheus was bred by Evelyn & Rita from Glenmaulyn Mr Mercury and Merindalee Exotic Dancer.


 

In Canberra:-

Sue Jentsch's Tawny male cat, Osiris(V) Heart 'N Soul, was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 42) and Exhibit (out of 92) in one ring of the Birman All Breeds show. He was bred by Sue from Gr Ch Rififi of Wonderlove (Imp GER) and Ch Tijah Porcelain Blue, and is one of those relatively rare Twny Abys that don't have any Tawny parents.


 

In Canberra - Wot, no cat?:-

Sue Jentsch's Tawny female, Gr Ch Osiris(V) Influencedbuyou, popped in to The Abyssinian Breeder show in Canberra on 16 May, with a couple of her recent kittens. For her efforts, she was rewarded with wins in two of the three rings, and was thus Supreme Cat (out of 25), and then Supreme Exhibit in a very hot fields of 54 Abys and Somalis present.  "Yon" comes from a mating between Gr Ch Rififi of Wonderlove (Imp GER) and Tijah Influence. Unfortunately, there was no room for we to appear in the photo below, but she is bound to turn up at other shows quite soon. In fact, she was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 42) and Exhibit (out of 92) in one ring of the Birman All Breeds show on the following day.


 

In Canberra:-

Also at The Abyssinian Breeder show,  on May 16. Sue Hatcher's Tawny male, Tijah Storm Front, was Supreme Kitten out of 23. He was bred by Sue from Johari Soul Mate and Tijah Queen Of Hearts.


 

In Canberra:-

Michelle Bedford's Tawny neuter, Asmara Arknahten, was Supreme Desexed Cat at The Abyssinian Breeder show, out of 7 on May 16. Arky was bred in Brisbane by Jenny Mckernan, from Jodaerin Rebel Heart and Asmara Crown Of Ishoa.


 

In Adelaide:-

Evelyn and Rita Bruche's "Hazy", a.k.a. ACF AoE, CCCA Dbl Gr Ch & Gold Dbl Gr Pr Vivace Hazy Shade Of Winter, was Best Gr 3 desexed cat (out of 15) and Best Gr 3 Exhibit (out of 69) at the Southern Districts show on 12 April. For those who missed her good performances over the past couple of years, she is a Silver spay from Dushara Silver Catch Who Can (Imp DNK) and Dushara Dirty Woman (Imp DNK).


 

In Sydney:-

Also at the Royal Easter Show but on Sunday 12 April, it was Gr 3 Cat day. Ben White and Wendy Newton's Tawny male, Osiris(V) Royal Doulton, was Best Gr 3 Male Cat  (out of 31) in both rings. In Ring 1 he went on to be best Gr 3 Exhibit, out of a total of 106 entire and desexed cats. "Willow" was bred by Sue Jentsch from Ch Osiris(V) Chief Redbull and Ch Tijah Porcelain Blue.


 

In Sydney:-

On the Gr 3 kitten day at the Royal Easter Show on 11 April, Sue Hatcher's Tawny male kitten, Tijah Storm Front, was Best Gr 3 Kitten (out of 58) in both rings. Bred by Sue, Storm Front comes from a mating  of Johari Soul Mate and Tijah Queen Of Hearts.


 

In Melbourne:-

At the North Western A/B show on 5 April, Sue Jentsch's Osiris(V) Cool Running was Best Gr 3 Cat in Show (out of 28) in both rings, and Supreme Exhibit in Show (out of 157) in one ring. A Tawny male, "Coolie" is show here with Sue, who bred him from Gr Ch Rififi of Wonderlove (Imp GER) and CCCA Gr Ch & Gold Gr Ch Osiris(V) Running Bear.


 

In Adelaide:-

Lori Fergusson's Tawny Somali neuter cat, Gr Pr Vivace El Tigre De Oro, was Best Gr 3 desexed cat in one of the two rings at the Mid Northern Valleys show on 29 March. He was bred by Evelyn and Rita Bruche from Sil Dbl Gr Ch Vivace Virtuoso and Ikati Big Spender.


 

In Goulburn, NSW:-

In one ring of the 3-ring Goulburn show on 21 March, George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny female cat, Ch Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue, was Best Gr 3 Cat out of 21 and Best Gr 3 Exhibit out of 68 (see the details & photos at Siamese & Bathurst, below)

 

In Goulburn, NSW:-

In one ring of the 3-ring Goulburn show on 21 March, George & Julie Kennedy's Cinnamon female kitten, Nile Red Pepper was Best Gr 3 Kitten out of 33 (see the details & photo at Bathurst, below)

 

In Sydney:-

George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny female cat, Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue (see also Bathurst, below), was Best Gr 3 Female cat in two of the three rings at the Siamese & SH show on 15 March, and went on to be Best all-bred cat, out of 74.


 

In Sydney:-

Carol Collins's Tawny female kitten, Johari Africaysia, was Best Gr 3 Female kitten at the Siamese & SH show on 15 March, in two of the three rings, our of 43, and went on to be R/U to Best all-breed kitten, out of 79. Caysia comes from a mating of Gr Ch Johari Africander and Johari Amulette.


 

In Bathurst, NSW:-

Also at the Bathurst Royal, George & Julie Kennedy's Tawny female cat, Osiris(V) Sioux City Sue, was Best Gr 3 Cat in two rings (out of 15), and also Best Gr 3 Exhibit in show (out of 45). Like a couple of other cats on this page, Suzie was bred by Sue Jentsch from a mating of Gr Ch Rififi of Wonderlove (Imp GER) and CCCA Gr Ch & Gold Gr Ch Osiris(V) Running Bear.


 

In Bathurst, NSW:-

In one ring of the 3-ring Bathurst Royal, George & Julie Kennedy's Cinnamon female kitten, was Best Gr 3 Kitten out of 15, at her first show on 8 March. She is a daughter of Ororina's Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and Dbl Gr Ch Nile Posh Spice,


 

In Adelaide:-

Also at the Kitten & Neuter show on 1 March,  Rita & Evelyn Bruche's Silver Somali spay, Sil Dbl Gr Ch Vivace Lady Stardust, was best Gr 3 Desexed Cat (out of 26) in one ring "Freddie" was bred by the Evelyn and Rita from ?


 

In Adelaide:-

At the Kitten & Neuter show on 1 March,  Rita & Evelyn Bruche's Tawny Somali female, Vivace Persephone, was best Gr 3 Kitten in one ring, out of 26. Persephone was bred by the Bruches from Brz Gr Ch Vivace Orpheus and Ikati Big Spender


 

In Brisbane:-

At the FCC show on 1 March,  Zinnabar Blackberry's Gift,  a Fawn male owned and bred by Kerstin Jones, was best Gr 3 Kitten out of 18 in one rings. She comes from a mating of ACF AoE & Plat Dbl Gr Ch Zinnabar Blackberry and Ch Zinnabar Cinnamon Kisses. He is shown below with Scoot Andresen, the judge in whose ring he won.


 

In Canberra:-

At the Canberra Royal show on 28 February, Carol Collins' Tawny female, Johari Africasia, was Best Gr 3 Kitten in show (out of 6) in two of the three rings, and in one of them, she went on to be Best Gr 3 Exhibit out of 33. She comes from a mating of Gr Ch Johari Africander and Johari Amulette.


 

In Melbourne:-

Yet again at the Melbourne Pet and Animal Expo Show on February 13-15, Kaylie Goodrick's Osiris(V) Sweet Influence was Best Gr 3 Cat (out of 24) in Ring 5  This Tawny  female was bred by by Sue Jentsch from Gr Ch Rififi of Wonderlove (Imp GER) and Ch Tijah Infuence, and she i9s shown here with judge Alan Davies.


 

In Melbourne:-

Also at the Melbourne Pet and Animal Expo Show on February 13-15, Osiris(V) Cool Running placed in the top 5 in all rings, with a 2nd, 3 3rds and a 5th.  This Tawny  male is owned by Sue Jentsch and also bred by her from Gr Ch Rififi of Wonderlove (Imp GER) and CCCA Gr Ch & Gold Gr Ch Osiris(V) Running Bear. He is shown here with Judge Alan Davies.


 

In Melbourne:-

At the Melbourne Pet and Animal Expo Show on February 13-15, Osiris(V) Spirit Of Light was Best Gr 3 Cat in 2/of the 5 rings (out of 26), and went on to be Best Gr 3 Exhibit in one ring (out of 78). This Cinnamon female is owned by Sue Jentsch and bred by her from Gr Ch Rififi of Wonderlove and CCCA Gr Ch & Gold Gr Ch Osiris(V) Running Bear.


 

In Brisbane:-

Also at the Moreton Bay Cat Club show on 25 January,  Zinnabar Blackberry's Kiss,  a Tawny female owned and bred by Kerstin Jones, was best Gr 3 Kitten out of 22 in one ring, and placed in the top-5 in the other two rings. She comes from a mating of ACF AoE & Plat Dbl Gr Ch Zinnabar Blackberry and Ch Zinnabar Cinnamon Kisses.


 

In Brisbane:-

At the Moreton Bay Cat Club show on 25 January, Christine Mangin's Tawny spay, Zinnabar Opal D'Noir made her adult debut, with a 1st, a 2nd and a 4th placing out of 8 Gr 3 Desexed cats in show. "Mimi" was bred by Kerstin Jones from Zinnabar Cinnamon Daze and Dbl Gr Ch Asmara Opal Moon.