News - 2017

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4 February 2017 - Gwynedd/Shopshire shows

And another new title, this time for Rafa:

- Grand Champion Dushenka Rafael who won the Grand Challenge in both shows, against some good competition
The babies had a good day too, with Sparkle winning five x 1st prizes and one x 3rd in her six classes, and Theo winning a 1st, four x 2nd and a 3rd in his six classes. Congratulations also to Beau's daughter Alyona Jelisaveta, who won her second Challenge certificate!



21 January 2017 - Short Hair Cat Society show

I just had three cats with me today

- IGr Ch Dushenka Orphiel won the reserve Olympian certificate
- Ch & IGr Pr Dushenka Xander also won his reserve Olympian certificate
Theo was there too, and greatly enjoyed his day as ever!




7 January 2017 - Scottish/West of Scotland shows

We had a busy day at this busy double show having taken six cats as well as helping out at the show.  Very proud of all my cats:

- IGr Ch Dushenka Orphiel won his third Olympian certificate
- Gr Ch Alyona Eremey Tsar won the Imperial certificate in one show and the reserve Imperial in the other
- Ch Dushenka Rafael won a reserve Grand certificate
- Champion Dushenka Norma-Jean won the Challenge certificate in both shows and was made up to Champion

Xander, Theo and Sparkle all came home with a bunch of rosettes too, but the kitten star was Dukey and Norma-Jean's son Makima Kyanite, who had an amazing day, winning 1st in every class, both Best of Breed awards, Best Foreign Kitten in both shows and Best in Show Foreign Exhibit in the Scottish show - congratulations again to Mikey, his proud breeder Margaret Mather, and his even prouder owner Tracey Hamilton!




1 January 2017

Happy New Year to everybody!

Looking back over 2016

It was another good show year for my cats who over the course of 2016 won 11 new titles; 41 certificates; and 8 best in show/best of variety wins.  Special congratulations again to my new title holders:

- Ch & Imperial Grand Premier Dushenka Xander
- Imperial Grand Champion Dushenka Orphiel
- Imperial Grand Champion Dushenka
Czar Koreshki
- Imperial Grand Champion Dushenka Duke Ellington
- Grand Champion Dushenka Jingle-Belle
- Grand Champion Azreal Boucheron Beauzaris

Gr Ch & Premier Dushenka Gabriel
- Champion Dushenka Queenie-Belle

- Champion Dushenka Rafael
- MasterCat Kush

My other winners included Dushenka Norma-Jean, who won her first Challenge certificate; Gr Pr Dushenka Optimus Prime won a reserve Imperial, Gr Ch Alyona Eremey Tsar won his first Imperial certificate, and IGMC Fen who won an Olympian and reserve Olympian certificate.

Special thanks also to Heather & Richard of Cagaran Cats for taking me and my mob to so many shows during the year, plus Dawn Peck, Andy Elliott and Kristi Stewart of Truevine Nebelungs and Ian Thomson of Saladin Abyssinians, who all helped us out.

On the kitten front we had two beautiful litters of kittens, with squeakie, silvery Sparkle and cheeky chappie Theo somehow or other not quite managing to leave home yet!