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Show Results 2014

The GCCF website was redesigned and relaunched during 2015.  As a result some of the links in the reports below to specific show reports may no longer be current.  Howevr, all show results and judge reports can still be accessed via the following link: GCCF Show Results page

20 December 2014 – Maidstone & Medway Show
The last GCCF show of 2014 saw some excellent results for RACCS cats. There were seven Russian Blues, a Nebelung and two Abyssinians entered, with the Abys in particular enjoying fantastic results. Many congratulations to new title holder Grand Champion Glendavan Caramello Koala (ABY b) on winning her qualifying Grand certificate, Best of Breed, 1st in every class and Best of Variety Foreign Adult. Special congratulations go to her stable-mate, Linczozo Clementine (ABY o) who won Best of Breed, Best of Variety Foreign Kitten and Best in Show Kitten - what a lovely Christmas present for their owner!
Full results from the show are available here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/maidstone14reports.html

13 December 2014 – National Cat Club Show
At the National show there were six Russian Blues and two Abyssinians in the placings, with good results all round. Full results from the show are available here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/national14reports.html

6 December 2014 – RACCS Show
It was a fantastic day with a record-breaking 86 cats entered - see our RACCS Show Results for a full report.

23 November 2014 – The Supreme Show
It was the eagerly-awaited day of the GCCF Supreme Show, the 'feline Crufts', where the creme de la creme compete for the highest honours in the GCCF. There was a great turnout of RACCS cats - 25 Russians, 17 Abyssinians (in seven different colours) and 9 Nebelungs. There were 26 certificates won in total, three cats won new titles, and one went on to win a Best of Variety! Many congratulations to:
- UK & IGrCh Troika Eliana Pushkina (RUS a) on winning her UK title
- UK & OBIGrPr Pontaby Ferragosto (ABY n) who won his title and Best of Breed
- Merit Qualifier Brumeux Man Ov Steel (NEB) who won his qualifying adult Merit

A special mention goes to the gorgeous Gertie, Melkelter Galiya Gertruda (RUS a), adult by just two days, she won her first Challenge and Best of Breed, and went on to be runner-up to the best Foreign adult! But our RACCS Star of the Show was a lovely young usual Abyssinian boy, Champion Abychat Hakuna Matata, who won Best of Breed, Best of Variety Foreign Adult, and in a thrilling finale made it to the top three adults in the show - congratulations to Pumba and his proud breeder!

Congratulations also to the winners in the RACCS Decorated Pen competition:
Abyssinian: Winner - IGrCh & IGrPr Wavetail Domino; runner-up - UK&OBIGrPr Pontaby Ferragosto
Nebelung: Winner: Adzwolo Leto; runner-up Brumeux Sylver Mist Aurora
Russian: Winner: UK&IGrCh Troika Eliana Pushkina; runner-up - GrCh Kremlinkatz Kazan Khan

Special mentions also go to two RACCS cats who placed in the special Supreme Show competitions: Ch Koreshka Olexsa Bluestar (RUS a) who placed 4th in their best decorated pen competition (out of over 800 pens!); and Dushenka Orphiel (RUS a), who placed 3rd in his heat of the special kitten competition (64 kittens of all breeds entered).

Full results from the show are available here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/supremeshow14reports.html


8 November 2014 – Cheshire Area Cat Club, Birman, and Caledonian LH&SLH shows, plus more Australian news
It was a great day again for RACCS cats at the Cheshire show today with 17 Russians entered and 7 Abyssinians, who between them won all their Best of Breeds, a total of ten certificates, one cat enjoying a ‘red card' day, two new title holders, two best of variety and a best in show winner too! Many congratulations to:
- Champion Coppice Caribbean Sky (ABY a), who won her title in the minimum possible number of shows, plus Best of Breed
- Imperial Grand MasterCat Stanley (PPS), who won his qualifying Imperial Grand Certificate and Best in Colour at the grand old age of 10
- Syrinx Mood Indigo (ABY a), just six days into adulthood, he won his first Premier Certificate, Best of Breed and 1st in every class, a 'red card' day
- Linczozo Clementine (ABY o), at just her second show won Best of Breed and Best of Variety Foreign Kitten again!
- Ch Glendavan Caramello Koala (ABY b), our RACCS Star of the Show, she won her first Grand Challenge at her first try, Best of Breed, Best of Variety Foreign Adult and Best in Show Foreign Exhibit - very well done Cara!
Full results from the show are available here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/cheshirearea14reports.html

There were good show results elsewhere today too, with another Nebelung Merit win at the Birman show and a new title winner at the Caledonian LH&SLH show in the form of another Russian Blue pedigree pet, Imperial Grand MasterCat Fen (PPS)
Full results from the shows are available here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/birmancc14reports.html
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/caledonianlh14reports.html

Very well done to everyone!

And in Australia at a two-ring show in Perth, Australia, there were two new title holders, a top 10 winner and a best in show winner too! Many congratulations to Premier Bluebebop Madiba (RUS n) and Champion Bluebebop Jazz Nocturne (RUS n) on winning their qualifying Certificates; and Bluebebop Tyronne Turangalila (RUS a) who also won both his Challenges, and placed in the top 3 Group 3 (short-haired) entires in both rings. Our RACCS star of the show was a rare Fawn Silver Abyssinian kitten, Kimara Ataiga Heart n Soul (ABY ps), who was Best Group 3 kitten in both rings - an amazing achievement for a Silver baby! Congratulations to everyone on their excellent results.


25 October 2014 – Yorkshire County Cat Club show, and Australian show news
It was a good day for RACCS cats at the ever-popular Yorkshire show with 14 Russians entered (in all three colours) and 9 Abyssinians (in five different colours). There were strong placings all round with eleven cats winning certificates and three new title holders, so many congratulations to:
- Champion Abychat Hakuna Matata (ABY n)
- Champion Abychat Diamonds Are Forever (ABY n)
- Grand Premier Melkelter Kalilah Mist (RUS a)
Full results from the show are available here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/yorkshire14reports.html

Over in Western Australia the same day, a young Russian Blue boy made a very successful adult debut – many congratulations to Bluebebop Tyronne Turangalila (RUS a) who was placed Best Foreign Shorthair and reserve to the supreme exhibit!

19 October 2014 – SABCCI show
On Sunday over in Southern Ireland there were three Russian Blues competing at the SABCCI show, held under the rules of the GCCFI – with both adults winning their Grand certificates – well done!
Full results for the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/ JudgeReports/14reports/ sabcci14foreign.html

18 October 2014 – Kentish Cat Club show
News from shows last weekend… There were five Russian Blues and eight Abyssinians (five different colours, including a very rare Red Silver female) entered in the Kentish show on Saturday, winning 10 certificates between them all possible best of breed awards and one cat winning a new title – special congratulations to Premier Silversmoke Prima Donna (ABY p)!
Full results for the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/ JudgeReports/14reports/ kentish14foreign.html

11 October 2014 – Cumberland Cat Club show
It was a good day for RACCS cats at the Cumberland show with 5 Russian Blues and 11 Abyssinians (in five different colours) entered. Between them they won 10 certificates, were awarded all their Best of Breeds and five cats also won new titles.

Many congratulations to:
- Imperial Grand Champion Glendavan Nell Gwynn (ABY n) on winning her fifth Imperial Grand certificate and title
- Champion Glendavan Calamity Jayne (ABY n) on winning her third Challenge Certificate and title
Champion Linczozo Deacon Blue (ABY a) on winning his third Challenge Certificate, Best of Breed and title
- Grand Premier Shoelina Mariava Oleg (RUS a) who won his Grand title in three straight shows, plus Best of Breed
- Grand MasterCat Rasputin (Ped Pet) on winning his qualifying Grand MasterCat certificate exactly one year on from his show debut, along with Best in Colour

Full results for the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/ JudgeReports/14reports/ cumberland14reports.html


4 October 2014 – Russian Blue Breeders Association (RBBA) show
There were 54 Russians (including two pedigree pets) and 2 Nebelungs entered at this year's RBBA show on Saturday, a great entry with great cats competing for the top honours. There were two new titles won, four ‘red card' days, and two 'breed firsts' for the Russian Whites and Blacks.

Congratulations to our new title winners, and ‘red card day' winners:
- Champion Koreshka Rudi Snaffleovski (RUS a), who won his title in three straight shows at just over 11 months old; and
- Grand MasterCat Dorable (Ped Pet) who won her Grand title in the minimum possible number of shows by also winning a Grand in the Ocicat show at the same venue, as well as enjoying a ‘red card' day at the RBBA and finishing her day in a Best in Show pen as Best Pedigree Pet.
- GMC Charlie, who also enjoyed a red card day, winning the Imperial Certificate in both shows and ending his day as Overall Best in Show Pet at the Ocicat show
- Serennol Snowflake (RUS w 64) who on her show debut won her first Challenge Certificate and 1st in every class, another 'red card' day winner
- GrCh & GrPr Troika Ivan Tsarevich (RUS a) who won another Imperial certificate and also enjoyed a red card day

There were 54 Russians (including two pedigree pets) and 2 Nebelungs entered at this year's RBBA show on Saturday, a great entry with great cats competing for the top honours. There were two new titles won, four ‘red card' days, and two 'breed firsts' for the Russian Whites and Blacks.

Congratulations to our new title winners, and ‘red card day' winners:
- Champion Koreshka Rudi Snaffleovski (RUS a), who won his title in three straight shows at just over 11 months old; and
- Grand MasterCat Dorable (Ped Pet) who won her Grand title in the minimum possible number of shows by also winning a Grand in the Ocicat show at the same venue, as well as enjoying a ‘red card' day at the RBBA and finishing her day in a Best in Show pen as Best Pedigree Pet.
- GMC Charlie, who also enjoyed a red card day, winning the Imperial Certificate in both shows and ending his day as Overall Best in Show Pet at the Ocicat show
- Serennol Snowflake (RUS w 64) who on her show debut won her first Challenge Certificate and 1st in every class – another ‘red card day' winner
- GrCh & GrPr Troika Ivan Tsarevich (RUS a) who won another Imperial Certificate and also enjoyed a ‘red card' day.

Breed firsts for the Russian Whites and Blacks were the first-ever Grand certificate awarded – congratulations again to Ch Sithee Madam Belladonna (RUS n) – and the first-ever Premier Certificate, which went to Ch Catwo Biaty Pantera (RUS w 64)

Special congratulations are due to the RACCS Star of the Show, Overall Best in Show winner IGrCh Koreshka Roksana Rusina, who also won her first Olympian Certificate on the day – way to go Roksi, you are a Rokstar!!

Best in show winners were:

Best Pedigree Exhibit – IGrCh Koreshka Roksana Rusina (RUS a)

Russian Blue Adults
Best Male - Ch Serennol Yasha
Best Female & Best Adult - IGrCh Koreshka Roksana Rusina

Russian Blue Kittens
Best Male – Melkelter Wishful Thinking
Best Female & Best Kitten – Adurtsh Miss Moonshine

Russian Blue Neuters
Best Male & Best Neuter – Pr Siykat Lancelot
Best Female – Ch & GrPr Shoelina Milyukova

Best Russian White or Black – Ch Sithee Madam Belladonna (RUS n)

Best of Assessment Breeds - Brumeux Man Ov Steel (NEB)

Best Household Pet - Tiny Spice
Best Pedigree Pet – MC Dorable

Full show results can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/russianbluebreeders14reports.html

27 September 2014 – North West Cat Club, and South Western shows
There were two GCCF shows last weekend, the North West Cat Club, and South Western Cat Club shows shows. At the North West show there were two Abyssinians and one Russian Blue in the placings, all three winning their Best of Breeds, and one enjoying a rather spectacular show debut, enjoying a ‘red card' day – winning 1st in every class – Best of Variety Foreign Kitten and Best in Show Foreign Exhibit ! Many congratulations to Linczozo Clementine (ABY o), who looks set to follow in her mother's most successful little paw-prints!
Results from the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/northwestcc14reports.htm

There was just the one Abyssinian at the South Western show, but he had a great day too, winning his best of breed and the Imperial certificate. Results from the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/swesterncounties14reports.html

20 September 2014 – Scotia Cat Fanciers, and Bucks, Oxon & Berks (BOBCats) /East Sussex shows
It really was a great weekend for RACCS cats with new titles and best of variety wins both north and south of the border, plus a breed first!

At the Scotia Cat Fanciers there were 21 RACCS cats entered: one Nebelung, 11 Russian Blues and 10 Abyssinians, with all best of breeds being awarded, 12 certificates – including a staggering four at Olympian level! – two new title holders, one red card day winner and two best of variety winners. Special congratulations are due to:
- Premier Melkelter Malo Myshelov (RUS a), who won his third, and qualifying, Premier Certificate
- Melkelter Galiya Gertruda (RUS a), who won Best of Breed and Best of Variety Foreign Kitten again!
- IGrCh Melkelter Valchekova (RUS a) who won the Olympian and 1st in every class – a ‘red card day’
- UK & IGrCh One Shot from A’far (ABY o), who won Best of Breed and Best of Variety Foreign Adult
- UK & Olympian Silver IGrPr Dushenka Zerachiel (RUS a) who won Best of Breed and his qualifying Silver Olympian certificate – the first-ever RACCS cat to achieve this title!
Full results for the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/scotia14reports.html

At the back-to-back BOBCats and East Sussex shows there were 10 RACCS cats in the placings, five Russian Blues and five Abyssinians in four different colours - more than holding their own, winning 14 certificates, one new title, two best of variety wins and a Best in Show win too!
Cats winning in both shows were:
- Coppice Caribbean Sky (ABY a) – Challenge Certificate and Best of Breed winner in both shows
- GrPr Coppice Via Reggio (ABY n) – Imperial Certificate and Best of Breed winner in both shows
- Pr Marafiki Rocco (ABY o) – reserve Grand winner in both shows
- Surfin Tornado (ABY p) – Best of Breed kitten in both shows
- Pr Troika Boris Godunov (RUS a) – Grand Premier winner in both shows
- GrCh Troika Hecate (RUS a) – reserve Imperial winner in both shows
- Ch Troika Rusalka (RUS a) – Grand Challenge and Best of Breed winner in both shows

Special congratulations go to Surfin Tornado (ABY p), who as well as winning Best of Breed in both shows went on to win Best of Variety Foreign Kitten in the East Sussex show. Extra-special congratulations are due to new title winner Grand Premier Troika Boris Godunov (RUS a), who went on to be awarded Best Foreign Neuter in the East Sussex show, Best Foreign Exhibit… and Overall Best in Show!
Full results for the shows can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/bobcs14reports.html
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/eastsussex14reports.html

6 & 7 September 2014 – Manchester Cat Club, Wyvern Cat Club, and overseas news too
At the Wyvern Cat Club there was one Nebelung, one Russian Blue and two Abyssinians entered, all winning their Best of Breed awards, and doing well in side classes too. See full results for the show here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/wyvern14reports.html

At the Manchester show there were 17 RACCS cats in the placings, one Nebelung, six Abyssinians and ten Russian Blues, with some fantastic results, including three best of variety winners and a best in show winner! Many congratulations to Brumeux Man Ov Steel (NEB), who won his fourth merit and Best of Breed, and went on to win best of Variety SLH kitten and Ch Abychat Grayling (ABY a), who won the Grand, Best of Breed and Best of Variety Foreign Adult. Special congratulations go to the RACCS star of the show - Melkelter Galiya Gertruda (RUS a), still only 6½ months old, who won Best of Breed, Best of Variety Foreign Kitten, Best Foreign exhibit… and Overall Best in Show Exhibit!
See full results for the show here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/manchester&dist14reports.html

There were more winning RACCS cats in Western Australia with Brz GrCh Kimara Azreal Buddy Awesome (RUS a) winning Best Overall Group 3 Exhibit, and going on to win Overall Supreme in one ring and Ruby GrCh Bluebebop Scheherazade (RUS a) winning Best Group 3 Entire Cat in the other ring, and Kimara Ataiga Heart of Pippa (ABY as) winning 3rd Best Overall Group 3 kitten in one ring too.

On Sunday, at a show in Dordrecht in the Netherlands, Larksong Lyonesse Limpet enjoyed a successful Dutch and adult debut, winning her first CAC. Her young uncle and aunt also made their show debuts with Bolshaya Devochka MacKryshka Dunoe winning U1 and her litter brother Bolshoy MacRusky Dunoe also winning U1 and being nominated for BIS.

23 August 2014 – Teesside Cat Club show, and West of England & S Wales show
At the Teesside Cat Club show on Saturday there were nine Russian Blues and six Abyssinians entered with some excellent results including a new title holder, one red card day winner and two best of variety winners. Many congratulations to Melkelter Galiya Gertruda (RUS a), continuing her winning streak with another Best of Breed win, red card day and Best Foreign Kitten. Special congratulations to her older half-sister, Champion Melkelter Sybilla Luba (RUS a), who won her qualifying Challenge certificate and new title, Best of Breed, Best Foreign Adult and Best in Show Foreign Exhibit – and made it to the final three at overall Best in Show!
Full results for the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/teesside14reports.html

At the West of England show there were nine Abyssinians – in five different colours - and one Nebelung entered, with all Best of Breeds being awarded (and the Coppice household taking home three of them with their three cats), and one new title winner – many congratulations to Imperial Grand Premier Coppice Via Reggio (ABY n).
Full results for the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/westofengland14reports.html

17 August 2014 – Ragdoll & Feline Fanciers Cat Club, Perth, Australia
News from overseas with some great results for RACCS cats at a two-ring show in Perth, Australia where there was a wonderful line-up of 20 Russians. Congratulations to new title-holder Premier Bluebebop Jazz Symphony (RUS a), who was also reserve foreign shorthair in one ring, and his baby son Bluebebop Tyronne Turangalila also winning reserve best foreign shorthair kitten in one ring. But the RACCS star of the show was the lovely Baby, GrCh Kimara Blu Shimma Aschea (RUS a), who won Supreme Best in one ring. Well done to all of you!

16 August 2014 – Three Counties Cat Club show
There were just three RACCS cats in the placings at the Three Counties show, with all three winning their Best of Breed awards. For full results of the show see here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/threecounties14foreign.html

9 August 2014 – Chester & North Wales Cat Club show
As is usual for the Chester show it was a warm summer’s day with many exhibitors enjoying time in Chester itself. Back at the show there were four Abyssinians and eight Russian Blues entered with all best of breeds being awarded, three new title winners, two ‘red card’ day winners and a best of variety winner. Congratulations to Koreshka Rudi Snaffleovski (RUS a) on his ‘red card’ day, also winning his first Challenge Certificate, and many congratulations to our new title holders, who all won Best of Breed on the day too:
- Grand Champion Syrinx Blue Fantasia (ABY a) – this lovely lady also saw two of her kittens win best of breed at the show
- Champion Koreshka Olexsa Bluestar (RUS a)
- GrCh & Grand Premier Kremlinkatz Kohani Krystal (RUS a)

Special congratulations go to the RACCS star of the show, Blue Fantasia’s daughter:
- Syrinx Moon River (ABY n) who won best of Breed, 1st in all her classes – a ‘red card’ day, and Best of Variety Foreign Kitten!

Full results of the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/chester&nwales14reports.html

2 August 2014 – Scottish Rex Cat Club – the ‘Scottish RexFest’
The only RACCS cats out at a show this weekend were four Russian Blues and a Nebelung, supporting the Scottish RexFest, a celebration of curly cats of all kinds, but also welcoming pedigree pets. RACCS cats had a good day, as did their owners at this lovely little show – for details, see photos from the day here:
Photos on Facebook

26 July 2014 – Humberside/Lincolnshire shows, and Kensington show
It was another scorching-hot show day at the back-to-back Humberside and Lincolnshire shows with some pretty hot results for the 10 Russians and 10 Abyssinians entered too! Between them they won 23 certificates, with 10 cats being double certificate winners; five new titles; and two cats winning at best of variety. Congratulations first to our double certificate winners:
- Gr Ch Kremlinkatz Kara Karizma (RUS a) – Imperial and Best of Breed winner in both shows
- Ch Abychat Moonraker (ABY n) – Grand winner in both shows
- Ch Kreminkatz Katya Kalikova (RUS a) – another double Grand winner
- Pr Troika Boris Godunov (RUS a) - Grand and Best of Breed in both shows
- Ch Abychat Grayling (ABY a) – reserve Grand and Best of Breed in both shows
- Abychat Hakuna Matata (ABY n) – Challenge and Best of Breed in both shows
- Serennol Night Star (RUS n) – another double Challenge winner
- Shoelina Prometheus (RUS a) – Premier Certificate winner in both shows
- Silsila Letthe Legendbegin (ABY c) - Challenge and Best of Breed in both shows
- Troika Rusalka (RUS a) – Challenge winner in both shows

Special congratulations to our new title holders:
- Grand Champion Kreminkatz Katya Kalikova (RUS a)
- Champion Serennol Night Star (RUS n)
- Premier Shoelina Prometheus (RUS a)
- Champion Silsila Letthe Legendbegin (ABY c)
- Champion Troika Rusalka (RUS a)

Extra-special congratulations to:
- Abydreames Aedward (ABY a), who on his show debut won Best of Breed in both shows, 1st in every class in the Lincolnshire show – a ‘red card’ day and ended his day by winning Best of Variety Foreign Kitten!

But our RACCS star of the show, another cat making his show debut ,was:
- Abychat Hakuna Matata (ABY n) who as well as winning the Challenge and Best of Breed in both shows, was awarded Best of Variety Foreign Adult in both, and ended his day at the front of the hall as Best in Show Foreign Exhibit in both shows - many congratulations!

Full results for these shows can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/humberside14foreign.html
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/lincs14foreign.html

At the Kensington Cat Club show the same day there were four Russian Blues and two Usual Abyssinians entered, winning all their Best of Breeds and one cat winning a new title - congratulations to Champion Lestvitsa Logan (RUS a)!
Full results for the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/kensingtoncc14foreign.html

19 July 2014 – Edinburgh & East of Scotland Cat Club show
There were some fantastic results again for RACCS cats at the Edinburgh show! There 24 cats of RACCS breeds entered: 1 Nebelung, 10 Russian Blues and 13 Abyssinians. Between them there were three new title winners, two red card day winners and a best in show! Congratulations first to our new title holders:
- Imperial Grand Champion Melkelter Valchekova (RUS a); and his half-brother
- Premier Dushenka Feliks (RUS a)

A very special mention is due to:
- Olympian Bronze Imperial Grand Premier Pontaby Ferragosto (ABY n). Gus is the first neutered Aby to scale the heady heights of Olympian, and only the second-ever Abyssinian - he also won Best of Breed and enjoyed a red card day, all this at the age of nearly 9!

Our RACCS star of the show was a day less than 5 months old at the show - Melkelter Galiya Gertruda (RUS a) did it again... straight 1sts, Best of Breed and Best in Show Foreign Exhibit - very well done again Gertie!

Full results for the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/edinburgh&eastofscot14reports.html

12 July 2014 – Eastern Counties Cat Club show
There were some excellent results for RACCS cats at the Eastern Counties show, a roasting hot day, but they all kept their cool beautifully. There were two Nebelungs and nine Russian Blues entered, with all best of breeds being awarded and a new title holder in Ch & Imperial Grand Premier Larksong Ghost Dancer (RUS a), looking absolutely scrumptious on the day – well done again Ghostie!

Full results for the Eastern Counties show are available here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/easterncounties14reports.html

5 July 2014 – Wiltshire & District Cat Club show
There were three Abyssinians and two Russian Blues entered in competition at the Wiltshire show – there was a bit of confusion due to one cat’s name being missing from the catalogue, now all sorted out! Special congratulations go to new title holder Grand Champion Curtilla Czara (RUS a)!

For results from the Wiltshire show see:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/wiltshire14foreign.html

21 June 2014 – Lakeland & District Cat Club and Abyssinian Cat Club shows
It was another fantastic day for RACCS cats at the Lakeland show where 21 Russian Blues and 4 Abyssinians were entered, winning 15 certificates, three new titles and a clean sweep at best of variety. Many congratulations to our new title holders:
- Champion Abychat Grayling (ABY a)
- Premier Melkelter Kalilah Mist (RUS a)
- Grand Premier Abychat Equinox (ABY o)

Special congratulations to our BOV winners:
Best Foreign Neuter – GrPr Abychat Equinox (ABY o), winning her title in style
Best Foreign Kitten – Melkelter Galiya Gertruda (RUS a), her second show day, her second Best of Breed and her second BOV win!
Best Foreign Adult and Best in Show Foreign Exhibit – IGrCh Koreshka Roksana Rusina (RUS a) who also won the reserve Olympian and Best of Breed

Well done to everyone on all your successes! Full results from the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/lakeland14foreign.html

At the Abyssinian Cat Club show on the same day there were 37 pedigree entries, including 26 Abyssinians in 8 different colours, plus one Nebelung. Many congratulations to Champion Glendavan George Gershwin (ABY a) who won his new title on the day and special congratulations to the best in show winners:
- Best adult: GrCh Glendavan Nell Gwynn (ABY n) who also won her Imperial certificate and Best of Breed
- Best neuter: IGrPr Silversmoke Ellie May (ABY o), who also won best neuter at the 2013 show, and on the day won Best of Breed and the reserve Olympian.
- Best Assessment: Adzwolo Brumeux-Gregor (NEB), another repeat from 2013! Monty who also won his Merit, Best of Breed and 1st in every class – a red card day

Special congratulations to the star of the show - making her show debut in stunning style was Silversmoke Ballerina (ABY n), who won Best of Breed, Best Abyssinian Kitten and Overall Best in Show, following in the pawprints of her mother, the lovely Lucy, who won the same honour last year.
Full results from the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/abycc14reports.html

7 June 2014 - Cambria/Somerset shows; Merseyside Cat Club show; ACF National Show, Australia
It was a busy show weekend with three GCCF shows, plus the Australian Cat Federation (ACF) National Show – the Australian ‘Supreme’. There weren’t any new titles at the GCCF shows, but there were some successful show debuts, and one best in show winner!

At the Cambria/Somerset back-to-back shows there were two Russian Blues, three Abyssinians and one Nebelung winning a full set of Best of Breed awards. Congratulations to Brumeux Man Ov Steel (NEB), just entered in the Somerset show, who on his show debut won his first merit, best of breed and 1st in every side class too – a ‘red card’ day! Special congratulations to the very lovely Ch & GrPr Larksong Ghost Dancer (RUS a), who won Best of Breed in both shows, and in the Somerset show went on to win the Imperial Certificate, Best of Variety Foreign Neuter and Best in Show Foreign Exhibit! Very well done gorgeous Ghostie! Full results for these shows can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/cambria14foreign.html
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/somerset14reports.html

At the Merseyside show there were two Abyssinians and three Russian Blues entered and again all Best of Breeds were awarded, and two cats made successful show debuts, Syrinx Mood Indigo (ABY a) and debuting as a neuter, GrCh Kremlinkatz Czar Obolosky (RUS a). Full results can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/merseyside14foreign.html

The same weekend saw some excellent results for RACCS breeds at the ACF National Show in Australia, with both Abyssinians and Russian Blues featuring prominently in the final line-ups in all three show rings:
Ring 1 – Best in Show Group 3 Kitten was Osiris (V) Aussie Touch (ABY); reserve Best in Show Group 3 Adult was Kimara Azriel Buddy Awesome (RUS a); and Best in Show Group 3 neuter was Myenya Mikhail Kirovovich (RUS a).
Ring 2 - Best in Show Group 3 Kitten was Osiris (V) A Star Is Born (ABY); reserve Best in Show Group 3 Kitten was Kimara Rosvel Of Zakira (RUS a); reserve Best in Show Group 3 Adult was Kimara Blu Shimma Aschea (RUS a); and reserve Best in Show Group 3 neuter was Osiris (V) Fast Talker (ABY).
Ring 3 - reserve Best in Show Group 3 neuter was Myenya Mikhail Kirovovich (RUS a)

Special congratulations go to Myenya Mikhail Kirovovich (RUS a) who went on to be awarded Supreme Group 3 (shorthair) neuter, only being beaten by the supreme all-breeds exhibit!

31 May 2014 Durham/Northern Counties shows
RACCS cats enjoyed fantastic results at the Northern Counties and Durham double show today where there were 15 Russians and 3 Abyssinians entered winning a total of 18 certificates, including seven cats winning certificates in both shows; five cats enjoying eight red card days; three cats winning new titles; five cats winning best of variety awards and three cats going on to finish their day in best in show pens! So where to begin…
Congratulations first of all to our new title winners:
- Grand Champion Abychat Fleur Delys (ABY a);
- Champion Brightlite Inki Black (RUS n); and
- Champion Abychat Moonraker (ABY n) –
All three of these lovely cats were ’double certificate’ winners on the day too. Our other double certificate winners were:
- Koreshka Olexsa Bluestar (RUS a), who at her first adult shows won the Challenge Certificate and Best of Breed in both shows and enjoyed a red card day in one show as well;
- Ch Dushenka Hanabella (RUS a), making her neutered debut and winning both Premier Certificates and also enjoying a red card day in one show;
- MC Rasputin (Ped Pet) who won his Grand MasterCat, reserve Grand MasterCat and Best in Colour in both shows, and
- GrCh & GrPr Dushenka Tashabella (RUS a), who won the Imperial Certificate and Best of Breed in both shows.

Special congratulations to our best of variety winners:
- Ch Abychat Moonraker (ABY n), who as well as winning two certificates, Best of Breed in both shows and his new title was also Best Foreign Adult in the Northern Counties show;
- Melkelter Wishful Thinking (RUS a), on his show debut won straight 1sts in both shows – a double red card day – Best of Breed in the Durham show and Best Foreign Kitten;
- his litter sister Melkelter Galiya Gertruda (RUS a),who also won straight 1sts in all her classes, Best of Breed in the Northern Counties show, Best Foreign Kitten and ended her day in a best in show pen as overall Best Foreign Exhibit, aged just 14 weeks and 2 days!;
- MasterCat Rasputin (Ped Pet), who as well as his two certificates and Best in Colour wins also ended his day in a best in show pen as Best Pedigree Pet in the Durham show;

- and our RACCS star of the show, now 8½ years old, GrCh & GrPr Dushenka Tashabella who won the Imperial Certificate in both shows, along with Best of Breed, straight 1sts in every class, Best Foreign Neuter in the Durham show and Best Foreign Exhibit, only just being pipped at the post by a beautiful Siamese for overall best in show!

Special thanks also to Mike Eames for the lovely photographs of some of our winning cats which were really appreciated by all of us!
Full results from these shows can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/durham14reports.html
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/northerncounties14reports.html

17 May 2014: Suffolk & Norfolk Cat Club show
There were 10 Russians and 3 Abyssinians entered at the Suffolk & Norfolk show on Saturday with some great results for RACCS cats, including four new title winners, two ‘red card day’ winners, two best of variety winners and a best in show winner too! Many congratulations to:
• Champion Grayshus Markiza Stepanya (RUS w 64) who won her title in three straight shows to become only the second ever champion White in the GCCF;
• Premier Troika Boris Godunov (RUS a), not yet a year old, and winning his title in the minimum possible number of shows too, as well as enjoying a ‘red card’ day; and
• Premier Melisani Aslan (ABY o), who also won his title in three straight shows.
• Special congratulations to Grand Champion Naughtypaw Spartacus (ABY n) on winning his grand title in the minimum number of shows before he is even 14 months old, and capping off a wonderful day by winning Best of Variety Foreign Adult.

Our RACCS star of the show was GrCh & GrPr Troika Ivan Tsarevich (RUS a) who won the Imperial certificate, Best of Breed, 1st in all his classes (a ‘red card day’), Best of Variety Foreign Neuter and Best in Show Foreign Exhibit – very well done Teddy!
Full results from the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/suffolk&norfolk14reports.html

10 May 2014: Nor’East of Scotland show; Bristol & District show; GCCFI Supreme show
There were four Russian Blues and 15 Abyssinians entered at the Nor’East show, winning 13 certificates between them (including four at Olympian level), two new titles, six being nominated for BIS and two winning best of variety awards. A special mention is due to the Magleco Abyssinians, who had five out of five winners on the day, including one of the BOV wins!

Congratulations to our new title winners:
• Grand Premier Pontaby Finata (ABY o) and
• Premier Shoelina Mariava Oleg (RUS a).

Congratulations to our other nominated cats: UK&IGrCh One Shot from A’far (ABY o), Glendavan Calamity Jayne (ABY n); Shoelina Mariava Oleg (RUS a); UK&OBIGrPr Dushenka Zerachiel (RUS a); IGrPr Pontaby Ferragosto (ABY n), who also enjoyed a ‘red card’ day (ABY n); and GMC Stanley (Ped pet) on being nominated for best pet.

Special congratulations to Best Foreign Adult, UK&IGrCh One Shot from A’far (ABY o), another ‘red card’ day winner; and Best Foreign Kitten Glendavan Calamity Jayne (ABY n) on their wins! Full results from this show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/noreastofscot14foreign.html

At the other end of the country, at the Bristol & District show, there were four Usual Abyssinians in the placings, winning all their certificate and Best of Breed awards: well done to all of you! See the results from this show here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/bristol14foreign.html

News is now through from the Irish Supreme Show last weekend too, where there were two Russian Blues and an Abyssinian in the placings. Special congratulations to Ballyblue Bastet (RUS a) who won Best Foreign Kitten. Full results for this show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/gccfi14reports.html

26 April 2014: Beds/CamCats shows; Jersey Cat Club show; show in Australia
It was a busy time for shows last weekend with three GCCF shows, plus great news from Australia too. There were 16 Russians and two Abyssinians entered at the Bedford and Cambridgeshire shows, held back-to-back on Saturday, with all Best of Breeds being awarded; 17 certificates being won; seven cats winning certificates in both shows; two new title winners; and a best of variety winner too!

Many congratulations to our ‘double certificate’ winners:
• Kremlinkatz Katya Kalikova (RUS a)
• Grayshus Markiza Stepanya (RUS w 64)
• Ch Serennol Tanya (RUS a)
• Ch Naughtypaw Spartacus (ABY n)
• Troika Boris Godunov (RUS a)
• Shertejo Doletskaya (RUS a)
• Melisani Aslan (ABY o)

Congratulations also to our two new title-winners: Champion Kremlinkatz Katya Kalikova (RUS a)who won her title in the minimum possible number of shows, at exactly 10 months old on show day; and Grand Premier Shertejo Beliavitch (RUS a).

Special congratulations go to our RACCS star of the show, GrCh Kremlinkatz Kara Karizma, who as well as winning an Imperial certificate and Best of Breed went on to win Best of Variety Foreign Adult in the Bedford show!
Full results for these shows can be seen here:
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/beds&dist14reports.html
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/cambs14reports.html

In Jersey, there was just one Nebelung entered, the infamous ‘Blue Squirrel’ Monty who continued his winning streak with another Merit and Best of Breed – full results for the show can be seen here:
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/jersey14reports.html

Over in Australia the same weekend, there were some great results for RACCS members at a massive six-ring show in Perth over two days. Best Group 3 (shorthair) entire in every ring was a Russian Blue, with RACCS cats winning three of them: Ch Bluebebop Jazz Suite (RUS a) in Ring 4, and Kimara Azriel Buddy Awesome (RUS a) in Rings 3 and 5, living up to his name again by going on to win Supreme Exhibit in Ring 5!

There was a special Australian Cat Federation award for just one cat in the show, representing merit in a breeding programme – special congratulations to the beautiful Russian Black girl GrCh Bluebebop Jazz Naima (RUS n) on winning this award, on the same day she qualified as a Triple Grand Champion!

19 April 2014 - Shorthair Cat Club of Scotland show
There were some good show results from the Shorthair Cat Club of Scotland show in Glenrothes, where there were four Abyssinians and ten Russian Blues entered, with one ‘red card day’ winner, a new title winner and a best of variety winner too! Many congratulations to:
• Melkelter Sybilla Luba (RUS a) on winning Best of Breed Russian Blue kitten, and 1st in every class – a ‘red card day’;
• Champion Melkelter Evening Starrina (RUS a) who won her third Challenge Certificate and title; and
• our RACCS star of the show, Khabasha Ibnna Zahira (ABY n) who won Best of Breed usual Abyssinian kitten and Best of Variety Foreign kitten – a doubly special win as she is the first BOV winner for her prefix!

See the following link for more results and judges’ reports from the show:
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/shorthairccofscot14reports.html

And at a Russian Blue Special at the International Multisystems’ Cat Show “Spring Sodruzhestvo-14” in Moscow there were great results for two RACCS-bred cats. Many congratulations to Ch Hortytia Aurelia de Caritates who was awarded Best Female Russian Blue and Kremlinkatz Miron Khanov who was Best Junior Russian Blue.

12 April 2014 – Essex Cat Club show
Congratulations to all our winners at the Essex show on Saturday, and special congratulations to our new title winner, Premier Siykat Lancelot (RUS a).

Full results from the show can be seen here:
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/essex14foreign.html

6 April 2014 - Short-haired Cat Society (SHCS)/Midland Counties Cat Club shows
RACCS cats enjoyed another great set of results from the shows on Sunday, when the Short-haired Cat Society (SHCS) show went back-to-back with the Midland Counties show for the first time. They were also joined by six breed shows with the result that the hall was full to capacity, and some entries had to be returned leaving those would-be exhibitors disappointed. There were three Nebelungs, six Russian Blues and one Abyssinian entered across the two shows with four cats winning certificates in both shows, a new title holder, a red card day winner and two best in show winners! Many congratulations to Merit Qualifier Evgeniya’s Xenia of Truevine (NEB), who won her Merit and Best of Breed in both shows, becoming the tenth merit-qualifying Nebelung in the GCCF.

Congratulations also to GrPr Kremlinkatz Krystal Nikita (RUS a) who won the Imperial in one show, and the reserve Imperial in the other. Finally, to our two RACCS stars… GrCh Brunnbackens Leon (ABY n) won Best of Breed in both shows, the reserve Imperial in one and the Imperial in the SHCS, going on the win Best Foreign Adult and then Best in Show Foreign Exhibit! Similarly successful was Kremlinkatz Katya Kalikova (RUS a), only just adult and winning the Challenge Certificate and Best of Breed in both shows, enjoying a ‘red card’ day in the SHCS show, and then going on to win Best Foreign Adult and then Best in Show Foreign Exhibit in the Midland show!

Full results from both shows can be seen here:
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/midlandcc14reports.html
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/shcs14reports.html

Over in South Africa, there were more excellent results for Russians with Azreal Pavlina Pinot (RUS a) being in the Top 10 kittens on show; Ch Azreal Nikimara Narzulah (RUS a) winning his Grand in all three rings and being voted Public’s favourite; and Wonky, the spotted Russian, winning Best Domestic Kitten on show!

5 April 2014 - Abyssinian Cat Association show
There were excellent results for two true veterans of the show scene, and four new title holders from the first specialist breed show of the year. Many congratulations to:
• Grand Champion Caruso von der Loreley (ABY n); and
• Champion Glendavan Caramello Koala (ABY b) who both won their new titles in three straight shows
• Premier Abysimba Thomasina (ABY o); and to
• IGrCh & Imperial Grand Premier Wavetail Domino, coming up for 9 years old, and the first Abyssinian to win the Imperial title both as an entire, and as a neuter.

Best in show awards were as follows:
Best adult: UK & IGrCh One Shot from A’far (ABY o)
BOX adult: GrCh Glendavan Nell Gwynn (ABY n)
Best kitten: Glendavan Calamity Jayne (ABY n)
Best neuter UK&IGrPr Glendavan Leonidas (ABY n)
BOX neuter: Abysimba Thomasina (ABY o)

The star of the show, winning his first Olympian certificate, straight 1sts – a ‘red card’ day – the Best Temperament class for the fourth consecutive year, and Overall Best in Show was UK & IGrCh One Shot from A’far. This consummate showman is now 10 years old, and still every inch a winner – congratulations One Shot! Congratulations also to David and Louise Miskelly for having three Glendavan cats in the best in show pens, another grand champion title and winning people's choice and show managers choice!
Full results can be seen at:
www.gccfcats.org/judgereports/14reports/abyca14pedigree.html

29 March 2014 – Kernow Cat Club show
Great news from the Kernow show this Saturday – definitely quality rather than quantity today, with one Abyssinian, one Nebelung and one Russian Blue in the placings, with all three winning a certificate and their Best of Breed awards, one winning a new title and another winning a best of variety award. Congratulations to Grand Premier Larksong Prince Ruslan (RUS a) on his new title, and special congratulations to Adzwolo BMW Alpina (NEB) who won Best of Variety SLH Neuter – very well done Fewix!
Full results for the show can be seen at:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/kernow14reports.html

Over in the Netherlands on Sunday there were great results for a RACCS-bred cat, Abychat Pink Panther (ABY p), who did us proud at the NVVK show in Gouda by winning his BIV, Best in Show, and Best of the Best in Show – quite an achievement for a young Fawn Aby!

22 March 2014 - Preston & Blackpool Cat Club show
Just one show this weekend, the Preston & Blackpool show with 14 Russians and 10 Abyssinians entered, winning all their best of breeds, 12 certificates and two new titles. Congratulations go tour new title winners, both of whom won their titles in the minimum possible number of shows:
• Champion Naughtypaw Spartacus (ABY n) and
• Grand Champion Linczozo Cat’s Pyjamas (ABY n)

A special mention also goes to IGrCh Melkelter Missfelicita (RUS a) who became the first female Russian to win an Olympian certificate at an all-breed show. Well done to all of you!
Full results can be seen here:
Olympian results – http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/preston&blackpool14oly.html
Foreign results - http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/preston&blackpool14foreign.html

15 March 2014 - Somali Cat Club show and Surrey & Sussex Cat Club show
There were two GCCF shows to report from this weekend, the Somali and the Surrey & Sussex, plus great news from overseas members. Between these four shows there were a total of four new titles and two best in show placings for RACCS breeds.

At the Somali show there were two Nebelungs entered, both winning their Merits and BoB and one winning her new ‘title’, Merit Qualifier Adthilo Playmisty For Me (NEB).

The Surrey & Sussex show saw six Russian Blues and five Abyssinians in the placings. Many congratulations to our two new title winners, both of whom also won best of breed:
• Premier Marafiki Rocco (ABY o), the first title for his prefix; and
• Premier Silversmoke Estralita (ABY a).

Full results from the GCCF shows can be seen here:
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/somalicc14reports.html
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/surrey&sussex14foreign.html

In South Africa there was a splendid line-up of 12 Russians at the SAASA (South African Abyssinian and Somali Association) show, with overall Reserve Best Kitten on Show being won by Azreal Sashina Saharz (RUS a). Over in the pet section there was an unusual sight – a pedigree Russian Blue Tabby called Wonky (a variety only seen in Australia and South Africa), who won his pet certificate.

In Western Australia we had a new title holder and a best in show winner at a COAWA (Cat Owners Association of Western Australia) 3 ring show in Perth – many congratulations to Champion Bluebebop Bossa Nova (RUS n) on her title, and her half-brother CCCA Ch & Diamond GrCh Bluebebop Jazz Sonata (RUS a) who won Supreme Cat in Show in Ring 3, and was also awarded the trophy for COAWA Foreign Shorthair Cat of the Year 2013!

8 March 2014 – Lancashire Cat Club show
It was the Lancashire show at the weekend, with excellent results yet again for RACCS cats, with 18 Russian Blues (including two pedigree pets) and three Abyssinians entered, two new title winners and a best of variety winner. Many congratulations to
• GrCh & Grand Premier Dushenka Tashabella (RUS a) on winning her latest title, and
• MasterCat Dorable (Ped pet) who won her title in three straight shows.

Special congratulations to Kremlinkatz Katya Kalikova (RUS a) who won Best of Breed, Best of Variety Foreign Kitten, and Best in Show Foreign exhibit. Sadly Kali didn’t get to enjoy the view from inside her best in show pen as her human mum had an early pass from the show so she could get to the Siberian State Ballet’s production of Swan Lake!
Full results from the show can be seen here:
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/lancs14foreign.html

There were excellent results for RACCS cats from the other side of the world too, at a two-ring FCCWA show in Mount Hawthorn, Western Australia. Reserve Best Group 3 Kitten went to a Russian Blue, Kimara Rosevel of Zakira – who also won the cat agility competition! Overall Best in Show went to another Russian Blue lady, Kimara Royal Blu Aschea – congratulations to both these beautiful girls.

1 March 2014 - Herts & Middlesex/Wessex shows
There were two Nebelungs, two Abyssinians and six Russian Blues in the placings at the Herts & Middlesex/Wessex back-to-back shows. All 14 best of Breed awards were made, 13 certificates awarded with two new title holders, a ‘red card day’ winner and a best of variety winner too!

Three cats won their certificate and best of breed in both shows: Adthilo Playmisty For Me (NEB); Adzwolo Brumeux Gregor (NEB); and Syrinx Kadenza (ABY n).

Many congratulations to our two new title holders:
• Champion Larksong Troddski-Indiana (RUS a) and
• Champion Syrinx Kadenza (ABY n)

Congratulations also to our double red card day winner, who won 1st in every class entered, and Best of Breed in both shows, Larksong Lyonesse Limpet.

Finishing a really excellent day for the Larksong household, special congratulations to GrCh Lyov Yarilo Larksong Dunoe (RUS a), who won Best of Breed in both shows, plus Best Foreign Adult and Best in Show Foreign Exhibit in the Wessex show!

Full results from both shows can be seen here:
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/herts&middx14reports.html
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/wessex14reports.html

22 February 2014 - Coventry & Leicester Cat Club show
It was another good day for RACCS cats at the Coventry & Leicester show where there were 13 Russians and 6 Abyssinians entered, three new title winners, including a ‘breed first’ and a best of variety winner! Special congratulations go to our new title holders:
• Imperial Grand Champion Troika Vasilisa (RUS a);
• Grand Champion Warwick Serennol-Starlight (RUS a) – the first GCCF Grand title for this prefix, well done Sarah and Stephanie; and
• Champion Sithee Madam Belladonna (RUS n), the first Champion Russian Black in the GCCF.

Our RACCS star of the show was the Russian Blue kitten Koreshka Olexsa Bluestar who as well as winning Best of Breed, also won Best of Variety Foreign Kitten in a very strong line-up – very well done to you!
Full results from the show can be seen here:
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/coventry&leicester14foreign.html

16 February 2014 - Midland Cat Club of Ireland show
The Midland Cat Club of Ireland, a GCCFI show, had one Russian Blue and one Abyssinian present, both winning their best of breed awards. Completing an excellent weekend for his prefix, Glendavan Highland Toffee (ABY b) enjoyed a great show debut not only winning best of breed, but also Best Foreign Kitten!
Full results can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/midlandccofireland14foreign.html

15 February 2014 - Norwegian Forest Cat show and Scottish Cat Club show
There were excellent results for RACCS cats at two shows this weekend, first at the Norwegian Forest Cat show where there were three Nebelungs entered with Adzwolo Brumeux Gregor (NEB) winning another Merit, Best of Breed and Best Assessment Exhibit.

At the Scottish Cat Club show there were 12 Abyssinians and 14 Russian Blues entered (including pedigree pets), winning 16 certificates, 10 Best of Breed awards, two nominations for Best in Section, two red card day winners, and five new titles. Many congratulations to our new title holders:
• Imperial Grand Champion Glendavan Socrates (ABY n);
• Imperial Grand Premier Melkelter Luka Nikolai (RUS a), who was nominated for best in section;
• Grand Champion Dushenka Belucia (RUS a) who was also nominated for best in section;
• Champion Glendavan Pandora (ABY n); and
• Champion Makima Solstice Sunrise (ABY o).

Congratulations also to our two red card day winners, Dorable (Ped Pet) and Dushenka Lily-Belle (RUS a), who both won 1st in every class and Best of Breed.

Full results can be seen here:
Olympian results – www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/scottish14oly.html
Foreign section - www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/scottish14foreign.html

8 February 2014 – Croydon show
Highlights from the Croydon show on Saturday where there were three Russian Blues and six Abyssinians in four different colours in the placings. All seven best of breed awards were made, and special congratulations are due to our new title winner, Imperial Grand Premier Legend Iota Tigerlily (ABY n) who won her qualifying Imperial certificate. Tigerlily is also the first Imperial titled cat in her prefix, making her win doubly special!
Results from the show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/croydon14foreign.html


1 February 2014 – Shropshire show and Celtic LH&SLH show
There were RACCS cats entered at two GCCF shows this weekend: the Shropshire show; and the Celtic LH&SLH.

At the Shropshire there were 11 Russians entered and one Abyssinian, with all best of breeds being awarded. Special congratulations to our new title winner, Grand Champion Dushenka Gabriel (RUS a).

At the Celtic there were three Nebelungs entered, all three winning their Merit certificates and placing well in side classes too. Well done to all of you!

Results from these shows can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/shropshire14foreign.html
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/celticlh14slh.html


25 January 2014 – Southern Counties show
Highlights from the Southern Counties show on Saturday, with five Abyssinians in four different colours, four Russian Blues and one Nebelung in the placings. There were no new title winners but the adults did well, taking home an Imperial, reserve Imperial, Grand, Challenge and Merit Certificate. It was particularly good to see two beautiful Fawn Abyssinian kittens at the one show, especially as there were only three Fawn Abyssinians shown in the whole of last year!
Full results for the Foreign section can be seen at
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/southerncounties14foreign.html
and Semi-longhair at
www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/southerncounties14slh.html

18 January 2014 – Notts & Derbys show
The first GCCF show of 2014 with RACCS breeds was the Notts & Derbys show, and a great start to the year with 17 Russian Blues (including one Pedigree Pet) and 12 Abyssinians winning all their Best of Breed awards, 12 certificates, three new titles and one 'red card' day and best of variety winner too.

Congratulations to our new title winners:
• Imperial Grand Champion Koreshka Roksana Rusina (RUS a);
• Grand Premier Kremlinkatz Krystal Nikita (RUS a); and
• MasterCat Rasputin (PP).

Special congratulations to our RACCS star of the show, Abychat Grayling (ABY a), who won Best of Breed, 1st in all her classes - a red card day - and Best of Variety Foreign Kitten!

Full results from this show can be seen here:
http://www.gccfcats.org/JudgeReports/14reports/notts&derby14foreign.html

UK & OSIGrPr Dushenka Zerachiel (RUS a) GrCh Pontaby Paperina (ABY n) IGrCh Shoelina Chesnokov (RUS a) GrPr Glendavan Red Kite (ABY n)
 
     
 
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