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- GC, BW, NW AOL Mambo
CFA's Sixth Best Cat for 2012-2013 is the magnificent Persian male born in Switzerland, GC, BW, NW AOL Mambo, bred and co-owned by Aleksejs Dergachovs and Olivier Grin.
This is the story of a black Persian, two men and three cattery names . . .
- GCD, NW Atzelhof's Blue Berlin
GCD, NW Atzelhof's Blue Berlin, a stunning British Shorthair from Thailand is CFA's Best Cat of the Year 2016 for the International Division, Other. With the support of a incredible team of British Shorthair breeders, Berlin was shown in 8 different countries and on 3 different continents — a truly international campaign. This is his story . . .
- GP, RW Bejeweled Sterling Silver
This is the story of two remarkable females—one human and one feline. Pauline Ryan had been breeding and showing cats under the Bejeweled cattery name for almost nine years, but it always seemed like bad luck prevented her from ever granding a cat. Then, in 2013, a lynxpoint Exotic kitten was born in her cattery with a recurring health problem—a prolapsing rectum. Almost everyone told Pauline to put the kitten down—that more surgery would be a waste of money.
But Pauline didn't listen to that advice . . .
- GC, BW, NW Belamy's Desiderata of Cinema
CFA Cat of the Year 2013-2014 is a stunning calico Persian, GC, BW, NW Belamy's Desiderata of Cinema, bred by Monika Vowe-Lamys, and co-owned and co-shown by Blake Mayes, Dennis Adler and Connie Stewart.
This is their story . . .
- GP, NW Bordeaux LTD's Enzo Purrari
The first Title Cat to be showcased in ShowCatsOnline's new design is the Ragdoll, GP, NW, Bordeaux LTD's Enzo Purrari. Enzo reached a milestone for his breed when he became the first Ragdoll to earn a national win in CFA!
This is his story...
- GC, NW Briar-Mar Ready Aim Fire! CFA Kitten Of The Year 2017-2018
A red classic tabby male Manx named GC, NW Briar-Mar Ready Aim Fire! is CFA’s Best Kitten for the 2017/2018 show season. "Freddie" is co-bred and co-owned with Gay Van Weelden, Gary Veach and Omar Gonzalez.
- GC, BW, NW Briar-Mar's Good To Be Me: CFA Cat of the Year 2016
GC, BW, NW Briar-Mar's Good To Be Me, a red classic tabby & white male Manx is CFA's Cat of the Year 2016. This stunning boy known as "Manny" is owned and was campaigned to the top spot by Omar F. Gonzalez & Gary L. Veach. This is his story.
- IW SGC Chisholmtrail Zeus of Dreamfinder
TICA's 21st Best Kitten and 24th Best Cat for 2012-2013 is a Chocolate Silver Spotted Tabby Ocicat male named after the Greek Father of Gods. IW SGC Chisholmtrail Zeus of Dreamfinder lived up to his name and more, bringing laughter and delight to his owner, Debbie Prince and her family . . .
This is Zeus' & Debbie's story . . .
- GC, BW, NW Clowntown’s Shining Silver Mystery
CFA's 12th Best Cat In Championship for 2013-2014 is a stunning shaded silver American Shorthair appropriately named GC, BW, NW Clowntown’s Shining Silver Mystery, bred and owned by Howard Webster. This unusually colored American Shorthair is a history-maker in his breed.
This is his story . . .
- IW, SGC Cowboycasanova of Speakeasy
When a little Bengal kitten broke his hip, no one could have predicted that he would grow up to become the winning-est Bengal of all time . . .
- IW SGC Dark Angel De Longua Aqua
TICA's Cat of the Year 2015 is IW SGC Dark Angel De Longua Aqua. This stunning black tortie Persian from France was bred by Joel and Catherine Renaudin and is owned by Nathalie Decuzzi of Maneki Love cattery. Nathalie also campaigned a nine-year-old Blue Tortie & White Persian Spay named IW SGCA Altesse du Nid Douillet to TICA's 17the Best Alter of the Year. This is their story . . .
- GC, NW Dewisplear Angel Time
CFA’s Eleventh Best Cat in Championship 2012-2013 is a gorgeous brown tabby and white male Maine Coon named GC, BW, NW Dewisplear Angel Time. Angel is bred, owned and exhibited by Joel and Camelle Chaney.
This is Angel's story . . .
- Donegal's Tail of Two Kitties
This Title Cat is the most uniquely colored kitty you will ever see. Registered as Donegal's Tail of Two Kitties, but nicknamed "Possum", the cat appears to be half Himalayan and half Tortoiseshell in coloring — and yet he is a male cat!
Possum is a chimera — a cat that developed from the fusion of two different embryos into one individual. This is his fascinating story . . .
- GC, NW DotDotDot BornInTheUsa of Wild Rain
CFA's Kitten Of The Year 2014 is the stunning chocolate spotted male Ocicat named GC, NW DotDotDot BornInTheUsa of Wild Rain, bred and owned by Roger & Nancy Brown and Carol & David Freels.
This win makes it back-to-back years that an Ocicat is CFA's Best Kitten — and perhaps it is no surprise since KOTY 2013 GC, NW Wild Rain Let's Dance of Dotdotdot was from the same team . . .
- GC, BW, NW Dovon Simon the Possumm of Lynzkatz
CFA's Fourth Best Cat in Championship for the 2012-2013 show season is an American Shorthair boy, affectionately known as Possumm.
GC, BW, NW Dovon Simon the Possumm of Lynzkatz represents the unusual partnership of breeders located in Pennsylvania, Florida and Hong Kong. This is his story . . .
- Foldex/CH Katrina-Cat Bonaparte
The Foldex is a new breed recognized by the Canadian Cat Association. Learn more about this charming breed that is the feline version of a teddy bear . . .
- GP, NW, Highlander Tony Bennett of Wenlock: History-Maker
GP, NW, Highlander Tony Bennett of Wenlock is the first Maine Coon in CFA to ever be THE top feline at the end of the season in any of the three divisions, Championship, Kitten or Premiership!
- GHD, RHW Gromit
GHD, HRW Gromit, co-owned and shown by sisters Margaret and Julie Benzer, made history when she became the first cat to earn the prestigious title of Grand Household Pet of Distinction in CFA. This is her story . . .
- GC GPD, NW Ivy Cat Quarterback
On July 6, 2013, CFA history was made by a brown tabby and white Exotic Shorthair neuter named GC, GPD, NW Ivy Cat Quarterback. Owned by Jan Chambers and bred by Pam DeGolyer, "QB" became the first cat to earn the new CFA title, Grand Of Distinction. This is his story . . .
- GC, BWR, NW Kasanovakatz Reynah - CFA Cat Of The Year 2018
CFA's Cat Of The Year 2018 is a stunning seal sepia shaded silver longhair female Burmilla named GC, BWR, NW Kasanovakatz Reynah. Reynah is not only the first of her breed to be Best Cat In Championship in CFA, she is the first Burmilla National Winner ever in CFA! This history-making kitty is bred by Stephanie Mohr of Kasanovakatz Burmillas and co-owned by Stephanie Mohr, Lori Hollister, Gregory Sorokin & Leigh Sorokin.
- GC, NW, Kitties Land Main Event
2014-2015 was a spectacular year for Allen Shi and his Kitties Land cattery. Allen's British Shorthair, GC, NW Kitties Land Maine Event, was CFA's Kitten of the Year 2015 and his Scottish Fold, GC, NW Coupari Dustin was Second Best Kitten.
This is their story . . .
- CH KityKareKurl Rosetta Curleone, DM
On October 27, 2013, breed history was made when CH KityKareKurl Rosetta Curleone, DM became the first shorthair Selkirk Rex to earn the title of Distinguished Merit in CFA. This is her story . . .
- GC, BW, RW Kotchera Carmel Corn
This is the story of a Siberian boy who was the stand-out in a phenomental "sweet" litter of siblings....
- GC, BW, NW Lac Hong Harlem Desir of Burmania
GC, BW, NW Lac Hong Harlem Desir of Burmania is a male Bombay who is CFA's 15th Best Cat In Championship 2013-2014. Harlem is the fruit of friendships, of trust and the sharing of bloodlines between the small community of breeders who love Bombays and Burmese.
This is his story . . .
- QGC Lakemountain Daemos
For 2012-2013, TICA's South Central Region's Best Toyger is a magnificent male named QGC Lakemountain Daemos of Primaeval.
Nicknamed Shama, this is his story . . .
- GPD, RW Laki Augustus Caesar of Whiskerland
GPD, RW Laki Augustus Caesar of Whiskerland became the first Burmese to earn the CFA title "Grand Premier of Distinction" on October 19, 2013. Owned and shown by Jim and Teresa Land of Malvern, PA, " Gus" is their first Burmese AND their first show cat. This is their story.
- GC, BW, NW Maine Lvrs Phoenix of Abizaq
& GC, NW Maine Lvrs Charlie Brown of Agavecoon
This is the story of two fabulous Maine Coons—brothers and littermates—and how the siblings became CFA National Winners in the same show season, finishing #6 and #7 in Championship, less than 173 points apart. It is also the story of a group of women . . . of their friendships and their adventures together . . . and of how they shared a season to remember . . .
- The Many Careers Of A Cat Named Danny
This is the story of GP Coppercats Danuwa Analihi of Najo, an Ebony Silver Spotted Tabby Oriental Shorthair neuter—but everyone who know him just calls him Danny. Danny had a modest show career, but it is his many careers outside the show ring that make him a special cat indeed . . . This is his story . . .
- (CFA) GC, (TICA) RW, SGC Maullenium Spotacus
An Egyptian Mau kitten travels from Florida to Maine to meet his destiny. . .
- GP, SGCA, RW Panther Hill Orion
The eagerly anticipated movie Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 is premiering November 21, 2014 -- and it will undoubtedly be THE blockbuster film of the weekend.
The feline star of the film is a Maine Coon named Panther Hill Orion who plays the role of "Buttercup" in the popular series. This is his story . . .
- GC, GP, NW PinUpCats Dark Side Of The Moon
CFA's 23rd Best Cat In Premiership for 2012-2013 is a black and white Sphynx, GC, GP, NW PinUpCats Dark Side Of The Moon. Affectionately called "Luke", this is the story of an experienced breeder, Cyndee Lizana Gause, a newcomer, Jovanna Edge, and a stunning cat . . .
- GC, BW, RW, AM Ragtime Cats Arden Forest
GC, BW, RW, AM Ragtime Cats Arden Forest, bred and shown by Laura Gregory, is the first RagaMuffin in CFA to be a regional winner in Championship. "Arden" is also the first RagaMuffin to earn an agility title in CFA. This breed history-making boy has both beauty and brains!
This is his story . . .
- GC, RW Starbeam Sprit Of Radio
This is the story of new British Shorthair breeders and their first homebred kitten, GC, RW Starbeam Spirit Of Radio...
- GC, GP, AG, QGCA Sunbriar Gilded Lily
(CFA) GC, GP, AM (TICA) QGRA Sunbriar Gilded Lily, a green-eyed white Turkish Angora spay, is the first cat of any breed to earn the title of Agility Grand Master title in CFA, but being a trail blazer is not enough for this athletic young lady. Lily also holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest recorded time by any cat running an agility course.
This is Lily's story . . .
- GC, RW Thaifong Raisa of Ayuthaya, DM
This is the story of a chubby baby who blossomed into an elegant, graceful female who became the highest-scoring lilac point Siamese kitten in CFA history....
- Ticketyboo Times Two
Two Japanese Bobtails were national winners in CFA this past season. GC, BW, NW Ticketyboo Mikomi was CFA's 19th Best Cat, 2012-2013, and GC, GP, NW Ticketyboo Nankinmushi was CFA's 22nd Best Alter, 2012-2013 .
This is the story of Ticketyboo—times two . . .
- Title Cats Of 2013
Take a look back at the array of wonderful "Title Cats" that have been featured on our homepage in 2013. Each of these cats has shared their story in an issue of ShowCatsOnline.
- GC, BWR, NW Velvetkist Designer Genes:
CFA Cat of the Year 2016-2017
CFA's Cat of the Year 2017 is GC, BWR, NW Velvetkist Designer Genes, a magnificent cream and white Persian male. This gorgeous boy, known as "Gino", was bred, owned and campaigned by Noralyn Heisig of Velvetkist Persians. This is Gino's story.
- GC, NW, BW Venizia RedSilver Surfer of Tiggerland
GC, NW, BW Venizia RedSilver Surfer of Tiggerland, a cameo McTabby & white male Maine Coon, is CFA's Cat of the Year 2015.
It is the first time in CFA's history that a Maine Coon is Cat of The Year . . . and the first time a cat from the International Division has risen to the top spot in CFA. This stunning Maine Coon is bred by Chuleeporn Namsiriwiwat and co-owned with Fion Cheng and Jimmy Lee. This is their story . . .
- GC, NW Wild Rain Let's Dance of Dotdotdot
CFA's Kitten of the Year for 2012-2013 is an Ocicat. This is the story of several catteries working together to produce a stunning kitten, and their journey together to the top of the standings in CFA . . .