GCCF Judge Critique - Ronnie Brooks - Ocicat Bengal Cat Club Show 2011
Written by Neil
Thursday, 03 November 2011
OCICAT & BENGAL SHOW 29 October 2011
Many thanks as usual to Helen and June for the invitation to judge; a very friendly show so smoothly run and some beautiful cats to handle
AV FOREIGN OLYMPIAN GR PR Male
OLYMPIAN GR PR MACLAINE’S IGRPR BOMBASTIC MIDNIGHT (76b 30) 1/5/07
Striking looking mature male in excellent condition. Broad wedge slightly longer than wide with high cheeks and head slightly small in proproportion to the body. Broad nose with puffed nose leather; broad rounded muzzle with pronouncd whiskerpads Short wide based easr well set, oval eyes of bright blue. Long firm athletic body in excllent condition with strong muscular legs and large round paws, tail of good lentgh to balance being thick with a rounded tip. Coat short and dense with luxurious texture, well defined arrow head spots of light brown over an ivory ground colour with a lovely pearl dusting overall. A very handsome chap with a delightful temperement.
AV FOREIGN OLYMPIAN GR PR Female
OLYMPIAN GR PR MORELAND’S IGR PR TOBYSDEN FANTASIA (76 30) 4/6/07
Stunning looking girl posing beautifully. neat head being slightly longer than wide, with high cheeks bones, broad nose and puffed nose leather.Good muzzle being broad with good whisker pads; firm chin and level bite. Oval well set hazel eyes, wide based ears set with plenty of width between. Weighty athletic female in excellent condition with strong muscular legs and heavy round feet, thick slightly tapered tail of good length. Dense plushy coat with a lovely texture, showing beautifully well defined arrow spots. Dark brown pattern on rich golden base beautifully glittered, a gorgeous girl.
RES OLYMPIAN GR PR LEE’S IGRPR KALUKIKATZ ARABESQUE (76 20) 1/3/05
Relaxed laid back lady of more mature years, with a broad medium wedge, neat head slightly small in proportion to her body. High cheek bones, a broad nose with puffed nose leather and strong whisker pads. Chin could be deeper but bite level. Short wide based easr well set; expressive green oval eyes of good shape and set. Sleek muscular body of exellent weight and size with strong muscular legs and large rounded paws and a thick tail with a rounded tip. Short dense coat with soft luxurious feel. Well defined black patterning on a warm golden ground colour, well glittered; good markings to the face, blotchy shoulder streaks and attractive swirled marbled pattern giving the effect of shot silk. Spotty tummy, rings and spots to the legs and feet, dark tip to the tail.
AV FOREIGN IMPERIAL GR CH Male
IMP GR CH LEGGETT’S GR CH YESSO BARNATO (73b) 9/10/08
Very handsome mature male in excellent condition. Balanced head being slightly longer than wide with a broad well defined slightly square muzzle, moderate whisker pinch. In profile has a slight rise from bridge of nose and slight profile dip, strong chin and level bite. Large wide based ears set at correct angle, rounded slightly tufted tips. Large gold eyes almond in shape and set on a slight tilt. Solid athletic body of excellent weight and size, considerably heavier than he looks with a deep chset and firm muscular feel to him Powerful legs with compact oval paws and long slightly tapered tail. Lovely facial markings with attractive 'masara' eye lines and a complex tabby M to the forehead. Well spotted shoulders and spine line and well ringed tail. Well defined thumb print spots to the flanks forming the classic 'bullseye' pattern, Attractive chocolate spotting on pale copper agouti background Striking looking lad
AV FOREIGN GR PR Male
GR PR SPENCER-FLEET’S PR THICKTHORN DARCHIN (73k) 18/4/10
Very handsome alert male in a chatty mood. Moderate wedge slightly longer than wide with broad well defined muzzle, slightly square with slight whisker pinch. Very slight dip in profile, level chin and correct bite. Large wide based ear slightly tufted and set at correct angle. Large full almond shaped eyesof good gold colour. Solid athletic body of substance of excellent weight and size; strong muscular legs, compact oval paws and long slightly tapered tail Close lying sleek coat of bright cinnamon spotting on a lighter agouti background. Attractive facial markings, well spotted shoulders and spine line, broken necklaces, spotty legs and feet, well defined thumb print spots to the flanks A lovely friendly boy and a delight to handle.
RES GR PR COULTHURST’S PR ESSYLT MAYDAY MARVEL (76 30)1/5/10
Substantial male who seemed a bit shy on first appearance but very friendly when out of the pen. Broad medium wedge with high cheek bones and head slightly longer than wide. Broad wide nose with puffed nose leather; strong muzzle with well defined whisker pads, firm chin and level bite. Oval green eyes well set, wide based ears with good width between. Long weighty athletic body in excellent condition with strong muscular legs and large round paws, thick blunt tail. Dense luxurious coat with rich golden base colour and well defined rosetted spots to the sides and a lovely glitter to the coat.
ALSO CONSIDERED –
COAK’S PR TYPHAST ZSAMI (76 30) 7/12/09
Friendly relaxed fellow with a lovely temperement. Head slightly longer than wide but I'd like a little more width to the top Slightly small head with high cheeks and a broad nose although muzzle could be broader. Medium ears which he tended to hold a bit high; oval green eyes well set, strong muscualr body with firm well muscled legs and large round paws Super coat being dense and luxurious in texture, lovely rosettes of dark brown on well glittered golden ground colour.
AV FOREIGN GR PR Female
GR PR BOLLON’S PR WOTHORPE DREAMCATCHER (76 30) 10/5/09
Rather shy young lady but very friendly. Balanced head being slightly longer than wide and slightly small in proportion to the body. High cheek bones, broad wedge broad nose with puffed nose leather, broad strong muzzle line with pronounced whisker pads, firm chin and level bite. Short wide based ears with rounded tips and oval green eyes - a fraction full at first but she was a little retiring. Sleek muscular body in excellent condition with strong well muscled legs and large round feet, thick blunt tail of good length. Coat short and luxurious in texture with well defined arrow head spotting and nicely rosetted spots to the flanks Lovely golden ground colour with loads of glitter. A very pretty girl with a charming personality
BOB SPENCER-FLEET’S PR THICKTHORN DARCHIN (73k) MN 18/4/10
see GR PR CLASS
OCICAT BREEDERS ADULT
1 LEGGETT’S GR CH YESSO BARNATO (73b) M 9/10/08
2 LEGGETT’S YESSO MITHRANDIR (73bs) M 6/8/09
BENGAL BREEDERS NEUTER Male
1 MACLAINE’S IGRPR BOMBASTIC MIDNIGHT (76b 30) 1/5/07
2 COULTHURST’S PR ESSYLT MAYDAY MARVEL (76 30) 1/5/10
BENGAL BREEDERS NEUTER Female
1 MORELAND’S IGR PR TOBYSDEN FANTASIA (76 30) 4/6/07