Ruddy ticked tabby Abyssinian from Europe takes title as the Best Cat for The International Cat Association’s 2010-2011 show season.
Sept. 3, 2011 - PRLog -- Harlingen, Texas – Abyfelis Ermes has won the title of Best Cat for The International Cat Association’s (TICA) 2010-2011 show season. TICA is the world’s largest genetic registry of pedigreed cats, and the Abyssinian is one of fifty five breeds recognized by the organization for championship titles and end-of-season awards.
The Ruddy Ticked Tabby earned his International Winner title by accumulating more than 13,000 points during the show season which ran from May 1, 2010 through April 30, 2011. Supreme Grand Champion Abyfelis Ermes, bred and owned by Patricia Jean-Jean from France, was also Best Cat for TICA’s Southern Europe Region.
Other international winners for the 2010-2011 show season were:
• Best Kitten – IW Mtnest Prince William – Brown(black) Classic Tabby/White Maine Coon – Bred and owned by Judy and David Bernbaum
• Best Alter – IW SGCA Grandbois Etiennne Guittard – Chartreux – Bred by Nancy Dionne and Carole McFadden – Owned by N Dionne, D Steele and C McFadden
• Best Household Pet – IW SGM Awwsome Amber of Careycats – Brown (black) Mackerel Torbie/White – Owner Tanya Carey
• Best Household Pet Kitten – Kenny – Red Ticked Tabby – Owned by Linda Swierczynski
“Congratulations to our Best International Winners for the 2010-2011 show season,” said Vickie Fisher, President of TICA. “These beautiful cats are fine examples of their breeds, and the cats that TICA’s members and exhibitors breed and show at our events held every year, around the world.”
Past International Winners will be at AKC Meet the Breeds® co-hosted by TICA and the American Kennel Club (AKC®) on November 19-20 2011 in New York City. Representatives of these breeds and over fifty more will be available to meet in person. There will also be over 100 breeds of dogs in addition to dog and cat agility, breed presentations and more. To learn more visit http://www.akc.org/meet_the_breeds/
About The International Cat Association
The International Cat Association, Inc. (TICA) was organized during 1979, is the world's largest genetic registry of pedigreed cats, largest registry of household pet cats and kittens, and one of the world's largest sanctioning bodies for cat shows. TICA currently recognizes more than 55 breeds of cats. Wherever you are, you’re in TICA’s world. A world of fabulous felines…fun...and friendships. To learn more about TICA visit http://www.tica.org.
About AKC Meet the Breeds
From Afghan Hounds to the Turkish Van, AKC Meet the Breeds® showcases 160 American Kennel Club® (AKC) registered dog breeds and this year will feature 50 cat breeds registered by The International Cat Association (TICA) in booths individually decorated to depict each breed’s country of origin, historical purpose/function, and attributes as a family pet. This family-friendly event is an opportunity for potential pet owners to interact with responsible breeders and play with dogs and cats while educating themselves about responsible pet ownership and choosing the right pet for their lifestyle. AKC Meet the Breeds is proudly presented by PetPartners, Inc., a leading pet healthcare provider, and will feature more than 160,000 square feet of dog and cat festivities including ongoing demonstration rings – featuring law enforcement K-9’s, dog agility, grooming– and more than 100 vendor booths that offer every imaginable product for pets and their owners. Event sponsors include The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., P&G Pet Care, Iams, Pet Brands, Inc., Motel 6, Emergency Assistance Plus (EA+), Hill’s Science Diet Small & Toy Breed dog food, LG Electronics USA, Paramount Chemical Specialties, Inc. and Canine Companies, Inc. For more information visit http://www.akc.org/meet_the_breeds/
The International Cat Association, Inc. (TICA) was organized during 1979, is the world's largest genetic registry of pedigreed cats, largest registry of household pet cats and kittens, and one of the world's largest sanctioning bodies for cat shows. TICA currently recognizes more than 54 breeds of cats. Wherever you are, you’re in TICA’s world. A world of fabulous felines…fun...and friendships. To learn more about TICA visit http://www.tica.org.