Meet Our Show Cats

Show Terms

I thought I would start with a brief explaination of show terminoligy and procedure for those of you who have never experienced a cat show.

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Open

This is the first step of showing where classes are split between male & female cats of the same breed and colour.  If worthy adult cats will be awarded the rellevant certificate.

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BOB

Best of Breed is judged between the winning Male or Female entered in the open class & cats entered in a title class. All BOB winners go on to compete for BOV.

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CC, PC & MC

Challenge Certificates are awarded to entire cats, Premeir Certificates are awarded to spayed/neutered cats and Master Cat  is awarded to pedigree and non pedigree pets. Once you have been awarded three certificates from three different judges you gain the title of Champion, Premier or Master Cat.

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Grand

This class is for cats who have already gained their title of Champion, Premier or Master. The title of Grand is awarded after you win three certificates from three different judges.

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IMP

Imperial is the next step after the grand. This time you need five certificates from five different judges.

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OLY

The Olympian is the final title to compete for and only the select few will ever reach it. In this class you compete against all other breeds not just those in your section. It can take many years to achieve this title as five certificates are needed for Bronze, another five for Silver and another five for Gold.

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Side or Misc Class

Side or Miscellaneous classes are optional and are for categories such as; Debutante, Cat that has traveled over 100 miles to the show etc.

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BOV

Best of Variety is judged from all cats awarded BOB. From each section an adult, kitten and a neuter will be awarded BOV.

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BIS

Best in Show is decided between the adult, kitten and neuter who were awarded BOV.

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Overall BIS

Overall Best in Show is chosen between all the best in show winners.

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Supreme

The Supreme is the cat version of Crufts. There is usually a theme for decorating your pen and lots of different things going on throughout the day.

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UK Grand

The UK Grand is only awarded at the Supreme and you need two to achieve the title of UK Grand.

Meet Our Show Cats

Olympic Bronze Imperial Grand Master Winter Star

Star's Page

Grand Master Winter Myst

Myst's Page

Shamanta Lord Tyrion Lanister

Tyrion's Page

Premier Shamanta Phoenix Rising

Phoenix's Page

Shamanta November Rain

Nova's Page

Master Shamanta Winter Is Coming

Master Shamanta Silver Frost

Silver's Page

Imperial Grand Master Autumn Flame

Flame's Page