Mr R Davies Chester and North Wales Critiques 2015

Mr R Davies Chester and North Wales Critiques 2015

By Ross | Judges Critiques

Mr R Davies Chester and North Wales Critiques 2015

My thanks to Peter and Chris and the committee of the Chester & North Wales for their kind invitation to judge at their show. An excellent show with some lovely cats and kittens. Assisted by my good friend Tom Cassar-Simmonds who handled the cats with care and expertise.

CLASS 755 – A.V Oriental Self Adult

1st – 275 Hirst’s Gr Ch Toghar Yankee Doodle Dandy (OSH b) M 4/5/14 – Havana boy of very good type. Broad head with large ears set in line with his even wedge. Profile almost straight with just a slight depression above the brow. Firm chin with a scissor bite which is untidy. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a clear, bright vivid green. Long neck, long muscular body, long legs and neat oval feet. His tail is long and tapered. Coat is chestnut brown showing just enough warmth. Undercoat is paler but the colour does travel all the way down to root. Coat is short, close lying and is fine in texture. Excellent temperament and presentation.

CLASS 756 – A.V Oriental Non-Self Adult

1st – 280 Keoghan’s Ch Alderstar Harajuku Girl (OSH hs) F 15/2/14 – Chocolate tortie smoke girl of very good type. Very broad head with large wide based ears set in line with her even wedge. Profile shows a slight depression above the brow and a slight nose bump. Chin is firm and she has a scissor bite. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a pale green. Excellent expression. Long neck, muscular body, fine legs and neat oval feet. Her tail is long and tapered with very small deviation to the tip which was not visible. Coat is a cold chocolate and is broken with pale red tortie mingling. Near white undercoat that extends nearly two thirds the length of the hair shaft. Coat is marginally long, very fine in texture and lies close to the body. Handled well today and was presented to perfection. Lovely girl.

CLASS 770 – A.V Oriental Radius Adult

1st – 284 Keoghan’s Alderstar Candifloss Kid (OSH j) F 26/2/15 – Very stylish girl showing exaggerated type but still retaining balance. Very broad head with large wide base ears set in line with very slightly pinched long wedge. Good depth to profile which shows a slight depression above the brow and also a small nose bump. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being mid green. Long fine neck, long body, tall legs and large oval feet. Her tail is long and tapered. Base colour of coat is a slightly dark grey rather than frosty grey and in the available hall lighting there was no pinkish tone. She has varying shades of cream mingling to head, legs, body and tail. Lilac base colour is sound to the root. Some underlying tabby pattern visible to the lilac base colour on her sides and also her tail. Coat is short, fine in texture and lies close to the body. Temperament and condition both excellent.

CLASS 771 – A.C Oriental Visitors Kitten

1st – 283 Hirst’s Toghar Ubeetortie (OSH g) F 19/4/15 – Blue tortie girl of good type. Good width to head with large ears that are set in line with her slightly pinched wedge. Profile is straight and her chin is very firm with a tidy bite which is scissored under. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour still developing and is at present a muddy mid green colour. Slender neck, medium length body, fine legs, neat feet and a tapered tail of balancing length. Coat is a slightly dark blue with a mixture of pale and hot cream tortie mingling. Her base colour is sound to the root. Coat is short, fine in texture and lies close to the body. Excellent temperament and presentation.

CLASS 775 – A.C Oriental Visitors Kitten

1st – 287 Caney’s Gr Ch & Gr Pr Merrytail Seapearl (OSH c) FN 4/1/09 – Mature lilac girl of good type. Head shows good width and she has medium size ears that are set in line with her slightly pinched wedge. Almost straight profile with a firm chin and level bite. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being clear, bright vivid green. Long neck, well covered long body, tall legs and neat oval feet. Her tail is long and tapered. Coat is frosty grey colour sound to the root but no real pinkish tone visible in the available hall lighting. Coat slightly long, lies close to the body and is fine in texture. Excellent temperament and presentation. Lovely girl.

CLASS 776 – A.C Oriental Non-Breeders Neuter

1st – 291 Webster’s Imp Gr Ch & Imp Gr Pr Fiordiliso Nanpema-Nuage (OSH n 03 33) FN 21/3/12 – Excellent balanced type to this seal pointed bicolour girl. Good width to head with large ears set in alignment with her even wedge. Profile is straight and she has a firm chin with a tidy bit which is level. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a pleasing brilliant blue of very good depth. Medium in size this girl has a long slender neck, medium length well-toned body, slender legs and neat oval feet. Her tail is long and tapered. Points are a matching dense seal brown and body is cream but shows extensive tonal shading. White to face forms and inverted V with a small break of colour to the nose and her left eye. Front legs are completely white and extend up over the shoulders almost forming a complete collar of white behind her neck. Chest all white with thick white line travelling down under her abdomen. Back feet are fifty percent white and she has a small stripe of white on her back. In combination this girl has over forty five percent white which easily meets the breed standard. Coat is short, lies close to the body and is fine in texture. Temperament and presentation both excellent. Lovely to see her looking so trim today.

CLASS 790 – A.C Siamese/Balinese Breeders Adult

1st – 295  Brock’s UK Imp Gr Ch Kevels Twice As Nice (SIA b) M 18/4/10 – Chocolate boy of very good type. Broad head with large ears set in line with his even wedge. Slight dip to profile at the brow to an otherwise straight profile. Firm chin with a level bite that is untidy and has some missing incisors. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being bright blue of good depth. Long neck and strong muscular body, tall legs and neat oval feet. His tail is long and tapered. Points are an almost matching paler shade of chocolate colour with the legs being slightly paler still. Body is ivory in colour and free from shading. Coat is short, lies close and is fine in texture. Well prepared boy with an excellent temperament.

CLASS 791 – A.C Siamese/Balinese Non-Breeders Adult

1st – 297 Calloway’s Ch Advocat V Eisenstein (SIA c) M 21/8/14 – Young lilac boy of good type. Good width to head with large ears that are set in line with his long pinched wedge. Profile is straight and he has acceptable depth to his chin. His bite is level and he has some missing incisors. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being clear blue of good depth. The eyes are a little deep set in the skull. Long neck and body, fine legs and neat oval feet. His tail is long and tapered. Matching grey points colour lacking any pinkish tone and overall slightly dark. Body is magnolia and shows some tonal shading to back and flanks. Coat is short, fine in texture and lies close to the body. Excellent temperament and condition.

CLASS 797 – Tabby, Red, Cream or Tortie Point Siamese/Balinese Adult

1st – 299 Calloway’s Albany V Eisentein (SIA a 21) F 21/8/14 – Blue tabby girl of good type. Good width to head with large ears set in line with her long pinched wedge. Profile almost straight with just a slight depression just above her brow. Firm chin and a level bite which is tidy. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a brilliant blue of good depth. Long neck, lithe body, tall legs and neat oval feet. Her tail is long and tapered. Dark blue tabby markings with M to forehead, double cheek ribbons, thumb prints to ears just visible, paler bracelets to legs and her tail shows rings to two thirds the length. Body is glacial white with slight tonal shading to flanks. Coat is short, fine in texture and lies close to the body. Lovely temperament.

CLASS 801 – A.C Siamese/Balinese Radius Adult

1st – 300 Keoghan’s Alderstar Babybel (SIA r) F 28/10/14 – Young fawn tortie girl of very good type, only just an adult but more than ready to compete with the other adults. Very broad head with large ears that are set in line with her long even wedge. Profile has a slight depression above the brow and she also has a very small bump to the nose. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a brilliant blue that ideally could show more depth. Long neck and body, fine legs and neat feet. Her tail is long and tapered. Points are a warm pale rosy mushroom colour broken by varying shades of cream. Body is off white with some very minimal tonal shading. Temperament and presentation both excellent.

CLASS 811 – Tabby, Red, Cream or Tortie Point Siamese/Balinese Kitten

1st – 304 Glaubitz’s Loluja Dressedinlace (SIA m 21) FN 30/11/14 – Attractive lilac based caramel tabby girl. Good width to head with large ears set in line with her slightly pinched wedge. Profile shows a very slight depression to the brow but is otherwise straight. Chin is firm and she has a level bite. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a brilliant blue of acceptable depth. Very well grown girl with a long neck, muscular body, tall legs and neat oval feet. Her tail is long and tapered. Brownish grey tabby markings with M to forehead, single cheek ribbons, thumb prints to ears, bars to legs and tail showing rings to two thirds the length. Body is off white and clear from shading. Coat is short, close lying and fine in texture. Excellent temperament and presentation. Loved her.

CLASS 815 – A.C Siamese/Balinese Neuter

1st – 307 Maguire’s Gr Pr Siamaiden Viva Las Vegas (SIA n) FN 29/3/13 – Very shy seal point girl of good type. Broad head with large ears asset in line with her even wedge. Profile shows a slight depression to her flat forehead. Bite is level and tidy. Eye shape is very full, the set is inclined and the colour is a brilliant blue that requires more depth. Long neck and body, fine legs, oval shape feet and long tapered tail. Her point colour is a matching dense seal brown and could show more warmth. Her body is cream and showing heavy shading but there is still clear contrast to her points. Coat is short, lies close to the body and is fine in texture. Well-presented girl that despite being very shy was easy to handle.

CLASS 817 – A.C Siamese/Balinese Titled Neuter

1st – 306 Robinson’s Gr Pr Bewychen Princeling Ming (SIA n) MN 2/6/13 – Seal boy of very good type. Broad head with large ears that are set in line with his slightly pinched wedge. Profile is straight and he has a firm chin and level bite. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a brilliant blue of very good depth. Long neck and body, tall legs and neat oval feet. His tail is long and tapered. Points colour is a dense warm seal brown. Unusual cream patch to his right cheek. Body is cream and has minimal tonal shading. Coat is short, lies close to the body and is fine in texture. Excellent temperament and condition.

CLASS 849 – A.C Siamese/Balinese Adult

1st – 300 Keoghan’s Alderstar Babybel (SIA r) F 28/10/14 – see class 801

2nd – 295  Brock’s UK Imp Gr Ch Kevels Twice As Nice (SIA b) M 18/4/10 – see class 790

3rd – 296 Gurney-Taylor’s Tinkertaylor’s Ch Belroo Miss Teeq (SIA p) F 26/8/13 – Fawn girl of good type. Broad head with large ears set in line with her even wedge. Profile almost straight and she has a level bite which is tidy. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a brilliant blue of acceptable depth. Long neck, lithe body, fine legs and neat oval feet. Her tail is long and tapered. Points are a warm pale rosy mushroom colour and her body is magnolia and free from shading. Coat is fine in texture, short and lies close to the body. Well prepared girl with a potty mouth.

CLASS 851 – A.C Siamese/Balinese Neuter

1st – 308 Gurney-Taylor’s Tinkertaylor’s Bizzy Lizzy (SIA b) FN 7/9/14 – Attractive chocolate girl. Good widthe to head with large ears that are set in line with her even wedge. Profile shows a slight depression above the brow but is otherwise straight. She has a firm chin and a level bite. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a bright blue of acceptable depth. Long neck, lithe body, fine legs and neat oval feet. Her tail is long and tapered. Points are a slightly darker chocolate and almost match with the tail and feet being just a slightly lighter shade. Body is ivory with some tonal shading to flanks. Coat is short, fine in texture and lies close to the body. Well presented girl.

2nd – 307 Maguire’s Gr Pr Siamaiden Viva Las Vegas (SIA n) FN 29/3/13 – see class 815

CLASS 803 – A.C Siamese/Balinese Kitten

1st – 304 Glaubitz’s Loluja Dressedinlace (SIA m 21) FN 30/11/14 – see class 811

2nd – 303 Maybury’s Livercats Misty Angel (SIA c) F 18/3/15 – Very pretty lilac point girl of promising type. Very broad head with large ears that are set in line with her even wedge. Straight profile and a firm chin with a level bite. Eyes are slightly straight set and a little full in shape, the colour is a vivid blue of good depth. Slender neck, lithe body, fine legs and neat oval feet. Tail is long and tapered. Points are a matching grey, body is magnolia and free from shading. Coat is short, close lying and fine in texture. Temperament and presentation both excellent. Lovely young girl.

3rd – 302 Colbeck’s Sensual Mr Valentine (SIA c) M 19/11/14 – Lilac boy of fairly good type. Head needs more distance between his large ears that are almost set in line with his long pinched wedge. Eye shape and set are both oriental with the colour being clear blue that requires more depth. Profile shows a slight dip and his chin is firm with a level bite. Long neck and body, tall legs and neat oval feet. His tail is long and tapered. Points are a matching dark grey and lack any pink tone. Body is magnolia and free from shading. Coat is short, lies close to the body and is fine in texture. Friendly boy.

CLASS 825 – Tabby, Red, Cream or Tortie Point Siamese/Balinese Kitten

1st – 309 Johnson’s Gr Pr Sulalaya Icewarrior (SIA m 21) MN 18/8/11 – Large lilac base caramel tabby boy of good type. Good width to head with medium size ears that are set in line with his long pinched wedge. Profile straight with a firm chin and a level bite. Oriental eye shape and set with the colour being a brilliant blue of acceptable depth. Long neck, long well covered body, sturdy legs and neat feet. His tail is long and tapered. Brownish grey tabby markings with M to forehead, cheek ribbons, thumb prints to ears just visible, pale leg bracelets and tail showing rings to two thirds the length. Body is off white and clear from shading. Coat is short, close lying and lies close to the body. Temperament and presentation both excellent.

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Ross is a UK Siamese & Oriental Cat Breeder breeding and showing his cats and kittens under the prefix Burnthwaites . He is the author of various cat related websites and blogs including 'Siamese Cat Breeder'. When not showing his cats he can often be found stewarding or judging at cat shows. He works as a Web Developer and specialises in small business websites and content marketing. He is also a blogger, amateur photographer and videographer and last but certainly not least husband and father.