2009 has given us 2 new Champions, 2 new Grand Champions, a further 7 Best of Variety wins and our first ever Overall Best In Show Win.  We leave 2009 as the current Top Bengal Breeders and GrCh Esanes Etourdissant is current Top Bengal & Top Foreign, in the Royal Canin/CatPlanet competitions.  Many thanks to the judges who have made us such proud owners and breeders.

2009

January 4th & 5th                         Our First show of the year and our first ever TICA Show.

A brief point requirement explination:
  • CH     150 points from 2 different judges, plus one final
  • GRC   500 points with 3 finals/2different judges, 1 in Top 5 SP or Top 10 AB
  • DGC   1000 points plus one final in Top 5 SP or Top 10 AB as a GRC
  • TGC   1500 points plus one final in Top 5 SP or Top 10 AB as a DGC
  • QGC   2000 points plus one final in Top 5 SP or Top 10 AB as a TGC
  • SGC   3000 points plus one Best Cat as a QGC


ESANES IMPRESSIONANT

RING         JUDGE                                         BOC                           BOD                           FINALS                          POINTS
                                                                 Sat     Sun                   Sat  Sun                    Sat             Sun              Sat              Sun

1          Lisette de Landstsheer  (Belgium)        1          1                             3                                                           370             520
2         Francine Hicks                 (USA)        2          1                             2
3         Carlos Lopez             (Argentina)        2          1                             3
4         Elektra Hammond              (USA)        1          1                      1      1                     AB4            SP2
5         Donna Gonyea-Madison      (USA)        1          1                      3     2                                     
6         Michael Hammond              (USA)        1          1                      2     1                                      AB10

Total Weekend Points =       890                              Eligible for Grand Champion



ESANES ETOURDISSANT

RING         JUDGE                                         BOC                           BOD                           FINALS                          POINTS
                                                                 Sat     Sun                   Sat  Sun                    Sat             Sun              Sat              Sun              
1          Lisette de Landstsheer  (Belgium)        1         1                       1      1                     SP4             AB2             525             860
2         Francine Hicks                 (USA)        3         1                              1                                        AB7   
3         Carlos Lopez             (Argentina)        1         1                       1      1                     AB5             SP1
4         Elektra Hammond              (USA)        1         1                       1      1                                        SP7
5         Donna Gonyea-Madison      (USA)        1         1                       1      1                                       
6         Michael Hammond              (USA)       3         1                              1

Total Weekend Points =       1385                            Eligible for Double Grand Champion



January 17th & 18th

Ragtime TICA cat show.   Esanes Etourdissant wins the required finals to claim for TGC!


February 14th      Scottish Cat Club  (GCCF)

CH Starwinds Swirl         Res. Grand, 2 firsts and 2 seconds
Esanes Impressionant     1st CC, BOB, 2 firsts, 1 second & NBIS
Esanes Etourdissant        1st CC, BOB, 3 firsts, 1 second, NBIS and BEST FOREIGN IN SHOW!

 
March 14th           Lancashire Cat Club (GCCF)

Esanes Impressionant     2nd CC, BOB, 1 first, 1 second
Esanes Etourdissant        2nd CC, BOB, 2 firsts, 1 second & another B.O.V Foreign Adult!


April 11th              Shorthair Cat Club of Scotland

Esanes Impressionant     New Champion  1st, BOB & gained her 3rd & Crowning CC!!
Esanes Etourdissant       New Champion 5 firsts, BOB, 3rd & Crowning CCand and another BEST FOREIGN IN SHOW!
                                           This win makes Ahmir the UK's first AOC Snow Champion!
CH Starwinds Swirl         Reserve Grand Certificate 


May 9th                Nor'East of Scotland Cat Club

Esanes Etourdissant        CC, BOB, 3 firsts, 1 second, 1 Special, Best Foreign Adult & Best Foreign In Show!


June 20th            Lakeland & District Cat Club

Esanes Etourdissant        1st Grand CC won!!  BOB and another 1st in the side classes
Esanes Enfant Sauvage   1st Spotted Female Kitten, BOB, another 2 firsts and BEST FOREIGN KITTEN IN SHOW!
                                        We wish her new owners, the O'Rourke family, the best of luck with her in the future.

July 16th

In the Royal Canin Top Exhibit Competition's first month, Ch Esanes Etourdissant is top Bengal & 5th Overall Foreign from only one Show.  ESANES are the Top Bengal breeders and 2nd Overall Foreign!


July 18th              Edinburgh & East of Scotland Cat Club

Esanes Etourdissant        2nd Grand CC won!!  BOB,  BEST FOREIGN & OVERALL BEST IN SHOW!


August 8th           Chester & North Wales Cat Club

Esanes Etourdissant        New Grand Champion, 3 firsts, BOB, 3rd & Crowning GCC & BOV Foreign Adult!
                           This win makes Ahmir the UK's 1st AOC Snow Grand Champion!

September 1st

In the Royal Canin Top Exhibit Competition, Grand Champion Esanes Etourdissant is 3rd Overall Foreign from only one Show.  ESANES are the Top Bengal breeders & 2nd Overall foreign again with only one cat shown at one show!


September 19th  Scotia Cat Fanciers

Esanes Etourdissant        Wins his 1st Imperial Grand Certificate, 3 firsts and Best of Breed
Esanes Enfant Sauvage    1st brown spotted bengal kitten, another 2 firsts, a second and Best of Breed!


October 10th       Cumberland Cat Club

Starwinds Swirl               New Grand Champion , after a 5 month break from the show bench, Loki wins his 3rd Grand
                                        CC, Best of Breed and is Nominated for Best In Show!
Esanes Etourdissant        Wins his 2nd Imperial Grand Certificate, Best of Breed & is also NBIS!


October 24th       Yorkshire Cat Club

Esanes Etourdissant        3rd Imperial Grand Certificate & Best Of Breed
Esanes Impressionnant   1st Open & Best of Breed


October 31st

In the Cat World/Royal Canin competitionEsanes are top Bengal breeders & 3rd top foreign breeders. 
Grand Champion Esanes Etourdissant is top bengal & TOP FOREIGN!


November 21st    Supreme Cat Show

Esanes Etourdissant        wins the coveted UKGrand!
Esanes Impressionnant   wins her class


November 31st

In the Cat World/Royal Canin competitionEsanes are top Bengal breeders & 3rd top foreign breeders. 
Grand Champion Esanes Etourdissant is top bengal & TOP FOREIGN AGAIN!


December 12th    West of Scotland Cat Club

Esanes Etourdissant        wins 4 firsts, his 4th Imperial & Best of Breed
Esanes Impressionnant   wins a CC, Reserve Grand CC & Best of Breed
Esanes Enfant Sauvage   wins her first CC and Best Of Breed
Esanes Itwiznae Me        wins 2 firsts, 2 seconds & Best Of Breed at his first show
Esanes Cozam Daman      wins his open class at his first show


December 31st

In the Cat World/Royal Canin competitionEsanes are top Bengal breeders & 3rd top foreign breeders. 
Grand Champion Esanes Etourdissant is top bengal & TOP FOREIGN AGAIN!






2008 has given us 3 New Champions, 1 new Premier & our first ever Best of Variety win.

2008

February

  • New Champion Rockingstones Dreamcatcher wins his 3rd and Crowning CC
  • Esanes Sarasvati wins her 2nd PC

June

  • Starwinds Swirl  wins his 1st CC
  • Esanes Joues Douces wins her 1st CC

July

  • Starwinds Swirl wins his 2nd CC
  • Esanes Joues Douces wins her 2nd CC
  • New Premier Esanes Sarasvati wins her 3rd & Crowning Premier Certificate

August

  • New Champion Esanes Joues Douces wins her 3rd and Crowning CC making her the
             UK's FIRST Champion Marbled Bengal

             click to see olive in CatWorld magazine!


September

  • New Champion Starwinds Swirl wins his 3rd and Crowing CC making him
             Scotland's first male Champion Marbled Bengal
  • Esanes Izzitcoi Izred wins BOB
  • Esanes Etourdissant wins BOB & (aged only 4months at his first show)
             BEST OF VARIETY FOREIGN!
  • Esanes Impressionant wins BOB

October

  • Kassaro Cinzano wins 2 firsts and her first CC
  • Esana Izzitcozi Izred wins a first, BOB and 2 seconds


November

The Supreme Cat Show
  • Esanes Etourdissant wins his class
  • Esanes Izzitcozi Izred wins his class
  • Esanes Impressionant wins her class & BOB
  • Ch Starwinds Swirl wins his class, BOB & his first Grand Certificate!

December

  • Ch Starwinds Swirl wins 2 firsts, BOB & his second Grand Certificate!
     And at their last show as kittens :
  • Esanes Impressionant wins 3 firsts & BOB
  • Esanes Etourdissant has a red card day winning first in 5 classes and going BOB!

  • At her first show since gaining her crown, Magi McAuley's Premier Esanes Sarasvati wins her first
         Grand Premier certificate and 2 firsts.
2010 has been a dream year for our cattery.  We became the Top Bengal Breeders in the UK and Ahmir became the UK's Top Bengal and Top Foreign Exhibit.  We enjoyed another 2 Overall Best In Show wins and 4 Best of Variety wins.  We have attained titles within the GCCF and TICA.  We have had the pleasure of welcoming new lines into our programme and have made some wonderful friends through the year.  Thank you to all the judges and fellow exhibitors who made this one of our most memorable years ever, both in terms of success but mainly in our sheer enjoyment of the Fancy and the wondeful people therein.


2010

January 31st

In the Cat Planet/Royal Canin competition, Esanes are top Bengal breeders & 3rd top foreign breeders. 
Grand Champion Esanes Etourdissant is top bengal & TOP FOREIGN!


February 13th        Scottish Cat Club

Esanes Etourdissant           CC, BOB & 2 firts
Esanes Impressionnant      CC, BOB & 2 firsts
Advish Missdemeanor        1st Premier Certificate, BOB, 2 seconds & a third
Esanes Enfant Sauvage      wins her 2nd CC and 2 thirds
Esanes Itwiznae Me           wins the kitten open, BOB, 3 firsts and 1 second


February 27th        Coventry & Leister Cat Club

Esanes Etourdissant           New Imperial Grand Champion  3 firsts, a second, best of breed and crowning Imperial!
                                          This win makes Ahmir Scotlands first Imperial Grand Champion Bengal of any colour
                                           or pattern.  Also the UK's first AOC snow Imperial.
Advish Missdemeanor        wins her second Premier certificate and best of breed
Agacat                                our moggy makes his show debut winning 3 firsts a second and his first MC certificate.


February 28th

In the Cat Planet/Royal Canin competition, Esanes are top Bengal breeders & 3rd top foreign breeders. 
Grand Champion Esanes Etourdissant is top bengal & TOP FOREIGN!


March 27th             Preston & Blackpool Cat Club

Advish Missdemeanor        New Premier  BB wins her 3rd PC, BOB a second and a third
                                           This win makes BB Scotland's first Marbled Premier Bengal
Esanes Etourdissant           wins the Imperial a first and 2 seconds
Agacat                                 wins his 2nd Master Cat Certificate 2 firsts and 2 seconds


March 31st

In the Cat Planet/Royal Canin competition, Esanes are top Bengal breeders & 3rd top foreign breeders. 
Grand Champion Esanes Etourdissant is top bengal & TOP FOREIGN!

April 18th                Shorthair Cat Club of Scotland

Esanes Itwiznae me           wins his first CC, 3 firsts and a second
Starwinds Swirl                  wins BOB
Esanes Etourdissant           wins 3 firsts, a second, BOB and  Best In Show Foreign!!
Aagacat                               New Master Cat  wins his 3rd and crowning MC, 3 firsts, best of colour, wins the overall
                           Royal Canin Stakes and goes Best In Show HP! Agacat is now qualified for the RC finals!

May 3rd

In the Cat Planet/Royal Canin competition, Esanes are top Bengal breeders & 3rd top foreign breeders. 
Imperial Grand Champion Esanes Etourdissant is top bengal & TOP FOREIGN!


May 8th                   Nor'Est of Scotland Cat Club

Esanes Itwiznae Me           wins his second CC!
Esanes Impressionnant      wins Best of Breed and a side first
Esanes Etourdissant           wins Best Of Breed, 3 firsts, a special Best Foreign and Overall Best In Show!
Agacat                                 wins MC, Bost of Colour, 5 firsts and Best In Show HP!!


May 29th                 Durham Cat Club

We couldn't make this show but the O'Rourkes flew the flag!

Esanes Itwiznae Me           New Champion  Simba wins his 3rd CC with BOB!!  Well done on your 1st Champ!


May 31st

In the Cat Planet/Royal Canin competition, Esanes are top Bengal breeders & 3rd top foreign breeders. 
Grand Champion Esanes Etourdissant is top bengal & TOP FOREIGN!  only 1 month left till the end!


June 17th                Lakeland Cat Club

Esanes Itwiznae Me           wins a first, 2 seconds in bige side classes and Best of Breed!
Esanes Impressionnant      wins her Best of Breed
Cheysuli Chamoise Chic       at her first show wins 2 firsts, a third and Best of Breed!


July 10th                 Humberside & Licoln joint shows

We were unable to attend this show but. again, the O'Rourke family were flying the flag brilliantly!

Ch Esanes Itwiznae Me      wins his first Grand Certificate & Reserve Grand Certificate & goes BOB at both shows!!


The Year end has come for the Royal Canin & Cat Planet Competitions and we finish as TOP BENGAL BREEDERS 2009/2010 & 3rd Overall in the foreign section!  AHMIR IS TOP BENGAL & TOP FOREIGN EXHIBIT 2009/2010!!


July 17th                 Edinburgh & East of Scotland Cat Club

Esanes Etourdissant           has a red card day winning Best Of Breed, 3 firsts and 2 trophies!
Esanes Azif Awud               makes a smashing debut by going Best of Breed, winning 3 firsts, a second
                                            & the trophy for Best Foreign Kitten!
Cheysuli Chamoise Chic        wins Best of Breed, 3 firsts, a second & a show special kitten award
Agacat                                 wins Reserve Grand, a first, second, third, fourth, a show special non pedigree award,
                                            a trophy for best tabby and a trophy for best groomed non pedigree!


August 28th            Teesside Cat Club

Esanes Itwiznae Me           wins his second Grand CC!!
Esanes Etourdissant           has another red card day & wins 3 firsts and Best of Breed
Esanes Azif Awud              wins a first and 3 seconds
Cheysuli Chamoise Chic       has another brilliant day, winning 3 firsts, best of breed and Best Foreign Kitten!
Rockytop Mocha                 makes her debut winning 3 firsts, best of breed & NBOV!


September 19th     Scotia Cat Fanciers

Esanes Itwiznae Me           New Grand Champion  massive congratulations to his owners
Esanes Enfant Sauvage      New Champion  massive congratulations to her owners
Esanes Azif Awud              wins her open and Best Of Breed
Rockytop Mocha                 wins her open and Best Of Breed
Cheysuli Chamoise Chic       wins her open and Best of Breed
Esanes Etourdissant           wins his Best of Breed, his 10th Best Foreign and his 3rd Overall Best In Show!!


October 2nd & 3rd   Bengal Cat Club of Great Britain TICA Show

Esanes Etourdissant           New TICA Quadruple Grand Champion!  From only 2 TICA shows
Cheysuli Chamoise Chic       New TICA Champion! From her first TICA show aged only 8 months



October 9th     Cumberland Cat Club

Ahmir's kids made their show debut with ther breeder/owner
Cheysuli Gaelic Charm               Wins the Open
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer       Wins his Open, Best of Breed and is NBIS!


October 30th & 31st    CATTICA All breeds TICA Show

Ahmir and Cue make some more finals and gain a few more points but the day was won by
Macenvi Galaxy Swirl of Hubblebub    New Triple Grand Champion does outstandingly well at his first show!


November 20th     Supreme Cat Show

Macenvi Galaxy Swirl                wins his first CC at his first GCCF Show
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer        wins the Premier at his first adult show


December 11th       West of Scotland Cat Club

Marking our 4th year in exhibiting cats this was a very special show for us

Esanes Etourdissant                 has a red card day and wins Best of Breed at his last GCCF show
Cheysuli Chamoise Chic             wins her first CC
Macenvi Galaxy Swirl               wins his second CC with BOB and a BOV nomination
Esanes Chardon des Champs    wins his open and best of breed
Esanes Itwiznae Me                 wins the reserve Imperial
Agacat                                       wins his first Grand Master, Best of Colour, Best Non Pedigree and
                              Overall Best In Show Household Pet!
We look to 2011 with great excitement.  We have lots of new blood to exhibit and breed from and this year will see us finally moving to France to realise our dream.  We have decided that come May we will be showing far less in order to concentrate our time, effort and money on the French work.  There are a couple of shows we will be attending to try and finish titles and gain experience with some youngsters.


January 15th & 16th    RagtimeTICA

Macenvi Galaxy Swirl          New Quadruple Grand Champion!! At only his second TICA show
Ahmir's sons, the Cheysuli boys, did us and their breeder proud - well done Wendy!
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer  Attends his first TICA show and becomes a Champion Alter!
Cheysuli Double Trouble     Also attends his first TICA show and also takes home the Champion Alter title!


February 12th   Scottish Cat Club

Cheysuli Chamoise Chic              wins her 2nd CC, Best of Breed, 3 firsts and a second.
Esanes Chardon des Champs    wins the kitten open, best of breed, 2 firsts, a second and NBOV!
Macenvi Galaxy Swirl                New Champion wins his 3rd CC, 4 firsts, BOB and Best In Show Foreign!!


February 21st   NaturallyTICA

The Cheysuli kids were out again and didn't dissapoint ... Huge Congrats Wendy!  Ahmir is a proud daddy!
Cheysuli Gaelic Charm          goes to her first TICA show and comes away with a Champion title!   
Cheysuli Bowland Cahrmer   at his second TICA show, he wins the Double Grand Champion Alter title!!


March 12th        Lancashire Cat Club

Cheysuli Chamoise Chic              New Champion wins her 3rd and crowning CC!!
Esanes Chardon Des Champs    at his last show as a kitten wipes the board taking 4 firsts, best of breed,
                                                  Best Foreign Kitten & Overall Best In Show Foreign!!


March 26th        Oneforall TICA
Esanes Chardon Des Champs    New Champion attends his first TICA show and wins the Champion title

                          Preston & Blackpool Cat Club
Wendy & the Cheysuli kids did their breeder and daddy Ahmir proud yet again...you're on a roll Wendy!!
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer        wins his second PC
Cheysuli Gaelic Charm                wins her first CC & BOB!


April 10th           Westicat TICA
Wendy & Thom were out again and as with all of Thom's TICA shows he didn't dissapoint!
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer        at his 3rd TICA show he becomes Triple Grand Champion Alter!


April 16th           Shorthair Cat Club of Scotland

Macenvi Galaxy Swirl                wins his first Grand CC, BOB and 4 firsts!!
Rockytop Mocha                        at her first adult show wins her first CC with BOB!


April 30th / May 1st     CoonTica
Wendy & Thom do it again!
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer        4th show and he wins his Quadruple Grand Championship!


May 14th            Nor'East of Scotland

Macenvi Galaxy Swirl                wins his second Grand CC, BOB and firsts in all sides & NBIS
Rockytop Mocha                        wins her second CC, BOB, 2 firsts and a second


May 21st            Suffolk & Norfolk Cat Club

Congratulations to Eileen Aust of Austazous Bengals, who's Austazous Ice Gem, sired by Gr Ch Esanes Itwiznae Me, won the BOB and went Overall Best of Variety Foreign!! 


May 28th           Durham Cat Club
Wendy pulls is out of the bad again with her Etourdissant kids
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer        New Premier  wins his 3rd PC with BOB
Cheysuli Gaelic Charm                wins her second CC with BOB


June 18th           Lakeland Cat Club
A lovely day out with friends, well done to my Ragdoll friend on making her girl a champion

Rockytop Mocha                        New Champion wins her 3rd CC, BOB and 1st and 2nd in huge side classes
Cheysuli Gaelic Charm               New Premier Wendy's girl wins her 3rd CC and BOB!
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer        wins another Premier certificate with BOB, best wishes for the Grand classes!!


June 27th          TICA REGIONAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Macenvi Galaxy Swirl                wins an RW title and BEST Brown Marbled Bengal in EW Region from only 3 shows
Esanes Etourdissant                 is the second best Seal Mink Spotted in EW Region
Cheysuli Chamoise Chic              is third best Seal Mink Spotted in EW Region
Cheysuli Gaelic Charm               is the BEST Seal Sepia Spotted in EW Region!!  Well done Wendy & Ziva!!


July 11th           Cat Planet & Royal Canin year end winners announced and we are again the TOP BENGAL
                BREEDERS!  Also 4th Overall in the Foreign Section!


July 16th            TICA INTERNATIONAL COLOUR AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Macenvi Galaxy Swirl                is the second best brown marbled bengal Internationally!!
Cheysuli Gaelic Charm               is the second best seal sepia bengal Internationally!! 


July 23rd           Edinburgh & East of Scotland Cat Club
it was lovely to be joined by Wendy and the Cheysuli boys up in Scotland :
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer              won all his classes and Best of Breed!
Cheysuli Double Trouble                 at his first GCCF show won his first PC!  

on to our own wee stars ...
Esanes Marduk                                our Coonie kitten won his Open, a first, second and third in his side classes
Macenvi Galaxy Swirl                      New Grand Champion  wins his third Grand CC, all classes and NBIS
Adelfsh Hubblebub Roceasdon      has a fabulous debut winning all her classes, BOB, Best In Show Foreign then,
                                                        aged just 5months, goes OVERALL BEST IN SHOW!!!

September 17th      Scotia Cat Fanciers
We couldn't enter this show but were glad to have Wendy and the boys back in Scotland
Cheysuli Bowland Charmer              won his 1st Grand PC & BOB
Cheysuli Double Trouble                 won his 2nd PC


October 8th & 9th  BCCGB TICA Show
Our first TICA Show in 7months!
Macenvi Galaxy Swirl                      won 7 Finals including 3 third best cat and 2 second best cat
Hubblebub Ahcanibe Ersed            attended his first show and won the Bengal kitten congress!! Also an
                                                        AB1 and an AB2!
Esanes Marduk                                didn't manage any Finals against the big boys but made the top 3 in breed in 6
                                                        rings and won best of breed in 2 rings!


October 8th & 9th  Cat Club De Berlin

Hubblebub Taiyoukai Godric attended his frist show in Germany only weeks after arriving and came away as
Best In Show Shorthair Male Kitten on both days!  Congratulations Godric & Caroline!


Octber 8th  Cambria Cat Club

Austazous Ice Gem (a GrCh Esanes Itwizne Me daughter) wins her first CC!  She also recieved an invite to the Felis Britannica Winners Show!  Well done Eileen & Bessy!


November 26th & 27th  Naturally TICA

Hubblebub Ahcanibe Ersed            won 5 Finals including another Best Kitten!!
Adelfsh Hubblebub Roceasdon      New Double Grand Champion a fabulous TICA debut winning enough                                                                             points and Finals for her Ch, GRC & DGC titles!!
Congratulations also to Alsion Brady of Purebengals who's Ahmir daughter,  Adelfsh Albakatz Corvette won her Champion title!


December 3rd   West of Scotland Cat Club
Congratulations to Joe Hickey with his home bred Ahmir daughter, Adelfsh Albakatz-Timbar, who won her first CC, 2 firsts and Best of Breed!


December 9th, 10th & 11th    Spoticat Christmas Show    What a way to end the year! 

Macenvi Galaxy Swirl                      New Supreme Grand Champion!!!
Adelfsh Hubblebub Roceasdon     New Triple Grand Champion!
Hubblebub Ahcanibe Ersed             wins some more Finals at his last TICA show as a kitten
MASSIVE Congratulations to Wendy and Thom on becoming a SUPREME!!!