Miss Rose Reports

Well hello there! This is Rose.

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You know, I am a little upset that it has taken Scott four months to allow me to post about my adventure but better late than never! Let me tell you about the 2012 GCCF Supreme Show held in Birmingham late last November.

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It was a very long day. Scott was up at 4:30 in the morning and we left the house at about 6am. I took over two hours to drive to Birmingham but I was fairly quiet in the back of the car. We had our house guests Pam and Gerald with us for company and support. After the vetting in process they set up my pen and decorated it with these beautiful drapes that Auntie Jane lent us. The Supreme Show is different to other shows: not only is it a national rather than regional show, you are also allowed to decorate the pen. The theme for this show was “Diamonds are Forever” but I just had a regular decorated pen rather than a theme-based one.

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The show is enormous and there are large judging rings, hundreds of entrants and many displays and stalls.

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Later that morning I was removed from my display pen and taken into the judging ring.

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I was placed in a judging pen and when it was my turn the steward presented me to the judge.

2012-11-24 at 13-28-12The judge looked at me very carefully before making her decision.

2012-11-24 at 13-59-29I came second in my class! I was very proud to have achieved a placing in the Supreme Show. Scott was also very proud of me.

2012-11-24 at 16-29-43Scott, Pam and Gerald then spent some time looking at the other exhibits.

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Some people had gone to great lengths to decorate their pens according to the theme.

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Later all of the cats awarded Best of Variety went into the final Supreme judging. The Best in Show 2012 went to a beautiful Orange Eyed White Persian but Scott didn’t get a picture of her. You can see one here though.

Following my success at the Supreme, as well as being awarded the Championship Title of Premier last year, Scott and I have decided to retire from the show circuit. It was great fun while it lasted though!

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Love and hugs to all our old friends in the cat blogosphere – especially my boyfriend Genji!

RoseSig

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9 responses to “Miss Rose Reports

  1. gosh, Rose, how pawsome! Concats on your accomplishments! What fancy pens everycat had! Well, enjoy your retirement 🙂 Send our meows to Ruby and Oliver!
    Purrs,
    Pip, Smidgen, minnie, Hollie

  2. Miss Rose! I have missed you so! I was beginning to wonder if you had totally forgotten about me… I am so proud of you. Of course, in my eyes, you are the most beautiful ladycat ever! I do hope you will be back to posting regularly now!

    Purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrs,
    Genji

  3. Well done, Miss Rose! Congratulations to you and Scott for your terrific finish. We wish you a happy retirement with your ribbons and your memories.

  4. Concatulations, Miss Rose! You did great competing against all those kitties! I wonder if there were any Somalis there?

  5. Welcome back Miss Rose. I had missed you, and am very glad to hear of your triumph. Say hello to Ruby and Oliver please.

  6. Bravo Miss Beautiful you deserve retirement after all your stupendous efforts and you have nothing left to prove. Miaow for now

  7. Congratulations beautiful Miss Rose.
    Thank you for your kind words on our loss of Eric. The many comments have been a great comfort to us.

  8. That was quite the show, and quite the accomplishment, against a lot of competition. There sure are a lot of cat lovers in the world.

  9. corycatblog

    Wow, all those decorated cages! We think your cage had the best decoration of all…you!

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