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Jazz and Gus babies at 3 weeks.

Jazz is such a good mum these babies are piling on the weight now.  They are still reluctant to come out of their nest, but we expect they will be running around before much longer.  All of these babies are optioned.

Red silver tabby (possibly red smoke) and white boy.
Red silver tabby (possibly red smoke) and white boy.
Silver tabby and white girl
Silver tabby and white girl

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silver tabby with white girl
silver tabby with white girl
Silver tabby with white girl
Silver tabby with white girl
silver tabby with white boy
silver tabby with white boy
Silver tabby and white boy
Silver tabby and white boy

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Red and white boy
Red and white boy
one of the red silver boys
one of the red silver boys
Two red silver or possibly red smoke and white boys
Two red silver or possibly red smoke and white boys
Kitten update

Jazz is proving to be a really attentive mother, and these babies are growing into fat little piggies!

We are now fairly certain that we have FOUR boys and TWO girls.  Three red silver tabby with white boys, and one silver tabby with white boy, and two silver tabby with white girls.  All kittens have been optioned to very patient people on our kitten list who have been waiting.  Those who were unlucky have been moved onto the list for the next litter.  We dont have any news of who will be our next litter, as yet, but will post here once we know.

In the meantime, here are the kittens today, at two weeks.  Four are OPTIONED, but one of the boys, is still available.  If interested, please contact me.  Preference will be given to people already on my waiting list, but it is still worth getting in touch to express interest.

Three red silver tabby with white boys
Three red silver tabby with white boys (one is available, two are optioned)
Silver tabby and white girl.
Silver tabby and white girl. (Optioned)
Silver tabby and white girl.
Silver tabby and white girl. (optioned)
Silver tabby and white boy.
Silver tabby and white boy. (Optioned)
Mum keeping an eye on the babies.
Mum keeping an eye on the babies.
Our new girls... Peggy and Penny

Mabalakat Peggy (tortie smoke and white) is out of Pascali and Walter.  She is a beautiful girl with masses of charm and individuality.  She has been shown a couple of times, and has been 1st and Best of Breed every time so far, with one Best Section 2 Kitten in show (at 14 weeks!).  Judges seem to really like her confident and friendly nature.

Mabalakat Penny (Red classic tabby with white) is out of Izzy and George.  She too has done well in shows.  As she is now 8 months old, we will wait until she is adult before showing her again.  Hopefully both will go on to have kittens later on.

Penny
Penny
Peggy
Peggy

 

Menemsha (GR CH Mabalakat Menemsha-Bay)

As Menemsha is looking so lovely at the moment, we took a photo.  Sadly, at 4 years she has only produced one (rather lovely) litter.  She just doesnt call very often, but we have a handsome boy lined up for when she does!  Hopefully it will be this year.

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January Show results

We took Satchmo and Peggy to the Capital and Eastern double show on Saturday 5th.  The kitten did really well, with first and Best of Breed in each show, and firsts in nearly all of her side classes too!  She is only 6 months and taking it all in her stride.  Satchmo however in large strong classes was awarded Imperial in one show and Reserve Imperial in the other!  This means he had his all-important fifth Imperial certificate, and GCCF have since confirmed that he is now IMPERIAL GRAND PREMIER Mabalakat Satchmo.  Absolutely over the moon, as he is my special baby.  He finds the travel difficult, and isnt even two years yet, so we will be giving him some time off from showing for a while, to allow him time to mature before attempting the Olympian classes!

Didnt take any photos at the show, but here are both of them, taken today.

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Spot on due date Jazz yesterday delivered us six beautiful babies.  Not sexed or weighed as yet, and very early days, but looks to be three red silver tabby and white males, and three silver tabby and white that could be either sex.

The first couple of weeks are always risky, so I will not be making any of these available as yet (and need time to make sure of colours and sexes) but those on my waiting list are welcome to contact me to confirm their interest, which will be noted.

Photos will follow later.

We took Satchmo, Penny and Peggy to the Maidstone and Medway show at Bracknell on December 15th.  At this, our last show of the year, Satchmo had a great day, gaining his 4th Imperial Certificate (so only one to go!), Best of Breed and also did well in his side classes.  After a traumatic journey (sadly looks like she isnt going to be a good traveller!) Peggy did well with 1st and Best of Breed, and placed highly in both side classes.  It wasnt Penny’s day, she came 2nd, but travelled and handled really well and did well in her side classes too.

We now have a few weeks off, whilst we await the arrival of Jazz’s kittens.  She is looking huge, so we are impatient to see what the New Year will bring us!  It looks like some of the other girls are coming into call too, so decisions soon as to who to be mated for the following litter.

Show results 24th November

Took Satchmo and the two up and coming girls to the Colourpointed, Rex Coated and Any Other Variety show yesterday.  Sadly, nothing for Satchmo in the Imperial class, which was a large one, though he did get Best of Breed.  I forgot to take any pics of him whilst there, so here is one of him taken at home!  However, the two young girls had a storming day!  Penelope (red tabby + white) was first, and Best of Breed, as was Peggy (tortie smoke and white) in her class.  Both had good side class results, being placed in large classes of mixed breeds.  Towards the end of the day, we were so pleased when Peggy was judged to be the Best in Show kitten in her section – and at only 20 weeks!  More importantly, both girls were relaxed and playful throughout the day and had a good ex

Just before home, with her Best in Show rosette.
Just before home, with her Best in Show rosette.
Peggy was very relaxed throughout the day in her pen.
Peggy was very relaxed throughout the day in her pen.
Penny just wouldnt stay still for me to take a good photo but you can just see her Best of Breed Rosette
Penny just wouldnt stay still for me to take a good photo but you can just see her Best of Breed Rosette
Hard to get a good pic of Penny at the show, so here is both girls at home.
Hard to get a good pic of Penny at the show, so here is both girls at home.

perience at what is always one of our favourite shows.

 

 

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Satchmo in his favourite spot, watching the traffic.
Jazz is expecting babies in the New Year!

We are super excited to say that Jazz definitely looks to be pregnant.  Her kittens will be expected around 1st/2nd January, so new year babies.  The boy she visited is a huge and beautiful silver classic tabby with white imported boy belonging to a good friend of ours.   He carries both solid and dilute, whilst we know that Jazz carries solid, but are not sure if she also carries dilute, so the kittens should be from a wide range of colours.

Images of Gus (Mymains Malfurion Stormrage) are now included below.  He is a fabulously boned silver classic tabby and white boy from the USA, and belonging to Jackie Huddleston (Jakatta Maine Coons).

Likely are:  Boys – red tabby, red silver tabby, red smoke, red shaded, red solid.  Black, brown tabby, silver tabby, black smoke.

Girls – Black, brown tabby, silver tabby, black smoke, tortie tabby, tortie, tortie silver tabby, black smoke, tortie smoke.

All kittens will likely be with white.  If Jazz DOES carry the dilute gene, which she may well do, then we could get the dilute variations of any of the above as well….. this is a litter we shall be watching with huge interest.

Both cats are HCM gene negative, and in addition, he has been tested clear of both PKDef and SMA.

Jazz will, of course, be away from the show bench until her kittens are grown and left home, and she is fully recovered, so she will be resuming her chase of Imperial certificates later in 2019, but her brother Satchmo will continue to represent our prefix, along with our two up and coming youngsters, Penny and Peggy.

Gus
Gus
Gus
Gus
Jazz at a show earlier this year.
Jazz at a show earlier this year.