We're thrilled to report that Blitzen (Chemicoons Stephen Hawking of LAPD) has earned the needed BEST CAT to become a TICA Supreme Grand Champion. He will continue to be shown for the rest of the show season. We will have his heart checked with our spring echocardiogram clinic and then breed him late Spring of 2019.
Fall echocardiogram results:
Allywood Mendeleev of Chemicoons (age 9 months, first echo) - normal
Aristopearls Madame Adelaide of LAPD (age 10 months, first echo) - normal
RW DGC LAPD Flying the W of Chemicoons (age 2.0 yrs, 2nd echo) - normal
IW SGC LAPD Go Cubs Go of Chemicoons (age 2.0 yrs, 2nd echo) - normal
LA SGC Chemicoons Kelvin (age 3.8 years, 2nd echo) - normal
What a great season we had showing Rizzo (now officially IW SGC LAPD Go Cubs Go of Chemicoons). He was a great traveler and show cat for the year & we are so proud to announce that not only did he finish the year as an International Winner (15th Best International Allbreed Cat, 7th Best International Longhair Cat), but he was Best Maine Coon Cat of the Year in TICA.
Rizzo will now retire from showing to become the stud at LAPD/Chemicoons (his half-brother LA SGC LAPD Sniper has now retired to his forever home). We are bringing in two new girls so we have girls to breed to Rizzo. Our other two adult girls are too closely related to him to breed.
One of the two girls has arrived from our friends in Germany (Aris...
We are having a great time showing young Rizzo in TICA this season. With just over a month left of the show season, we see the bitter-sweet end in site. Check out these pictures by Ken Nagie at a recent show.
The close of the 2016-2017 TICA show season is upon us and we are thrilled to announce that our Finn is now International Winner, Regional Winner, Supreme Grand Champion LAPurrD Fusion of Chemicoons. Finn was 5th Best Allbreed Kitten Internationally, BEST Allbreed Kitten in the Great Lakes Region, 2nd Best International Maine Coon Kitten and then earned a second International Allbreed win in Championship.
His brother and sister also earned Regional Wins (RW SGC LAPurrD Sting Rey of Whatatrill and RW QGC LAPurrD Wookiee Warrior).
Most importantly, we did our spring echocardiograms (all breeding cats are screened prior to breeding and then annually while in our breeding program)...and both LA SGC LAPD Sniper and...
Young Finn (LAPurrD Fusion of Chemicoons) had an amazing weekend in Corpus Christi, TX, over the Thanksgiving holiday. He not only picked up the needed BEST CAT to become a 3-show Supreme Grand Champion, he picked up several of them AND was Best of the Best Cat in Show. (He also made the front of the local paper - pictured here).
I'm also thrilled to report Finn was screened, via echocardiogram, for HCM in early November and passed the assessment with flying colors. I anticipate breeding him this winter or spring.
Kitten Finn (LAPurrD Fusion of Chemicoons) had an amazing show at the TICA Annual in San Diego early September and was presented at the end of the weekend as Best of the Best Kitten in Show. There were more than 120 kittens in competition and a very nice class of Maine Coon kittens. We couldn't be more proud of Finn.