A Year in our World – Part Four

Hello my friends, Spot here!

 

Welcome to the final part of my review of the year which covers October to December and what a busy three months it was! I have really struggled with choosing the photos for the blog today – it was so hard deciding what I should leave out as there are so many I could have shared :)  But being as I posted a random pic of me at the start of the last post, here’s a random pic of Lula to start things off today! :lol:

 

 

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High five, Lula!

 

October

 

Early October saw Lula, Spike and Annie go off to the Tabby Cat Club show in Warwickshire :) This was Spike and Annie’s second competitive show and I don’t have enough fingers and toes to count which number show it was for Lula. Once again, her Olympian class was very tough and she wasn’t placed, but in their subsequent reports, one of the judges said that she is: “A super gentle girl with plenty of star quality” so that was quite nice :)

Spike did very well at the show, he won his breed class and two of his large side classes and was such a good boy, but was overshadowed slightly by Annie who not only won all but one of her classes, but also went on to be judged Best in Show Pedigree pet so was up for the final Best in Show Judging! There she beat the Best in Show Non Pedigree Pet to win Best in Show Overall Household Pet! What an achievement at only her second show! We were all so proud :)

 

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Annie in her Best in Show pen!

 

Also in October, that mysterious building I mentioned last time was finished, and it turned out it was a nice office for my mummy! :)

 

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Mummy’s office :)

 

But even nicer than that, it also meant our cat garden could be re-modelled and was made twice the size, incorporating the office too! So we now have even more space to run around in and more things to explore! :) And mummy can keep her eye on us if she’s in her office, though when we get cold or tired, we of course also go in there and have a nice catnap on the sofa :)

 

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Checking out the new building

 

November

 

We had two of our favourite cat shows in November – the Bengal Cat Club Show and the pinnacle of the show calendar, the Supreme!

 

At the Bengal Cat Club, Spike again did very well, winning almost all of his classes :) Again he was a very good boy too, except for when he spilt his water all over his pen :shock: It’s a good job mummy takes spare blankets with her :) But again, he took it all in his stride…

 

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Spike is chilled out

 

We didn’t dare believe that Annie would do as well as she did in her last show… but that’s exactly what she did! She won Overall Best in Show Household Pet for the second show running! What a clever girl! :)

 

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Annie in her pen plotting escape!

 

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Best in Show judging

 

Three weeks later and it was time to go to the Supreme! Lula went on exhibition for the Bengal Cat Club and was impeccably behaved all day, she does like to show off though :)

 

 

Annie and Spike both again did tremendously well! Annie won the special fun kitten class, beating lots and lots of other kittens; she came first in her breed class and also won best of breed too! :)

 

 

Spike didn’t come anywhere in the special kitten class, but like Annie he won first place in his breed class and Best of Breed, but the difference was his breed class was one of the largest in the show! Such an achievement at that level to beat so many other wonderful Bengal kittens, again we were so proud, though Spikey was his usual chilled out self :)

 

 

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Spike looking relaxed

 

Phew! What a busy month that was!

 

 

December

 

We decided we’d be on our best behaviour in December as we wanted to make sure the nice man in red visited us at Christmas, though I’m not quite sure Spike got the memo saying that!

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Lula and I are wondering what Spike’s doing up there?

 

I thought I’d at least pretend I liked the two peskies and allowed them to share my perch :)

 

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Brown Bengal Bubble

 

It’s not like I do like them, you understand, but they just seem to follow me everywhere! :)

 

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Brown Bengal gang, in size order!

 

Pretty soon, it was time for our final show of the year, the National! Again, Spike and Annie went and were very good kitties. They had an excellent show, though not as good as previous ones. Mind you, you’d be forgiven for thinking otherwise if you looked at Annie’s pen!

 

 

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Annie’s pen at the end of the show (Spike had joined her in there)

 

The weather was quite reasonable most days, so we spent lots of time in the cat garden

 

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In the cat garden

 

And we also managed to get together for our very first group photo of all seven of us!

 

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All seven of us

 

And then we had Christmas when our good behaviour paid off and we got lots of yummy treats :)

 

Which pretty much brings our review to a close, my friends! I hope you enjoyed travelling the journey with us! Let’s hope this year brings lots more exciting things and here’s to a happy and successful 2015 to all of you!

 

Take care!
Spot

xxxxxxx

18 thoughts on “A Year in our World – Part Four”

    1. Purrrrr! Let’s hope so, June! :) It’s been a quiet start so far, but then I suppose we’ve only had 4 days of it lol! :) xxx

  1. Brilliant end to your blog, you and your Mummy have worked so hard remembering all that’s happened throughout the year. I love all the photos and re-living all the show triumphs of the peskies. Spotty cat you don’t fool us, so you say you don’t really like the peskies but whenever we see you these days you’re cuddled up to one or other of them, you’re basking in the glory of being the big, handsome brother showing the 2 little ones the ropes :-). Well done Spotty and Mummy, I’ve loved reading all about your year xx <3 <3

    1. Thank you, Edna, and thanks for being so supportive of our blog and our Facebook page throughout the year! :) xxx

  2. Thank you Spot for sharing your year with us, and thank you to your mummy for helping you. It was lovely reading and such beautiful pictures too. Hope this new year brings just as much excitement. Xxxx

  3. It was lovely reading your blog Spot. I hope we all have a good year. All 7 of you are beautiful cats. Your Mummy and Daddy must be very proud of you all. Xxx

  4. Awww thanks for the last part of your 2014! <3 Love all the pics. I do by the way know what Spike did up that tree… He was looking for the man in red :O Thank you for keeping us updated! Love all your posts! <3

  5. Spot, I waited until the final chapter to make my comments. . . I would say that BCW had a most pawsome year!! There were some very wonderful achievements for all of you!! Annie & Spike have been a true asset to the “crew”. . . VERY lovely posts and pics on a most pawsome year!!

    I had been getting notifications of your new posts, and all of a sudden they stopped again. . .so I thought I’d better drop by and check out the latest in your world. Love and prayers for a wonderful 2015 for all at BCW. . . lubs ya!! ♥♥♥

    1. Hello Diane! Thanks for your lovely comments :) We had to turn off our little widget thingy that sends you notifications because it was conflicting with something else on the website and causing problems :( We will try and see if we can find something else to replace it, but usually we post every Sunday and we always share the link on our Facebook page when we post something new :)

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