Side Class 27 - It's Summer! Open Season for Hunting
NZCF Judge Bronwyn Main

Thank you for entering.   It was both my absolute pleasure and privilege to judge such a stunning class.   
The quality of all entries was extremely high and made it hard work Judging. 

1ST PLACE:

96c British SH M.jpg

EXHIBIT NO:  96

CAT NAME:  Bruce Lee of Bring Joy

OWNER:  Sandra Rieger

JUDGES COMMENT:

What a totally standout entry that captured the theme so perfectly
A beautiful exhibit and a stunning photo, you just feel like you are there. This shot has everything and I totally loved it from the instant I saw it

2ND PLACE:

263d Persian F.jpeg

EXHIBIT NO:  263

CAT NAME: Palchinno Jeannie

OWNER:  Mrs Rose T D Angus

JUDGES COMMENT:

The total concentration on the face of this gorgeous lady made this a
truly captivating picture with stunning surrounds.

3RD PLACE:

385d HP M.jpg

EXHIBIT NO:  385

CAT NAME:  Minka

OWNER:  Karen Beyers

JUDGES COMMENT:

This truly captivates the ready, set pounce/jump and total focus
A beautiful photo and well deserving winner

4TH PLACE:

376d HP F.jpg

EXHIBIT NO:  376

CAT NAME:  Khalindi

OWNER:  Karen Beyers

JUDGES COMMENT:

What a great action shot that personifies the open season for hunting
The cat is in great condition , displayed perfectly in fabulous surrounds

5TH PLACE:

227c British SH M.jpg

EXHIBIT NO:  227

CAT NAME:  IP Lady Mary`s Silver Quinn

OWNER:  Stine M. Hauge

JUDGES COMMENT:

This photo is stunning,   It left me wanting to know more as in what was
It trying to pounce on, did it get it, did it play with it, or eat it. This is such a great Living action shot - well done

6TH PLACE:

358d HP F.jpg

EXHIBIT NO:  358

CAT NAME:  Khalindi

OWNER:  Karen Beyers

JUDGES COMMENT:
What a magnificent lady and a fabulous flexible agile acrobat getting ready To seriously go hunting     This lady looks a magnificent example of her breed

7TH PLACE:

271d LaPerm LH F.jpg

EXHIBIT NO:  271

CAT NAME:  Akima

OWNER:  Camilla Johansson

JUDGES COMMENT:
The ultimate I’m on prowl shot with the paw poised    Stunning contrast and a real True action shot.    Left me wanting to know what happened next   What a beautiful Cat

8TH PLACE:

293c Kurilian Bobtail F.jpeg

EXHIBIT NO:  293

CAT NAME:  Plushka Sleva Zoloto Des Kurils De L'Ouest 

OWNER:  Mark & Katalin Caplice 

JUDGES COMMENT:
What a truly great shot totally capturing the moment.  And a very experienced good Hunter happy to show us how to do it. 

9TH PLACE:

75d RagaMuffin M.jpg

EXHIBIT NO:  75

CAT NAME:  Lerryn

OWNER: Lynn Simpson

JUDGES COMMENT:
The intense concentration in the eyes of this boy are very hypnotic and they combine with the stance to make a superb action show 

10TH PLACE:

403c Burmese M.jpeg

EXHIBIT NO:  403

CAT NAME:  Tirrick Obi Wan Kenobe

OWNER:  Elizabeth Holmes

JUDGES COMMENT:
Totally loved the subject and setting of this photo. A lot of content and scenery But captures everything including a stunning Burmese