Great Lakes Region 2009-2010 Distinguished Merit

Distinguished Merit is the title given to a cat which has produced the required number of Grand Champions, Grand Premiers or Distinguished Merit Cats (5 for females and 15 for males). This award recognizes the dedication required to achieve a successful breeding program, and is coveted by those receiving it for their cats.

Congratulations to the following cats who have earned the Distinguished Merit title during the 2008-2009 show season.

  • GC, RW ABIZAQ DIDGERIDOO, DM
  • 0381-1356503  DOB: 5/8/2001
  • Ruddy Abyssinian Female
  • Br: C. Giammarinaro - N-M. Auspitz
  • Ow: Martha-Norman Auspitz
  • GC, RW AYUTHAYA AMOROSO OF THAIFONG, DM
  • 0270-1376632  DOB: 8/31/2001
  • Chocolate Point Siamese Male
  • Br: Susan Perkins
  • Ow: S. Perkins-V. Wheeldon
  • BENHANA KEIKO, DM
  • 6649-1510121  DOB: 9/6/2004
  • Mi-Ke Tri-Color Japanese Bobtail Female
  • Br: M. Knopp-D. Benaim(lessee)
  • Ow: Dawn M. Benaim
  • GC BLEUNOTE CANDIDE'S BRIGHT SERAPH, DM
  • 0273-1416584  DOB: 8/7/2002
  • Seal Point Siamese Female
  • Br: Ed - Ann Marie Bingham
  • Ow: Ed-Ann Marie Bingham
  • CH CYNBIR'S ZAZA GABIR, DM
  • 0183-1403985  DOB: 4/9/2002
  • Seal Point Birman Female
  • Br: Cyndee Myers
  • Ow: Cyndee Myers
  • GC DEVANDE'S STARLIGHT EXPRESS, DM
  • 0385-1451316  DOB: 4/22/2003
  • Blue Abyssinian Female
  • Br: S-J. Vande Sande-M. Zehnder
  • Ow: M. Zehnder-S-J. Vande Sande
  • GC KONFETTIKAT PATRIOT OF SUAVERE, DM
  • 1106-1366420  DOB: 3/17/2001
  • Blue-White Persian Male
  • Br: Dawna-Gerald Roskelley
  • Ow: Carolyn - Stephen Vogel
  • GC LADILUCK'S TATIANA, DM
  • 7587-1442471  DOB: 2/4/2003
  • Brown Ptchd Mckrl Tby Exotic Female
  • Br: Sharon Soules
  • Ow: Sharon Soules
  • GC, RW LAUREDEN ELIZABETH, DM
  • 3293-1570804  DOB: 5/3/2006
  • Tortie Point Persian-Himalayan Female
  • Br: Hope-Lauren Gonano-C. Baker
  • Ow: Gonano-Isenberg-Warden
  • GC LAUREDEN MAGICALLY DELICIOUS, DM
  • 7617-1557626  DOB: 11/15/2005
  • Tortie-Lynx Point Exotic Female
  • Br: H-L. Gonano-J. Kithcart-S. Oster
  • Ow: H-L. Gonano-J. Kithcart-S. Oster
  • GC LOVINLACES DAPHNEY, DM
  • 2183-1560635  DOB: 1/16/2006
  • Seal Point Birman Female
  • Br: Carolyn "tippi" Parmerter
  • Ow: Carolyn Tippi Young Parmerter
  • CH LYNZKATZ ANDROMEDA, DM
  • 0787-1460800  DOB: 7/5/2003
  • Brown Patched Tabby American SH Female
  • Br: Linda-Jon Bartley
  • Ow: Linda-Jon Bartley
  • GC MCKITTYCREEK BRIANNA OF HIGHLANDER, DM
  • 1769-1501711  DOB: 6/22/2004
  • Brown Ptch Tabby-White Maine Coon Female
  • Br: Bill - Sue Storten
  • Ow: Teresa Signore-Edwin Sweeney
  • NUDAWNZ OOPS! I DID IT AGAIN, DM
  • 5499-1470024  DOB: 8/2/2003
  • Brown Tabby Docked Lh American Bobtail Female
  • Br: Lorna Dawn Friemoth
  • Ow: Shelby A. - Lorna D. Friemoth
  • CH SHARMANI'S BOBBI MAGEE, DM
  • 1769-1512297  DOB: 9/29/2004
  • Brown Ptch Tabby-White Maine Coon Female
  • Br: Sharon-Manny Strauch
  • Ow: Sharon-Manny Strauch
  • GC, RW SHUBACOONS KENWORTH OF HIGHLANDER, DM
  • 1744-1482121  DOB: 12/9/2003
  • Brown Tabby Maine Coon Male
  • Br: Paul-Ramona Shuba
  • Ow: Teresa Signore-Edwin Sweeney
  • CH STEDAM'S BABY BLUE, DM
  • 0753-1530027  DOB: 2/11/2005
  • Blue Tabby American SH Female
  • Br: Dawn-Michael Skupin
  • Ow: Dawn Skupin
  • CH, GP STEDAM'S KAHLUA, DM
  • 0745-1567264  DOB: 3/14/2006
  • Brown Tabby American SH Spay
  • Br: Dawn Skupin
  • Ow: Dawn Skupin
  • CH SYNTIFINY SAMANTHA OF STEDAM, DM
  • 7083-1470538  DOB: 8/10/2003
  • Silver Ptchd Tby-White American SH Female
  • Br: Sheree Dachman-Dawn Skupin
  • Ow: Dawn Skupin-Sheree Dachman
  • GC, BW, NW TUVETS MARTHA'S PICK OF ABIZAQ, DM
  • 1778-1445997  DOB: 2/19/2003
  • Brown Tabby-White Maine Coon Male
  • Br: G-K. Bowman-M-N. Auspitz
  • Ow: Martha-Norman Auspitz
  • CH VERISMO DIVA OF CAMBERWELL, DM
  • 1769-1269463  DOB: 7/5/1999
  • Brown Ptchd Tby-White Maine Coon Female
  • Br: Thomas Odom
  • Ow: Rachel Anger
  • GC WALNUTHOLLOW GANACHE' OF LYNZKATZ, DM
  • 7075-1333159  DOB: 7/2/2000
  • Brown Tabby-White American SH Spay
  • Br: Karen L. Hess
  • Ow: Linda-Jon-Jacob Bartley
  • CH WHITESOX CONNIE WHITE MOCCASINS, DM
  • 2157-1535253  DOB: 6/13/2005
  • Blue Lynx Point Birman Female
  • Br: J-C. Gabbard-K-R. Helmold
  • Ow: C-J. Gabbard-K-R. Helmold