Great Lakes Region 2012-2013 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 2012-2013 show season.

  • GC BASSETTI'S ANDO OF BENHANA, DM
  • DOB: 6/8/2003
  • Black-White Japanese Bobtail Male
  • Br/Ow: Dawn Benaim - Janet Bassetti
  • Sponsored by Doreen & Douglas Linfield

 

  • CH CATBERY TAIL'S BELLE-OF-THE-BALL, DM
  • DOB: 4/21/2008
  • Blue-Cream Point Persian-Himalayan Female
  • Br: Lori Kerr, Lessee
  • Ow: Lori A. Kerr-Debra Evans
  • Sponsored by Christine Arnold

 

  • GC, RW CATILLAK'S THAT GIRL OF JUBILEUM, DM
  • DOB: 6/2/2003
  • Dilute Calico Persian Female
  • Br: Lisa Smith
  • Ow: Lisa Smith-Jerry Hamza
  • Sponsored by Doreen & Bob Mathas

 

  • GC CO-STAR SWEET VICTORY OF REXKWIZIT, DM
  • DOB: 7/21/2009
  • Black Cornish Rex Female
  • Br: Ginger Mende-Rhonda Small
  • Ow: Ginger Mende-Sandra Nabeta
  • Sponsored by Rick Hoskinson

 

  • GC, RW CRESWELL BILLABONG BILL OF KITSU, DM
  • DOB: 4/4/2005
  • Lilac European Burmese Male
  • Br: Dr H-Mrs J. Cooper
  • Ow: Norman K. - Geraldine S. Urban
  • Sponsored by Camelle & Joel Chaney

 

  • CH, GP DEWISPLEAR CARLOTTA MAYFAIR, DM
  • DOB: 7/25/2007
  • Brown Mac Tabby-White Maine Coon Female
  • Br/Ow: Joel-Camelle Chaney
  • Sponsored by Doreen & Bob Mathas

 

  • CH DEWISPLEAR MERAUX, DM
  • DOB: 11/5/2007
  • Brown Mac Tabby-White Maine Coon Female
  • Br/Ow: Joel-Camelle Chaney
  • Sponsored by Sue Shorey

 

  • KENIPURR NISHIKAZE OF BENHANA, DM
  • DOB: 4/1/2008
  • Dilute Mi-Ke Japanese Bobtail Female
  • Br: Kendall Smith-Marianne Clark
  • Ow: Dawn Benaim-Kendall Smith
  • Sponsored by Doreen & Douglas Linfield

 

  • GC, BW, NW KINROSS JAMES MCGLYNN, DM
  • DOB: 10/22/2004
  • Blue Silver Tabby-Wh Scottish Fold Male
  • Br/Ow: Bruce-Ev Russell
  • Sponsored by Teresa Sweeney

 

  • GC KURISUMASU KENJU UZI OF KATSUMA, DM
  • DOB: 3/26/2006
  • Mi-Ke Tri-Color Lh Japanese Bobtail Female
  • Br: Marianne Clark
  • Ow: M. Clark-S. Eckert-L. Friemoth
  • Sponsored by Rosina & Jim McGlynn

 

  • GC NACADA SHADES-OF-JAMMER, DM
  • DOB: 5/31/2008
  • Lavender Tabby Sh Oriental Female
  • Br: Chuck-Bonnie Searles
  • Ow: Guy-Yvonne Credit
  • Sponsored by Lisa Widenhofer

 

  • GC WYNTERWYND BEACH GLASS, DM
  • DOB: 2/6/2006
  • Russian Blue Female
  • Br/Ow: Annette Wilson
  • Sponsored by Megan Heimstra