Aby-a-Day – August 5: Scenes from a Cat Show (Hipstamatic Monday)

Our weekend at the show in Boxboro started early on Saturday.

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Very early. I had to catch a Framingham train at 7am to meet Meg.

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Mind you, I don’t get up for work until 7:30.

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I’m pretty sure Jacoby doesn’t wake up that early, either.

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But he loves to look out the window on the train.

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But after a while he settled down and just sat on the seat with me.

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There were only two Abys entered in the show. One was Jake, of course, and the other was little Instincts Columbia, a 4 month old ruddy kitten. She and Jake are cousins of some sort, since his mother Catalina comes from Instincts. I met Columbia’s mother Cupcake at this same show last year.

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She was adorable! And she did really well…she was Best Kitten in two rings, and she finaled in 9 out of the 10 rings. Not bad for her first time!

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Here she is getting one of her rosettes from judge Chuck Gradowski.

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This is Chuck Gradowski with that Maine Coon boy I posted about last night.

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His name is Mayn Dezn Matrix.

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I still can’t get over how enormous he is.

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As a comparison, take a look at this little black smoke Cornish Rex boy, Beaconwood Just My Style of Fenway. Guess how old he is? He’s 7 months old, just four days younger than Matrix! Cat breeds may not have the diversity in size and shape that dogs do, but they’re still pretty diverse.

3 thoughts on “Aby-a-Day – August 5: Scenes from a Cat Show (Hipstamatic Monday)

  1. Isn’t that funny. Yes you did have Jake with cupcake and Taz. One big happy family.

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