Articles in memory of special fanciers and felines

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  • Ann V, Sones
    Ann Sones of Myshadow Persian fame passed away on March 14, 2009. She will be missed....
    April 2009

  • Anna Sadler
    The cat fancy has lost one of our dearest treasures, Anna Sadler of Brannaway Persians.
    July 2004

  • Barb Brush, Per-lore
    The Persian breed has lost a grand lady whose passion and dedication to the art of "line-chasing" resulted in the creation of the largest online, free access cat pedigree database in the world. This is her story . . .
    January 2016

  • Barbara St. Georges
    CFA has lost long-time judge and Manx breeder, Barbara St. Georges...
    April 2009

  • Connie Stewart, CFA's Iconic Campaigner
    CFA has lost a legend with the passing of the incomparable Connie Stewart of Wishes Persians. Connie carved her mark in the history books of CFA by showing cats that earned a total of 45 national titles . . . and in the process she left her imprint in the hearts of fanciers around the globe. This is her story . . .
    January 2016

  • Donna Cook - A Lady Who Will Be Missed
    CFA has lost the quintessential Lady of Persians, Donna Cook of Jadon...
    June 19

  • Donna Davis
    On July 19, 2014, CFA judge and Siamese breeder Donna Davis passed away at the age of 76. CFA has lost a legend and the Siamese breed has lost one of its true grand dames.
    August 2014

  • Donna Norris
    CFA LH Judge, Donna Norris, passed away recently. She is a treasure lost.
    February 2005

  • Farewell Peter
    The cat fancy has lost Peter Romich of Grandaries Exotics who passed away last Sunday.
    January 2003

  • Gail Rothman, Le Club Fur Himalayans
    CFA shines a little less brightly with the passing of Gail Rothman. Together with her beloved late husband, Earl, Gail personified the best that there is in CFA and an incredible love of the Himalayan breed.
    April 2014

  • Gloria Stephens
    TICA legend, Gloria Stephens, is remembered.
    August 2005

  • Goodbye Boris
    The cat fancy has lost long time judge, Boris Teron.
    October 2006

  • Goodbye Melinda
    With great sadness we bid farewell to Melinda Murray of Loralyn Himalayans...
    March 2008

  • Goodbye Wayne
    An icon of CFA, judge Wayne Park passed away this week.
    March 2003

  • Goodnight Sweet Prince
    Sunday, March 4th, 2001, popular CFA judge Craig Rothermel passed away following a massive heart attack. Read a tribute to his life.
    April 2001

  • In Memory of Tony Chan: Unforgettable
    Tony Chan of Gogocats cattery was a driving forcebehind the establishment of the cat fancy in Hong Kong and China. He will be missed...
    February 2008

  • Jane Burton, Animal Photographer is honored to feature a Jane Burton photo of an Exotic Shorthair kitten and a baby rabbit as the title image on the homepage of our Easter 2014 issue. Jane Burton is the British professional photographer who originated the idea of photographing color-coordinated animals of different species cats, dogs, rabbits, ducks, chickens, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, foxes, squirrels and more. This is her story . . .
    April 2014

  • Jeanie
    CFA has lost a Grande Dame with the passing of longtime judge, Jeanie McPhee.
    April 2004

  • Karin
    Karin Jackson was the greatest friend of Household Pets in CFA. There will never be another like her.
    May 2003

  • Martha Kohlmeyer of Odin Persians
    Martha will always be remembered as one of the pioneers of lilac Persians under her Odin cattery prefix.
    March 2003

  • Maurice Ruble, Budmar Persians
    Maurice Ruble of Budmar Persians passed away in April 2014. For almost a quarter century Maurice bred beautiful Persians, mostly bicolors, that he generously shared with breeders around the world. He was a unique and talented man. This is his story . . .
    May 2014

  • GC, RW Red Sky Wooden Ships Crosses The Rainbow Bridge
    A prolific sire is lost... but his legacy lives on in the tabby Persians, Exotics & Lynxpoint Himalayans of the modern day.
    January 2005

  • Solveig Pflueger
    On July 14, 2014, the cat fancy lost Dr. Solveig Pflueger. From the initial founding of TICA until her passing 35 years later, Solveig shaped and expanded the face of TICA through her talents, wisdom and genetic expertise.
    August 2014

  • Vaughn Barber
    Popular CFA judge Vaughn Barber passed away this week. He will be sadly missed.
    March 2004



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