DeeDee – under evaluation

Greygables Diane DuBois

Beautiful DeeDee arrived with us in September. She is a promising little silver girl, who if all goes well can add to our breeding program and might be mated to our own boys later.

4,5 months old – Felida foto

DeeDee er vår vakre lille sølvjente. Vi håper hun utvikler seg fint og består helsetestingen ved ett års alder, slik at hun senere kan brukes på våre egne gutter. Hun har lovende benstamme, nydelig sølv og vakre ravfargede øyne.

Pedigree and background

About DeeDee
Name Greygables Diane Dubois
Birth Date 3 June 2019
Sire Nathan d’Arabella Coons*FR  MCO ns 22
Dam NL*Tabula Rasa Picture Purfect  MCO n 09
Colour Silver tabby
Eye Colour Amber
EMS code MCO ns 22
Genotype coat colour Aa Dd GG Ii mcmc ww oo
Longhair gene (M3, M4) M3/M4
Blood group DNA N/N
Complete inbreeding 9,74 %
Clones 27,2 %
Top 5 63,3 %
Generations back to foundation 9
HCM1-A31P DNA N/N
PK-deficiency DNA N/N
SMA DNA N/N
HCM ultrasound scan Planned at 1 year’s age
HD X-ray PawPeds Planned at 1 year’s age
Patella luxation PL
DNA screening MyCatDNA

Pedigree in the PawPeds database

Background

DeeDee is from Greygables Maine Coon cattery, where Sibylle is now retired from breeding. DeeDee is one of the very the last breeding cats from the Greygables cattery. Sibylle and Greygables have been essential for our breeding program from our first and oldest breeding female Olenna, and we are forever grateful to be able to continue working with the Greygables lines.

DeeDee’s sire Nathan also has lines back to Manitou’s early lines from my breeder friend Mia Söderberg, who helped me start my breeding programme with stud service and lots of advice. DeeDee’s dam is from Nayomi Franken’s Tabula Rasa lines based on US show lines with good type, size and health screening.

Name

Diane is a French variant of Diana, the Greek goddess for hunting. DuBois means “from the forest” in French, and DeeDees name points to a hunter; we will see if she lives up to her name.

Gallery

Professional photos from Felida foto. Kitten photos from breeder Sibylle/Greygables.

 

Show Results and Plans

DeeDee is under evaluation for breeding and will be shown occasionally to follow her development.

Date Club Place Class Judge Result Comments
20 Oct 2019 Østfoldkatten Rakkestad 12 Rui Pacheco EX2 Ex body length, ex bone structure and muscle tone, very balanced. Head: Ex square muzzle and cheeks, firm chin, forehead could be slightly higher. Eyes: Ex oval slant, well set, very cute “terrorist” expression. Ears: Exc size and placement, wide at base. Ex coat quality, density and texture. … Very cute young lady.
19 Oct 2019 Østfoldkatten Rakkestad 12 Anne Veland EX4 Stor, fin og harmonisk jente.

 

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