Gr.Ch. Apache Chief Loco - picture, as mature adult winning at Madison Square Garden

picture of Gr.Ch.Apache Chief Loco at Timonium Maryland cat show, winning the first of his numerous Best in Show awards
Photo of Loco, winning 3rd Best of the Best Cat at Madison Square Garden, by Tetsu Yamazaki , featured in many of his books and calenders Photo of Loco at 1 year old by David Eckard. See how much less mature he was than in the picture to the left. His face and body broadened with age.

 "Loco" is the silver tabby son of Gr.Ch.Minnehaha Tee Hee and Ch.Sol-Mer's Apache WahNah of Apache (a daughter of NW Gr.Ch.Sol-Mer Centaurus) born 1/27/91. Loco won finals several times as a kitten, completed ½ the points for his grand championship at Madison Square Garden before completing his title with four finals including a Best in Show under Jeanne McPhee at Freestate Cat Fanciers in Timonium, Md. in September of 1992. He qualified for the 1992 Invitational show as "2nd Best American in the Southern Region", won 3 finals at the 1993 Madison Square Garden Cat Show and was featured on CBS This Morning in 1993 and 1995. In 1994 he was selected to promote the Madison Square Garden show by The Today Show, USA Today, CNN, CBS News, Channel 54 in New York, The New York Daily News, and many other newspapers. He won finals under seven of eight judges at the 1994 Madison Square Garden show, earning him "Best of Breed" and "4th Best Cat" overall. He repeated "Best of Breed" at Madison Square Garden in 1995. Loco is a littermate to the successful sire Gr.Ch.Apache Chief Tonto. Loco is a large, balanced male with exceptional bone, a strong back, a masculine head with a moderate profile, level bite and strong chin. His superb coat texture is colored with a clear, sparkling silver ground color, free of tarnishing and contrasting sharply with his densely black pattern and green eyes. Loco has a dignified and loving disposition. Loco is the sire of Ch. Crown E Medicine Hat of Placer DM, a huge silver tabby, who is the sire of 11grand champions and 4 grand premiers and one DM that is not also a grand, since most of his DM offspring are also among his grand offspring. See photo at age 10, linked in blue to his name.. "Hatter" is also the grandsire of CFA National Winner Gr.Ch. Placer's Post Script.


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