Vale Debbie Hartwig

It is with great sadness that ACF acknowledge the passing this morning of esteemed and well-loved Judge Debbie Hartwig of Cats NSW and formerly of QFA.Debbie started in the Cat Fancy in Queensland in 1976 not only as an exhibitor but she worked tirelessly in all aspects of breeding, show management and as an ACF Judge being licensed as a Group 1 Judge in 1985 and finally as an All Breeds ACF Judge in 2005.It was always a pleasure and fun to be in Debbie’s company at any show or function.Her commitment and loyalty to ACF was exemplary and earned her the respect of many.Debbie’s willingness to share her love and knowledge of cats was renowned as was her kind nature and sense of humour.ACF extends sincere condolences to her partner Graham Musgrove and her family. She will be missed enormously by all who knew her.Judith JordanACF President