Check Out Our Purrrific Pics & Photo Contest Winners

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Our 5th photograph contention was conscionable arsenic overmuch amusive arsenic the archetypal four! We received astir 2,000 entries, and we loved looking astatine each and each 1 of them. With our readers’ help, we narrowed it down to these 3 winners:

Grand Prize Winner: Jasper

Category: I Fits, I Sits

Jasper is a 5-year-old cutie who loves to explore, play and pursuit his favourite toys. He’s rather a jumper and has been known to bash implicit somersaults successful the aerial portion chasing his artifact bird! He besides enjoys splashing and playing successful water, truthful his quality mom, Debbie Fincher, keeps a peculiar vessel afloat of h2o successful the bathtub conscionable for him to play in. A clever boy, he’s learned each kinds of tricks: sit, beg, pray, prevarication down, rotation implicit and spell into a country and adjacent the doorway down him. He performs these tricks connected bid — each for treats! Jasper besides enjoys watching the birds, bunnies and squirrels extracurricular portion surveying his kingdom from the highest perch of his feline tree.

Debbie is simply a retired simple schoolhouse teacher, who besides worked arsenic a tutor/mentor to teenage girls surviving successful a radical location mounting aft being placed successful foster care. She adopted Jasper portion grieving the nonaccomplishment of her past cat, Gracie. After bringing him home, she discovered Jasper had immoderate behavioral issues, which she aboriginal learned were the effect of a botched four-paw declaw surgery. Because of his peculiar needs, Debbie knew helium would request a safe, unafraid and loving location on with tons of patience and attention.

Debbie loves spending clip with Jasper, teaching him caller tricks and gathering up his confidence. An carnal person her full life, she’s had some cats and dogs. She donates to galore carnal rescue groups, but her favourite is the Tuscarawas County Humane Society successful Ohio, which runs solely connected donations and has 4 peculiar feline colony “free roam” rooms wherever 9 to 12 cats person their ain idiosyncratic spaces but tin interact with adoptees and different cats.

Debbie and Jasper volition person a year’s proviso of Ultra Cat litter, 1 container of cleanprotein kibble and 12 cans of cleanprotein paté from Dr. Elsey’s.

How did she seizure this shot?

“Jasper loves to find caller places to research truthful erstwhile I saw him each curled up successful the window, helium looked truthful comfy and content, I conscionable had to get a representation of him.”

2nd Place Winner: Pumpkin and Tigger

Category: Friends Fur Ever

Pumpkin and Tigger are brothers who were rescued erstwhile they were 4 weeks aged and person been inseparable ever since. Their quality grandma, Joan Wayne, says that erstwhile her hubby Bill recovered them by a river— soiled and bare — she and their daughter, Kaity, fell successful emotion with them astatine archetypal sight. Since then, they person been the astir loving cats to them and everyone they meet. Their favourite things are treats, feather toys, their feline condo and posing for photos. Joan keeps her telephone connected her astatine each times to drawback their antics. She is rewarded with kisses, cuddles and kitty winks. Tigger and Pumpkin adore their mom, Kaity, who loves to snuggle with them.

A longtime feline lover, Joan is simply a retired bookkeeper who has plentifulness of clip to beryllium the kitties’ grandma. She enjoys RV trips with her family, but they truly miss the kitties erstwhile they’re traveling.

She and her household bask bringing favored nutrient to the stateless who person pets, and they donate to their section humane society, which helps fortify the human-animal bonds successful bid to amended the prime of beingness for some our animals and our community.

Joan and the kitties volition person a six-month proviso of Ultra Cat Litter, 1 container of cleanprotein kibble and six cans of cleanprotein paté from Dr. Elsey’s.

How did she seizure this shot?

“As I was emailing my photograph contention entries to Catster, Grandpa Bill said, “Come and instrumentality a representation of these cats!” I recovered them snuggled unneurotic successful the descend (which is 1 of their favourite places). They conscionable looked up astatine maine and posed for the shot. So, I added it to my entries!”

3rd Place Winner: Penelope June

Category: Cat Nap

Penelope June lives with her quality parents connected the 20th level of a condominium gathering successful Chicago. Needless to say, 1 of her favourite things to bash is beryllium successful her feline histrion and look retired the window. There’s a batch to see! She besides enjoys looking astatine the bugs and birds that onshore connected the balcony. When she’s not scattering her postulation of stuffed toys down the hallway for her parents to find, she enjoys playing her mice games connected an iPad and getting treats.

Her quality mom, Tiffany Meier, recovered Penelope June connected Petfinder. She created an account, and connected the time she broadened her search, Penelope June popped up arsenic a match. She ran to archer her fellow that she’d recovered the cutest, astir precious kitten — but missed the information that the kitten was successful Indiana, not Illinois! But each it took was 1 look from her boyfriend, coupled with her excitement, and they took a roadworthy travel to bring her home.

Animals person ever had a peculiar spot successful Tiffany’s heart, and she donates to respective carnal charities, including the ASPCA, the World Wildlife Fund and section favored stores. Her favourite shelter, however, is Catsnip, Etc. successful Goshen, Indiana, due to the fact that that’s wherever she recovered Penelope June!

Tiffany and Penelope June volition person a six-month proviso of Ultra Cat Litter, 1 container of cleanprotein kibble and six cans of cleanprotein paté from Dr. Elsey’s.

How did she seizure this shot?

“I saw her napping successful her favourite bed, and she looked truthful adorable each curled up. This was astir a period aft we brought her home, truthful I was inactive precise photograph happy!”

Don’t Miss These Cuties!

Meet our runner-ups. Thanks to each of this year’s talented photographers (and their kitties!) who took the clip to enter.

[I Fits, I Sits]
Smokey
Ann Gherardi
[I Fits, I Sits]
Nugget
Teresa Burns
[Cat Nap]
Penny
Barbara Piacentino
[I Fits, I Sits]
Lucy
Amanda Nuñez
[I Fits, I Sits]
Brix
Nicole Roach
[Friends Furever]
Saffron & Zilar
Susan Ingraffea
[Friends Furever]
Dory & Jafar
Tracie Hansel
[Cat Nap]
Max
Heidi Tsoumbanas
[Cat Nap]
Aria
McKenzie Eggersgluss
[Friends Furever]
Finnleigh & Charlie
Megan Thut
[Friends Furever]
Paris & Emma
Patti Tan
[Cat Nap]
Checkers
Tabetha Gallagher
About Dr. Elsey’s Products (Veterinarian-Formulated Litters and cleanprotein Cat Food)

Dr. Bruce Elsey has been a veterinarian for implicit 40 years, and his signifier cares for much than 8,000 cats. All of Dr. Elsey’s products are scientifically inspired and crafted with care. Since the founding of the institution successful 1987, Dr. Elsey’s has donated implicit $13 cardinal of fiscal enactment and products to nonprofit organizations, shelters and rescues crossed the country. Your acquisition of Dr. Elsey’s Cat Products helps to enactment pets and radical successful need. For much info, sojourn drelseys.com, and travel quality astir the institution astatine facebook.com/PreciousCatLitters.

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