Cat contest: entries

Before you can look at these cat pictures you have to read the biology post about pronking (just below)!

On December 1 I announced yet another cat contest in which one winner would be chosen to receive an autographed and cat-drawing-embellished book. (BTW, I am still sending out books from the DWB offer, and have about eleven to go, so please be patient.) The deadline was January 1, and the goal was to take a piece of paper or other accoutrement and modify your cat’s face in a humorous way. One example was this:


I received eleven “official” entriess and will show them all here, numbered.  Now I am going to make the final decision, but will also be informed by readers’ opinions if they’re expressed eloquently and clearly. So weigh in with your favorite number below.  Remember, only one opinion per customer, and no botting (that means you, Butter!).  Vote by number for one of the 11 entries; the winner gets an autographed book.

#1, from Beth:


Doc Bill entered his cat Kink twice, but I’ve chosen only one as the official entry.

This is #2 from Doc Bill, the official entry:

Kink entry

This is another Kink picture which is not an official entry:

Kink Teeth 1

#3, Dayo, entered by Michelle B.


Michelle d entered two pictures; I chose one to be the official entry.

Entry #4 Michelle d:

Michelle d #1

Unofficial submission by Michelle d:


Entry #5, entered by Christopher on behalf of his daughter:

Nap Interrupted

Entry #6, From Sarah (see other attempts at her photostream)


Entry #7, from Rose:


Entry #8, from Barbara:


Entry#9, Vin entered cat Newton:


#10, from Grania:


#11, from Thomas:


And of course there were failures—even some human blood was reported!

Kink failure

Cats are not cooperative:

Rose failure

Vote for one of the 11, but remember, your votes aren’t binding on me—though they could influence me.

Thanks for all the entrants who risked life and limb to humiliate their moggies but entertain the rest of us!


  1. Posted January 8, 2013 at 11:03 am | Permalink

    Richard Wiseman just posted a picture that belongs in this thread: Abracat Lincoln!


  2. gravelinspector
    Posted January 9, 2013 at 3:17 pm | Permalink

    Cats are not cooperative:

    They are cooperative – but it may not be your agenda that they are cooperating with.
    (No vote : they’re all lovely in their own ways.)

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