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Buzzin' Into Spring Contest!

May 24th 2010 4:18 pm
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This pawsome photo contest is open to all Catster members (International included)! There are three fun categories to enter. All entries must be real pictures of real cats! Photos will be judged on the “Ahhh factor” as it relates to the category.

Entrants must be cats and must have either a Catster profile page or their own blog

One entry per household per category

Photoshopped or fake pictures will not be eligible for prizes


Bee-in Cute

Grand Prize - Morgan's Bee Bed, One year Catster Plus Membership, Laser Bee, Skull Toys, Buzzin’ Hedgehog, Temptations, and a couple of surprises for the winner’s parent, including a pawtographed Homer’s Odyssey Book

2nd Place - Bee Crate Pad, Buzzin’ Duck, Temptations, surprise for the parent

3rd Place - Bee Crate Pad, Buzzin’ Bunny, Temptations, surprise for the parent

Bee-in Silly

Grand Prize – Hello Kitty Gift Set with items for winner and family (Calvin Collar - Hello Kitty, Ring-a-Ding toys, Hello Kitty Egg with surprise cat toys inside, Hello Kitty Surfin Splash Sprinkler, Hello Kitty Wristlet Key Fob, Hello Kitty Notepad, Hello Kitty Backpack Clip, plus extra Hello Kitty surprises) + 100 Catster Zealies and a pawtographed Homer’s Odyssey Book

2nd Place – Calvin Collar – Two Bees and Ring-a-Ding toys

3rd Place – Calvin Collar – Buzzy Bee and Ring-a-Ding toys

Bee-in with my Best Friend
(animal, human, or toy allowed as best friend)

Grand Prize – The Cat in the Clover Snooze Sack and Ring-a-Ding toys, Catster T-shirt, pawtographed Homer’s Odyssey Book, surprise goodies

2nd PlaceBee Keeper Hat from Hazel Lucy Tranquility Blankets

3rd PlaceWhat’s the Buzz Collar from Hazel Lucy Tranquility Blankets

Each participant will also be given a link to a Buzzin’ into Spring certificate that can be downloaded to print and a page badge that can be added to their Catster page!


Upload photo to your Catster page. Tag the photo by going into Photos/Manage Photos. To the right of your uploaded photo, there is a box to tag a picture. It currently has the word cat in the tag area. Tag the photo according to the category you are entering:

Bee-in Cute: BIS Cute
Bee-in Silly: BIS Silly
Bee-in with my Best Friend: BIS Friend


Contest begins on Tuesday, May 25th and runs through midnight, Catster time, on Tuesday, June 8th.


Michael Kloth, Michael Kloth Photography – famous pet photographer

Kate Benjamin, creator of Modern Cat blog – a resource for cat owners with a modern style

Homer the Cat and his owner, Gwen Cooper, author of Homer’s Odyssey


Morgan’s Beds

The Cat in the Clover

Hazel Lucy Tranquility Blankets


If you would like to put a badge on your page to indicate that you're joining in this fun contest, you can find it here.

Hover over the image, and look for the HTML code. Copy the HTML code and paste it into your Catster extra field, and the badge will show up on your page. Violet has one on his page, if you'd like to see what it looks like!

Get your picture taken soon, and join in the fun!

SEARCH FOR PHOTO TAGS HERE! Scroll all the way to the bottom. Don't forget to click on exact match before you hit the search button!

Purred by: Heidi McFlooferson (Catster Member)

May 24th 2010 at 5:38 pm

Can we tag more than one photo for each category, or do we have to pick one?
Purred by: Wendy C

May 24th 2010 at 6:14 pm

I had same quesition as Heidi, can we enter more than one photo per category? Also can we enter a photo in each category or do we just have to pick one category?

Hugz and purrs, Sassy
Purred by: Newman (Catster Member)

May 24th 2010 at 8:03 pm

You can enter one picture in each of the three categories (one entry per household per category).
Purred by: ♥ Jezebel RIP ♥ (Catster Member)

May 24th 2010 at 10:41 pm

Yeah, same question.
Purred by: Meep (Catster Member)

May 25th 2010 at 11:58 am

pawsome, Newman!
great parties and now this!
its gonna be a long great summer!
Purred by: Wendy C

May 25th 2010 at 3:44 pm

Thank you Newman for the info!
Purred by: Monida (Catster Member)

May 26th 2010 at 7:54 am

Hi Newman! With all the changes, some kitties are wondering where they can search for the tagged photos. I found this spot: At the very bottom you can create your own search.
Purred by: Newman (Catster Member)

May 26th 2010 at 9:16 am

Thanks, Monida! Violet just did a diary entry about where to find it so that cats can look at the contest entries!




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