Help Turn $1,000 into $2,000 for HCMT With Petties 2011 Pet Blog Awards

About that Petties award—the award amount is now up to $1,000 for category winners! You have until tomorrow, June 29, to vote.

I also just discovered that the Homeless Cat Management Team is in a matching grant collaboration with Animal Care & Welfare: up to $50,000 in donations toward HCMT’s proposed permanent clinic will be matched by AC&W. I had initially mentioned FosterCat as the recipient of any award money I might win, but I would love to turn this $1,000 into $2,000 toward a permanent clinic for HCMT to continue their work in TNR in the Pittsburgh area. I’ll make it up to FosterCat with a special “auction” of artwork later in the summer.

Click here to read about the Homeless Cat Management Team.

So, if you enjoy the articles, photos and artwork you find on The Creative Cat, please nominate me in the Petties 2011, Dogtime’s Pet Blog Awards. You can nominate for more than one category, but The Creative Cat seems to fit in the Best Designed Blog because there is no life without images, all those photos and artwork and visual ideas I love to share. You could also nominate me for Best Blog Post if there is a particular blog post you find memorable. I would send any award money to Homeless Cat Management Team for all they do in finding foster homes and permanent homes for cats who have no other chance. Here is the information you need for nomination:

Name: The Creative Cat

Nominee URL: https://portraitsofanimals.wordpress.com/

Nominee e-mail: bernadette@bernadette-k.com

Click here to go to Dogtime’s Petties 2011.


Arrangement of Four Black Cats

four black cats in dim light

Arrangement of Four Black Cats

I tired them out with my work in my studio at night. This isn’t the same four as when the Basement Cats came to get my soul, but it is Mimi closest to the camera, then Jelly Bean, Mr. Sunshine in profile and Giuseppe sitting up nearest the wall.

They don’t even need to do anything and they are beautiful. All that sleepiness in the warm glow of one my drawing lights, so soft and comforting to me. The errant drawing paper, cardboard, foam core, my mat cutters, no matter, they can make a bed of anything if they are all together. I suspect it’s nice that I’m there too since there is not much chance they’d all be in there if they weren’t supervising me.

They’d better get used to this spot because it’s also to be used for my mini photo studio. Details later.

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About that Petties award—the award amount is now up to $1,000 for category winners! I also just discovered that the Homeless Cat Management Team is in a matching grant collaboration with Animal Care & Welfare: up to $50,000 in donations toward HCMT’s proposed permanent clinic will be matched by AC&W. I had initially mentioned FosterCat, but I would love to turn this $1,000 into $2,000 toward a permanent clinic for HCMT to continue their work in TNR in the Pittsburgh area. I’ll make it up to FosterCat with a special “auction” of artwork later in the summer.

So, if you enjoy the articles, photos and artwork you find on The Creative Cat, please nominate me in the Petties 2011, Dogtime’s Pet Blog Awards. You can nominate for more than one category, but The Creative Cat seems to fit in the Best Designed Blog because there is no life without images, all those photos and artwork and visual ideas I love to share. You could also nominate me for Best Blog Post if there is a particular blog post you find memorable. I would send any award money to Homeless Cat Management Team for all they do in finding foster homes and permanent homes for cats who have no other chance. Here is the information you need for nomination:
Name: The Creative Cat
Nominee URL: https://portraitsofanimals.wordpress.com/
Nominee e-mail: bernadette@bernadette-k.com
Click here to go to Dogtime’s Petties 2011.