Awards

The Conscious Cat Won the Nose-to-Nose Award for Best Cat Blog

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I’m delighted to announce that The Conscious Cat won the coveted Nose-to-Nose award for Best Cat Blog!

The BlogPaws Pet Blogging and Social Media Nose-to-Nose Awards were created by the founders of BlogPaws to judge pet bloggers and people who write about pets online for their expertise, creativity, performance and achievements in one or more of 12 categories. Judging is done by a panel of industry professionals.Continue Reading

Four in a Row: The Conscious Cat Wins the 2014 Pettie for Best Pet Blog

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Allegra, Ruby and I are excited to announce that The Conscious Cat won the 2014 Pettie for Best Pet Blog! This is our fourth Pettie win in a row, and we owe it all to you, our readers and friends.

We’re even more excited that this award comes with a $1000 prize, which will go to Kitten Associates, a Connecticut based rescue group founded by my dear friend and fellow Pettie winner Robin Olson of Covered in Cat Hair.Continue Reading

The Conscious Cat Wins Three Certificates of Excellence

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I’m delighted to announce that I was awarded three Certificates of Excellence in the Cat Writers Association’s annual contest. Each year, the contest recognizes the best of the best in the field of professional writers, broadcasters, photographers and graphic artists who have chosen cats as their subject.

The certificates were awarded for the following articles:Continue Reading

We’re a Finalist for “Best Pet Blog” in the 2014 Dogtime Media Pettie Awards

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You did it again! We are thrilled to have been nominated for the fourth year in a row for Best Overall Pet Blog in Dogtime Media’s 2014 Pettie Awards! Thank you so much for your support – it means so much to know we have so many loyal readers and fans!

And now we need to ask for your help again: we need you to vote for us once a day through the end of the month! And we’d love it you would ask all your cat loving friends to vote for us, too!Continue Reading

Help The Conscious Cat Win a 4th Pettie Award

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It’s that time of year again! You helped The Conscious Cat win three Pettie Awards in three consecutive years: the 2013 Pettie for Best Overall Pet Blog, the 2012 Pettie for Best Cat Blog, and the 2011 Pettie for Best Overall Pet Blog. Allegra, Ruby and I would love it if you could help us make it four in a row this year!

The Pettie process asks a lot of you, our wonderful readers, and we really appreciate your time and dedication to helping us win this prestigious award once again. Throughout the month of June, we ask that you nominate us once a day, and then, we’ll ask you to vote once a day during the month of July.Continue Reading

The Conscious Cat Awarded Three Certificates of Excellence

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I’m delighted to announce that I was awarded three Certificates of Excellence in the Cat Writers’ Association’s annual contest! The contest showcases the very best in the feline field of professional writers, broadcasters, photographers and graphic artists.

The certificates were awarded for the following articles:

A Team Approach to Caring for Cats with Cancer

Finding a Cat-Friendly Vet

I also received a Certificate of Excellence for my article Healing Purrs, published in the February 2013 issue of Cat Fancy Magazine.Continue Reading

The Conscious Cat Wins the 2013 Pettie for Best Pet Blog

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Allegra, Ruby and I are super excited to announce that The Conscious Cat won the 2013 Pettie for Best Pet Blog! And we’re even more excited that this award comes with a $1000 prize, which will go to Kitten Associates, a Connecticut based private rescue group founded by my dear friend and fellow Pettie winner Robin Olson of Covered in Cat Hair.

Thank you again to all of you who read this blog every day, and who voted tirelessly for an entire month to help us win this award. This award belongs to all of you!

Congratulations to all the other winners. I’d especially like to congratulate Robin Olson of Covered in Cat Hair for her Pettie for Best Blog Post for “Dear Fred,” a heart touching post about the kitten she lost to FIP.

The Conscious Cat Is a Finalist for “Best Pet Blog” in the 2013 Dogtime Pettie Awards

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You did it! We are thrilled to have been nominated for Best Overall Pet Blog in Dogtime Media’s 2013 Pettie Awards! Thank you so much for your support – it means so much to know we have so many loyal readers and fans!

And now we need to ask for your support again: we need your votes! Please take a moment to vote for us. And when you’re done, please ask all your cat loving friends to vote for us, too!

Click here to vote

Please vote once a day – voting closes July 31.Continue Reading

Last day to nominate The Conscious Cat for a Pettie Award

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Thank you to all of you who  have already nominated The Conscious Cat for a 2013 Pettie Award! Nominations end at midnight tonight, and every nomination counts. Allegra, Ruby and I would love it if you would put in one last round of nominations for us, and ask all your cat loving friends to do the same.

And you’re not just helping us win, you could also win a $10,000 donation to your favorite shelter or rescue group (must be a non-profit 501C3.)

Nominating is easy! Simply visit the Petties Nominations Center once a day between now and June 28, and nominate The Conscious Cat for Best Cat Blog and Best Overall Pet Blog (and any other categories you’d like to nominate us for!). Nominate your favorite shelter or rescue group at the same time (must be a non-profit 501c3).

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Help The Conscious Cat Win a Third Pettie Award and Win $10,000 for Your Favorite Shelter

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Yes, it’s that time of year again! You helped The Conscious Cat win the 2012 Pettie for Best Cat Blog, and the 2011 Pettie for Best Overall Pet Blog. Allegra, Ruby and I would love it if you could help us make it three in a row this year!

Nominating is easy! Simply visit the Petties Nominations Center once a day between now and June 28, and nominate The Conscious Cat for Best Cat Blog and Best Overall Pet Blog (and any other categories you’d like to nominate us for!). Nominate your favorite shelter or rescue group at the same time (must be a non-profit 501c3).

Click  here to nominate The Conscious Cat

You can log in with your Facebook account, or you can use an e-mail address. You will need the following information:Continue Reading