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The Conscious Cat Awarded Three Certificates of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence Winner

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 Muse Medallion

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I’m excited to announce that The Conscious Cat won a Muse Medallion for Best Website 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 Muse Medallions were awarded at the association’s annual conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. I wasn’t able to attend the conference this year, and just received my medal in the mail.

I’m very proud of this award, but it really belongs to you, my readers. Without you, I wouldn’t be inspired to write and blog every day and to bring you all the information you need to keep your feline family members (and yourself) happy and healthy. Thank you for being a part of the best community of cat lovers on the web!

The Conscious Cat awarded four Certificates of Excellence

The Conscious Cat was awarded four 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 Conscious Cat received a certificate for the “Website” category.

I also received Certificates of Excellence for three individual articles in the categories of “Online Article – Health and General Care” and “Online Article – Behavior and Training.” The winning articles are:

Stomatitis: Painful for Cats, Frustrating for Guardians and Veterinarians

High-tech Medicine for Your Cat: MRI’s

Redirected Aggression: When Good Cats Attack

In addition to these four certificates, I was also awarded a certificateContinue Reading

The Joys of Adopting an Older Cat wins award at Cat Writers Association Conference

2011 Hartz Chewable Vitamins Award

I am honored and excited to announce that my article The Joys of Adopting an Older Cat won the 2011 Hartz Chewable Vitamins Award at the annual Cat Writers Association conference this past Saturday in White Plains, NY.

The award is sponsored by Hartz Mountain Corporation and honors the highest-quality entry on the topic of older cats. According to contest judge Letrisa Miller, MS, DVM, owner of the Cat Clinic of Norman in Norman, OK,  “this article was a joy to read and was an excellent article with a strong, clear voice. The purpose of the article was clear throughout the piece and was very entertaining while educating people on the advantages of adopting senior pets. This is a well-balanced, educational and entertaining example of great cat writing. The decision was not an easy one, but in the end this article was the most outstanding.”Continue Reading

The Conscious Cat wins Certificate of Excellence

cat writers association

The Conscious Cat won a Certificate 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 Conscious Cat won in the “Website” category.

I also won Certificates of Excellence for three individual articles in the category of “Online Article – Health and General Care.” The winning articles are:Continue Reading