August 14, 2009

365 Cat Ladies Giveaway for August

It's time to flex your creative writing muscles and enter the 365 Cat Ladies Giveaway for August! The theme is Cat Haiku. Give it a try. Just for fun. See what you (or your cat) can come up with, and leave it in the comments section of this post.

New to haiku? The simplified version of haiku is usually described as an un-rhymed, three-line poem of 5 syllables, 7 syllables, and 5 syllables, like this:

cat haiku contest:
fun with words and crazy cats
might earn big reward!


There are hundreds of examples online--just do a search for "cat haiku". There are even enti
re books on the subject: Cat Haiku Books on Amazon










Contest ends the evening of August 31. One winner will be selected at random and will receive their choice of one of these tote bags from my CafePress Shop pictured above.

Please make sure that I have a way to contact you if
you are a winner, such as a link to your blog or e-mail address, or contact me directly at my e-mail with your info...

Also, if you encounter trouble with the Comments feature, you may send your entry by e-mail by clicking "view my complete profile" at the end of "About Me" where you will find an e-mail link...

Thanks for participating!

36 comments:

Danielle said...

Bailey, Cassie and
Phantom, Pru and Madeline
My five awesome cats

Susan Faye said...

Sent in by email:

my fur on her clothes
why bother with the lint brush?
I will just leave more

-Daisy Mae and mom Vanessa

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Ty Marie said...

With a constant purr
I roll him off of my face
To finally get some sleep

Victor Tabbycat said...

All bags are for me!
Pouncing, diving and... shopping?
My fur goes with you.

~ Victor Tabbycat & Tabbymom Jen

Little Big Man said...

I meow for you
mommy do not ignore me
will you play with me

Aldo said...

Fur on my jacket
Creamy colors tipped with black
Love waiting at home

Laura said...

Six cats spend their time
stretched out snoozing in the sun
I'd love to be them!

Chris said...

Big blue eyes I see
Looking fondly back at me
Two hearts purr as one

8GR8LOLCATS said...

oh brillant orange cat
little prince of the sunset
feline spirit guide

CCL Carm- about her Pride...

ASphikas said...

Crazy cat ladies
Are very special people
Hearts filled with much love

Susan Faye said...

Another email entry:

I don't write haiku
but my cat does
and he needs a bag

Sandra
Summerville, SC

Emily said...

Cat one humbly asks
"How can I steal affection
from cat number two?"

catena said...

Anti-depressant?
Felis silvestris catus -
Indispensible!

Jeanette said...

Sleeping next to me
Furry faces, soft whiskers
Cats purring their love

ArkAngel Crew said...

i so love my mom.
she is mom to all of us,
twenty two in all!

Susy said...

from Susy


I would be a flea
To run in the lush meadow
Of a big cat's fur



rivrcat@charter.net

Rita-Anne said...

"Mom!", they call to me
"Its time to eat our dinner!"
I fill bowls at once

Rita-Anne said...

Tail twitches, eyes stare
Lower jaw chatters quickly
Why stay outside, bird?

reet1218 said...

padded feet, silent
body moves with fluidness
cat, in perfect form

Saam said...

Sociable Burmese
Always having a fun time!
Can I play with you?

Azar Attura said...

Plump Baby Twinkle
Won't fit in Cat Ladies Bag.
Skinny Cee Cee will!

Susan Faye said...

Submitted by email by Cat Lady Jane:

a flea and tick bath
is not a welcome action
cats would like to get

(this is because we just did this - both of us I bathed her and she bathed me back.)

Susan Faye said...

Submitted by email:

A bag I can hide
in from evil things without.
Chin rub. Eyes squint. Purr.

-- Bibi Girl

sent by her "meowmie"

Susan Faye said...

Submitted by email by Cat Lady Julie:

A pat to the face
Five Forty Five Saturday
Time to get up...Food!

-Life is full of chaos with moments of stability-

Susan Faye said...

Submitted by email:

One orange cat was saved
from the fate of losing life
now gives life to me

Thanks! That was fun!
Tricia Z

Susan Faye said...

Submitted by email from Koffeekat:

Crazy cat lady?
No, eccentric female fan
Of all things feline.

Angelique Bellamont said...

Cats out on the street
Hoping, Praying for a home
Please, opt to adopt!

- Franky, Brady and cat mom Stephanie, volunteer at a no-kill animal shelter.. A good way to get the message out there. =^_^=

Susan Faye said...

Submitted by email by Cat Lady Tammy:

My big green eyes gaze
At my crazy cat lady
With undying love

Ambersand said...

Shiny black coal fur
Lithe as a mini panther
my green eyed Seamus

catss99 said...

Kreepy kitty has
the biggest ears I have seen
and looks like an alien

amanda
catss99@yahoo.com

lyz said...

Julius, Marley;
Leave their paw prints on my heart;
Hair everywhere else.

Sarah / Chauncey said...

Big flash, noisy storm.
Feline hides in the closet.
He's a scardy-cat.

(This from an hour ago.)

Little Doll said...

sweet kitties live here
my loving fur babies cozily curled
become fine decor

kitty9gypsytoo@yahoo.com

What's up Duck? said...

Wonderful sunshine
Warming my soft tabby fur
Dreaming happy dreams

Sarah Hunt said...

One more cat makes nine
When does the line stop shifting?
The love is endless.

Skeezix the Cat said...

I'm funny looking,
But my PURRsunality
Cloaks me in beauty.