Calling All Kids Who Love Cats!

The American Pet Products Association is accepting poems for the 4th Annual Pets Add Life Children's Poetry Contest now through Jan. 31.

Posted: January 17, 2012, 3 p.m. EDT

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Children can write poems on cats, including what the children love about cats and the joys that cats bring, and enter for a chance to win a $250 gift card.
The American Pet Products Association invites students in grades 3rd through 8th to write a unique poem about their cats, dogs or other pets, what the kids love about cats, dogs or other pets and the joys they bring. Entrants may post their dog or cat poem online or mail their final poem and submission form to: Pets Add Life, 661 Sierra Rose Dr., Reno, NV 89511. Deadline for submissions is Jan. 31, 2012, at 5:00pm EST.

One student from each grade level (six total) nationwide will win a $250 gift certificate for dog or cat products and a “by-line” in a nationally circulated publication. In addition, the six winning students’ classrooms will each win a $1,000 scholarship to spend on pet-related education.

In addition, teachers within contest grade levels can to incorporate this national contest into their lesson plans and submit poems in one entry on behalf of their classrooms.

To learn more about the Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest, read previous winning poems, upload your submission, or download a printed submission form, please click here. For questions or more information please send an email.   
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GracieLove    Reno, NV

10/10/2013 8:00:14 PM

They should have this contest again!

CAT CRAZY    denver, CO

2/27/2012 3:48:57 PM

I am an owner of 13 cats! i love cats so much and would like to join this contest :)

Pat    Omaha, NE

2/13/2012 5:27:20 AM


lou    boston, MA

1/29/2012 10:35:04 AM

interesting and a good contest for kids

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