Cat Writers’ Association Membership and Awards

CWA Muse MedallionI am proud to enter my work in the annual Communications Contest given by the Cat Writers’ Association. I have entered materials in this contest since 2007 when I and won my first awards. This very blog won a Muse Medallion for entertainment in the 2011, 2013 and 2015 Communications Contests along with a number of articles, photos, and pieces of artwork.

Following is a list of my awards with links by year.


2016

PR/Humane Education Press Kits
HCMT/Pittsburgh CAT calendar
Certificate of Excellence

Online Article/Any Other Topic
“Buddy Gets a Miracle”
Certificate of Excellence

Blog Entertainment
The Creative Cat
Certificate of Excellence

Illustrations Series
Klepto Cat Mysteries
Certificate of Excellence

2015

WRITING

Magazine Article/Rescue & Advocacy
“Spectacular Seniors”, RescueMe Magazine

Poem
Upon Seeing Himself in a Mirror

PR/Humane Education Press Kits
Homeless Cat Management Team

Online Article/Any Other Topic
“Sometimes This Is What Cat Rescue Looks Like”

Online Column
Homeless Cat Management Team Volunteer Profiles

BLOG

Blog Entertainment
The Creative Cat

ART AND ILLUSTRATION

Cartoon
One Long Kitty
Fun Things Bella Does With Her Tail

Illustration Single
Kennedy
Snowy Morning

Illustrations Series
Klepto Cat Mystery


2014

WRITING

“Tail Vaccines for Cats Could Save Lives”, Pittsburgh PetConnections
Magazine Article: Health & General Care
Certificate of Excellence

“The Invisible Cat”, Pittsburgh PetConnections
Magazine Article: Rescue/Advocacy
Certificate of Excellence

“Never Enough Time, But Enough Time to Love”, Pittsburgh PetConnections
Magazine Article: Any Other Topic
Certificate of Excellence

Once
Poem, thecreativecat.net
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion

PUBLICATIONS

12 Sketches of Cats
Annual or Long Publication
Certificate of Excellence

feline style sampler
Books: Gift
Certificate of Excellence

PHOTOGRAPHY, ART AND ILLUSTRATION

“Frankencat and Old Grand Dad”
Color Photograph (Single)
Certificate of Excellence

“Purring Points”
“Saturday Morning”
Cartoon
Certificate of Excellence

“The TNR Story”
Illustration (Single)
Certificate of Excellence


2013

OVERALL

The Creative Cat
Blog: Entertainment
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion

WRITING

“My First Litter”,
Online Article Opinion Piece, Essay or Editorial
Certificate of Excellence

ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

“Cats After Van Gogh”
Illustration (Series)
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion, President’s Award

“Cranberry Goes to the Block Party”
Illustration (Series)
Certificate of Excellence


2012

WRITING

The Gift of a Morning, Poem
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion
(I also recorded this poem with a narrative slideshow, but the award is for the poem.)

An Angel Named Penny”, Online Article on Rescue
Certificate of Excellence

“The Tails of Nine Orphaned Kittens”, Online Article on Rescue, LifeWithCats.tv
Certificate of Excellence

“Litter-ary Cats: T.S. Eliot”, Online Article on Any Other Topic
Certificate of Excellence

“The Alchemy of Love”, Online Article on Any Other Topic
Certificate of Excellence

“What’s the Matter?”, Online Article on Any Other Topic
Certificate of Excellence

“Photographs and Memories”, Online Article on Any Other Topic
Certificate of Excellence

“A Therapy Cat For Visitors as Much as Residents”, Online Article on Any Other Topic
Certificate of Excellence

ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

“Mimi in the Mirror”, Black and White Photograph (Single)
Certificate of Excellence

“Parsley Eyes”, Color Photograph (Single)
Certificate of Excellence

“Being Used as a Fort”, Cartoon
Certificate of Excellence

“Purple Cats, Red Blanket”, Illustration (single)
Certificate of Excellence

“Daily Sketches”, Illustration (series)
Certificate of Excellence


2011

“The Creative Cat”, Blog: Entertainment
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion

“On Dying and Death, and Remembrance”, Opinion Piece, Essay, or Editorial
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion (here is a link to the original article, an edited version was published).

A Wonderful Gift, Illustration (single)
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion

16 Portraits of Rescued Felines, Illustration (series)
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion

22 Cats Notepaper, Illustration (single)
Certificate of Excellence

Birdwatching, Black & White Photograph (Single)
Certificate of Excellence


2010

Peaches and Peonies, Single Illustration
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion
“Pawprints and Raindrops” Poem
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion
(it’s also one of the poems I recently recorded and created a slideshow for accompaniment)


2008

“Cute Kittens” Color Photograph Series
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion

“Focus on Felines” Online Article
Certificate of Excellence

“Late in the Year” Black and White Photograph
Certificate of Excellence

“Mr. Peach on the Rug” Color Photograph
Certificate of Excellence

“Cats Around the House” Color Photograph Series
Certificate of Excellence


2007

“Senior Cat Care: Beyond Food and Water” Online Article
Certificate of Excellence, Muse Medallion
Special Award: Hartz Everyday Chewable Vitamin Award

“Feline Intelligence” Online Article
Certificate of Excellence

 

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