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Nominate a magnificent moggy for the National Cat Awards

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National Cat Awards

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Purina logoThe search is on to find the nation's top cat with entries now open for Cats Protection's National Cat Awards 2014!

Sponsored by PURINA®, the competition is the UK's biggest celebration of the country's most exceptional pet cats, from the brave and heroic to the loyal and loving.

Owners have until noon on Friday 30 May to nominate their puss in one of the following five categories:

  • Hero Cat – cats that save the day
  • Most Caring Cat – cats that have a positive impact on an owner’s health or wellbeing
  • Most Incredible Story - belief-defying, true stories from the cat world
  • Outstanding Rescue Cat – felines adopted from animal welfare organisations
  • Purina® Better Together - celebrating the special bond that has transformed and enriched the lives of both a feline and human

The competition is open to all living cats in the UK and winners will be announced at a ceremony on Thursday 7 August at London's Savoy Hotel where celebrity judges will present awards and announce the overall National Cat of the Year 2014. Each winner will receive a trophy and three months’ worth of cat food.

Click here to enter online or telephone 03000 12 12 12 to request an entry form.

Jessi-Cat and Lorcan - Paul Maven PhotographyThe overall winner will inherit the title from previous National Cat of the Year Jessi-Cat, the family puss from Greater Manchester credited with transforming the life of seven-year-old Lorcan Dillon, who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome and anxiety disorder Selective Mutism.

Other winners last time included four-year-old William from Chorley, Lancashire, who won the Most Incredible Story title after he endured an agonising half-mile journey home on just his front legs following a brutal dog attack.

The Outstanding Rescue Cat award went to plucky Phoenix from Ballymoney, County Antrim, an eight-month-old puss who made an extraordinary recovery after suffering horrific burn injuries.

And two-year-old Charley, from Haltwhistle, Northumberland, scooped the Hero Cat title after raising the alarm when her owner collapsed following a diabetic attack.

To Enter online click here

To view the full terms and conditions click here

To view the judging criteria click here