Put Your Best Paw Forward

Poetry Contest
Okay, now this poetry contest is asking for your best effort at personifying your beloved pet -- any poetry format, but keep it family-appropriate, please. 300 words or less. Have fun!

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 48.00 member dollars. There are only 2 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 54.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Friday, January 27, 2023.

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Created by Ideasaregems-Dawn
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All contest entries will be reviewed by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. The committee will read all entries to ensure that the contest rules are being followed. If your entry is disqualified you will not be refunded the entry fees. The committee will review the entries when the deadline is reached. The voting will begin after the committee determines that all entries qualify and disqualify those that do not. This contest is open to all members. Past contest winners can join the contest. A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

The voting booth will include this summary of the contest:

    This poetry contest is asking for the poet's best effort at personifying his or her beloved pet -- what do they think their cat, dog, gerbil, or goldfish (any pet) might be thinking? A photo of the pet should be included.

If you plan to write for this contest reserve a spot. There are a limited number of entries. A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote. One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on FanStory.com that work is not eligible for a contest.

Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile. Members may not request votes, mention contest entries, or notify potential voters of the vote by private message or other means as specified in the contest terms. The site automatically checks for this form of communication. A break in the contest terms will result in the cancellation of the account.

Deadline: Friday, January 27, 2023 at 11:59pm EST.

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Contest Entries

Author Name Submission Status
Ideasaregems-Dawn Entered Feed Me!
zanya Entered Paws for thought!
Kerry Robinson Position Reserved
Boogienights Entered Miss P
country ranch writer Entered It Is Time For Mom To Listen
jessizero Entered Maggie, the Couch Commander
Nicki Nance Entered As Odie Sees It
Cathy M Entered Kiwi
Joanne Gill Entered Hi my name is Simon
pookietoo Entered Sly's The Boss
Shirley Rebstock Entered Mr. Meow Our Kitty Comic
Cecilia Lynne1 Entered Poppy
persevere Entered Youngest family member
judiverse Entered Cat's in the Doghouse
Shirley E Kennedy Entered Puppy Love.
lyenochka Entered Happy Cat Year!