Thursday, March 22, 2012

WooHoo!



Hi everyone, Katie here.

Oh. My. Cod.  Glogirly and I are finalists in the BlogPaws-PetSmart Build a Business Blog Contest!  The prize? A chance to work with PetSmart on turning our blog into a legitimate business!  How cool is that!!!

Glogirly would also get to attend the BlogPaws Conference in Salt Lake City this June.  I could go too, but I'm not much of a traveler.  Instead she could bring a life size cut out of me.  Katie on a stick.  We entered the contest a couple of weeks ago and had to tell them in just a few words how awesome we are and why they should pick us. There are TEN finalists and there will be TWO winners.  The other finalists are SUPER talented and have great blogs.  We are so honored to be in the finals.  When we got the news we could barely breathe.

There are even ::gasp:: DOGS!



So now comes the hard part.  We have about ten days to submit a 2-minute video elaborating on all the stuff we wrote on our initial application.  We wish we could just send them a link to Real Housecats or a case of salmon, but that's not going to fly.  They want to see US.  Glogirly is going to be super mad when I hiss at the camera. She's considering using a mustache on a stick so that we BOTH are wearing our girly-staches.

We need your help.  We'd like to know what your favorite part of our blog is.  We're not fishing for compliments. (salmon, maybe.)  We just know it would help us alot to understand what you enjoy when you're here as we come up with our video submission concept.

Thank you SOOOOOOOOO much!  You are the best and we love you!   (whoa! ...that's a little mushy for me)



Pee S:  Don't worry, this isn't going to slow the production of Real Housecats one bit!

Pee Pee S: We've almost got a full cast for the next Episode of Real Housecats!  But there's still a little time to send your stuff to us!  Click HERE for instructions.

Pee Pee Pee S:  If you're just coming out from under that rock, click HERE to watch the latest episode of Real Housecats.


33 comments:

  1. Oh My Cod. How exciting!!! Concatulations Katie and Glogirly! What do we luf about your blog? Your nefur-ending wit and creativity! Good luck!

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  2. Katie darl,
    We love the words....your sense of humor and your charm. Girl, as they say, you can sell snow to the Eskimos! purrr....meow!

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  3. Paws crossed that you are one of the winners - it goes without saying that being a finalist is totally deserved! One of my favorite things about the blog is the visuals, Katie - your human has so much talent in that regard. I am not sure how you would verbalize that, but there has to be some way to explain that your awesomely hip and cool graphics and videos are a big element of your present and future success.

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  4. How excitng! We love the general creativity of the blog! And your sense of humor!

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  5. That is awesome to be a finalist. We really hope you win! You blog is so sprrfessional already! The commenters before me have already said what we like about your blog. Wonderful graphics and videos, wittiness, always something new going on, really EVERYTHING!!

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  6. Congratulations and we, too, hope you are one of the two winners.

    Our human's been under a rock, so we just watched the episode. We weren't sure what to expect, but it was very well put together -- kudos to your human, Katie, and of course to you. :-)

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  7. OMG - that is so awesome that Pet Smart is going to team up with you. Congratulations to you and mom Katie.. I don't have just one favorite part to your bloggy because we like you writing style and pictures. Your pictures are FANTASTIC!

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  8. Wowzers and Meowzers Katie! Concatulations on being a finalist in the Blogpaws Blog contest. Of course we aren't a BIT surprised....you're the cat's meow.....literally.

    Kitty Hugs
    Sammy

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  9. How exciting for you. Scylla wants to know if you got her submission? she has been so jealous of me she insisted on trying out. ~Arty Mouse

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  10. We B so excited that you were picked! We already give your blog a Paws Up because of the fun graphics and how it shows your unique relationship with GloGirly and GloMan...

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  11. CONGRATULATIONS! That sounds wonderful!!!

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  12. Congratulations. Yikes, hard question. Guess we like everything about your blog especially when you make comments about Glogirly and that man. Good luck and don't forget us when you are on the red carpet
    Benny & Lily

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  13. Congratulations, Katie and Glogirly! This is awesome!! What do we like about your blog? We love your photos and graphics and the videos you have done. Srsly...they are so professional looking!! We know you will come up with something great to impress the judges!! And we got a feeling, that this is just the start of good things for you!!

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  14. Well all I can say is, this news is completely heartwarming. For once merit triumphs! Let's see. What can we say about you. That you both are incredibly talented and funny and cute and brilliant and you make us totally laugh and totally be glad to be alive. Will that do?

    And please hold the final cut on the cast for your next oeuvre -- pictures of Bugs are on the way. Yay to Carolyn and Austin for connecting us. Now if you were only on WP the world would be perfect. Never mind. We can bridge the gap. Coming your way --Bugs

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  15. Concats! What I like best? Katie, of course! What I found unique and different when I first found your blog was the graphics like Katie pooping into pictures next to shampoo bottles or whatever the blog was about. And, yes, I like Katie's wit. But you know what first caught my attention? That Katie resembled me in both looks and character. It showed me how good my blog could be if TW was creative. HAH! Good luck. I know you're video will knock 'em dead. I hope we'll get to see if.

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  16. Our favorite part of your blog is your creativity, sense of style, sense of humor...love that you involve all of us kitties and give us a chance to pawticipate!

    Oh yeah...and the mosh pit was just too fabulous for meows!

    Purring for a win,

    Cory and family

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  17. Huge concats! Your visuals are strong. Focus on your brand. Core values. What do you ultimately want? I'll email you privately for added suggestions.

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  18. Congratulations ! Unfortunately it's the first time I visit your blog so it would be difficult for me to say what I like, but I already liked what I saw today !

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  19. What do we like the best? Katie, we love your snarky relationship you have with your peeps, and how, underneath it all, we can tell you love 'em to bits.
    Oh, and it has been INSANELY exciting around here...too busy to do a submittal for RC--check out Mom's post this Sunday!
    xx The Baby, a.k.a. "Dirty Whitey"

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  20. Woo hoo!! Congratulations! We love your humor and creativity. :)

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  21. WAYHEY!!!!! :D So exciting and me and Austin (errr Austin and I) are soooo pleased.

    Now to business. You write brilliantly. Loved your adoption story, also as Trish said, Katie is snarky and witty and your relationship is not too lovey dovey, but just enough lol. However, the visuals have so much going for them, whether just photos or the videos. They have wit and rhythm and very original. Go with that. I would :)

    If we can do anything to help, give us a shout ok? xox

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  22. Concatulations and we wish you good luck!

    We like your sense of humor/photographic skills and video talent.

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  23. So so exciting.. Congratulations...Hugs GJ xx

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  24. Congratulations and good luck! I think I enjoy most how funny your bloggie is. It always makes me smile or laugh, and your videos are awesome!

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  25. Concats! We like everything about your blog. but mostly we like the way you make us laugh and put us in a good mood. We love all your videos too.

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  26. OMC! That is SO aweosme. Congratulations!

    We like your sassy attitude (cattitude?), beautiful photography, and creativity.

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  27. That is SO cool! Congrats and good luck! We especially love your writing style and humour ;o)

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  28. HOW EXCITING!!! Mom and I wish you the best of luck in the contest! :D We won't be any help though with what to put in the video. We like everything you two do! :D

    Waggin at ya,
    Roo

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  29. YAY !
    You are soooo worth it !!!
    Wish you the best of luck in the contest !

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  30. We're soooo excited. What to pick? We love everything about your blog!

    Katie always looks amazing in your photos. We love the count and counter point of GG's heart with Katie's sass. I hope you win!!!

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  31. CONCATULATIONS!!! What a pawesome contest!

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  32. Wow that is so cool, congratulations for sure! We will be rooting for ya! Your Zazzle store is great by the way, fantastic merchandise!

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