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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The Cat-Olympics - Extreme Climbing Competition

Welcome to the First Ever Cat-Olympics Extreme Climbing Competition!



In this event, we will be looking for height - lots of it! The contestants should post a picture on their blog of them perched at the highest point they can climb to (a bit of jumping in the mix is ok too!) Then, come back over here and post a link in our inlinkz (like Mr. Linky but with pictures). This competition is open to all types of animals, not just cats. The Cat-Olympic committee is a very open minded group!

We will be judging for first, second and third place - and don't forget difficulty will be a factor in awarding points (so, for example, climbing the stairs to the top, while high, would not receive as many points as, say, the top of the fridge, which is harder to get to.)

The competition will run until Friday at midnight (the inlinks will be active longer, to take the various timezones into account) and winner will be announced on Monday.

I would love to give you an example from our own home, but the highest any cats get in our house is, well, that picture of Virgil in the cabinet from a few days back.

Good luck to all our competitors!!


******Updated: Thanks to the idea from Jane, we are now going to have an indoor and outdoor division - so 2 chances to medal!!******

Also, if anyone wants to host a competition, but hasn't got any ideas, I came up with a few last night I would be willing to share, just let me know!


29 comments:

Zoolatry said...

The ZH has pictures of me going to great heights, but Zoolatry is on break this week, so she won't let me post it! Bad ZH... I tink I mite have one... I'm a goooood climmmer.

the casbah kitten said...

yay! jane LOVES climbing, as the photo shows. That linky thing is really cool.

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Yuu-Chan said...

We'll have to look through our archives. we have an idea in mind...

The Creek Cats said...

Oh! We think we have a good one for this!!

Madi and Mom said...

Hi Amy Great idea for the Extreme climbing...I believe we might have an entry for this one. Mom has looked high and low for a good picture of me snoozing/napping with a family kitty for other blog contests but in all I'm awake. She does have some of me up high.
We'll get those up for you soon.
Madi and Mom

Jacqueline said...

Good luck to everyone=we think everyone deserves medals, er, we mean treats!!...xo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

Debra Taylor said...

What a great idea! I probably won't have time to enter my kitties - plus, there is nowhere here that is high for them. I really look forward to seeing all the entries!

For other folks (I refer to kitties and doggies as people) reading this, my blog has stories and information helpful for cat caretakers everywhere.

All you kitties stay well!

Debby

http://homelesscatcare.blogspot.com/

Gracie =^o.o^= said...

You are soooooooo sweet saying that you wanted me to win the Synchronized Snoozing Competition, I want you to win. It is fun to do these things together and I really am just having the fun with the games.
I sure wish we could snuggle up to each other like I do with MimiME. Do you mind if I use your beautiful Olympic badge thingie when I am a competition? Did you make it? There are not too many high places here that the mom will be me climb up to. She gets on me like mold on cheese and stops me each time. Does it count if I take the stairs upstairs and look down into the big great room from the loft? If so I will join up.

TT said...

We dun go in high places either. Sometimes Molly will get on top of da fridge but thats been ages now.

Good luck competitors!

Molly
Shadow
Trooder

Gracie =^o.o^= said...

I just entered into another event at the Cat O Lympics! Wish me luck. I am also in the Napping competition. Cross your paws that I do good on this one. Happy climbing! Don't get hurt.

Gracie =^o.o^= said...

I am thinking I would like to host an eating competion. Show us your food bowls and chowing the food, or snacks, food on face whatever has to do with the food. Would like to host maybe on Friday. Let me know what you think?
Also, when is the latest I can enter your climbing event? The mom cannot help with the photos until Thursday!

The Kitty Krew said...

Ohhhh, Extreme Climbing...we're always on top of the kitchen cabinets, so we can enter the inside division with no problem! We'll have to have The Mommy enter us for sure.

Purrs and hugs,
The Kitty Krew

"The Boys" and Karen said...

Now this is a competition, all right.

But we don't climb high, we're past that. Some say we're a bunch of fuddy duddies.

Although we could be purrsuaded to change our minds, I'll bet.

LindaGJ said...

I just got finished reading a bunch of your posts since I am so far behind and I just have been totally entertained! Thank you for the smiles & "Out Loud Laughs"! I don't have any really high places in my apartment and surely can't beat that Virgil photo! But I do live on the 8th floor of my building and Kenzie is here with me too! I know that doesn't count, just thought I'd mention it! Kenzie & I wish everybody good luck and we can't wait to see the winner!
Linda :)

Love Meow said...

Coool.. Shadow loves climbing up to high places.. one time he attempted to jump on a narrow ledge on top of a bathroom door.. it's like half an inch wide, but he did it anyway... he is one adventurous baby. I will post a picture on my kitty's own blog :) YAY!

Angel and Kirby said...

I have missed two good chances to get Kirby for this event and for the naughty Kitty Club. We let him in the garage to hunt. He has found a way into the attic. His Dad rescued him before Mom got the pictures!

Brian said...

We love climbing, but we get in trouble if we got to high places.

Sagira said...

Sounds like fun, can't wait to see the pics!

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Oh, this looks interesting. We might enter it tomorrow.

Cats in Trees said...

This is one competition we can't miss. We were born to climb, that's why we are the Cats in Trees.

Paddy and Dushi

Eric and Flynn said...

This is a fun competition for me as I love to climb high trees and frighten my mum.
Flynn

Fin said...

This should be a great event! Thanks again for playing!

"The Boys" and Karen said...

We just wanted to let you know we put our link in on the Extreme Climbing Competition. Good luck to all those that enter.

Alasandra said...

These games are great fun. ~AFSS

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Jan took a lousy picture of me on my fridge -- she says I stood up when she snapped it -- but it's all we have to enter.

Cotton

http://jansfunnyfarm.blogspot.com/2010/02/extreme-climbing-competition.html

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Oh, we're a little slow to figure these things out. We finally realized we have to post the photo on your blog but when we did, it cut off the top of Cotton's head (well. what was left of it after Jan butchered it) and the top of the fridge too. We're sorry, it's just a tall photo.

Ayla and Iza said...

We don't know how ta post pictures at yer blog, but ours are at

http://marksmews.blogspot.com/2008/10/i-love-my-roof.html

and

http://marksmews.blogspot.com/2008/09/gettin-down-tree.html

Ayla

Rene said...

We think our Sadie (#24) is an extreme climber, but the other entries are good too!

Ayla and Iza said...

We figured it out... MOL!