The grand prize is US$10,000. Other prizes include a Drink Well cat fountain, a Culinary Creations T-shirt and a two-week supply of Science Diet canned cat food.
Entry to the contest is open to US residents aged 18 and above, who can enter daily through November 29, 2009.
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