Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Win a signed copy of Talk to the Tail by Tom Cox

How about beating the January blues with a fun competition?

Well-known author and self-confessed cat man, Tom Cox has kindly offered to give away a signed copy of his latest book, Talk to the Tail to one lucky Cats Protection blog reader!

 





To be in with a chance of winning the book, post a caption for this photo of two of Tom's cats Ralph tabby and The Bear black in the comments section below.


We'll announce the winner on Friday afternoon. Good luck!

You can keep up with Tom's musings on his blog, Under the Paw via his Facebook page or on Twitter.

73 comments:

  1. You nick the pie - you've got your camouflage make up on!

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  2. the bear :hmmmmmm......so he thinks he has all the cream again

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    1. i wrote that

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    2. Bungle and George18 January 2012 at 14:01

      So did I . . . .

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  3. David DC Campbell18 January 2012 at 13:39

    Get that Photoshopped kitten off my ear,Cox!! It's NOT big and it's certainly NOT funneeeeeeeee . . . . .

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  4. Ever Bear that ever there was will gather here for certain because, today's the day that Ralph get's pounced on if he turns round!

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  5. Soon...soon I shall have my revenge....

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  6. Ralph: I haz photobombed Basement Cat!

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  7. A lesson in perspective with Ralph and The Bear: How to make a giant cat and a tiny cat!

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  8. Stop with the flashy thing and feed us!!!

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  9. I thought I had fleas but it appears i have a small black cat on my back! Hmmm Weird!

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  10. iv just pinched the chicken out the bin and left the bits i dont like on the floor and now im off out to catch a mouse so your going to get the blame!

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  11. You keep a look out ...I,ll rob the fridge!

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  12. Im right behind you ive got your back so go for it

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  13. Mwa ha ha ha, house panthers unite... Today, King of the Table, tomorrow, World Domination! Move over Ralph... I'm coming to GET YOU!

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  14. Ahh.. Mr Bear... I have been expecting you....

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    1. Down a bit, over a bit, there keep going,you will get your reward when i say.

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  15. No Mr Bear, I expect you to die! Mwah ha ha ha!

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  16. When he comes back keep smiling and he won't suspect anything he he he

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  17. The Bear: The Cheshire Cat made me drink it!!... I never expected to bloomin' shrink; from the look on his face I thought I was up for some mind altering experience!

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  18. ...hold that thought Bear here come the humans, let them think we are just so cute...if they only knew....

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  19. why is that mouse disguised as Bear ??????
    fromm jk.kenyon@yahoo.co.uk

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  20. thats it Mr Stinky .....you stay near the plug-in air freshner phewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww !!

    from jill kenyon

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  21. Is this the bit when i pretend to be interested?

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  22. no-one touches the little guy meow!

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  23. "That's the last time I'm playing'Alien' with you, Bear - you've popped out of my back instead of my tummy!" britabevis@hotmail.co.uk

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  24. Honestly, that Ralph's ALWAYS hogging the limelight. Doesn't he know?? The Bear is the BOSS.

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  25. I ain't never gonna be as pretty as you Ralph, but I deffinitely have more modesty ....

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  26. Ralph to The Bear: "Muah-ha ha ha!! Just when thought it was safe to go back in the kitchen... You never suspected the eyes in the back of my head also possessed the death-glare-shrink-ray!"

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  27. Ralph and The Bear (not actual size)

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  28. If a black cat jumps over your back from left to right, is it lucky.

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  29. Dont think I dont know you are there, and Yes, I do know what you are thinking........... Dont do it !!

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  30. can someone help?? I have a small cat growing out of my side...

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  31. in the voice of Blowfelt from James Bond- Ah Mr Ralph you think your so smug just wait till I yank your tail and you fly off the table ha ha ha!!!!

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  32. 'Ralph, I told you you shouldn't be up there, and Bears are always right'!

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  33. Do I look like I am in a photogenic mood today

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  34. It's no good sitting there and keeping watch Bear, I 'ain't' moving' from this work top until AFTER tea"

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  35. Ralph: I'm feeling very sleepy...
    Bear: ...And...You're under. Now when you wake up, you're going to give me all your food and you'll distract the human by yelling your name at the top of your voice whilst I get on with my world domination plans, okay?

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  36. I am NOT sulking, I'm only saying there is room for 2 on the work top Ralph !

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  37. The Cat in Black Sits Snugly On the Back

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  38. So as not to lose face Bear insisted he really HAD wanted to sit on the orange chair all along :)

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  39. Ralph says to Bear, "Ok, I'll play hide and seek ONE more time, but this time DON'T hide in the coal bucket!"

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  40. It's clear from Ralph's expression that he can hardly Bear the weight...

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  41. I like black cats but I could'nt eat a whole one

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  42. Bear: Tom can't hold out much longer, surely?
    Ralph: Shut up and keep staring.

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  43. The Bear sniggers at the realisation that Ralph's intimidating size only means more surface area for fleas.

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  44. I'm watching you...

    sophieemay@btinternet.com

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  45. We are not amewsed...

    From: FurBall444@excite.com

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  46. 'It's my table and I'm going to sit on it !! ' said Ralph, smugly.

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  47. well how long are you gonna give me the cold shoulder treatment -well i can take it ive got broad shoulders ha ha

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  48. despite being so small, he STILL gets centre stage!

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  49. Oh yes little black cat I can see you scheming don't think I can't I will use my super large cat senses when human returns to steal all the whiskas tempations for myself and you will have none I tell you....None !

    From Sweetsonya

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  50. Ralph: Go away Bear, I'm having my photo session!

    Bear: Yes, you'll look lovely when I sink my teeth into your tail!!

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  51. Gullivars Travels!

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  52. "What do you mean, I've got a Bear behind?"

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    1. And we have a winner! Congratulations David. Please drop us a line at editorial@cats.org.uk with your full name and address to claim your prize!

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  53. "I said, look at me, when I'm talking to you! " You are a typical teenager, well let me tell you... I did not tell you a 'Bear' faced lie!" " we may wear different coats but you and I were made from the same cloth bro!"

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  54. To remove tiny black cats, treat your pet regularly with Frontline.

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  55. Bear " All this time the silly humans thought they were cunning in feeding me growth pills and, hee hee, I have been swiping them into Ralph's dinner"

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  56. You're right, Ralph, your arse is getting fatter.

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  57. Want to have a copy of that book. I like it much!

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  58. Ralph to Tom (whispering) - is he still there?

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  59. I'm not small, I'm just far away!

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  60. My human went shopping and all I got was this - would have preferred a T-shirt!!!

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  61. Ralph, you have a bare (bear) behind!

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  62. In the battle of good versus evil, the angel on Ralph's other shoulder never really stood a chance against the Bear...

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  63. Foreshortening? Pah...I am big. I am mean. And I am beautiful. Don't you forget it. So dinner NOW please! Go for the ankles Bear!

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  64. Dear Retailer - I would like to complain in strong terms about the 'Buy one cat and get one cat free' offer. Cheated.

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  65. Did I say you could exist?

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  66. Thank you everyone for joining in and thank you to Tom for contributing the prize!

    Our winner is David S with "What do you mean, I've got a Bear behind?" Very good!

    David, please drop us a line at editorial@cats.org.uk with your full name and address to claim your prize!

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