Kittens Catchin' Catnaps, Dozing Dogs and Pooped Parrots

The National Sleep Foundation Launches 'My Pet Loves Sleep Contest' and

Asks Americans to Share Favorite Photographs of Sleeping Pets

Twelve Weeks of Photos Judged Online; Winning Photographs Available in Pet

Winner's Gallery for All the World to See!

Jun 28, 2007, 01:00 ET from National Sleep Foundation

    WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued
 by the National Sleep Foundation:
     What:    The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) wants all-time favorite
              photos of your pet stealin' 40 winks!
     Why:     NSF wants to share photos of America's most adorable sleeping
              pets with everyone who visits
     When:    The contest launches on Monday, July 2 and continues until
              Sunday, September 30.  Each week for 12 weeks, NSF Web site
              visitors will vote online for the cutest sleeping pet of the
              week.  All 12 winners will be featured on NSF's popular Web site.
     Where:   Submit your most cherished sleeping pet photograph by visiting
       All entries received
              during the week (beginning each Monday and ending each Sunday for
              12 consecutive weeks) will be judged by participating NSF Web
              site visitors.
     How:     Email a color digital photo with a maximum of 150 K and
              resolution  of 72 dpi maximum by visiting
      NSF will post all photo
              entries received during a specific week in the Sleeping Pet Photo
              Gallery and encourage all NSF Web site visitors to cast their
              vote.  The weekly "sleeping pet" winner will be determined by
              which photo receives the most votes during the designated seven-
              day period.
              Only one vote per NSF Web site visitor is allowed per week.  If
              you want your pet to win, send a My Pet Loves Sleep E-card
              (available at and encourage
              your friends and family to join in the fun and vote.  Once the
              week is over, winning photographs will be housed in the Sleeping
              Pet Winner's Gallery.
              Visit for additional details.

SOURCE National Sleep Foundation