For our blog giveaway, a question. Where did the year go? Well, as far as we can see, it went That-A-Way!! * waves paw as the year disappears around the corner is a big hurry!!!…………..* It’s been a frantic and busy year for everyone, and for many a sad and stressful one. So we hope many can now take a breather, take time to cherish fur family and friends, and also remember those less well off.

We would like to celebrate friends old and new around the world with a beautiful giveaway, one that is 100% New Zealand. We have a worldwide readership so >> everyone << is welcome to enter.ย  OK what’s the skinny on our gorgeous giveaway?

  • We have two special gifts going to one lucky commenter.
Dash Kitten Giveaway Kiwi
  • A copy of the New Zealand Upper Hutt Animal Rescue Calendar (see the header image) which has a selection of beautiful photographs of local rescue cats. We have some exceptionally talented photographers at the Rescue so prepare to be impressed! …. AND….
  • An hand-stitched New Zealand picture with a Kiwi theme. It shows a Kiwi and New Zealand’s Maori name Aotearoa. It is beautifully framed in a vintage look wooden frame. Approx. 20 x 25 cms/8 x 10 ins in size, it is stitched on linen.

To enter the blog giveaway

  • All you need to do is comment under this post!
  • As usual newsletter subscribers receive extra entries (5) so please let us know if you are a subscriber to the newsletter. Sometimes your email and real name are very different and we can’t work out who you are.
  • We are a worldwide blog – all are welcome to enter! One entry per person or paw.

Harvey, Miranda, Silver, Phoebe and Dusty
Team Dash Kitten







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  1. Fur Everywhere

    December 22, 2015 at 1:38 am

    What beautiful prizes! We would love to win them. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Fur Everywhere recently posted…Opt to Adopt EdenMy Profile


  2. Rusty

    December 21, 2015 at 1:24 pm

    YAY!!! counts me in! hooge fanks fur all yoo does!


    • Rusty

      December 21, 2015 at 3:53 pm

      p.s. me pawgots to meow dat me a subscriber,cwazy me!


  3. ShaynaCat

    December 21, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    No clue where the year went, but it sure doesn’t seem to have been around for a whole 12 months! Wishing you all the very best for Christmas & New Year ๐Ÿ™‚ P.S. I’m s subscriber ๐Ÿ™‚
    ShaynaCat recently posted…RIP, @PixelDoggyMy Profile


  4. @Skye613

    December 21, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    This be very cool! Oh & I subscribe! Woo Hoo


  5. SherriEllen TD

    December 21, 2015 at 12:02 pm

    Mee-you Harvey an Miranda an thee gang mee iss enterin LadyMum inn thee contest….shee wood LUV a KIWI stitch pickture fur sure! Yur so sweet to make thiss werld wide….postage iss sumfing else Ladymum tells mee ๐Ÿ˜‰
    **paw patsss** Siddhartha Henry an LadyMum xxxxxxx
    SherriEllen TD recently posted…Siddhartha Henryโ€™s Jokin Sunday SelfiessMy Profile


  6. The Swiss Cats

    December 21, 2015 at 9:22 am

    What a pawsome giveaway ! We love the calendar ! Purrs
    The Swiss Cats recently posted…Ne me cherche pas !My Profile


  7. OllyTed

    December 18, 2015 at 9:45 am

    ello *hugs* wot a supah sweet ideer fank yew ๐Ÿ™‚


  8. meowmeowmans

    December 17, 2015 at 10:26 am

    What a cool giveaway! Thank you for having this, and for the chance to win. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thank you so much for your beautiful post about Mooseyโ€™s passing. He was a most special boy, and we love and miss him so much. The love and support by our friends has been such an encouragement during this difficult time. We appreciate you SO much.


    Kevin, Tracey, Gracie and Zoe


  9. Newflands

    December 16, 2015 at 1:39 pm

    Great blog and super to see other kiwi businesses working in this way with you.
    Have a wonderful Christmas and may 2016 bring all you desire .


  10. Thomas Archer

    December 16, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    Oh wow, wot pawsome giveaways *claps paws* Did you make the fabulous piccie of the kiwi, Aunty? *admires*


  11. Little Binky and Granny

    December 16, 2015 at 8:45 am

    That’s a great give away and the first that counts me in..YES! Pawkisses for Good Luck to you all ๐Ÿ™‚ <3
    Little Binky and Granny recently posted…Sunday Selfies modellingMy Profile


  12. Katie Isabella

    December 16, 2015 at 7:46 am

    OH I LOVE these. What a great loving give-away. I hope I can wain. I’m pretty sure I am a subscriber.


  13. Noodle

    December 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

    What a super give away!
    Have a great Tuesday…

    Noodle and crew


  14. Seville at Nerissa's Life

    December 16, 2015 at 1:34 am

    The year flew the coop, I believe. Least that’s what the peep says. Personally, although I’ve always known that time could fly, I didn’t realize it spent the rest of its life residing in a chicken coop. MOUSES!

    Seville at Nerissa’s Life recently posted…the Christmas grumpMy Profile


  15. Nutmeg's Crew

    December 15, 2015 at 10:49 pm

    What a fab giveaway! *impressed ears* Oh and I no idea where year gone either!!


  16. Midnightpurrs

    December 15, 2015 at 9:15 pm

    What beautiful gifts! Haven’t posted to my blog in a long time . I used to subscribe to your newsletter, but haven’t seen it in a while.


  17. Layla Morgan Wilde

    December 15, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    What a lovely and thoughtful giveaway!
    Layla Morgan Wilde recently posted…Not Fade Away: Mondays With MerlinMy Profile


  18. Annette @PetsAreFound

    December 15, 2015 at 5:41 pm

    I’m not sure where the year went… but I’ll be kinda glad when it really has went!!! Bring on 2016!
    Thanks for making your competition global like your audience ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Love your work x
    Annette @PetsAreFound recently posted…Lost dog Penrith NSWMy Profile


  19. Lone Star Cats

    December 15, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    What a pawsome giveaway!
    Lone Star Cats recently posted…Antlers, Christmas Trees, and NO BACON!My Profile


  20. donna

    December 15, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    I would love this giveawy as a present for me this year


  21. Brian

    December 15, 2015 at 1:55 pm

    That is a very cool giveaway gang!
    Brian recently posted…Mancat Monday: Grab Our Christmas CardMy Profile


  22. The Island Cats

    December 15, 2015 at 1:15 pm

    We can’t believe this year is almost over! What a fun giveaway.
    The Island Cats recently posted…Santa Paws is WatchingMy Profile


  23. Cathy Keisha

    December 15, 2015 at 8:02 am

    TW says the years go by faster and faster. I dunno. They all have the same number of days except Leap Year. Wonderful giveaway.
    Cathy Keisha recently posted…Do You Feed Your Cat Like Nature Intended? Getting Wild With #NaturalBalance #adMy Profile


  24. Summer

    December 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

    What a lovely giveaway – paws up!
    Summer recently posted…Blue Christmas Cat ShowMy Profile


  25. Erin the Cat

    December 15, 2015 at 7:37 am

    Oh my! the Maori name seems somehow so much more interesting when you read meaning behind it. And that kitten is gorgeous, I hope she found a home… purrs
    Erin the Cat recently posted…Pondering…My Profile


  26. Flynn

    December 15, 2015 at 5:33 am

    That is a fantastic giveaway! I don’t know where the year went either. Every year goes more quickly than the last.
    Your lovely card arrived today, thank you. I hope ours to you arrives soon and safely.


  27. da tabbies o trout towne

    December 15, 2015 at 5:20 am

    guys…..thiz give a way iz total lee awesum !!! best fishes two everee one who enterz… N az far az wear de yeer wented…we iz knot sure R selves….it did go tho…dinna it !!

    insert hearts XXX


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