For those that have ever joined a "carnival," it's a great way to promote your blog and meet other bloggers. Carnivals can be found on blogcarnival.com. You simply submit your article to a "host" who will then post all blog posts that are related to that particular topic. They have a variety of topics, including many pet related.
Once such carnival is called the Carnival of the cats. They are doing doing a give away contest during this weeks' (Sunday Feb 8th) Carnival.
It will be "silhouette." The best of will be voted on during the following week..
Monday through Thursday at http://www.petsgardenblog.com
Winner to be announced on Friday the 13th of Feb.
The winner will recieve a free silhouette decal donated by http://www.vinylsilhouettes.com.