Welcome to the second annual Cat Pawsitive National High-Five Day Contest! GreaterGood.org's Jackson Galaxy Project is teaming up with Lil BUB, Petco Foundation, and The Animal Rescue Site to help cats find forever homes and have fun doing it!
Believe it or not, cats can be trained, and by teaching shelter cats our Cat Pawsitive techniques (including the signature “High-Five”), we can decrease stress, increase engagement, and raise adoption rates. Anyone can teach a cat to do a high-five—all it takes is a desirable “reinforcer” (your kitty’s favorite treat) and some patience. We even have easy-peasy instructions you can download right here, or if you prefer, follow along with the video below:
From April 18th until May 16th, we’re asking shelter staff, volunteers, and supporters to share their best high-five videos! The Cat Daddy himself, Jackson Galaxy, will pick his top 25 entries on May 20th. Voting will be open to the public between May 20th – June 2nd. The top 3 winners will be announced on June 3rd, 2019. Each winner will receive a donation to the shelter or rescue of their choice as follows:
- First Place Grand Prize: $5,000 cash grant for the shelter or rescue of your choice AND a trip to Lil BUB’s birthday party, where you can meet BUB and Jackson Galaxy!
- Second Place: $3,000 cash grant for the shelter or rescue of your choice.
- Third Place: $2,000 cash grant for the shelter or rescue of your choice.
Click below to get started! We can't wait to see your high-fives!