Search is on for the cutest cat

Cat owners in the region are being invited to enter a competition if they think their pet is the cutest.

Card retailer Hallmark has launched a search for the cutest cat in Tyne and Wear with the very best going forward to the national final.

Entrants should enter a photograph of their feline friend in the Little Meow’s Cutest Kitty, with the winner being awarded he coveted accolade of the UK’s Cutest Cat.

Residents can enter through the Hallmark UK Facebook page and the competition will close at 5pm on Friday, May 30.

The cutest kitty will be decided by a panel of expert judges, including Rachel Goodman, Little Meow’s creator; Sara Atkinson, director of Yorkshire Cat Rescue; and Jacqueline Brown, the editor of Progressive Greetings Worldwide.

The winner gets to visit London’s exclusive Pet Spa and enjoy the full VIP treatment, as well as being presented with the full range of Hallmark’s exclusive Little Meow greetings cards.

To enter your cat visit