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Ax-Wielding Cat Wins Pet Halloween Costume Contest

The Richardsons' Cat with a Bloody Ax hacked out the majority of votes in our Halloween pet costume contest, narrowly beating the Vampire Chihuahua.

Jon and Mary Richardson's cat must have gone on quite a Halloween rampage: He was too pooped to wake up and pose for a photo with his implement of destruction.

But that didn't keep the Cat with a Bloody Ax from capturing the most votes in our Best Pet Halloween Costume Contest, snatching the prize from the jaws of the Vampire Chihuahua, who was also popular with voters.

Honorable mention goes to the Piggy and Bumblebee dogs.

You can see all the costumed contestants in the accompanying photos and the Richardsons win a $50 gift card. Thanks to everyone who entered and voted!

For more Halloween photos and fun on Napa Valley Patch, please see:

  • Napa Gets Spooky for Halloween: Photo Gallery
  • Halloween Cocktail Recipes from the Napa Valley
  • How to Make Mystery Eyeball Deviled Eggs
  • Napa's "Zombie Nurse" Crusades for Flu Shots (VIDEO)
  • Costumed St. Helena Revelers Support Cameo Cinema
  • The "Dead" Walk at Napa's "Zombie Flu" Clinic
  • Patch’s Best Halloween Costume in America Contest

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Mary Richardson November 05, 2012 at 06:56 PM
Hooray!!! Thank you to all who participated in and voted for this contest and a special THANK YOU to those of you who voted for the Cat with a Bloody Axe! (Whew ..... we have to live with him .....) :)
Naomi Reese November 05, 2012 at 09:23 PM
He'll take his fame lying down!
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) November 05, 2012 at 11:11 PM
Here's his theme song (without the ad that you get on YouTube): http://vimeo.com/5215274
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) November 06, 2012 at 03:59 AM
Dear me, it seems I have been using the British spelling for the cat's weapon. In America, apparently, it is an ax. I will fix it ... later.

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