Simply Cats fans: Three days left to help the shelter get a makeover

The national website, is giving Simply Cats, Boise’s no-kill shelter, the chance to compete for a fabulous makeover.

To help Simply Cats make the cut, all you have to do is register on the site, then earn points by contributing reviews of pet products, sharing advice, and more — all stuff you might enjoy doing anyway.

Simply Cats, and four other shelters in Idaho are in the running.

The 20 shelters that have accumulated the most points by March 13, 2009, will be named semifinalists. and advisors will visit all 20 semifinalists, narrow the list to 10. Pet fans across America will vote to pick the winner.

Even the runners-up get to split a cash prize of $195,000. That's a lot of catnip.