CARDWOOD DERBY TIME AT CAT SCOUTS

by Janet Blue on January 18, 2016

Second Cat Scouts’ Cardwood Derby

cardwood derby  trophyMau has entered the second, sort-of-annual Cat Scouts‘ Cardwood Derby, and he needs your votes to win this super cool trophy. It would have his name and not Scout Banzai should he win.

As Mauricio is Director of Campus Security at Cat Scouts University he thought it would be nice to have an official campus vehicle. Here are a few photos of Mau, his car and his pit crew. We’ll tell you how to vote at the end of this post.

2016 Cardwood Derby

The back of Mau’s official CSU Security vehicle.
(c) The Cat on My Head 2016

2016 Cardwood Derby

Lisbeth served on Mau’s pit crew for the second time.
(c) The Cat on My Head 2016

2016 Cardwood Derby

Mau’s pit crew, Calista Jo and Lisbeth, were stoned on catnip and acting like hooligans. (The arrows point to the nip.)
(c) The Cat on My Head 2016

2016 Cardwood Derby

Mau jumping from his vehicle to apprehend his hooligan sisters.
(c) The Cat on My Head 2016

1st Cardwood Derby

Mau with pit crew, Lisbeth, in his first cardwood derby entry.
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I am pretty happy with my improved design and construction skills in comparison to Mau’s last derby car. If you weren’t following us then, here’s a photo. It was more elaborate, but the craftsmanship was definitely lacking.

Though Mau’s car is better constructed this year, I fear he has no chance of taking home that trophy. The competition is really tough. Scouts were able to create any type of vehicle they wanted, and some are more imaginative than his. There’s a hot air balloon, a food truck and a stagecoach to name a few of the unique entries.

If you would like to vote for Mauricio, you can do so on the Cat Scouts Organization page on Facebook. He has two photos. Scroll down until you find them and then “LIKE” them. You have through January 22 to cast your vote. While you are there check out all the entries. They really are creative.

Mau says, “Please drive safely and never while stoned on catnip!”

Canadian Cats January 23, 2016 at 7:04 pm

I love it Mau. The sturdiness seems improved since the last time. Our sturdiness improved. Last car I ate my way through the frame of the window. hehe Well, it was my car.

Shoko

McGuffy's Reader January 20, 2016 at 5:51 pm

This is SO cool! Those scouts have FUN! xoxo
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Peaches & Paprika January 20, 2016 at 5:41 am

I voted using this link to go to the specific picture/entry. (wow Loooong but it worked) https://www.facebook.com/CatScouts/photos/a.257997111016483.1073741828.196042057211989/647010362115154/?type=3&theater
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Kitty Cat Chronicles January 19, 2016 at 9:57 pm

That is one awesome security vehicle! Nic work, Mau and Mm Janet! We will head over and vote for Mau’s car ASAP! Good luck!!! Sampy sends Astrid a kiss for every car in the world, and we all send lots of love and hugs with extra purrs for Fiona. XOXO

Robin January 19, 2016 at 9:12 pm

That is a totally pawsome Cardwood Derby car! Very creative. I suppose there is nothing wrong with having a little nip around for the pit crew. 🙂 Excellent job!
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BeadedTail January 19, 2016 at 8:35 pm

That’s a really cool car Mau! Our mommy went to Colorado State University so she thought that’s what CSU meant. She’s silly.
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Deziz World January 19, 2016 at 6:37 pm

Dat’s a pawsum car Mau. good Luck. Mommy better get meez car finished up. Meez figgers there’s no chance of bwingin’ home da trophy, but it’s all ’bout da fun, right?.

Luv ya’

Dezi and Lexi
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Ellen Pilch January 19, 2016 at 5:47 pm

That is a great car! And how cool that you got inside of it too.
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The Swiss Cats January 19, 2016 at 3:47 pm

That’s a pawsome security car Mau ! Purrs
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Flynn January 19, 2016 at 12:27 pm

That is a great security car Mau!
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Annabelle January 19, 2016 at 11:42 am

Mau that is one cool roadster!
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The Menagerie Mom January 19, 2016 at 11:11 am

I love your campus security car, Mauricio! And I love that you even shared a shot of you in action, chasing after those nip-stoned hooligans. You sure make a purrfect security guard! Purrs!
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lorraine williamson January 19, 2016 at 9:52 am

love the car great job mau have a great a lot of fun at your race zen hugs and purrs

Peaches & Paprika January 19, 2016 at 6:51 am

I had a great time on the FB scouts page watching the amazing “vehicles”. Now I want to make one! But I scrolled and scrolled and couldn’t find yours. Maybe not enough coffee for me this morning. Is it possible to post a direct link?
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Sammy January 19, 2016 at 6:07 am

I just love your security car entry in the Derby Mau! PURRRFECT! You can keep an eye on hooligan activity at the races AND zoom around in the contest at the same time!

Hugs, Sammy
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Toby January 19, 2016 at 3:54 am

That’s a car I would want to drive around in. Go get those hooligans, Mau!!!!
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prancer pie January 19, 2016 at 1:12 am

Your derby car is pawsome! Good luck!
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Pipo/Minko/MrJackFreckles January 19, 2016 at 1:01 am

What a great ‘car’ you made! We would love to vote, but we don’t ‘do’ FB…sigh…
We will just have to purr that you get lots of votes from those that do:)

Summer January 19, 2016 at 12:15 am

I love seeing everybody’s entry and I think Mau’s is really fun!
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