CLEVELAND, Ohio — It’s time to meet the cats named Mia through Misiu in’s contest to find the Cutest Cat in Greater Cleveland.

With about 3,500 kitties entered in the contest by their owners, is publishing all the pictures over a 5-week period, organized in alphabetical order by the cats’ first names. In the photo gallery above are cats named Mia through Misiu.

One photo gallery will be posted daily at through March 14. The Top 100 Cutest Cat finalists will be announced on March 15.

The galleries contain one photo of each feline entered in the contest through email or by attending the free photo shoot that was held at’s office in January.

Meanwhile, a five-person selection committee from is pouring over the photos to decide the 100 finalists. From there, readers will determine the Top 10 — as well as the order of the Top 10 finish — through voting in online polls.

Here’s links to all the other cat photo galleries that have been published:

Aaloo through Azusa: See contest photos of cats named Aaloo-Asusa

Photo gallery #1

BaBa through Bellah: See contest photos of cats named BaBa-Bellah

Photo gallery #2

Bellatrix through Boo: See contest photos of cats named Bellatrix-Boo

Photo gallery #3

Boo Boo Beefcake through Buttons: See contest photos of cats named Boo Boo Beefcake-Buttons

Photo gallery #4

C.C. through Charley: See contest photos of cats named C.C.-Charley

Photo gallery #5

Charlie through Chumbee: See contest photos of cats named Charlie-Chumbee

Photo gallery #6

Chumly through Cuddles: See contest photos of cats named Chumly-Cuddles

Photo gallery #7

Cupcake through Dolly: See contest photos of cats named Cupcake-Dolly

Photo gallery #8

Domino through Ethel: See contest photos of cats named Domino-Ethel

Photo gallery #9

Eva through Frankie: See contest photos of cats named Eva-Frankie

Photo gallery #10

Frankie through Gio: See contest photos of cats Frankie-Gio

Photo gallery #11

Giorgio through Harriet Tubman: See contest photos of cats Giorgio-Harriet Tubman

Photo Gallery #12

Harry through Ivy: See contest photos of cats Harry-Ivy

Photo gallery #13

Izzie through Jobu: See contest photos of cats Izzie-Jobu

Photo gallery #14

Joe through Kinzy: See contest photos of cats Joe-Kinzy

Photo gallery #15

Kipper through Lenny: See contest photos of cats Kipper-Lenny

Photo gallery #16

Leo through Lito: See contest photos of cats Leo-Lito

Photo gallery #17

Little Babe through Lucy: See contest photos of cats Little Babe-Lucy.

Photo gallery #18

Lucy through Maple: See contest photos of cats Lucy-Maple.

Photo gallery #19

Marble through Mhysa: See contest photos of cats Marble-Mhysa.

Photo gallery #20

Throughout February and March we will also publish special category winners such as the cats with the Prettiest Eyes, Best Mustaches and Cats We Most Want to Cuddle With.

Look for lots more content throughout the contest at, including videos and features.

Remember, if you don’t see your cat pictured yet, please be patient and watch for the alphabetical galleries to roll out daily through March 14.

Notable: To be eligible for the Top 10, the cat must reside in Northeast Ohio (Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina, Summit, Portage, Lake and Geauga counties).

Note to dog lovers: will once again conduct a contest to find the Cutest Dog in Northeast Ohio. It will be conducted during the summertime. More details will be announced at in the coming months.

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