Pawsome Stories

Are you a student in years 3-6 with a pawsome story to tell?

The RSPCA’s Pawsome Stories is a writing competition inviting you to send us your best piece of work and be in the running for some fantastic prizes. We want to put your writing skills to the test while hearing from our next generation of animal welfare advocates!

There are two categories:

You can write a fictional story about rescuing an animal,
You can write a persuasive essay answering the question: “if you could change one thing in the world to improve animals’ lives, what would it be and why?”.

*Please note: if typing your entry, please write ONE PAGE with size 12 font. For handwritten, please write ONE DOUBLE-SIDED A4 page.

Please send your entries, or clear photos of your entries, to

You have until 17 September 2021 to submit your work. The winners will be announced on…. (tbc).

There will be prizes for first, second, and third place entries in each category.


1st place – A trophy, $50 Dymocks voucher, an RSPCA Victoria adoptable plush toy AND a virtual barn tour for you and your class to meet our friendly farm animals!

2nd place – An RSPCA Victoria adoptable plush toy, a $30 Dymocks voucher and a certificate

3rd place – An RSPCA adoptable plush toy and a certificate