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Daily Kos Community Quilts Project

Community Quilts are a way of sharing care, compassion and support for community members who are facing illness or other hardships.
  1. Pootie Pads are a product that arose because of the daily Pootie diaries here on Daily Kos — they were designed with the cats of Kossacks in mind.  Made with love by myself and my sister, winglion, they are little quilts filled with human grade, organic catnip (the best we have ever found) from Oregon.  All the fabrics are pre-washed before we use them so the pads are innocent of any toxic sizing or preservatives.  Cats love them!  The pads promote play — and also seem to have a soothing effect on anxious cats (making them the perfect liner for a cat carrier during travel).  Elderly cats

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  2. Wow. Just wow. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart. I have been sitting here leaking tears reading all the kind and wonderful messages, and Sara and Ann, that kitty card you sent with the shipment is adorable. 

    Ok, so I know we are supposed to publish the “christened by pooties” pictures of our quilts, but frankly, it’s been impossible to get a decent picture. Marvin went utterly bonkers the minute I attempted to spread this on the bed, and all the pictures are quite blurry. There seems to be a bit of, er, ESSENCE of the pootie pad it was shipped with in the quilt itself. I

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  3. Republishing the first diary with an update: we are short $136 for this quilt — I will keep these numbers updated.

    Elenacarlena has been in a world of hurt.  After a sudden hospitalization and surgery in December (which saved her life), she has been on the long road to recovery ever since.  She’s had repeated procedures under anesthesia to dilate her esophagus (I can only imagine the pain) and is looking forward to more surgery later to repair a hiatal hernia.  Elenacarlena has well and truly been in a medical vortex of sorts, a very lonely place

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