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Thread: Animal Charity Bedding

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    Does anyone use their scraps to make bedding for animals at their local shelters?

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    Your dog is gorgeous - what kind is he/she?

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    Bordercollie mix, she's a rescue.

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    She 's gotta have mountain dog or st bernard in her - she looks huge. But she really is so cute I like you would have adopted her. Mine is a rescue too.
    By the way never made a shelter quilt but have looked into it.

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    I live in Madison county North Carolina, our animal shelter is so limited on resources, we donate old towels, blankets, and we fill pillowcases with scraps of fabric and fleece.

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    Sugar is beautiful. Looks like she may have St. Bernard in her. My aunt had a few that were Sheltie and St.Bernard, she resembles them.

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    Good idea, I believe all animal shelters are limited on funds. I need to check with ours to see if they could use my scraps.

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    Our group collects scraps and then makes a donation to the local animal shelter.

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    Great idea. I send food and towels/ old blankets to ours. I can't go in there anymore because I came out with armfuls of pets. The last time I grabbed 2 kittens and cried my eyes out the whole time because of the awful abuse that I saw the poor dears had been thru. I guess, according to my daughters, I may have freaked people out with my crying. It just came over me and I couldn't stop. I'm not even embarassed about it because my heart felt like it was gonna break! Now I just help the ones that end up on the streets around our neighborhood or the ones the vet needs help with.

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    Our shelter uses towels, blankets, etc that can be easily tossed in the wash, disinfected and dried. Pretty hard on piecework.

    Making a quilt for a fundraiser might be a use for your cuttings. One of our local humane societies has a thrift store. Perhaps some quilter would like to purchase zip bags of scraps.

    Bless you for your concern. God sees even the fall of the sparrow.

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    I make the scraps into a crazy quilt blanket for the animals...and use a cheap polar fleece blanket as the base or use scraps of polar fleece sewed together to make a pillow case...then I put an old pillow that I might discard in it and donate.

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    We take pillowcases and fill them with all kinds of scraps, cotton, flannel and fleece, stich the opening close and you have a dog or cat bed. We either donate or have sold them for $3 to raise funds for fabric.

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    I make cat pads for the Maui Humane shelter. It takes me a while to fill a bag since my quilter friends take all but my smallest scraps.

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    Thank you all for thinking of the forgotten animals!

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    sugar is a cutie!

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    Sugar is a beautiful girl!

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