A Long Overdue Update & Cute Kitten Pics!

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted any kind of updates. For the past few years I really wasn’t super active with my shop due to personal reasons. Now I’m back and busier than ever! Many a kitty and puppy have been receiving gifts since their humans have been home under quarantine. 😉

This site is very out of date and I will be updating it over the next while and adding the new toys, masks, etc I’ve had available on my social media. It’ll take awhile and you’ll see some changes.

Okay, now onto why you’re really reading this…

Cute Kitten Pics!!!

Last night on Facebook I promised I’d share a series of pics I received this week of a kitten named Leroy playing with a bunch of toys his daddy got from me. He likes them all but his dad says the Zombie Head is his favourite. He plays soccer with it daily. 🙂

Please Note: Zombie Heads have not yet been posted online but are available upon request. They have a bell in the missing eye and were a big hit at last years ComicCon Holiday Edition. Word of mouth is how Leroy ended up with one.

Okay now here’s Leroy!

Montreal Comic Con 2017 – Cosplay With Pets Panel

This past weekend I attended Montreal Comic Con to speak at a couple of panels. It was a fun but tiring weekend, and the Zoo sure is happy I’m back home.

I did a new panel while there called Cosplay With Your Pet. Overall it went well. Had a decent crowd considering it was a Friday afternoon at 2pm. Basically we spent 45min looking at pics of animals in cute costumes. Not a bad way to spend an afternoon.

I’m hoping to do it again at Ottawa Comic Con 2018. I have a number of things I want to improve, plus I plan to build costumes for animals I know so I can talk about the process etc. So be prepared for cute costume pics of the Zoo (Kara, Bela, & Tray #robacats) and my Squad (Emma and Lily B #robasquad  #wannaberobacat). I’ve also had a few different types of animals offer to be models/guinea pigs! It’s going to be a big year of miniature costuming!

 

 

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Mission Pawsible – Beat the Heat Online Auction

Until July 16, 2017 Mission Pawsible is having an online auction! The proceeds of the auction go to help out two wonderful animal rescues in Ottawa, ON; The Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue and Furry Tales Rescue.

A word of why the rescues need help from the Mission Pawsible people;

‘Between the two rescues, there are over 200 cats in care with daily requests to take in more cats. The rescues cannot take in cats and help them find their forever homes without the funds to make sure the cats have been vet checked, vaccinated, spayed/neutered and microchiped. Adoption fees do not cover associated medical costs so fundraisers like this one help to bridge the gap.

Please help us make this auction a successful one so that more cats can be saved and find their forever homes!’

The auction is not just for cat lovers! Many of the items were donated by restaurants, jewelry makers, services, and the list goes on.

Bearly Work Creations and I donated a suPURRvisor basket to the auction.

The suPURRvisor basket is a  wicker basket with a pillow and a wooden sign for the front that says suPURRvisior that a small to medium sized cat can fit in.

In the basket is a pillow, a hand hooked wool rug called Fat Cat from Bearly Work Creations  and a number of crocheted things by me; a placemat, a Santa Paws stocking, and a Jingle Jangle toy.

 

On the Web

Auction website

Mission Pawsible Facebook Page

Furrry Tales Rescue

Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue

Fun Times at the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides

Today was the day, and Team Emma was ready to hit the streets! It was a small crowd, but everyone had a great time.  Emma got to hang with the big boys. Two big huskies to be exact.

This was the first year for the event so we’re hoping word will spread and get more dogs involved next year.  This year over $1000 was raised for Dog Guides!

Due to Ottawa Race Weekend taking place we had to change the route for the walk, which ended up being a far more pleasant route. The last leg of our journey was along Beechwood Avenue where the race was taking place, so lot’s of cheering and music going on. So we decided to have a bit of fun with it. Even though this was a walk and not a race we cheered the dogs on as they made their way to the finish line. Due to her strategy of slow and steady wins the race (and some help from the husky parents) Emma was the first one to cross the finish line. Little stumpy legs beat the big boys! lol

Thanks to all Emma’s sponsors who helped her raise $131!

Thanks to Pet Valu Beechwood for putting on such a great event! Team Emma will be there again next year!

Galactic Empire Beware

Puppers have joined the Rebellion and are wrecking havoc on the fleet!

I just received a video of a dog named Chewbarka who was just given the first Squeaky Tie Fighter Toy I made. I think the test run went well!

‘He’s so happy with it. It’s beyond adorable. I’ve never seen him go this nuts over a toy. He’s a happy little dude’ – Chewie’s Mom

Local Craft Wizards Celebrate Spring

Spring has sprung (sort of) here in Ottawa and it’s time to come out of hibernation for a craft show!

Join me and a host of other awesome local vendors at Wizard Werks Spring Fling Craft Show!

On Sunday April 9, from 3-7pm the wizards will be peddling their creations at The House of Targ on Bank Street.  Enjoy some pinball and perogies while you shop!

I’ll have some new pet goodies with me like the Squeaker Tie Fighter Dog Toy I just created.

Convertible Pet Bed Bonanza!

Today I got the Convertible Pet Beds with Pockets added to both this website and the Etsy shop.

I have a number of pre-made beds but I also take commissions for custom beds. Hopefully all the furry companions who receive these beds will like them as much as Malcolm and his sister do! Their parents had me make a custom flannel Star Wars bed.

They both fit... sort of.

They both fit… sort of.

Throwback Thursday at the DRC Workshop

I decided to do a DRC Throwback Thursday.  We’re going back to about a year and a half ago when I was commissioned  to make a couple pet collars with matching bowties.  I was lucky enough to have their mom send pics! Remember these two cutie pies?

Willow

Willow

Grissom

Grissom

Pet Collars From A Galaxy Far Away

We’ve added some new selection to our pet collars. They’re now available in two sizes, and we have Star Wars! Check out the new selection on our Collars page.

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Update and New Stuff

Been awhile since the site has been updated.

I added some new stuff which is also available on Etsy. Check out our Kool Kerchiefs for starters!

 

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the products I’m working on that will soon be available.  With help from model Tray of course. 😉