We Support Hurricane Harvey Pets

I don’t even know what to say about Houston. As a native Dallasite, this hits close to home. It’s heartwarming to see people helping each other when the news and the world has seemed so divisive this summer (or longer). I’m in touch with an old friend who was rescued by boat from his house, which is seems surreal.

One thing that’s been great to see are the pet rescues – have you noticed there seems to be a dog in every boat? I’m so thankful for the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act, enacted after Hurricane Katrina, that requires FEMA to include pets in evacuations. Because OF COURSE!

There are still a lot of animals of all kinds displaced by the hurricane and they need our help. I’ve decided to donate a portion of our profits from sales this Labor Day weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday) to help our furry friends in need. After a lot of research and advice, we’ve decided to send donations directly to Austin Pets Alive. 

Here’s a list of other places that need help, compiled by the always-trustworthy Lifehacker.

Hang in there. Hug each other. Enjoy your Labor Day weekend a little more knowing that your stitching habit is helping some animals in need!

Bloggity Blog Blog

Here we go — I’m back in the bloggin’ saddle again.

I’ll be talking about the new site, explaining some new features, spinning a few yarns from behind the scenes, revisiting some favorite old blog posts… who knows what?

In the meantime, enjoy this kitten. And go cross stitch some naughties!

The End.