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« on: July 19, 2006 01:20:49 AM »

Pumpkin is my baby. He's a Ragamuffin cat that loves to follow me around the house and loves to be held. When I was younger, I used to carry him around the house in an extra bookbag. I wanted one of those handy-dandy baby slings just for him, but they're just so expensive.

I have a sewing machine! I have a computer! I have internet!
I found a simple tutorial: http://www.ida.net/users/stace/sling.html

Voila, my kitty sling:

(He likes to be floppy  Cheesy)
« Last Edit: May 19, 2007 11:13:42 PM by jezzyloo » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2006 02:55:03 PM »

sorry about the broken pics! they should work now!
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2006 03:38:34 PM »

He's adorable!  How long will he ride around in the sling?  I bet one of my cats would love that, the other one is way to independent though.
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2006 04:36:56 PM »

that's so sweet Cheesy.  i would make one but my cat is so manly that he barely lets me hold him longer than a minute or so.   Cry

« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2006 05:03:47 PM »

aww i should make one of those for my dog

how heavy is your cat? im wondering if my dogs too heavy to make it practical, shes about 14 pounds and built like a cat
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2006 12:52:47 AM »

aww i should make one of those for my dog

how heavy is your cat? im wondering if my dogs too heavy to make it practical, shes about 14 pounds and built like a cat

Pumpkin used to be about 16 pounds, but he's lost weight in the past year or so, so I guess he'd be about 14 or so.

I used a thin fleece blanket (mine was one of those airplane blankets :p), because it has a lot of give for his weight but doesn't strain my shoulder.
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« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2006 02:24:55 PM »

I love that.  I can't believe your cat will ride around like that.  I have three cats - two of which do not allow themselves to be picked up, but one, my little boy, loves to be held.  I wonder if he would let me carry him around in something like that?

« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2006 02:29:56 PM »

Haha I love it! My cat loves to cling to me... I totally have to try this out!
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« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2006 09:18:39 PM »

aww lol this is adorable. that first pictures i swear he looks like a lion Cheesy

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« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2006 09:23:59 PM »

LOL he doesn't look spoiled at all. Cheesy next thing you know, he'll greet you at the door..sling in mouth. meowwwww!  Grin you did good for your baby.

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