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Topic: ATC Booklet - Retired Girl Scout Badge - Cat & Dog  (Read 441 times)
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« on: February 21, 2018 05:59:39 PM »

This ATC is a sewn and glued booklet with a paper badge. The Cat & Dog Girl Scout badge is from the 1947 handbook. It is retired, meaning you can no longer earn this badge.





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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2018 06:06:34 PM »

That is so cool, beyond any sort of ATC level. Very groovy.
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2018 08:09:40 AM »

That mini ATC booklet and girl scout badge are mighty cool and a great idea for an unconventional and creative ATC project!

Do you know why they retired that particular badge?  A lot of girls have a dog/cat for a pet and being knowledgeable about their care seems like a good thing to encourage and award a badge for.  Maybe they just came up with a more modern, but similar, thing?  I dunno, I see girl/boy scout handbooks every now-and-then, when I'm browsing through the stacks of used children's books at thrift stores, but I've never bought or read one . . . yet.
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2018 01:00:09 PM »

I hit the rocks button so quickly! I just love the vintage look of the worn cover. How on earth did you do that?

As a cat rescuer, I am wondering if the badge is outdated due to its very nature, regarding the supportive view back then of allowing your pets to have unlimited babies.
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2018 02:39:32 PM »

I add to the rustic oldness with chalks and water color pencils. I forgot to dye the edges of the inside pages. I think we did the Hobbies and Pets badge in the 80s. I don't have my actual handbooks or sash to know for sure.

This site is chock full of info...

http://www.vintagegirlscout.com/badges38.html
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