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DIY Hanging Kitty Perch !!!! as seen on OutOnThaPorch

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In honor of National Black Cat Appreciation Day I thought I'd finish a post about a Hanging Cat Perch I started several months ago.


Here is the link to the Step-by-Step SnapGuide to make one for your kitty !
This is Yoda.  

He rules the roost around here at Pate Meadows.
 I'm sure you saw my OutOnThaPorch video on Facebook featuring my Hanging Kitty Perch or Cat Bed.  If not, check it out Here. It was for our Yoda.



Yoda is our 3 year old black beauty.  He is a rescue from the Williamson County Animal Center here in beautiful Franklin, Tennessee.

When our other two kittys contracted some crazy virus and died within a week of each other, we were heartbroken. So this time, I was determined to get a black cat.  I've heard that people don't want them because of superstitions and sometimes they are euthanized.  So when we saw this tiny little fur ball, we knew he was the one for us.   When we brought him home he was pretty much a ferrel cat.  It was January and the Star W…

No Sew - Dual Purpose - Table Cloths to Curtains

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Hey Y'all !!!  
If you're here you probably saw my latest OutOnThaPorch video on Facebook.  If not, Click Here to see it.
https://www.facebook.com/patemeadows/videos/2084345924971486/
In March, we had a baby shower for my daughter, Kasey to welcome the newest member of our family........... Wittle Baby Xander.  Isn't he just a doll !!!!
We knew it was going to be a boy so when I set out to make the bumper pads and curtains for the nursery, I knew I should probably keep the fru-fru to a minimum.  That's really hard for me.   So one day while going through the mail @OutOnThaPorch one day,  I found the invitation amongst all the bills and junk! 

 Didn't take me long to decide exactly what I was going to do. 
For the curtains, our Cuff Top Panels Pattern is my go-to pattern in a boy or girl nursery - if we are doing long panels.  They can be really feminine and elegant by using silk or linen....

I also love them in really cool and whimsical fabric ......

We mostly do a…