Looking for a community service project perfect for all ages? For all animal lovers? Making No Sew Dog And Cat Fleece Blankets to benefit homeless dogs and cats in shelters until they find a forever home is a fun DIY. One does not to need to be “crafty” to participate and this is a perfect volunteer activity for all ages.
Community Service – Kids, Adults, Seniors
Dog and Cat No Sew Fleece Blankets are a fruitful way to pay it forward and help our furry friends in need. Gather your friends, gather your church volunteers and gather your family for a Make A Blanket Event to benefit the adoptable animals in your area. Your local pet shelters and adoption groups will be so appreciative.
Young children and seniors can easily participate with a little pre planning if nimble hands are an issue or sharp scissors are a concern. No Sew Fleece Blankets can be made a variety of ways and finished a variety of ways with flip fringes or knotted fringes to allow each volunteer to participate. Not every volunteer has to use scissors or be able to tie a knot or fringe to participate.
How To Make No Sew Dog And Cat Fleece Blankets?
Very easy and very quick! Making No sew dog and cat blankets are a great way to use your fleece scraps from the craft stash and can easily be taught to kids, adults and seniors. If you are familiar with the No Sew Fleece Blanket then no problem, No Sew Dog And Cat Fleece Blankets are simply small – much smaller- versions of the popular No Sew Fleece Blanket.
What is key is to find the shelters in your area first and ask for their specific blanket needs. Sizes vary per organization, crate size, dogs or cats, single layer or double layer fleece blankets. The shelter we make blankets for request two specific sizes in solid color fleece to make a tie no sew fleece blanket. Many shelters have the specs posted on their website.
We have have a Make A Blanket Day party where we craft No Sew Fleece Blankets for the children of Project Linus and then use the fleece scraps to make no sew dog and cat fleece blankets for our furry friends in need.
Check out three different ways to make a pet No Sew Fleece Blanket !
Where To Find Animal Shelters To Donate ?
Local Humane Society – check their zip code locator for a shelter near you
Local animal shelters & rescue groups – Google animal shelters with your zip code
Local pet store – pet stores and especially independent pet stores can be a wealth of information for your local pet adoption community. Most stores in my area hold weekend adoption events each sponsored by a local pet rescue group – stop in and ask and check their counter and bulletin board for upcoming adoption fairs.
Snuggles Project For Cats
The Snuggles Project is under the umbrella of the Hugs For Homeless non profit organization established in 1996 dedicated to advocating for homeless and lost pets. Snuggles are security blankets for kittens and cats in shelters while they await adoption.
Calming Effect – Snuggles provide a calming effect in a new environment until a forever home is found
Color – A colorful blanket warms up the environment and helps battle the myth of Black Cat Adoptions.
Community Service – Funds for shelters, humane societies and rescue groups are always in need. Help these groups defray their cost by donating animal comfort blankets.
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