Pads for Pets: Fabulous Projects for Your Furry, Feathered, and Phibious Friends

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Chronicle Books, 2003 - Pets - 96 pages
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High style steps off the catwalk and into the doghouse in Pads for Pets. Featuring instructions for more than 30 chic and ingenious abodes and retreats for dogs, cats, mice, toads, birds, fish, turtles, and bunnies, this book is an invitation to update a primitive perch or antiquated aquarium. The Cat Scratch Fever wall hanging, for example, is a work of art that gets kittys claws off the sofa. The Orphan Sock Bed creates a cozy dog spot out of all those odd socks. And Flying into the Chapel turns an old guitar into a birdhouse worthy of Elvis. While the projects range from simple crafts to weekend projects, each is guaranteed to charm pets and pet lovers alike. Adorable, amusing, and definitely do-able, the animal abodes in Pads for Pets were created by pet-loving California architects, designers, and artists. Proceeds from the book benefit P.A.W.S.
 

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Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
7
Pup Tent
16
Bamboo Pup Hut
23
Thrift Shop Doggie Bed
29
Skewed Fantasy
35
Party Games
41
Bird Lovers Duplex
70
Toad Abode
76
Flying into the Chapeli Elviss Birdhouse
85
Feng Shui Turtle Pond
101
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About the author (2003)

Elizabeth Quinn has been involved with P.A.W.S. since 1996, helping to produce Petchitecture, their annual flagship fundraising event, and serving on its board of directors. She lives in San Francisco.

Pets Are Wonderful Support (P.A.W.S.) is a San Francisco based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those living with AIDS and other disabling illnesses to keep and care for their pets.

Frankie Frankeny is a San Francisco-based photographer whose work has illustrated many books, including Wookiee Cookies (0-8118-2184-6) and The Christmas Cookie Book (0-8118-3095-0).

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