About Animal Advocates

Mary Cummins and Animal Advocates work with local city and private animal shelters, schools, private groups and other rescue organizations to rescue and rehabilitate wild animals. Mary Cummins and Animal Advocates are permitted by the California Department of Fish & Game and USDA. Animal Advocates specializes in coyotes, bobcats, raccoons, opossums, skunks, squirrels, moles, voles, gophers, wild mice, wild rats and bats.

Animal Advocates is located in the Los Angeles County area but serves most of Southern California.

Photo: Mary Cummings Animal Advocacy
Photo by: Animal Advocates

Stitch Signal: Friday, February 21, 2020 Please read thoroughly

Bottom Line Up Front:

      • Announcing Every Stitch Matters has teamed up with Animal Advocates from Los Angeles, CA
      • NEW PLEDGE FORM FOR ITEM NEEDS: https://forms.gle/xuszrhzdmhPTkYLNA
      • Need, Deadline, Craft and Patterns for this project

Stitch Signal: February 21, 2020

We are excited to announce our partnership with Animal Advocates in Los Angeles, CA.!

Animal Advocates work with local city and private animal shelters, schools, private groups and other rescue organizations to rescue and rehabilitate wild animals. Mary Cummins and Animal Advocates are permitted by the California Department of Fish & Game and USDA. Animal Advocates specializes in coyotes, bobcats, raccoons, opossums, skunks, squirrels, moles, voles, gophers, wild mice, wild rats and bats.

Animal Advocates is located in the Los Angeles County area but serves most of Southern California.

Please use the Pledge Form https://forms.gle/xuszrhzdmhPTkYLNA to pledge how many items you will make. Once your items are done, please go back and update the form saying your items are complete. Once completed items are ready, you will receive an email with instructions on where to send your items.

Craft: Sewing

Need:

      • 4 pouches - no liners, pouches need to be soft on the inside so it mimics the opossum mother's pouch. Needs to be able to take washing in hot water with some bleach.
      • 4 Cuddle Cups
      • 4 Standard plain cat beds. Yarn is okay as long as it can take having a little bleach in the wash. We use cat beds with skunks, raccoons that can have distemper. We have to use anti-viral and sterilize with bleach and heat.

Deadline:

      • June 1st

Patterns:

Other Instructions:

    • Animals who will use these items: Baby squirrels and Baby opossums use them very frequently to keep warm and comfortable.
    • Items need to be able to take washing in hot water with some bleach. We have to sterilize everything because of salmonella, distemper, ecoli, coccidia, parvo, rabies, fleas, mites, lice, ticks, round worm eggs....
    • No towel material. They can get their claws stuck in the loops and get twisted around their paws cutting off circulation.