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Bad Luck Cats: 13 Handmade Cats for You to Keep or Share

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Each Bad Luck Cat is individually handmade from clay and has its own quirky personality. These poor kitties got the unfair label of being bad luck because of their coloring, and they come in sets of 13, because, well, you know. Plus, it's a baker's dozen!

This listing is for one jar of thirteen cats. You may or may not get the exact cats pictured, but chances lean heavily towards may not. As you can see, I make them in large batches, but have included a photograph of the average sampling you'll receive. The cats range in size from (what I call) large to very small, and I try to include at least one morbidly obese cat in each jar.

Due to their handmade nature, Bad Luck Cats are not toys and are rather much too small for some children.


5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by moonferret
Buyer photo moonferret, who reviewed this item with the Etsy app for iPhone.
5 out of 5 stars
Jan 3, 2018
I painted cats to look like my mother in law’s current cats (Oberon who needed no paint, Spence who needed very little and Bogey who was a challenge) and her very first cat she got on her own, Muff. I was able to give an amazing present. These are the most amazing little black cats. I’m going to keep ordering them just to make myself happy. The remaining ones live all over my house in nooks and crannies.
Bad Luck Cats: 13 Handmade Cats for You to Keep or Share

Reviewed by Rebecca Thomas
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 12, 2018
Ardvar the Timid Monster

Reviewed by Brittani
5 out of 5 stars
Mar 28, 2018
The best! Cute little hearts for spots and match making as a career! So clever!
Karin the Timid Monster

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I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Digital downloads
  • Items on sale
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.


I try to take on custom and personalized order when possible; unfortunately my schedule does not always allow for this. I suggest asking and, in the case of gift-giving, asking early! Especially if you want the item in time for the holidays.
Please contact me either via Etsy Conversations or by email at timidmonsters(at)gmail.com with questions or to receive a wholesale packet. While I love the chance to have Timid Monsters available in physical stores, I do not always have the stock on hand due to the various in person events I participate in. Time (and patience on your part) allowing, however, I am happy to make a batch or few of Monster specifically for your store!
While rare, Timid Monsters can sometimes be casualties of shipping. Should this occur, please contact me via Etsy Conversations up receipt. To resolve this issue, I can:
1) Send out another of the same Monster, so long as it is in stock. Should it not be, you can select a Monster of equal or lesser value, with the difference in price being refunded. -or-
2) Issue a refund for the cost of item, and you can attempt a repair. For minor breaks, such as a horn popping out of it's socket, Krazy Glue brand super glue is great! Squeeze a drop or two onto a non-porous surface (ie. wax paper), and lightly dip the horn into the super glue before affixing it to its socket.
In either case, you keep the damaged Timid Monster.

Bad Luck Cats: 13 Handmade Cats for You to Keep or Share

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  • Materials: polymer clay, jar, ribbon
  • Feedback: 636 reviews
  • Favorited by: 59 people
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