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On Etsy since 2010

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Last updated on August 23, 2020

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With Covid 19 pandemic, we have decided that we are not going to be accepting returns or exchanges at this time to keep our staff and customers safe.
Additional policies and FAQs

Unfortunately, no. In the past, I did offer the option of reserving items and using payment plans, however, it quickly got out of hand. I ended up with a shop full of reserved items and very few people actually making the payments for the items they had reserved. To make it fair to everyone, I am no longer reserving any items or offering payment plans.

NO!!! IT IS ILLEGAL TO BUY, SELL, OR TRADE ANY ITEM THAT CONTAINS THE FUR OR SKIN OF DOMESTIC CATS AND DOGS!!!! If you don't believe me, you can check it out for yourself--it's called The Dog And Cat Protection Act Of 2000 and it STRICTLY PROHIBITS buying or selling these items! As there are exceptions to every rule, this law does have one exception--it is legal if you are specifically licensed by the USDA to buy or sell these animals for research purposes only. Very few of these special licenses exist, and I can guarantee that nobody selling on Etsy has one. This law doesn't take into account the matter in which the animal died (road kill, natural death, euthanization, etc.). It's just plain old ILLEGAL. Even if you obtained these animals from a licensed facility for research purposes YOU CAN NOT LEGALLY RESELL THEM! So, no, I cannot sell you any kind of preserved specimen having to do with dogs or cats. It's for your own protection as well as mine.

If you simply cannot help yourself and feel that you have to write me some hate mail concerning the items listed for sale in my shop, you will most likely NOT receive a response from me. However, please be aware that any and all hate mail may be publicly posted for others to read on Facebook or other social media. Also, to make it easier for you and possibly save you the trouble of sending me hate mail, please know that:

-NO, I do not kill any animals. EVER.
-YES, I have a college education and a doctorate degree.
-YES, everything I do is perfectly legal in my state, so if you don't like it you should write your congressman to get the law changed.
-NO, I do not need to find religion--I'm a practicing Christian and God-fearing person who just likes preserving dead animals.
-NO, I don't want to go to Hell, but thanks for asking.
-NO, I am not a serial killer.

And to the PETA members who feel it necessary to send me hate mail, let me save you some time--here is my standard response:
My artwork strives to honor the life of each of the animals that I preserve.
Please Note:
I use the remains of animals that are already deceased to create my artwork, and these materials would otherwise be considered "garbage" and be discarded if I didn't use it. I think it's disrespectful to Mother Nature to not try to use every part of the animal that has already passed.
I NEVER kill any of the animals that are used in my artwork!
I love animals and would never harm them!
The specimens that I preserve come from a variety of sources such as:
-Animals that died naturally
-By-products of the food industry (such as fetal animals) which would have otherwise been discarded as waste or ground up into commercial pet food.
-Road kill
-By-products of the fur industry (such as skulls and innards)
-Nuissance animals that are removed because they pose harm or may be considered a threat to people (again, I NEVER personally kill these animals, however I put their remains to use once they are deceased, rather than let them be thrown away as garbage)
I did, however, find a few facts on PETA--and it seems that they DO kill animals. Of the 29,000+ animals that PETA has killed, how many of their lifeless bodies ended up rotting at the garbage dump like trash? In my opinion, that's not a dignified resting place for these poor animals to be thrown out and forgotten as if they never mattered. Anyway, just my opinion. Not trying to start an ethical debate, but I'd appreciate it if you kept your unkind words to yourself.
Here's some info I found on PETA:
Hypocritical Animal Rights Group Brings Death Toll to 29,398
Washington, D.C. – Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released its yearly report on People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) shameful animal care record at its so-called pet shelter in its Norfolk, VA headquarters. New records show PETA killed a staggering 89.4 percent of the adoptable pets in its care during 2012. Despite years of public outrage over its euthanasia program, the notorious animal rights group has continued killing adoptable dogs and cats at an average of over 30 pets per week.
According to records from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, PETA killed 1,647 cats and dogs last year while placing just 19 in adoptive homes. Since 1998, a total of 29,398 pets have died at the hands of PETA workers.
“For the 14th year in a row, PETA leaders have shown yet again they don’t care about the unlucky dogs and cats that come to its shelter for help,” said J. Justin Wilson, CCF Senior Research Analyst. “The animal rights group is talking out of both sides of its mouth – on one side preaching its animal liberation agenda, while on the other signing the death warrant of over 89 percent of pets in its care. It’s beyond hypocritical.”