Old Cat Died Pottery

107 Sales


Old Cat Died Pottery

107 Sales On Etsy since 2007

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Carrie Sealey-Morris

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Carrie Sealey-Morris


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Steven A Ramsey

Steven A Ramsey on May 23, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Awesome_ great mug, thanks for the special order. Cheers A+++

Anonymous on Sep 2, 2011

5 out of 5 stars

Yay! Thanks!

Anonymous on Jul 27, 2011

5 out of 5 stars

Fast! Well made! Thank you!

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Odd Pots for Curious People.

Seven years ago, at a folk festival in Durham, NC, a folk band called the Carolina Chocolate Drops were singing "old cat died, kitten got cold, she don't come around, here no more..." Carrie said, "if I were to own a business, I want to call it Old Cat Died."

And then she did.

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  • Carrie

    Owner, Maker

    Meet Carrie, the original potter of Old Cat Died. She's been making pots for over a decade. A mix of hand-building and wheel thrown, she favors red clay, simple designs and loose forms in her work.

  • Gabe

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Meet Gabe, Carrie's trusty sidekick. Potting for about a half dozen years, he favors hand-building with slabs and drawing images on Carrie's pots. He's a full-time English Professor and sneaks poetry onto pots when Carrie's not looking.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 6, 2013
Welcome to Old Cat Died, we make odd pots for curious people. We believe in handmade, they might not stack as well in your kitchen cabinets, but we promise, it will be worth it. You won't stop using them long enough to figure it out anyways. Another cup of coffee anyone?

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
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  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
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We take PayPal, credit cards, checks (will not ship until it clears), and cash. Shoot, we may even be up for a trade! Let us know what you're thinking.

NC residents will have to pay tax.
We will ship to your etsy address. If you want us to ship to a different address, please notify us.

Items ship within 2-3 days. This is pottery, it takes careful packing skills to get the goods to you safely.

We typically ship USPS Priority to all domestic addresses.
Refunds and Exchanges
Exchanges must be made within 5 days of receipt and the buyer will be responsible for the costs of shipping incurred. Please contact us immediately if you need to make an exchange.

Refunds are given only in the case of items damaged during shipment, We must be notified within 5 days. Please contact us immediately if your pots arrive damaged.

We want you to be happy with your new handmade pot, and to use it for many years! And we want you to like it so much you feel compelled to buy odd pots for your friends and family. If for any reason you are unhappy please contact us directly so we can find a solution to the problem.