Cats, dogs, guinea pigs, rabbits, chickens and more

Melbourne, Australia
34 Sales

ThePiratePet is taking a short break


Note from shop owner The PiratePet is currently on a break while I design new products. Send me a message if you would like a custom order.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

The PiratePet is currently on a break while I design new products. Send me a message if you would like a custom order.

Jackie Clough

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Jackie Clough

About ThePiratePet

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I sew for my family and this includes my pets

I grew up on farms in New Zealand. Some of my earliest memories are of my father bringing home a little lamb that had lost his mother and a bird without any tail feathers. I remind him of this whenever he teases me for my homeful of animals.

I currently share my home with: George a standard schnauzer; Pooky a mini dacshund; Pixie the rabbit; Gordon, Doris and Daisy the Indian Runner Ducks; 5 chickens; 5 guinea pigs, a turtle and a huge tank of African Cichlids. Oh, and my husband, son, daughter in law and two grandchildren.

My mother started teaching me to sew when I was 7 years old. After clothing my toys, I started making blankets and beds for the family pets. The main challenge was how long it took to sew by hand. I must confess many of these first projects did not survive the first wash.

Thankfully nowadays I have a very well equipped studio in a quiet corner of our home. My balcony overlooks the backyard full of animals. I spend many, many hours drawing, designing, cutting and sewing. I have a collection of sewing machines both vintage and very modern. These days the items I make are tested on my animals, my grandchildren and my huge washing machine. They come out quite smart and very, very sturdy. is my shop for human animals

Shop members

  • Jackie Clough

    Owner, Designer

    I love animals and I cannot imagine my life without them. Caring for my dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, rabbit and guinea pigs is a daily part of my life. I treasure them and they spoil me back with their love.

  • Mr

    Head Sleeper

    Mr has chosen an alternative lifesyle. He just prefers not to work at all.

  • Mrs


    Mrs like to sit up very high and oversee everything. She is also very good at reminding me when it is lunch time.

  • George


    George insists on coming out on all trips to shop for supplies. For the rest of the time, he sleeps.

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