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Daily Kos Community Quilts Project

Community Quilts are a way of sharing care, compassion and support for community members who are facing illness or other hardships.
  1. Linkage, who does our website, wants more Pootie Pad pictures!  Pictures with cats (or dogs) with our pads of all sizes...and our new cat toys, too.  Testimonials are helpful, too.  Here is one that was Kos Mailed to me recently:

    I was lucky enough to have a Pootie Peace Pad gifted to me a few weeks ago. I have an elder male cat who seemed to have a hard time staying in one place; he would lay down on one of his spots for maybe 3 minutes, then get up and “mow” loudly and pace the apartment. It got to where I was getting concerned that he

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  2. Friends, lately I wrote about Ann's heart attack in February and her return by ambulance to the ER the week after because of chest pain.  Here is an update on what has gone on since.

    Week before last, when she received her second stent, she learned that that second bout of chest pain had been classed as a heart attack, too.  That second stent went in on the left side (the first was on the right).  Ann stayed one night in the hospital and then came

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  3. Two weeks ago, Saturday night, my sister Ann wasn’t feeling well.  She had been complaining of a heartburn-like feeling all day and something that felt a bit like the  burning feeling one gets in the lungs when stepping out into really cold air.  Her hands were hurting, too.  We were cleaning up the kitchen after a late dinner and I saw her leaning over the counter, in pain.  Knowing that cardiac symptoms are different for women, I asked her if it could be her heart — and said we should call the advice nurse right away.

    We did, and she urged Ann to hang

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