Congratulations and Thank You to Teddy and Tottie, Winner of “Kennedy” Sketch

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“Kennedy”, white and black charcoal, pastel pencil on gray toned paper, 5″ x 8″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Congratulations and a huge THANK YOU to Dani of Teddy and Tottie for your generosity in bidding a $150.00 donation toward Kennedy’s care to win this sketch!

“…As you know, I love black cats and I have been so moved by Kennedy’s story and think of him every day. I am also deeply moved by the love and care you are giving him – perhaps the only love and care he has had in his whole life. I wish I could give him a huge hug, but being in Australia makes that a little hard, so instead I’d like to bid $150.00 for his sketch and to help pay for his care and medical treatment….”

No problem with shipping to…Australia! Dani and her family live in south eastern Australia with a household of cats, a dog and fish, and not only that but she loves to create in crochet and garden! I think we could probably spend days swapping stories and tips and techniques! Right now it’s winter in Australia and she’s been posting photos from autumn and early winter, harvesting from her garden and frosty mornings. Dani also recently lost her black cat Dee Dee unexpectedly, and what a wonderful tribute to his memory as well.

The love of our animal companions encircles the whole world.

Prints of the sketch are still available to those who donate

To all who donate for Kennedy’s care to either of the places below and who provide an address, I will mail a print of the sketch now that the auction is over.

Please make your payment directly to either Bridgeville Animal Hospital in Bridgeville PA 15017 or Frankie’s Friends Cat Rescue in Tarentum. When they have received payment, I will ship the sketch to you.

Thanks to those of you who have already done so!

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12 thoughts on “Congratulations and Thank You to Teddy and Tottie, Winner of “Kennedy” Sketch

  • July 30, 2014 at 6:44 pm
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    Gosh! Thank-you so much for the shout out Bernadette. A whole post – goodness, that’s lovely. I am so happy I am able to help in some small way. My love for Kennedy is a long-distance one for sure, but no less strong than if we lived next door. And I am so thrilled to be the winner of your beautiful sketch of him. You are not only so generous and kind, Bernadette, but such a talented artist. I am off to donate my $150.00 now and a little extra for postage all the way to Down Under. Thanks to your lovely readers, too, who have said such kind things. Huge hugs to you, my man Kennedy, and your gorgeous Fab Five! Dani xoxoxoxoxoxoxox

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    • July 30, 2014 at 9:38 pm
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      Dani, the shipping is on me! Don’t worry at all! And thanks again!

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  • July 30, 2014 at 2:08 pm
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    Dear Dani..Thank you for such a generous donation to help care for Kennedy..this boy deserves every chance he can get to live a happy and loving life..He is in the best place he can be now..Bernadette’s cats are as loving and caring as she is..Please save me a copy of Kennedy’s sketch Bernadette..I will be donating to Frankie’s Friends this weekend..

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    • July 30, 2014 at 2:22 pm
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      Bluemoonalone, thank you so much for the donation and the compliments! I’m sure my cats, including Kennedy, might say differently, but I do my best.

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      • August 2, 2014 at 5:55 pm
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        I just made my donation to Frankie’s Friends via Paypal B..I left them a note stating it was for the care of Kennedy..I also included my email address that you know as my Paypal email is different..I look forward to receiving my print of Kennedy’s sketch.. Thanks for everything and a big hug for Kennedy!

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        • August 2, 2014 at 6:17 pm
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          Thank you, Bluemoonalone! Kennedy appreciates it. I just deleted your address above to protect the innocent! And I actually have it already since you ordered from me earlier this year, but thanks for sending it–my record keeping isn’t as neat as it once was.

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  • July 30, 2014 at 11:40 am
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    Thank you Dani for your support! I was one of the girls that went on the call to rescue Kennedy and took him to my vet. I’m so thankful for Bernadette stepping up to care for him! Thank you for your help with his vet bills!

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  • July 30, 2014 at 10:36 am
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    “The love of our animal companions encircles the whole world” …nothing but the truth… and also endures, I often remember Emmie.

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