Furnace Fund for Cold Cats

Our 50 year old furnace had died, between Christmas and New Years and while Virginia isn't Maine, it is still cold here.

It was 51 F this morning in the house and the cats are cold.  It will cost a minimum of $4500 to remove the old furnace, and replace with an energy efficient gas hot water boiler furnace,  and warm the cats up and get us through the winter.

Because we want you to feel involved, we have incentive gifts (a la kickstarter) for contributions (still evolving) Figure if a guy can raise over $60k to make a batch of potato salad, the cats can raise substantially less to heat their house.

$10- High resolution picture of the cat of your choice.  Delivered electronically

$15- Autographed picture of the cat of your choice- sent in the mail!

$20- High resolution picture of the cat of your choice, wearing a scarf and hat. Delivered electronically

$25- Autographed picture of the cat of your choice wearing hat and scarf--sent in the mail!

$30- I'll send you a homemade batch of cookies--your choice!

$40- TWO kinds of cookies--sent to you!

NEW! $50- Cookies a month for 3 months or *NEW* a box of handmade chocolate candy of some sort!

$50- Ben will play Words With Friends with you and let you win most of the time.

$75- I will knit you a warm wool or baby alpaca hat and mail it to you--you can pick the colors and it might have cat hair stuck to it.

NEW! $80--we'll send you a collection of what we have canned in the last year--but don't worry, it isn't potted meat or anything. It is mostly relishes, pickles,apple sauce,  tomato sauce, bloody mary mix (concentrated!) jams of many sorts and marmalades. 

NEW! $97--My gram was 97 when she died last year. She made great fudge. For $97 I will make you a batch of fudge, from her recipe and send it to you. 

$100- I will knit you a hat AND a scarf.

$150- Hat, Scarf, Cookies!

$200-- You can name the next batch of foster kittens!

$250- Choose your own reward (within reason!)

$300- You can give an official nickname to any one of the household --cat, human (within reason!) or dog!

$500--Your choice: All the above rewards, OR I will make you a blanket (quilt, afghan, fleece--your choice)

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Jen Sauerkraut 
Manassas, VA