Pocono Snake and Animal Farm: It IS More Fun Than a Zoo!

On our way home from the Lodge at Woodloch we stopped at Pocono Snake & Animal Farm in Marshall’s Creek, Pennsylvania. This was my second time visiting, and it definitely won’t be my last.

Pocono Snake and Animal Farm is a family-run animal sanctuary that has been open since the early 1970’s. They don’t rehabilitate animals, but they give a home to critters great and small that can no longer be taken care of by their original owners. It has a very DIY atmosphere.

My second favorite critter to visit here is the SNAKE THAT KILLED A GUY. YES, I said SNAKE THAT KILLED A GUY.

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Needle Felted Cats from Cat Hair

I recently picked up needle felting again. The supplies are fairly inexpensive, and it’s such a versatile craft.

I had posted pictures on my Instagram of a few little critters I made. (You can see a sheep I made here and a little gray kitten I made here.) My friend had a great idea and asked me to make his cats out of their fur! I did some Googling but didn’t find any good information about felting with pet hair. I do know that you can use roving to felt on pretty much any fiber, so I figured I’d give it a go! He sent me a bag of cat hair and I got to work.

Unfortunately I didn’t take pictures to make a full tutorial, but here are the finished kitties:

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