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The GaMERCaT Plush

A project in Virginia Beach, VA by Samantha Whitten

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He's a cat. He plays video games. Now he can be a plush!
Backers: 1848
Average Pledge Per Backer: $62

Funded: $114,983 of $8,500
Dates: Jan 28th -> Feb 27th (30 days)
Project By: Samantha Whitten
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Latest News


February 27th - via:
And that's all folks!! The funding period is over and thanks to all of you awesome backers it was a complete, smashing success!! I'm currently out setting up a booth for a convention, but I wanted to take a moment to make a post and commemorate the... (Read More)

Outfit FAQ 2

February 27th - via:
I'm getting a lot of repeat questions regarding the outfits now, so I'm going to try to answer them in one fell swoop here. Please click here for the first Outfit FAQ***** How do I add the outfits to my pledge?Just increase your pledge by $6 per... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 9 Unlocked!! ...I think!

February 26th - via:
I'm going to be cautiously optimistic here because I'm seeing a LOT of adjusted and canceled pledges right now ^^; But it looks like we've hit $100k!! Woo hoo!! As long as that total doesn't drop due to further cancellations, we've unlocked the... (Read More)

24 Hours to Go!

February 26th - via:
Looks like we're in the home stretch at this point, guys! We're only around $2k away from making the $100k stretch goal, so let's keep it up! I really didn't think there was any chance of hitting it, so I am completely overwhelmed by the amount of... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 9 Revealed!

February 17th - via:
And the 9th and final stretch goal is now revealed! If we reach an astounding $100,000 I will get little outfits for the kitties made! ^__^ A green tunic and hat for GaMERCaT and a yellow sweater for Glitch! This is by far the most requested extra... (Read More)

Fairy and Star Mini Plush FAQ

February 12th - via:
I seem to get a lot of questions regarding these, so I'm compiling them into one big FAQ! Are the mini plush included free?They are included free with pledges that have a GaMERCaT and/or a Glitch plush. Every GaMERCaT will come with a fairy and every... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 8 Unlocked!

February 12th - via:
With the help of PayPal pledges, Stretch Goal 8 has been unlocked! THANK YOU SO MUCH!! I can't tell you how happy I am that I can now get the fairy and star mini plush professionally manufactured! Not only will they look much nicer, I won't have to... (Read More)

PayPal Now Available!

February 11th - via:
I have been completely blown away by the support shown for this little (now big) project! Over 1,000 people have already pledged to this Kickstarter and I appreciate every one of them!! However, other fans continue to request that I offer PayPal as... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 8 Revealed!

February 9th - via:
Stretch goal 8 has been revealed! If we reach $70k in funding I can get the fairy and the star mini plush professionally manufactured! This means they will be of a much higher quality and won't risk delaying the final delivery date of the project :)... (Read More)

Regarding Mini Plush and Previous Update

February 8th - via:
I seem to be causing some confusion with the information and the question I posed in my last update. I apologize for this and I want to clear things up before it gets worse.  I believe I have figured out a solution that will hopefully be acceptable... (Read More)

Question to All Backers!!

February 8th - via:
I have to admit, I have found myself in quite a pickle regarding two of the stretch goals. As I've said before, this project has gone well beyond the scope of what I originally anticipated, and now I fear I over-reached with the Pompom Fairy and the... (Read More)

Sprite Love

February 6th - via:
Funds are still climbing! GaMERCaT and Glitch are so happy, they wanted to express their gratitude in pixel form!  Thank you, everybody!!  (Read More)

$50k and Counting

February 3rd - via:
Today, just under a week after the project began, it has reached and surpassed $50,000. I have to admit that I am just completely blown away. When I first began planning out this Kickstarter I had barely hoped to pass $30k before the 30 days was up,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 7 Revealed!

January 31st - via:
I was trying to figure out a stretch goal for $50k, but several people have requested a matching sticker of Glitch to go with the one of GaMERCaT and I thought that would make a great $45k goal. So, wish granted! ^__^ At $45k an oversized 3.5" vinyl... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 6 Unlocked, Info on Future Stretch Goals

January 31st - via:
And the sixth stretch goal has been unlocked! Thank you so much!! ^o^ Now all Glitch plush purchased through the Kickstarter will be sent with the mini plush star keychain! I can't believe we've gotten this far in just 2 days! It's overwhelming! I... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 5 Unlocked, Goal 6 Revealed!

January 30th - via:
Oh! While I was passed out cold from over-excitement the past two days, we passed the $30k mark!! WOW!! I can't say it enough, thank you so much for the support!! This means I can easily fill all Kickstarter orders and stock my shop, so people that... (Read More)

Previous Updates

January 30th - via:
These are getting a little long in the master post, so I'm compiling a list of all previous updates here :) 1/29 - And the fourth stretch goal has been reached! Thank you!! A mini pom-pom fairy plush will be added to all GaMERCaT plush purchased... (Read More)

Reward List Updated

January 29th - via:
Sorry for the delay, but the Rewards List has been updated to reflect all of the new pledge tiers that have been added. If you're feeling confused or want to directly compare what you get with which pledge, please reference the list!  And here's a... (Read More)

Glitch Unlocked!!!

January 29th - via:
GLITCH HAS BEEN UNLOCKED!! Wow!! And within 24 hours of launching the project! I barely hoped to reach him before the end, and you guys have already made him possible. I am so overwhelmed by the amount of support you guys are showing ;____;;;... (Read More)

Funding Reached!

January 28th - via:
Wow, in just 5 hours we've reached funding for the original goal and raised $8,500! Thank you!! <3 I'm overwhelmed by the response to these little plush gamer cats and I hope we can continue to climb higher towards getting Glitch made as well!... (Read More)

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