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About Hyena Cart

Hyena Cart was started in 2003 by me, Karen, because of another business I was running called Kool Sheep Soakers. At the time, there was a vibrant cloth diapering community on several different forums on the web. I had learned a ton from these forums about how to cloth diaper, and had moved on into learning how to knit my own diaper covers and dye my own yarn.

After knitting my own babies a full supply of covers, I found I was having so much fun that I wanted to see about knitting and selling a few covers for other people. I started out by listing on eBay, but wanted to have a more dedicated space to sell my items. There were a few options at the time, but none could handle situations where multiple shoppers wanted to buy the same item at the same time. The heavy traffic often crashed online stores. A shopper commented that, during high-demand stockings, all of the shoppers waiting around, refreshing the page and looking for items to be stocked seemed like "hyenas" stalking their prey!

So I coded a very simple site that could handle high-demand situations and Hyena Cart was born.

Over the years, lots of features have been added, including scheduled listings, auctions, drawings, coupon codes, and more. Hyena Cart offers a venue for small businesses to list and sell their items easily and affordably. If you're ready to sign up for a cart, please read this page and sign-up for a store. Thanks!