You need to be added as a contributor to edit the wiki. But don't worry! Just email any Mailing List or grab us on IRC and let us know your user name.
https://github.com/IBM/cloudant/-python-cloudant (this is the most current library; last updated December 2018)-sdk - IBM Cloudant's Apache 2 licensed official client library that is also compatible with Apache CouchDB.
https://github.com/djc/couchdb-python (no longer being maintained as of Feb 2018)
These are clients with asynchronous support, i.e. you don't have to block on that "put" command.