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Featured: Summer Fun for Felines

By Eric Stenson Days are longer, temperatures are warmer and people are thinking about what they’d like to do with their summer leisure time. As companion animals become increasingly important members of the family, cats are now a much bigger part of the summer equation, along with a growing table of products designed to cater to their summer needs. One of the […]

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All Day Play

Cats that live indoor lifestyles can benefit from the growing variety of interactive cat toys designed to keep them engaged and boost both their mental and physical activity. Many are designed to keep pet owners engaged with their cats, too. Consequently, pet specialty retailers have lots to choose from to keep consumers coming back for more. Engaging Wands Ellen Tsuyuki is the owner […] Read More →

Local Roots

BY ERIC STENSON Since the melamine pet food crisis of 2007, USA sourcing has become a greater priority among manufacturers of cat food. According to Nicole Lindsley, owner and operator of Steve’s Real Food in Cottonwood, Utah, it’s really simple why her company uses ingredients strictly from the United States. “It is what the customer […] Read More →

Homegrown Recreation

When it comes to cat toys, there is a growing number of local manufacturers who are proudly putting “Made in the USA” on their labels and producing a variety of products with feline appeal. Kitty Boinks are small, flexible mesh tubes that cats can roll and toss and that, when compressed, can spring into the […] Read More →

Sustainable and Safer

By Eric Stenson Products that are environmentally sustainable are all the rage throughout many different sectors, and pet litter is no exception. According to an article in the EarthTalk blog of Scientific American, many mass-market litters can present problems for some animals. The clay base of many litters can produce silica dust harmful to cats’ […] Read More →

Carbon Paw Print

For retailers keen to promote a green and eco-friendly lifestyle for cats, this task has been ameliorated by the large variety of products being designed to reduce a feline’s carbon paw print manufactured across numerous cat-orientated categories. Illinois-based The Green Pet Shop is an example of the diverse selection of products available, as its inventory […] Read More →

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Humanizing Cats: From Barnyard to Bedroom

George Eigenhauser knows cats. He is director at large of The Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA), a nonprofit organization that has the largest registry of pedigreed cats in the world, and a board member with Winn Foundation, which strives to enhance the relationship between cats and humans by fostering improvements in feline health through research and education. […] Read More →

The Healing Power of Vetericyn

Vetericyn, a manufacturer of high quality, innovative and reliable animal healthcare products, understands that cats can sometimes require a little first aid and preventative care. “Their humor requires no explanation. Cats are super independent and have quirky and unique personalities,” the Vetericyn website states. “They love attention and make a major point to get yours… […] Read More →

Staying Topical

For Meowijuana, it was sitting in a circle, joking with friends and “meowing” just like in the movie “Super Troopers.” For Politikats, it was growing up with a diplomat for a dad, studying political science in school and being constantly bombarded with political news. For Apollo Peak, it was wanting to share a drink with […] Read More →

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