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Raw Foods, Done Well

Consumers are interested in raw pet food diets, so manufacturers and retailers are expanding their offerings.

The Future is Now

Technology is no longer limited to the human product domain. High-tech advances have hit the pet world and are changing lives for the better.

All Boxed Up

Litter boxes are not what they used to be-and that is a good thing. Manufacturers are offering an array of new features and colors in the category.

Wherever You Go, Sparky Will Follow

Pet travel products help pet owners take their loved ones around the world or around the block.

On the Road Again

Cats have come a long way, from vagabonds to homebodies to travel companions, leaving retailers a huge opportunity to capitalize on the travel category.

Better Get Grooming

Cat grooming product sales are on the rise as pet owners become more educated about caring for their pets, but there are still many ways retailers can maximize sales in the category.

Beyond the Bowl

Everything else has gone high tech. Why not feeding and watering? Automated feeders and fountains are revolutionizing the basics.

The Picture of Health

Healthcare products and supplements are often an overlooked category that stores can use to differentiate themselves from larger competitors.

Hyping Oral Hygiene

Having the right oral-care product assortment creatively displayed will go a long way in helping retailers promote the dental hygiene category.

Savor the Flavor

Pleasing the pet palate is big business, and manufacturers are stepping up with a veritable smorgasbord of new flavors to meet the diverse demands of pet owners.

Growth Potential

Catnip is already a major driver of sales in the cat category-yet with a bit of additional promotion and focus, it still has significant growth potential.

Getting Carried Away

Pets are hitting the road more than ever before. Thankfully, the market offers consumers a wide range of pet carriers to meet every need.

A Walk On The Wild Side

Cats' instincts can sometimes make them hard to live with-but with a little help, most cat owners can teach their pets to coexist happily at home.

Oral Report

Keeping a pet's oral hygiene in good shape can combat bad breath and help prevent more serious issues down the road. Here's a look at oral-care products on the market that aim to deter these issues.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Sales of cat grass and kitty gardens continue to grow as pet owners become increasingly interested in quality feline nutrition.

The Big Chill

Refrigerated and raw products are opening new revenue streams for independent pet stores, but will consumers pull the plug?

Healthcare for Sale

Retailers need to understand that cat supplements and remedies, while closely linked, have to be merchandised differently.

Very Gifted

Smart manufacturers and retailers are meeting the fervent demand for gifts for pets and pet lovers alike.

Fresh Take on Litter

The cat litter category is highly competitive-but it is a product segment that also offers a lot of opportunity for retailers that handle it correctly.

Cat Power, By the Numbers

Looking closely at sales data and pet-owner attitudes reveals key feline opportunities for pet retailers.
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