by Melissa Breau on Sep 1, 2014
“Health care has been in the news a lot lately with the passing of the Affordable Care Act—yet there’s another healthcare angle that retailers should educate themselves on. This one, rather than being discussed in Congress, is more likely to be a hot topic of conversation in the cat aisle.Cat healthcare products, most notably remedies and supplements, have become an important part of an independent pet retailer’s product offerings over the last few years. Alyssa…”

< Prev

Next >


of 16

by Melissa Breau on Jul 31, 2014
“There is no worse feeling as a cat owner than the moment a friend comes to visit, and upon opening the door, wrinkles up their nose. Fortunately, a good litter—and a knowledgeable pet specialty retailer—can play a major role in preventing a cat owner from ever experiencing that level of…”
by Melissa Breau on Jul 1, 2014
“Among domestic cats’ most notable features are their claws. Once essential tools for ancestral felines, claws were crucial when it came to climbing and hunting. However, even indoor cats today retain deep-seated instincts to scratch, claw and climb. Most cats happily demonstrate those instincts—whether they are given an appropriate place…”
by Melissa Breau on Jun 1, 2014
“The canine segment seems to reign supreme in the pet food market, but the cat food market may be more substantial today than many realize. Research suggests that dogs still dominate some pet ownership statistics. According to the American Pet Products Association’s (APPA) 2013/2014 National Pet Owners Survey, only 45.3…”
by Melissa Breau on May 1, 2014
“      The eyes may be known as the window to the soul—but a cat’s mouth is the key to good health. Poor dental health can lead to serious health problems, including heart, lung and kidney disease.    “Good oral care is important for a pet’s overall health,” says…”