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March Moderncat Giveaway: Eco-friendly Cat Tree from TrendyCat

1. March 2008

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March Moderncat Giveaway: Eco-friendly Cat Tree from TrendyCat

This month, we are thrilled to be giving away the newly designed cat tree from the folks at TrendyCat. This beautiful and practical cat tree is like nothing you’ve seen before. It has two levels with large 16″ by 18″ cushioned perching shelves. The shelf supports are sisal covered scratching posts, with the tallest one [...]

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Transforming Recycled Plastic into Eco-friendly Cat Toys

27. February 2008

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Transforming Recycled Plastic into Eco-friendly Cat Toys

At the expo, I visited the crew from West Paw Design who just added some cute cat toys to their eco-friendly offerings. Made from the same IntelliLoft fabric used in their Eco Nap pet beds, these toys are soft, durable, and stuffed with organic catnip. Just like everything from West Paw, the toys are made [...]

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Cozy Cave: Eco-Friendly Bella Bed

19. December 2007

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Cozy Cave: Eco-Friendly Bella Bed

This unique pet bed provides a cozy cave-like napping spot for kitty and gives you peace of mind with its eco-friendly materials. The Bella Bed by Bella Creature Comforts features an unusual baffle design that conforms to your pet’s body, providing comfort and support. The exterior is made from Eco2 recycled cotton fiber and the [...]

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Eco-friendly Bamboo Climbing Towers

6. December 2007

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Eco-friendly Bamboo Climbing Towers

If you’re looking for eco-friendly options in cat towers as well as clean, contemporary design, then these models from TrendyCat may be just the thing for you. Handmade in the USA from solid bamboo with absolutely no particle board or MDF, the TrendyCat towers are some of the greenest cat furniture I’ve come across. The [...]

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New Wall Flower Scratcher from Marmalade Pets

30. October 2007

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New Wall Flower Scratcher from Marmalade Pets

Brand new from Marmalade Pets, introducing the Wall Flower cardboard scratcher. This sleek design can be used on the floor, or purchase the wall clips (sold separately) for mounting to a vertical surface. The elegant curves give the Wall Flower a sculptural form while also providing a sturdy scratching surface. Made with recyclable cardboard and [...]

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Paper Mache Petpod by Andrew Viccari

1. October 2007

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This simultaneously ancient and futuristic form is the creation of British designer Andrew Viccari. It reminds me of something you might find at Paolo Soleri’s Arcosanti. Made from a unique form of hand-pulped paper maché, the petpod provides a cozy dome for kitty to curl-up in. Artistic, functional, and environmentally-friendly–a perfect combination.

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Rest Easy with the Eco Nap Mat from West Paw Design

19. September 2007

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Another find at the SuperZoo pet expo, was the Eco Nap pet mat from West Paw Design. These earth-friendly pet mats are handcrafted in Bozeman, Montana and made from fabric milled in the U.S. using 85% post-consumer recycled plastic. In other words, soda bottles. Even the inside filling uses recycled content. Each one of these [...]

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Irresistible Scratcher Beds from Marmalade Pet Care

3. September 2007

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The smooth curves and irresistible textures of these cardboard scratcher beds from Marmalade Pet Care will be sure to please even the finickiest moderncat. Made from heavy-weight corrugated cardboard with hardboard outer walls, these beds come in two different styles. The swooping slide of the Cheeky Chaise and the continuous form of the Sweet Lounge [...]

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Natural Simplicity

17. August 2007

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Brilliantly simple design and all-natural materials make Wooley Bully a classic cat toy with modern appeal. This little ball of sheep’s wool–with leather ears, nose, and tail–can withstand years of play. Once he starts to show some wear and tear, simply toss him inside a sock and run him through a hot water wash and [...]

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Square Cat Habitat: Modern Style & Earth-friendly Materials

7. August 2007

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Square Cat Habitat: Modern Style & Earth-friendly Materials

One of the newest companies making modern furniture specifically for cats is Portland, Oregon-based Square Cat Habitat. Not only do they seem passionate about creating beautifully designed pieces, but they are committed to reducing their impact on the environment by using earth-friendly materials whenever possible. So far they have incorporated sustainable bamboo plywood, water-based finishes, [...]

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