Monthly Archives: August 2009

Drs. Foster and Smith Green Follow-Up

Since I just did a follow-up on PetSmart, it seemed fitting to see if Drs. Foster and Smith kept their word and embraced the green.  Let’s evaluate the progress since my blog entries in January.

Here are the comments from “Brent”:

“At Drs. Foster and Smith we care about your satisfaction – but we also care about the environment. In fact, we all know that a cleaner world equals a better life for you, your family, and your pets. That’s why we’ve committed to taking an active approach to environmental issues.” http://www.drsfostersmith.com/General.cfm?gid=606

Beginning with our April cat catalog, all eco-friendly products will be identified with a logo to help conscientious cat owners like you make better-informed product selections. We’re also developing an “eco-friendly” shop category online! We’re sorry that this portion of our Green Initiative was not in place at the time of our current catalog print. Thanks for your post!

I just looked through their latest catalog and they have identified eco-friendly products with a logo.  There are some scratchers, eco-friendly litter and some pet beds.  They’ve also added an “Eco-Friendly” link under the “Top Favorites” navigation menu on their website.  There are 10 eco-friendly cat products.

Well, it’s a start and what really needs to happen is for more and more people to start speaking with their dollars.  Buy green!

Related Posts

What’s the Best Green Hardwood Flooring for Pets?

What’s the best natural flooring when you have a pet cat?  What type of hardwood is eco-friendly, yet can also withstand the abuse of a pet’s nails?  Is there a finish that will be less likely to show scratches?  These questions were top of mind a few months ago when I was looking for eco-friendlyContinue Reading


 

Green Little Cat is the only blog that's all about eco-friendly ideas for cats and cat lovers. This blog is a labor of love, created by Holly Tse, author of Make Your Own Cat Toys.
Check out Furball's cat toy book
Spoil Your Kitty the Green Way
Get Furball's cute ebook full of oodles of eco-friendly cat toys that are fun and easy to make.
Learn more >>

  Pets Business Directory - BTS Local