Monthly Archives: August 2010

Free Samples of Wysong Epigen Starch-Free Cat Food

EpigenJust got wind of a free sample offer from Wysong for their newest cat food, Epigen. I’m not sure how long the samples will be offered, but if you’re looking for a high protein, starch-free kibble for your cat, it might be worthwhile to give this a try.

Epigen gets some green points since it’s made in the USA from USDA and FDA approved domestic sources. It also contains 60+% meat and organs with over 60% protein, plus probiotics, prebiotics, enzymes, phytonutrients, nutraceuticals, natural form antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

This is probably rather facetious of me, but I don’t get the name.  Sounds too close to “EpiPen”, which is used for allergic reactions.  In medical terminology, “epi” means “on top of”.  Maybe they meant that this food is on the cutting edge of a new generation of cat food.  Being facetious again, the marketing-unfriendly name and the lack of cartoony packaging suggest that Wysong is still a ma/pop company that hasn’t sold out to a major conglomerate.  More green points.  The website is not slickety-slick either.  I particularly like the categories: dog, cat, ferret, horse, and human. :)

If anyone tries the sample, please send me an email (address in footer) and let me know how your cat likes it.

Click here for the Wysong Epigen sample offer.

Green Little Cat T-Shirts from Cafe Press

GLC_Design1The kind folks over at Cafe Press were in touch a few months ago to offer me an organic t-shirt and baby T (not a baby doll T, a T for a baby!). In case you’re not familiar with Cafe Press, they’re an online site that enables you to create your own personalized gifts such as tees, mugs, bags and more. They also offer storefronts for you to sell your products.

There were thousands of designs to choose from, almost too many, so I decided rather than spend hours trying to choose just one, I’d take the opportunity to design a Green Little Cat t-shirt.

It was actually a very easy process. Well, you do need some sort of basic skills in Photoshop or Illustrator. Once your design is complete, all you need to do is upload your image. Using the Cafe Press WYSIWYG designer was a breeze.

When the shirts arrived, I was quite delighted to see my design come to life.  The ink isn’t as bright as a screen-printed shirt, but the plus side is that the shirt is nice and soft without that rubbery feel.

Here are a couple of pics of me and my son and Furball, in our Green Little Cat organic t-shirts from Cafe Press. Furball is the one who is not wearing a t-shirt.
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Eco-Friendly Cat Litter, Natural Cat Food, DIY Green Cat Toys and More!

HSSVTomorrow, I’ll be giving a presentation at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley on how to have an eco-friendly cat!  I’ll be giving eco-friendly tips about cat litter, cat food, cat toys and more. Plus, I’ll be leading participants through a hands-on cat toy making workshop.

I’m putting the final touches on my presentation this evening.  Tomorrow’s presentation is for HSSV volunteers and foster parents.  The plan is to offer the presentation to the general public as well in the upcoming months.

I’ll let you know how it goes and will also upload my presentation materials so that those of you who don’t live nearby can get some handy tips on how to green your cat.

Wish me luck!

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