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08.19.15 New OurPets® Catty Whack® Wins “Best New Cat Product” at SuperZoo, a Pet Industry Trade Show

The hide & seek toy where instinct meets play! ™

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio – August 19, 2015 – The OurPet’s Company (OPCO), a leading proprietary pet supply company, recently received the New Product Showcase Award for its Catty Whack® at the pet supply industry trade show, SuperZoo. Pet industry retailers in attendance at SuperZoo voted for the OurPets Catty Whack as “Best New Cat Product” from the New Product Showcase. Select exhibitors were rewarded for their innovative efforts through the 2015 awards.

“The Catty Whack allows for pet parents to nurture their cats’ natural instincts and combine interactive play with independent play so your cat never feels alone,” said Gabriella DeSantis, Vice President of Marketing.

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Catty Whack is an unpredictable game of hide & seek designed for cats of all ages. Cats love the electronic RealMouse® sound and the erratic movement of the feather keeps your cat guessing as it darts in and out at random. On the top of the Catty Whack there is a carpeted scratching area where cats can groom their claws on a texture that they find satisfying. The bottom of the toy has non-skid rubber feet, which keeps the toy from sliding. There is also an auto-shut off feature and a replacement feather prey wand is included. The Catty Whack requires 4 “C” batteries.

The toy will be available to the pet specialty market in October.

About The OurPet’s Company
The OurPet’s Company designs, produces and markets a broad line of innovative, trend-setting pet products and accessories sold under the OurPets and Pet Zone brands in the United States and overseas. OurPets and Pet Zone products are sold through leading pet specialty retailers, food, drug and mass merchandisers, direct-mail catalog and internet retailers. The OurPet’s Company has an extensive intellectual property portfolio with more than 160 patents in either issued or pending status. The company was named a Weatherhead Top 100 Fastest Growing Company in Northeast Ohio in 2013 and has been a Lake-Geauga County Fast Track 50 Hall of Fame local business success winner for the last eight consecutive years. In addition, The OurPet’s Company was named 2015 Business of the Year by the Painesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Investors and customers may visit and for more information about the Company, its products and brands.

About SuperZoo
Produced and managed by the World Pet Association, SuperZoo is designed to enrich the pet industry by providing networking within the community of pet-related professionals and by giving them access to new trends, products and cutting-edge educational programs that provide innovative business and marketing concepts. A total of 982 companies exhibited their newest trends and top-selling products to the record-setting attendance at the pet industry expo that is known as the National Show for Pet Retailers.  Find out more information about SuperZoo on their website,


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