TRADING Post – animal-related products

TRADING Post – animal-related products – Brief Article

Molly Lupica

Great stuff for animals of every stripe.

Dog Days Forever

My Dog Book from Mr. Woofey’s Emporium is an easy-to-use binder great for organizing veterinary records and photographs and for chronicling your dog’s life. The book’s pages are beautifully illustrated and can be rearranged, edited, or added to. Call (888) 672-6364. $29.95.

A Tweet for Cats

Seize your cat’s attention and provide hours of interactive fun with the Heard That Bird Wand. The toy emits a realistic “chirp! chirp!” every time Kitty bats at, and connects with, the “birdie.” This and other talking playthings are available from CatToys.com. Call (877) 364-8697 or visit www.cattoys.com. $9.95.

Get Puzzled

These brilliant 3-D and 1,000-piece puzzles from Natural Tracks are a perfect fit for animal lovers. Choose from a variety of featured creatures to challenge your puzzle skills. The traditional jigsaw puzzle measures 20 inches by 27 inches and challenges anyone aged eight years and up. Approximately 4 inches square, the handheld 3-D slide puzzle has movable pieces fixed in a portable frame. Recommended for ages five years and up. Call (908) 412-9810 or visit www.naturaltracks.com. Standard $15.95-$19.95, 3-D slide $5.

Rolling with Laughter

Just a nudge or a roll causes the Wiggly Giggly to make hilarious sounds to amuse both cats and dogs. Small dogs and cats enjoy the four-inch ball, while larger dogs enjoy tackling the seven-inch ball. From Multipet International, Inc. For ordering information, call (800) 900-6738. Large $21.99, small $14.99.

Refreshing Paws

A playful paw greets you every time you grab hold of these attention-getting mugs designed by Georgia Panagiotopoulos of Itchy Dog Productions. The 10-ounce ceramic mugs are lead free and dishwasher and microwave safe. Call (650) 322-3200. $12.

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