Cause Consumerism

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I’ve been doing research for Product Development, and on trends for charity donations and consumer buying behavior. Many of us animal lovers directly donate time and money towards the cause, but indirectly, many of us also want to know what companies are doing on their part. If I have a choice between brands when purchasing a product, knowing that profits may go towards an agreeable cause will certainly influence my purchase decision.

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Enrichment Toys

Gizmodo had an article about the benefits of toys that force an indoor cat to earn their food. They’re part of what are frequently called “enrichment toys,” toys that involve ¬†more critical thinking than “I want to murder this toy shaped like a mouse.”

It made me think that I should probably talk about my personal favorite cat enrichment toy.

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