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PetSave: As seen on STUFF!

Today we hit the mainstream media with a lovely article published today on STUFF about our journey, from COVID to putting paws before profits.  Read more here. 

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Why pet carriers save lives

PetSave became the first pet supplies superstore in the world to ship their products in cardboard pet carriers, a move to help save more animals.  When the town of Edgecumbe was struck by floodwater in 2017, only 47% of households had sufficient cat carriers when evacuating. Lack of pet carriers can lead to animals being left behind during evacuations and this in turn leads to pet owners often breaching cordons to illegally rescue their pets placing themselves and emergency workers at risk. This has happened in so many New Zealand disasters including the Canterbury Earthquake (2011) and Nelson Fires (2019), not to mention overseas events. International research substantiates the importance of ensuring pet owners have sufficient resources to safely evacuate animals. Often...

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We have launched! Finally, paws before profit.

After several weeks of planning and preparation, we are excited to quietly launch PetSave! For the month of June we will be focusing on our friends and family to help us ensure we have our systems well refined before we ramp up our marketing to the wider public.  Our friends at Animal Evac New Zealand and New Zealand Travel Brokers are also in our soft launch phase, and have been given special discount codes for their first order with us*.  Though there may be some delays in delivery as couriers across the country remain affected by the COVID19 situation, the pandemic has also encouraged more Kiwis to shop online. By making the switch to PetSave means the profits from the...

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Foods that are Dangerous or Toxic to Cats

When it comes to your cat, you want to make sure she has the best kind of cat food for her nutritional needs. From time to time, you may be tempted to give her table scraps and special treats, but bear in mind that certain foods can be poisonous to her. Here’s a look at some of the most toxic foods for cats. Onions and Garlic Onions, garlic, shallots, and scallions can cause damage to your cat’s red blood cells and lead to anemia. These foods are typically poisonous when eaten in large quantities, but exposure to concentrated forms of onion or garlic, such as onion soup mix or garlic powder, can also be toxic. Cats with symptoms of lethargy, weakness,...

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