Green Gifts for Pets
This year skip the plastic mesh stocking filled with crummy plastic pet treats at the store and indulge in a special eco-friendly gift for your pampered companion instead. Any of these are sure to make your puss or pooch happy, as well as please any pet lover in your life.
Kitty Catnip Toy
Watch your furry feline go crazy for this fun toy: A fabric, hand-sewn, hand-painted (with non-toxic safe paint) toy filled with cotton fill and garden grown, organic catnip. $3.
These splendid cat toys are handmade with clean recycled sweatshirt fabric, this provides a great nubby texture cats love to chew on. Everything is stitched on without the use of glues or scary chemicals. Stuffed with plenty of minty organic catnip from an awesome local source these eyeballs are a hit. $10.
Hemp Dog Bones
These 100 percent Eco-Friendly Stuffed Hemp Bone Toys consist of a hemp canvas shell and are stuffed with recycled poly-cotton, making them an enjoyable chew toy for your pet. Soft, yet firm, these bones are perfect for tugging, throwing, chewing and snuggling. $8.95
Zogoflex Dog Toys
Zogoflex differs from other plastics typically used in dog toys in that it’s engineered to be recyclable and is made from an FDA-approved material. Now if Spot gnaws up his Zogoflex frisbee, his owner can send the broken remainders back to West Paw Design, where they’ll be ground down, made into a new toy of the owner’s choosing, and returned at no extra cost. From $8.50.
Cool Hemp Dog Collars
The cutest dog collars ever, adjustable and made of hemp. $20.
Green Cat Collars
Give the gift of a soft (not nylon) and eco-friendly collar to your cat–try organic cotton, hemp, recycled cotton or bamboo. $5-$13.