P.L.A.Y.’s (Pet Lifestyle And You) new versatile two-in-one cat scratcher, the Arty, features bold curves that separate into two pieces and can be used together or apart to deliver more than one scratching outlet in your home. Designed with the fiercest scratchers in mind, the Arty uses FDA certified corrugated recycled paper and uniform fiber patterns that offer extra durability and prevent excessive fiber shedding. www.PetPLAY.com
Bionic Play’s classic orange BIONIC® Rubber dog toys are designed for the most aggressive chewers. Using a proprietary manufacturing process and FDA food-grade material, the toys are pliable, bouncy and durable. They’re also dishwasher-safe and recyclable—and they float, too. The toys come in a variety of shapes (Ball, Stick, Bone, Stuffer and Toss N Tug) and functions (chewing, bouncing, stuffing and tossing). www.bionicplay.com
The new Tower of Tracks cat toy from Petstages exemplifies the company’s motto: “Products with a Purpose.” The stacked play station’s three levels of exciting fun is ideal for one, two or even three cats. The balls spin and roll to stimulate a cat’s desire to play. Its sturdy construction stands up to vigorous play and it features nonskid pads on the bottom to help keep it in place. www.petstages.com
Solvit’s Tri-Scope Ramp makes it easy for dogs to get in and out of the back of any-sized SUV or truck. The ramp is also easy for pet owners to handle. Featuring three-piece telescoping design that makes it super-compact when stowed, the ramp weighs only 14 lb., is infinitely adjustable (from 28 to 70 inches) and can support more than 400 lb., making it light, strong and versatile. Its ultra-stiff design and four rubber feet keep the ramp stable while in use and a convenient carry handle makes it easy to transport. www.solvitproducts.com
The V-Cube is part of Rolf C. Hagen Inc.’s new Vesper V-Line of cat furniture. The roomy and comfortable cube cave is mounted on a 3-D curved tubular steel frame and features a soft memory foam cushion covered in natural-colored canvas, affording cats a snug hideaway with a view. And, the replaceable, suspended sisal mat gives cats a good stretch and scratch before settling down for a nap . Two models are available: plaited banana leaves or rattan (shown). usa.hagen.com
Your dogs can help you prepare for an alien invasion by attacking Petmate’s new line of Dogzilla® Invaders. The colorful toys are made with durable textured polyester and stuffed with nontoxic fibers and the thick black piping prevents early tearing and fraying. Available in seven out-of-this world characters, the squeaker-filled toys will be in a pet store near you this June. www.dogzillapetproducts.com
Hill’s Pet Nutrition presents its new Ideal Balance™ Crafted® small-batch dog and cat foods. Gently and/or slowly cooked in small batches, the all-natural diets feature flavorful and healthful ingredients such as quinoa, trout and tuna. For cats, there are two dry recipes—Grain-free Herbed Chicken & Chick Peas and Seared Tuna, Barley & Peas—and three canned recipes—Roasted Tuna & Vegetable Medley, Savory Chicken Pot Pie with Buckwheat, and Simmered Salmon Chowder with Quinoa. The three slow-roasted dry recipes for dogs include Grain-free Herbed Chicken & Chick Peas, Pacific Style Trout & Mixed Vegetables and Roasted Beef, Peas & Buckwheat. There are also two canned varieties for dogs, Shredded Beef Stew and Simmered Chicken Stew w/Quinoa, and two grain-free treat recipes, Heartland Rabbit & Potatoes and Pacific Style Salmon & Sweet Potato.