Friday, March 29, 2013

natura recall expanded - california natural, evo, innova

natura pet products has expanded its previous voluntary recall of certain lots of dry food after further products tested positive for salmonella. no salmonella-related illnesses have been reported to date. the salmonella-strain has been traced to one of the production machines in natura's facility.  not all product is affected.

madcat has several natura brands affected by this recall, including:
evo, california natural and innova.  we have pulled all recalled product and encourage you to check your bags  for lot codes.  

you will find lot codes located either on the top or bottom of the front of packaging - they will appear underneath the expiration date.  bring your bag(s) into the store and we will read your code for you.

a complete list of pulled product and codes is below (click "read more").

natura's press release contains a link to a pdf file of all affected product.  we found it handy to use the ctrl+F computer function to search for specific products.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

easter hours

we will be closing all stores at 3pm on sunday, march 31 in observance of annual dress-your-cat-up-like-a-bunny day.

egg-hunts, ham-bakes, however you celebrate, have a happy easter!

we will go back to our regularly scheduled programming monday morning at 9am.

Monday, March 18, 2013

cat walk - friends of ferals benefit - april 13

put on your party pants because it's time to celebrate!  our pals at Friends of Ferals are throwing a party to commemorate the one-year anniversary of 100% guaranteed adoption of all healthy and treatable animals in dane county.  or, in other words, a pretty big deal.

saturday, april 13 at 6:30pm
the lussier heritage center
enjoy live music and good food with madison's coolest cat people.

for tickets and details head over to friends of ferals.  see you there!

Sunday, March 10, 2013

dog park cleanup - new date - April 6

update: the cleanup has been delayed one week due to snow.  new date is saturday, april 6.

gather up your scoop and bucket, it's poo-fightin' time.

the 18th annual volunteer park cleanup will be held on saturday morning march 30th, from 8am to noon, in a number of madison, dane county, sun prairie and middleton parks.

participants can expect fresh air, fecal fun, and a goodie bag provided by a number of local sponsors, including yours truly.