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All That Glitters is Not Gold

All That Glitters is Not Gold

Posted by Purrfectplay on 8th Oct 2014

Remember all those recalls involving children's toys and jewelry? Children's jewelry drew significant attention. From 2004-2008 there were at least 42 recalls and a total of 100 million pieces of lead … read more
Plastics and Your Pets: A Primer

Plastics and Your Pets: A Primer

Posted by Purrfectplay on 8th Oct 2014

Plastics are everywhere--they have a huge range of practical uses. The use of plastic is so common we often don't think about its presence in our lives. The commonness of plastic has rendered it invis … read more
Toxic Burden and Our Pets

Toxic Burden and Our Pets

Posted by Purrfectplay on 7th Oct 2014

Cats and dogs engage in many behaviors we do not. They clean themselves, using their tongues as washcloths. They eat off the floor. They are petted by guardians whose hands have been busy all day and … read more
Heavy Metals - What is all the Fuss?

Heavy Metals - What is all the Fuss?

Posted by Purrfectplay on 6th Oct 2014

Does Anyone Test Pet Toys For Toxins and Safety?It looks like almost no one does. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), for example, only regulates products that hurt humans- and even this re … read more
What is the difference between organic and non-organic cotton?

What is the difference between organic and non-organic cotton?

Posted by Purrfectplay on 4th Oct 2014

Why Being Pet-Centric May Also Mean Being Eco-FriendlyThe U.S grows over 12 million acres of cotton each year, mostly saturated with pesticides and insecticides. The common estimate for this toxic sho … read more