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Petco Unveils Exclusive Pusheen Pet Collection Inspired by the Gray Tabby Cat Online Sensation
New cat collection featuring toys, beds, collars and bowls, available now online and in store beginning Aug. 20

SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco today unveiled an exclusive collection of cat toys, beds, collars and bowls inspired by Pusheen the cat. The collection is as endearing as the beloved animated cat it's inspired by, with nearly 20 products that range in price from $5 to $30, now available online at Petco.com/Pusheen and in stores Aug. 20.      

Petco today unveiled an exclusive collection of cat toys, beds, collars and bowls inspired by Pusheen the cat, now available online at Petco.com/Pusheen

Designed to reflect the adventures of the titular gray tabby cat, the collection features toys and accessories with imagery of pizza and ice cream, among other nostalgic illustrations that will leave cats joyful for hours on end. Energetic felines will find entertainment for hours playing with the Pusheen Donut Cat Teaser Toy and the Pusheen Cuddling Cat Bed is perfect for Pusheen-loving, playful kittens to curl up in for nap time. Stylish cats can show their Pusheen fanaticism 24/7 with the Pusheen Cookie Cat Collar.       

"We're thrilled to be the exclusive retailer for the unique Pusheen Pet Collection," said Rebecca Frechette, Petco executive vice president, chief merchant officer. "The personality, spirit and warmth characterized by Pusheen is the perfect setting for a collection that will make playtime memorable for pets and pet parents." 

"We're beyond excited to introduce Pusheen into the world of pets through our partnership with Petco," said Cate Duff of Pusheen Corp. "Pusheen fans are now able to celebrate their love of Pusheen alongside their pets with these new beds, bowls and accessories."

The new design-inspired collection joins other exclusive partnerships presented by Petco, including the Trolls Pet Fans Collection, Dr. Seuss Pet Fans Collection and the Star Wars Pet Fans Collection. Each collection provides pet parents with the chance to proudly display and celebrate their fandom, style and favorite characters, while creating memories with their pets.  

Pet parents are encouraged to share photos of their cats playing with and enjoying products from the new collection using the hashtag #PetcoPusheen. For more information, visit www.petco.com/Pusheen, Facebook.com/Petco, Twitter.com/Petco and Instagram.com/Petco.

About Petco and the Petco Foundation
With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. We do this by providing the products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy. Everything we do is guided by our vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,500 Petco and Unleashed by Petco locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico; prescription services and pet supplies from the leading veterinary-operated pet product supplier, Drs. Foster & Smith; digitally-delivered pet health advice through PetCoach; and petco.com. The Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, has invested more than $185 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, help find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year.

Megan Oxford, megan.oxford@petco.com
Emily Erskine, emily.erskine@edelman.com    


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