Pause https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk Pet Accessories Guide, Trends, Articles and Resources For The Creative Community Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:17:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.1 Harry Barker – Distinctive Dog Accessories https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/harry-barker/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=harry-barker https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/harry-barker/#comments Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:53:21 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=8020

 Harry Barker is a luxury pet product brand founded by ex Ford Model Carol Perkins in 1997. When Perkins was recovering from Cushing’s disease, she turned to her love of dogs and textiles for therapy. She began creating dog beds , toys and robes for her friends’ pets.  After the initial success she started to take orders and hand sew each products with care and launched Harry Barker from a table in her New York City loft.

 

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“There are so many things I love about dogs. I love the funny noises they make, like they’re trying to talk to us. I love the silly tricks they do – like Norman the Briard, who learned how to ride a bike.  I especially love how they’re there for us, even in our toughest times. Dogs were some of my best companions when I was recovering from a rare brain tumor years ago.” said Perkins.

Harry Barker create a diverse range of beautiful, functional and high quality dog products that are eco-friendly. They make them not just because they love their dogs but also because their dogs love them! Harry Barker products use earth-friendly fabrics and azo-free dyes, eco-fleece and “green” bed inserts made from 100% post consumer recycled plastics. Their dog treats and shampoos feature all natural ingredients. Harry Barker products are now available at over 1,600 stores world-wide and also available online.

“Our products are an expression of love between people and their pets. Whether it’s perked ears or wagging tails or whimpers of excitement or even bike riding, we hope they bring out the things you love most about your dog.”

At Pause, we are totally in love with the graphics and prints at Harry Barker. They have something so traditional as Toile fabric to punchy fresh types on products. And it’s a massive bonus that they mostly use eco-friendly and natural materials to create their products.

Our favourite products from Harry Barker

 

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TOILE RECTANGLE DOG BED

Whimsical dog toile, exclusive to Harry Barker, is printed on machine washable cotton canvas for these durable and stylish dog beds. Their toile dog beds are sustainably crafted with earth-friendly dyes and stuffed with eco-friendly fiberfill made from recycled plastic bottles. Smart and elegant.

Small Dog Bed 20″ x 26″ x 5″
Medium Dog Bed 29″ x 36″ x 5″
Large Dog Bed 36″ x 44″ x 5″

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TOILE DOG BLANKET

Your pup will love to cuddle up with this luxurious dog blanket featuring our adorable canine toile print. Made with 100% cotton canvas and backed with plush berber fleece, our Toile Dog Blanket is machine washable for easy cleaning.

Small Dog Blanket 30″ x 40″
Large Dog Blanket 50″ x 60″

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SOLID CANVAS ROUND DOG BED

Simple and classic, our round dog bed is made from 100% cotton canvas and generously stuffed with a durable eco-friendly fiberfill made from recycled plastic bottles. The machine washable cover comes preshrunk for a perfect fit.

Small Dog Bed Cover 25″ dia. x 5″ h
Medium Dog Bed Cover 35″ dia. x 5″ h
Large Dog Bed Cover 45″ dia. x 5″ h

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TOILE DOG FOOD STORAGE CANISTER

Harry Barker dog toile puts an adorable canine twist on the classic European pattern. Made from recycled steel, their toile dog food bin is as sturdy as it is decorative, and features a tight-fitting lid and double handles. Aluminum scoop included.

 

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SWEDISH FARMHOUSE DOG FOOD STORAGE CANISTER

Combining industrial materials with traditional designs, their Swedish Farmhouse Dog Food Storage Canister is made from recycled steel and has a country-chic style. An airtight lid and double handles add durability and functionality. Aluminum scoop included.

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STRIPED BISCUIT TIN

Wrapped in charming peppermint stripes, our striped Biscuit Tin with peanut crunch treats will look delightful under the tree.

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SAMPLER DOG TREATS

Our Sampler Dog Treats come in adorable cotton feedsacks with drawstring closure that holds 12 oz. of bone-shaped dog treats. Your pup will love these delicacies that are baked in the USA.

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TARTANWARE PLAY BALLS BOX SET

With three felt-covered balls, our Scottish-inspired box set is sure to delight pups on either side of the pond.

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RED & WHITE STRIPE DOG PLAY BALLS GIFT BUCKET

The perfect gift for the dog that chases everything. Our Red & White Dog Play Balls Gift Bucket includes 15 dog tennis balls made from heavy duty felt-covered natural rubber, all piled high in our 4 quart galvanized recycled steel Good Dog Gift Bucket. Bucket measures 7.5″w X 6.5″h

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FOLD UP DOG BOWLS AND POUCH

Made from 100% recycled materials, this collapsible dog bowl set includes two travel dog bowls and a carrying case featuring a cross-body strap. Waterproof lining prevents spills even when on the go. Available in three colors: grey, blue and brown.

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ECO SILHOUETTE DOG TOY STORAGE BIN

Their favorite dog toy bin is now available in RPET Nylon, made from 100% recycled materials! This upgraded pet toy bin is available in three colors – burnt sienna, blue and grey – and two graphic styles: good dog and dog silhouette.

Visit Harry Barker Website to see the full range.

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Wonderful Anime Inspired Cat Ear Headphones By Axent Wear https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/cat-ear-headphones/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cat-ear-headphones https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/cat-ear-headphones/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:34:16 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=8006

Wenqing Yan and Victoria Hu – UC Berkeley Alumni – have designed the cutest anime-inspired cat ear headphones. Ok, this is the only time that I wish I was still 18 years old! I would definitely buy one! These headphones also have fully functional, external cat-ear speakers and have LED lights that flash.  (Yes, you can turn the LEDs off after the novelty wears out. Ha ha!)

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Wonderful Anime Inspired Cat Ear Headphones By Axent Wear

 

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The founders, Wenqing Yan and Victoria Hu, who both have a passion for art and creative technology created their brand called Axent Wear. Wenqing was inspired to design these cat ear headphones while working on her animation. They believe that music plays a huge part in everyone’s life so they would like to create a product that will allow people to share music with their friends and family in a unique and creative way. It’s their ultimate goal to create the perfect headphones that would fulfil both functionality and style.

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They are successfully getting funded through Indiegogo and you can still pre-order the headphones for another 12 days. They are currently almost at their stretch goal.  If they do reach it, then additional features will be over-the-ear-cushioning for comfort; a removable cord, so the headphones can still be used if the cord ever gets damaged; and a mic for gaming.

Visit Axent Wear and their Indiegogo Campaign.

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The Cutest Adventures of Napoleon The Cat https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/napoleon-the-cat/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=napoleon-the-cat https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/napoleon-the-cat/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:35:30 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=7991

Napoleon The Cat is about to conquer our world and the internet. With his’s expressive face and the help of his creative owner, Jesús Segura’s, Napoleon is a starring in his own calendar.  Segura was looking for work for about a year when he got Napoleon. So to fill his time, Segura began photographing Napoleon.

The Cutest Adventures of Napoleon The Cat

 

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Before Segura knew it, Napoleon’s photographs became a full-time project. He spent three months developing ideas, building props and sets whilst ensuring that his little buddy got time to eat, sleep and frolic as kittens do.

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The photographs are amazing with Napoleon’s cute expressive little face and some great ideas for the scenes. We also love the shiny, slick, digital editing work.

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Their project is now on Indiegogo and it has already been successfully funded but you can still buy the products. The range includes calendars, photos, large scale photos, limited edition prints, magnets, badges, etc.

Visit Napoleon The Cat and Also Their Indiegogo page.

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Kittypod – Designer Cat Furniture For Harmonious Living With Your Kitty https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/kittypod/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kittypod https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/kittypod/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:07:06 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=7972

Kittypod is a lifestyle brand designing unique and stylish cat furniture and accessory solutions for a harmonious cohabitation with your cat. The brand was launch by a multi-discipline designer Elizabeth Paige Smith base in 1998.Their products are designed in an independent studio based in California. Kittypod focus on contemporary product design for cats that would blend well in any modern home decor. They chose the material and design everything carefully to allow you to interact with your pets better in your own home and different furniture style in materials that cat would love. We particular love their furniture and habitat range because they are made out of cardboard cat’s favourite material known to man, well-designed, contemporary and eco-friendly.

“We believe in the power of the imagination, discovering through prototyping and the experience of design will improve life through better materials, pricing and production methods.”

 Kittypod Furniture And Habitat Range

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Couchette

The Couchette is a double-sided chaise longue providing both a sleeping environment as well as a hiding spot underneath. Multiple sides and angles for sharpening claws. Signature wave-edge texture gives added pleasure for kitty, better handling for owner.  The Couchette stands tall and is designed to attract your cat so they may do what comes natural…scratch, sleep, and play. Select one of two styles of Vanity Plates (sold separately) to extend the life of the Couchette, offered in Maple Wood or White Acrylic, the Vanity Plates not only preserve they elevate the Couchette’s appearance.  Kittypod is not just for kitty!

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Prrrounge

The Prrrounge is a multi-functional chaise longue shaped with generous proportions offering a daybed, a hiding spot and a raiser to play with. Multiple sides and angles for sharpening claws.  Unmatched elegance while functional and strong this is a definite focal piece for your home.  Vanity plates sold separately.

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Mini

The Mini is unlike any other lounge. The form fitting design with cathead shaped interior was created to offer various resting spots and a distinctive tunnel to play in. The design allots for custom orders to extend the tunnel to fit your kitties needs by simply gluing the standard model (12″ increments) to the desired length. Additional features include a contoured lounge area for comfort and multiple sides and angles for sharpening claws.  Signature wave-edge texture gives added pleasure to kitty with better handling for you.  Vanity plates sold separately.

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Kittypod Original

The namesake Kittypod is uniquely shaped to contour and support, this oval-shaped pod design is raised on a wooden pedestal providing a cozy nesting spot. Multiple sides and angles for sharpening claws inside and out.  The archetype of all scratch lounges, this design is the ultimate focal piece for any home.  Simple assembly of base to pod required.

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Iti

The Iti (pronounced “itty”) is like a beautiful island where your cat can have fantastical dreams. Flip it! for life anew. Features a 2″ thick SCRATCHDECK™ so your cat can really go at it. The reversible Iti is similar to the infamous Kittypod classic design in that it is a bowl-shaped form that supports your cats body at the right angle. Easy to assemble, great for multiple cats who love to cuddle and stretch.


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Geodome

Geodesic-shaped habitat made of superior grade durable recycled cardboard featuring two points of entry, and our signature top quality scratchdeck™ for clawing and nesting inside.  Generously proportioned, easy to assemble, and stackable with integrated tab connections.  Sold individually. Images show single Geodome and how they appear when purchasing multiples to stack.
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Dome

The Dome was designed with an expansive roofline and enlarged footprint, simply fold together this home-like structure. Features include a 1.25″ thick reversible scratcher from our SCRATCHDECK™ series, a kitty-shaped entry point and peep holes, a birdy mobile that suspends from the roofline, and a slotted Kittypod cathead shaped toy.  Easy to assemble with integrated tab connections.  Great for hide and play, and provides a den-like habitat cats instinctively seek in nature.  An architectural structure to function and impress.


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 Visit Kittypod to see the full range and find out more.

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Mosmea – Adorable Realistic Hand-Painted Decorative Pillow https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/mosmea/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mosmea https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/mosmea/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:07:54 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=7945

Francesca Mosmea is an artist based in Italy. She hand paints amazingly realistic animals on decorative pillows.  The details of her paintings are incredible. She particularly likes to paint cats. This Etsy store would definitely be a great place to shop for Christmas presents for animal lovers.

 

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Kitty Face Pillow

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Otter Pillow

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Visit Mosmea to see the full range of her super-cute, modern pillows.

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Rokabone – Fashion Forward Luxury Leather Dog Collars https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/rokabone/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rokabone https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/rokabone/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:30:38 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=7918

It’s getting closer to Christmas shopping time so we are excited to introduce you all to a new, luxury pet brand Rokabone. Their website has just been launched in October! Rokabone products range from fashion-forward dog collars, pet collar charms and pet beds to other lifestyle products. Lush!

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Rokabone collars are handcrafted and designed in the UK. They use traditional saddlery techniques to create their unique collars, incorporating luxurious, full-grain Italian leather, the finest brass fittings and outstanding craftsmanship.

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Rokabone’s beautiful collars are fashioned in elegant twist, herringbone or snake braids in a rainbow of colours – pillar box red, aqua blue, tangerine, hot pink, luscious lime and naturally classic tan and black – the distinctive choice for traditional hounds.

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The range also includes super comfortable and modern dog beds that would fit in any contemporary style home decor.

Rokabone was founded by Melanie Hopper. She was inspired by her dog, Oscar ‘Wilde’, to design and create high quality and distinctive style collars that are suitable for everyday use.

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Melanie enthuses, ”Exciting ideas are hard to keep secret and Oscar’s wardrobe soon found a way out of the studio in North London, spreading to many of his pals around town and up-country. Rokabone was officially born! Since these humble beginnings we have expanded into wholesale and send our collection of coveted canine apparel to customers all over the place, from New York to Auckland.”

We think it’s the combination of style and functionality that will make you love Rokabone as much as we do! Our favourite is definitely the Lucky hot pink and aqua leather dog collars. The colour just “pops”! Love!

Some of our favourite products from Rokabone

 

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Visit Rokabone to see the full range.

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MyFussyCat – Clean And Stylish Disposable Cat Food Bowl System https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/myfussycat/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=myfussycat https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/myfussycat/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:38:39 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=7897

MyFussyCat has recently launched their clean and stylish cat food bowl system that could solve the daily pitfalls of feeding your cat with normal cat food bowls. MyFussyCat bowl system will make sure your cat will have a clean and spotless bowl after every feed while looking stylish. MyFussyCat’s design combines simple elegance with practicality. We love the design of the MyFussyCat food bowl, it would look great in any contemporary home.

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Their bowls are made from high density, non-smelling Polyoxymethylene POM thermoplastic which offers many advantages such as high strength and a hard surface with low friction (easy to clean). The bowl rims are made from electroplated steel.

Most cats don’t finish all their food in one sitting so there can often be a little bit of wet cat food lingering around on the bowl which is not only smelly but also unhygienic. Leftover cat food is difficult to clean once it’s been left to dry and some times microscopic particles can remain attached, especially if the bowl surface is scratched.

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MyFussyCat bowls comes with innovative Scrunch’n'Seal liners that are capable of completely sealing in both smell and moisture. So you can seal and throw away the leftovers after each feeding. The liners are food-grade-approved quality and are safe for cats. There is also a bi0-degradable version which will be able to seal in the moisture and cut back smell by about 50%.

MyFussyCat bowl sets

There are two bowl sizes: The Athena, which has an internal diameter of 114mm and the Apollo which has an internal diameter of 152mm. The stylishly elegant bowls are made from a pure white “marblesque” high quality solid plastic, which is non-stick, easy-wipe and scratch resistant. The bowls are very sturdy and have non-slip rubber feet. You can easily purchase the disposable Scrunch’n'Seal liners from their online store.

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The Apollo cat bowl is ideal for cats that prefer a wider, shallower bowl. Measuring at 152mm diameter and only 25mm deep, this will help avoid any whisker stress! The elegant design also slopes inwards to help avoid food spilling down the sides. Made from non-stick, solid white marblesque high quality plastic and a stylish chromed metal ring, this bowl looks the part in any modern kitchen. The base has non slip feet, which along with the Apollo’s inherent weight, has incredible grip, even on the most slippery of floors!

The Apollo has also been specially designed to take their new Bio-degradable Scrunch’n'Seal SSG152 liners which are made from vegetable parchment. These new liners, despite their larger size, remain extremely cost-effective. Liners can be bought separately or with the kit.

 

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The elegant Athena white pet bowl is made from a scratch-resistant, high quality marblesque plastic, with the added benefit of being non-stick and easy wipe. This neat bowl is beautifully finished off with a chromed metal ring to hold the Scrunch’n'Seal disposable liner in place. The base has non-slip rubber feet. The bowl has an internal diameter of about 115mm and is about 32mm inches deep, perfect for a regular 100g sachet of cat food. The Athena can also fit into a special tray unit to create a double system if prefered.

This bowl is designed to hold the Original Ultra Scrunch’n'Seal liners SS114

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There is also a double bowl set, with white holding tray and two Athena bowls. The holding tray is 310mm x 145mm with rubber non-slip feet and made from solid white, high quality non-toxic plastic. The bowls, also made from solid white, high quality non-toxic plastic, have an internal diameter of about 5 inches and is about 1.25 inches deep, perfect for a typical 100g sachet of food.

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Apollo starter kit – pet bowl plus 100 bio-degradable liners

The Apollo cat bowl is ideal for cats that prefer a wider, shallower bowl. Measuring at 152mm diameter and only 25mm deep, this will help avoid any whisker stress! The elegant design also slopes inwards to help avoid food spilling down the sides. Made from non-stick, solid white marblesque high quality plastic and a stylish chromed metal ring, this bowl looks the part in any modern kitchen. The base has non slip feet, which along with the Apollo’s inherent weight, has incredible grip, even on the most slippery of floors!

The Apollo has also been specially designed to take our new Bio-degradable Scrunch’n'Seal liners which are made from vegetable parchment. These new liners, despite their larger size, remain extremely cost-effective. This starter kit contains 100 Bio-degradable Scrunch’n'Seal SSG152 and the kit is supplied in a round tin which can thereafter be used to store your liners!

Visit MyFussyCat to find out more and change the way you feed you kitties.

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Best In Show – Knit Your Own Dog And Cat https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/knit-your-own-dog-and-cat/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=knit-your-own-dog-and-cat https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/knit-your-own-dog-and-cat/#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:56:58 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=7852

Sally Muir and Joanna Osborn have created Best In Show – knit-pattern books for you to knit your own dog and cat. Currently there are four Best In Show books available: dogs, cats, 25 more dogs, and knit your own zoo. They designed the animals to be as life like as they could. They are a perfect gift for dog, cat and animal lovers out there. They could be enjoyed both by pet owners and by people who love pets but cannot have any at the moment. There are 25 patterns in each book.

“We have both had dogs all our lives – between us we have owned eight Poodles, two Afghan Hounds, two mongrels, two Lurchers, one Dalmatian, one Whippet, one Spaniel and one Greyhound. We have also designed and made knitted things for almost as long, so it seemed like a good idea to combine the two and design knitted dogs.” explained Joanna and Sally.

Best In Show – Knit Your Own Dog And Cat

You don’t need to be an expert knitter to use the patterns; you only need to know how to knit, purl and loopy stitches to make the animals in the pattern book. You could also mix and match, knit your own mongrel made from a random selection of pedigree dog parts. Take the legs and tail of the Poodle and put them on the Labrador and, at a fraction of the price, you have knitted your own Labradoodle.

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Visit Best In Show To Find Out More And Buy The Book.

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The Cat’s Trapeze – Beds For Kitties That Like To Climb Curtains https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/the-cats-trapeze/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-cats-trapeze https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/the-cats-trapeze/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:36:24 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=7853

The Cat’s Trapeze is perfect multi-purpose product for cats. It can work as a play area and also as a bed. It is suitable for both kittens and older cats. The Cat’s Trapeze has been designed to challenge your cat by encouraging the cat to swing, climb to jump through the trapeze. It works as a distraction for those cats that love to climb curtains; instead, they will pay attention to The Cat’s Trapeze because the product shares many of the same characteristics as the curtains.

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The product can be easily mounted onto a wall or ceiling and you can watch your cat go go go! For older or lazier cats your can put the trapeze in a corner so it will not swing around too much. You can also install it closer to the ground so your senior cat can get into it easily. There are various ways to mount your Cat’s Trapeze, including a hanging basket hook or over-the-door coat hooks. You also need to buy the cushion separately either from their store or you can get the Gosa Slan cushion from Ikea.

The Cat’s Trapeze will work well for small apartments too, giving your cat their own personal space while helping to save the space for your own furniture. The larger unit can fit up to 6 cats on and would be a perfect addition to a multi-cat household.

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The Cat’s Trapeze is made of sturdy cotton fabric. Inner pillows are sold separately as accessories in their catalogue. The trapeze can also be stuffed with your own throw pillows (such as the Gosa Slan pillows from IKEA, or something similar), or you can use old towels, recycled clothes or crumpled newspapers placed inside a pillowcase.

The Cat’s Trapeze comes with a bonus cotton hammock that attaches under the bottom pillow, creating an extra napping spot. The trapeze also includes a small piece of sisal rope that is used to bind the trapeze straps together and attach to mounting hardware (mounting hardware not included).

The larger bottom cushion measures approximately 24 inches in diameter and the upper cushion measures approximately 20 inches. The overall height of the 2-pillow trapeze is approximately 3.5 feet, not including the hammock.

Care Instructions: The Cat’s Trapeze and hammock can be machine washed at 104° F (40° C) after removing the inner pillows or stuffing. We recommend air drying and warm iron as needed. The trapeze cover will shrink slightly after washing. Do not machine dry, this will cause the trapeze cover to shrink considerably.

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The Cat’s Trapeze is made of sturdy cotton fabric. Inner pillows are sold separately as accessories in their catalogue. The trapeze can also be stuffed with your own throw pillows (such as the Gosa Slan pillows from IKEA, or something similar), or you can use old towels, recycled clothes or crumpled newspapers placed inside a pillowcase.

The Cat’s Trapeze comes with a bonus cotton hammock that attaches under the bottom pillow, creating an extra napping spot. The trapeze also includes a small piece of sisal rope that is used to bind the trapeze straps together and attach to mounting hardware (mounting hardware not included).

The two bottom cushions each measure approximately 24 inches in diameter and the upper cushion measures approximately 20 inches. The overall height of the 3-pillow trapeze is approximately 4.5 feet, not including the hammock.

Care Instructions: The Cat’s Trapeze and hammock can be machine washed at 104° F (40° C) after removing the inner pillows or stuffing. We recommend air drying and warm iron as needed. The trapeze cover will shrink slightly after washing. Do not machine dry, this will cause the trapeze cover to shrink considerably.

The Cat’s Trapeze is available in a wide range of colours. Please check their website out to see the full range: UK and Europe Store, US Store.

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The Dormers – Beautiful Handcrafted Leather Dog Collars https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/the-dormers/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-dormers https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/the-dormers/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:28:21 +0000 https://www.pauseandplay.co.uk/?p=7833

We discovered The Dormers yesterday and have to share their products with you. We’ve featured many brands and designers with leather collars but The Dormers products are not only high-quality and beautiful, but the collars are value for money and affordable. The Dormers was recently launched in September 2014.  We can already see that they are going to be big in the pet community. Simple, elegant, exquisite, and great quality combined with affordability. We are sure that everyone will love their collars!

 

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The Dormers in Fitzroy Park, Highgate is a childhood home of the owner of this store.

“Being born in Hampstead, London and being raised in Lagos, Nigeria, I am heavily influenced by the rustic and exotic and how different they are yet how they can complement each other beautifully and effortlessly. I acquired my leather working skills from a master saddler deep in rural Cumbria and then went on to begin hand crafting in Surrey.” said The Dormers.

Our Favourite from The Dormers Collar Range

 

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 Handmade English russet leather padded collar – turquoise and black

Handmade in England from tough traditional russet leather. One layer of dyed russet leather stitched to a foam padded black leather panel hide with a heavy brass D ring and buckle.

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Handcrafted English bridle leather padded dog collar – Havana and red

Handmade in England from tough traditional bridle leather.
Two layers of Havana bridle leather stitched to a foam padded red leather hide with a heavy brass D ring and buckle.

 

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Handmade English bridle leather collar in turquoise

Handmade in England from russet leather. Singer layer of dyed russet leather

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Handmade English bridle leather collar – green

Handmade in England from russet leather. Singer layer of dyed russet leather

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Handmade English bridle leather collar – Blue

Handmade in England from russet leather. Singer layer of dyed russet leather

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Handmade English bridle leather padded hound collar – red and black

Handmade in England from bridle leather using traditional techniques for durability and strength. Padded foam and leather hide lining.

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Handmade rolled collar English bridle leather – havana

Handmade in England from bridle leather using traditional techniques for durability and strength

il_570xN.659302867_g4dcHandmade rolled collar English bridle leather – red

Handmade in England from bridle leather using traditional techniques for durability and strength

Visit The Dormers to see the full range.

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