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Industry Smarts

September 24, 2021

Cat Behaviours at the Bowl: Cat Eats the Food

Owners judge a foods success not just on whether the cat eats it but whether they visibly enjoy it. When the cat likes and consistently eats the food most people breathe a giant sigh of relief. If a brand can establish itself (both mentally and emotionally) as the go-to brand early there is a strong likelihood they will still stay in-brand.

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Industry Smarts

September 24, 2021

Cat Behaviours at the Bowl: Cat Refuses the Food

Most owners are exceptionally good at interpreting their pet’s behaviour to determine whether they had made a good choice (success) or a bad one (failure). When a cat rejects the food, or even starts eating it but then stops, most owners begin to get a sinking sensation in their stomachs. How people respond in this moment can have a big influence on which brands ever make it into the basket again.

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Industry Smarts

June 2, 2021

The Cat Food Decision Making Journey

Understanding the psychology and behaviour behind each facet of the cat food decision-making journey to help brands understand exactly how to influence the cat owner at the right time, in the right place and at just the right moment.

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COVID-19

December 2, 2020

A Dogged Attempt at Food Switching in a Pandemic

Dog parents are facing a plethora of new challenges and choices as they strive to keep their pets healthy and happy amid the ongoing crisis. We interviewed over 500 dog owners across the US, Canada and UK to explore those challenges and in particular, the shifting attitudes and behaviours towards trialling different foods and diets.

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COVID-19

May 29, 2020

Pet Parenting in a Pandemic: Cat

Life has been hugely disrupted during COVID-19, but what has the impact been on the lives of our feline friends? We've explored 10 tensions for Cat Pet Parents (and Dogs, too) during a pandemic and the challenges and opportunities they present for brands.

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COVID-19

May 29, 2020

Pet Parenting in a Pandemic: Dog

Our lives have been hugely disrupted throughout COVID-19, but what impact has it had on the lives of our canine companions? We've explored 10 tensions for Dog Pet Parents (and Cats, too) during a pandemic and the challenges and opportunities they present for brands.

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COVID-19

May 28, 2020

Pet Parenting in a Pandemic

Our lives have been hugely disrupted over the past few months, but what impact has COVID-19 had on the lives of our pets? We've explored 10 tensions for both Cat and Dog Pet Parents during a pandemic and the challenges and opportunities the present for brands.

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Cultural Insights

April 9, 2020

The Antidote – Pet Edition

We have over 20 crazy pet parents in our team, so as you can imagine, animals have featured heavily in the entertainment side of things these past few weeks. Some of the shares have had us crying with laughter so we decided to create this special Pet Edition of The Antidote to share the furry laughter and love with you.

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