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08/16/2010

World's Best Cat Litter™ Charity on Facebook Donates 5,255 Lbs. of World's Best Cat Litter™ to Washington, D.C.-area Shelters on August 18th

Alley Cat Allies with Friends of Fairfax County Animal Shelter Placed First Followed By Washington Humane Society and Washington Animal Rescue League

Muscatine, IA - August 16, 2010 -- World's Best Cat Litter™ Charity will deliver over 5,000 pounds of free World's Best Cat Litter™ on August 18, 2010, to Washington, D.C.-area animal shelters per its 45-day Facebook contest, which launched on June 1st. Facebook fans voted daily at www.worldsbestcatlitter.com/charity for 1/10th-of-a-pound of cat litter per vote to be donated to one of three participating animal organizations, who placed in this order: Alley Cat Allies with Friends of Fairfax County Animal Shelter (FFCAS), Washington Humane Society (WHS) and Washington Animal Rescue League (WARL). The accumulated votes equaled a total donation of 5,255 lbs. of free World's Best Cat Litter™.

Said Paul Zobel, Senior Director of Marketing, KNG Pet Division, "Our goal with the World's Best Cat Litter™ Charity is to motivate people anywhere and everywhere to go online and help local cat communities who are in need in the U.S. After we deliver the 5,255 pounds to our friends at the Washington, D.C.-area shelters, we will start up the voting again in September to help our next World's Best Cat Litter™ target city -- Los Angeles."

Approximate delivery times to the winners of World's Best Cat Litter™ is scheduled for Wednesday, August 18, 2010, as follows: 1) Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter, 4500 West Ox Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 at 12:00 Noon 2) Washington Humane Society, 1201 New York Avenue, NE, Washington, DC at 3:00 p.m. 3) Washington Animal Rescue League, 71 Oglethorpe Street, NW Washington, DC at 4:00 p.m.

About World's Best Cat Litter™:
World's Best Cat Litter™ is a pet-, people- and planet-safe cat litter made with whole-kernel corn and other natural ingredients using a patented scientific process that delivers advanced odor control and clumping. Using no synthetic chemicals, clays or perfumes, World's Best Cat Litter™ is all natural. World's Best Cat Litter™ is available in pet specialty stores (PetSmart and PETCO), independent pet stores and select grocery stores. World's Best Cat Litter™ is produced by GPC Pet Products, which is headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa. Media Contact: Jeanie Ryan at 603-235-5266 or Jeanie@MicroArts.com. Web site: www.worldsbestcatlitter.com

About Alley Cat Allies:
Alley Cat Allies is dedicated to promoting and expanding humane methods of care and to ending the killing of cats. Through education, advocacy, and action, Alley Cat Allies serves as the leader of the movement to protect and improve the lives of cats nationwide and around the world. Media Contact: Elizabeth Parowski at 240-482-1984 or EParowski@alleycat.org. Web site: www.alleycat.org

About Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter (FFCAS):
The Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter (FFCAS) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization located in Fairfax County, Virginia. Media Contact: Michelle Hankins at 703-324-0208. Web site: www.ffcas.org

About Washington Humane Society:
The Washington Humane Society, the only Congressionally-chartered animal welfare agency in the United States, has been the leading voice for animals in the District of Columbia since 1870. The society provides comfort and care to more than 30,000 animals each year. Media Contact: Sabrina Fang at 202-683-1824 or sfang@washhumane.org Web site: www.washhumane.org About Washington Animal Rescue League: The Washington Animal Rescue League is the oldest animal shelter in the District of Columbia and has a mission to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home animals who have nowhere else to go. The full-service Medical Center serves the companion animals of low-income area residents, as well as shelter animals. Media Contact: Jim Monsma at 202-726-3012 or jim@warl.org. Web site: www.warl.org