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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2018, 08:47:58 PM »
They have opened a fundraiser for the purpose of paying their debts and hoefuly starting back up. It's a shame the ones that owe THEM money won't pay up. I am convinced they were paid off by government and/or the PFI to withhold payments.


I've wondered the same thing myself.  Or, if not paid off, were they threatened by the government and/or PFI . . . "if you pay them, we'll make an announcement that your facility is in violation of x, y and z and shut YOU down."   >:(
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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2018, 08:52:01 PM »
I've wondered the same thing myself.  Or, if not paid off, were they threatened by the government and/or PFI . . . "if you pay them, we'll make an announcement that your facility is in violation of x, y and z and shut YOU down."   >:(

I know we sound like conspiracy nuts to some, BUT after all I have learned over the years... that SO wouldn't surprise me.  In fact, I would almost be willing to bet on it! 
The thing is... if they are successful keeping RadCat closed down, another small business will be next. 

RadCat has to win this one... for them, for the furkids, for EVERYONE. 
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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2018, 08:59:09 PM »
I know we sound like conspiracy nuts to some, BUT after all I have learned over the years... that SO wouldn't surprise me.  In fact, I would almost be willing to bet on it! 

As I once saw on a bumper sticker:  "Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you."

The thing is... if they are successful keeping RadCat closed down, another small business will be next. 

Exactly.  If RadCat's competitors don't think it could happen to them, they are sadly mistaken.  They'll be the next targets.
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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
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« Reply #19 on: October 29, 2018, 07:11:17 PM »
I agree...  exposure is SERIOUSLY needed, before there are more casualties. 
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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #21 on: October 30, 2018, 10:16:21 PM »
It worked for me, after I confirmed I wanted to go to the link/page.  Does this mean they may start up again?   fingerscrossed fingerscrossed fingerscrossed
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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #23 on: October 31, 2018, 01:04:11 PM »
It worked for me, after I confirmed I wanted to go to the link/page.  Does this mean they may start up again?   fingerscrossed fingerscrossed fingerscrossed

I SO hope so!!! 
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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #24 on: October 31, 2018, 05:42:57 PM »
Thanks Lola.

I do think they are looking at temporary options to get some product available.  So many people are really desperate over the loss of it.

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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #25 on: November 16, 2018, 05:24:55 PM »
Not sure how accurate this article is but it's good to see Rad Cat staying in the news.  Still hoping they find an investor who won't change the recipe or quality of the product.

http://www.petproductnews.com/News/Investors-Might-Revive-Shuttered-Raw-Pet-Food-Co/?fbclid=IwAR0Qnt9RgxP_fu8Pw2Ng5Wxj_z-oM792Vl-rqDvWwzQ_ZEmyolGHyPEn0BM

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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #26 on: November 16, 2018, 05:35:41 PM »
From the link above:

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Months after issuing a voluntary recall of more than 300 lots of food, Radagast Pet Food, the Portland, Ore.-based makers of Rad Cat Raw Diet, recently announced it was shuttering its doors. However, the company’s owners hope that a crowdsourcing campaign—and perhaps a new investment partner—will help get Radagast back on its feet.

The GoFundMe link:
https://www.gofundme.com/how-to-help-rad-cat-after-closure?fbclid=IwAR3gv7H1yq6D0sIVSMwR58LJldsN9NZy8Qpl5Ke3kUZ-D3jZLC7kGHunAfU
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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #27 on: January 20, 2019, 09:45:10 AM »
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As for an update on a possible investment partner to bring Rad Cat back strong as ever…we have had lots of contact from folks interested in investing which is wonderful.  We are currently communicating with a potential partner, but due to confidentiality we can’t say any more at this time. 

https://www.gofundme.com/how-to-help-rad-cat-after-closure?fbclid=IwAR3gv7H1yq6D0sIVSMwR58LJldsN9NZy8Qpl5Ke3kUZ-D3jZLC7kGHunAfU
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Re: Rad Cat is ceasing production
« Reply #28 on: January 20, 2019, 10:00:46 AM »
There's a post in the IBD group about Stella & Chewy coming out with a new, boneless, version of their frozen raw.  It will be medallions instead of nuggets I think. They posted a picture of what will be the packaging, but I in the ingredients list I didn't see a calcium source listed, not sure what S&C plan to use.  the person who posted it works for an independent pet health food store, is how they know about it.

Queen Eva still gets a little S&C every week. Usually one meal of Duck Duck Goose on Wednesday week and one meal of Rabbit on Sunday. Any more than that and she gets a bit constipated, it's too high in bone.

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