• Pet Food

    Pet owners on the prowl for cat food amid supply chain issues

    LELAND, N.C. (WECT) – Many pet owners have noticed a new shortage lately, causing families to dig deeper into their pockets or venture out of their pets’ comfort zone. “Well, I gotta burn a bunch of gas or get on my cell phone and start calling around — ’Do you have this’ or ‘Do you have that?’” said Leland cat owner ALex Fulcher. “You know, it’s just kind of aggravating not being able to find it. I’ll probably go to three or four different stores.” Canned wet pet food seems to be hard to find lately, especially for cat owners. Some stores are better than others when it comes to…

  • Pet Food

    Some cat food in short supply due to global production and transportation issues

    TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – If you’re looking for a cat, you’ll find 80 up for adoption at Paws & Whiskers cat shelter. The organization has plenty of cats, but fewer and fewer donations of cat food. “Our canned cat food donations have gone down considerably, I would say almost by about 75%,” said Sara Baker, Shelter Manager at Paws & Whiskers. Baker says global supply chain and production issues are causing a slowdown at stores such as Pet Supplies Plus, where you will find some shelves empty next to signs stating the company anticipates shortages into 2023. Pet Supplies Plus also has an ample supply of its own brand of…

  • Pet Food

    How are supply chain issues affecting pet food stocks?

    Pet owners are starting to feel frustrated when it comes to buying the necessities for their furry friends as well. TAMPA, Fla. — Supply chain slowdowns have impacted a lot of things over the last few years. Lumber to build homes, aluminum pans to cook your Thanksgiving turkey and car computer chips, to name just a few.  Now, pet owners are feeling frustrated when it comes to buying the necessities for their furry friends as well. Pet Wize, a pet supply store in Tampa, has been maneuvering through shortages and shipping delays for the last year. Canned foods, collars and puppy pads are a few of the recent items the…