From Floating Cat Shelves to Luxury Pet Beds

 - Jan 4, 2014
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This year continued on with the personification of the pet -- in packaging, art, marketing and beyond. There was also a distinct preference for luxury accessories for cats and dogs ranging from bedding to toys and apparel. Most of these luxury offerings come with a very modern aesthetic that is more prevalent among the younger generations. There are no signs of slowing this expanding behemoth of an industry as many millennials and Gen X-ers wait on having kids until later in life, freeing up time and space for an animal to welcome into their homes.