DC Cat Hikes for Pet Adoption Awareness

As many DC fans already know, Design + Conquer is a strong supporter of animal welfare. Not only will we never use animal products in our designs, we also support organizations such as the World Society for the Protection of Animals and the SPCA.

To help bring awareness to the importance of pet adoption [versus buying pets through pet stores and mills] we've produced a short video, starring none other than Frodo, one of our two adopted studio cats. Frodo showed a natural inclination to go for off-leash walks at a young age. These walks progressed to hikes. Amazingly, Frodo stays close on outings [often leading the way], and protests when he needs to head back home to his secret lair. Really, he's a dog in cat's clothing...and a true cat-conqueror. Click here or on the image above to view the video.

Happy Conquering and cat hiking,

Design + Conquer


Cat hiker: Frodo, adopted in 2007
Random Dogs: friendly pug and golden retriever
Art direction and video: Morgan Mallett
Music: Batman television theme by Neal hefti and Nelson riddle, available on itunes. Click here to buy: bit.ly/OFIbkt
We salute: Animal welfare organizations around the world for their hard work and dedication, and Ryan, Megan, Finn and Rhys Lawrence.

Shot on the Baden Powell trail in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

No cats or dogs were harmed in the making of the video [well...some licked each other and/or got treats].

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