The pandemic is a good time to be in the cat food business – and many others

Coronavirus has brought human suffering and economic pain but there are always opportunities for entrepreneurs

There’s a global pandemic going on. Hundreds of thousands of people have died. Millions are sick. Economic disaster has struck nations worldwide. Hey, anyone care for some delicious cat food?

It seems like an odd question to ask. But not for the owners of Smalls, a “direct to consumer” manufacturer of pet food products geared specifically to cats. The company just this past week raised $9m in a round of funding that brought its total amount of capital raised to $12m. And they’re just getting started.

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Thanks to so many people quarantining, pet adoptions have soared. Rescue centers have literally run out of dog and cats

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Source: theguardian
The pandemic is a good time to be in the cat food business – and many others