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The Positively Green Podcast

Sep 23, 2019

For all our earth-friendly cat moms and dads out there, we have got the purr-fect episode for you. If you have been wondering how to care for your kitty in a sustainable and toxin-free way, Roberta Donaldson of The Millennial Cat Mom is here to help. In this episode we learn why cats are true carnivores and how to source ethically raised meat for the healthiest and most sustainable feline diet possible. We also cover everything from eco-friendly litter box care to zero-waste cat toys. 


Roberta Donaldson is an Environmental Scientist and Conservation Biologist by day and passionate pet parent by night. She is the creator of the blog Millennial Cat Mom and is the pet parent of her two beautiful fur children, Loki and Lambeau. Roberta’s goal is to inspire pet parents everywhere to take their pet's health into their own hands by providing knowledge and resources about the monster that is the pet food industry. She was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, but is now lost in the mountains in Denver, CO.


In this episode we discuss:

  • Why cats are true carnivores and how to keep them healthy
  • The ethical and sustainable issues in the pet food industry
  • What types of food options exist for sustainably-minded cat parents
  • How Roberta went from feeding Friskies to pastured chicken hearts
  • Pet Fooled Documentary and the Talk To Us Campaign
  • Holistic Pet Radio
  • What eco-friendly litter options exist and their pros and cons
  • How to make the litter box transition for your kitty
  • What zero-waste cat toys are out there
  • Our cats, because Roberta and Kelsey are crazy cat ladies


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Sustainable Litter Box Options

Stay in touch with Roberta:

The Millennial Cat Mom