12/1952

27 Mar, 2017
Life magazine mentions Kitty Litter in an article about the largest cat show in the country held in Los Angeles during National Cat Week.

8/1981

26 Mar, 2017
Lowe’s Inc introduces its Tidy Cat brand to the Canadian market.

1/1/1972

26 Mar, 2017
Lowe’s Inc. and its subsidiaries employ 250 people.

1/1/1963

26 Mar, 2017
Lowe’s acquires Petpak, a Milwaukee-based pet products firm, which included a bird bell operation. Two years later it moves manufacturing and packaging operations to Cassopolis, Mich.

10/1/1953

26 Mar, 2017
Ed forms a new company, Happy Day Products Inc., to overcome pricing problems and profit demands between the pet store market and the grocery industry. A few months later, Happy Day ...

10/1980

25 Mar, 2017
Lowe’s Inc. implements a corporate-wide program to encourage wellness and good health.

8/1/1968

25 Mar, 2017
The company opens the Mr. Friendly Pet Store in South Bend, Ind. Although the concept didn’t take off, Ed envisions a chain of franchised pet stores.

1/27/1954

25 Mar, 2017
Kitty Litter ads appear in numerous magazines, including Better Homes and Gardens, Cats, American Family, Sunset, American Home, McCall’s, House Beautiful, Ebony, Modern Romances and Parents’.

2/1/1973

24 Mar, 2017
Big Rock Valley Farm now consists of 2,400 acres.

1/1/1969

24 Mar, 2017
Lowe’s uses six semi tractor trailers to advertise Kitty Litter and Tidy Cat brands while transporting products throughout Illinois, Tennessee, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. Estimated audience impression is 14 million people ...