Nestle Purina http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 'Grumpy Cat' Gains Endorsement Deal From St. Louis-Based Nestle Purina http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/grumpy-cat-gains-endorsement-deal-st-louis-based-nestle-purina <p>What can a cat with more than a million likes on Facebook look forward to? Evidently, an endorsement deal with St. Louis-based Nestle Purina. Grumpy Cat may be the new face of Friskies, but she's not the type of feline to turn that frown upside down.</p><p>"At least in meme form, she's the grumpiest cat on the Internet," said Shawn Brain, brand manager for Friskies.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:06:38 +0000 Camille Phillips 30066 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 'Grumpy Cat' Gains Endorsement Deal From St. Louis-Based Nestle Purina St. Louis-Based Nestle Purina To Purchase Petfinder http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-based-nestle-purina-purchase-petfinder <div><p>Nestle Purina&nbsp;PetCare&nbsp;Co. has agreed to buy&nbsp;Petfinder, the online pet adoption website, from Discovery Communications LLC.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The St. Louis-based company announced the purchase Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nestle Purina says the deal, to be completed in July, will allow it to broaden support for pet welfare organizations and strengthen its role as a leading provider of online pet-related information.</span></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:01:32 +0000 The Associated Press 27086 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis-Based Nestle Purina To Purchase Petfinder