Chad Blaser and Wayne Olson are lifelong friends that grew up in the small town of Fosston, Minnesota. Surrounded by nature, they realized early on how important it is to preserve natural resources. That's why Pea Pawd litter is made with locally sourced peas.
As it turns out, Chad's cats were naturally attracted to the field peas that were being used to feed his livestock. Frustrated with his feed getting soiled, Chad joked about making the peas into cat litter. Turns out, it worked... and better than expected!
After months of testing their manufacturing processes and equipment to get just the right consistency, Chad and Wayne made Pea Pawd official. Of course, they also ran extensive tests with their partners in poop... the cats.
Chad and Wayne may have done the legwork to bring PeaPawd to market, but the true star of the show is Gus. If it weren't for his curiosity & adventurous spirit PeaPawd may not exist. We owe a special thanks to our furry companion who, one warm summer day, casually wandered into Chad's barn and "explored" the feed bin.
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