Nov 28 2011

Find Grrr-eat Gifts at Whiskers & Wags!

Looking for the purr-fect gift for your kitty?  Does your dog crrr-ave toys that keep him busy?  Whiskers & Wags, Wayside’s Pet Boutique has grrr-eat gifts for your furry family members!  We just received several new holiday toy items in the store, as well as new leashes and collars!   Proceeds from all purchases benefit the animals at Wayside Waifs!

Check ’em out!

A fun assortment of dog rope toys that will keep your pooch busy for hours! Price: $10 ea.


Naughty or Nice?  You decide!  Each ball has nice on one side and naughty on the other. So fun!  Price: $1 ea.


Colorful plush dog toys are tail waggin’ fun! Price: $5 ea.


For our feline friends these zany cat bouncers feature a fun mouse attached to a “springy” tree. They are guaranteed to be the cats meow!  Price: $5 ea.


These are sure to be a hit!  Handpainted ornaments feature different breeds of cats and dogs! Quantities are limited and new ones are coming in each week!  Price: $10

Shop Whiskers & Wags, located in the Harold & Marilyn Melcher Pet Adoption Center at Wayside Waifs!

Store Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday -Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m.


Feb 11 2011

Special Gifts for Your Special Valentine!

Are you wondering what to give that special human or fur-baby this Valentine’s Day?  Whisker & Wags has a lot of great gifts!  Check out these ideas:

For the Human Valentine:

1. Red to-go  coffee mug with Wayside Waifs logo heat shield, 12.99.  We also have a special Rescue Me blend of Roasterie Coffee!

2. Keep hydrated with this double insulated tumbler with straw. This tumbler doesn’t sweat and features the Wayside Waifs logo, 12.99

3. Red Wayside Waifs journal.  Durable and stylish it includes a pen and has an elastic closure, 10.99

4. Keep dry with the red and white Wayside Waifs umbrella by Totes, $27.99

5. Stylish red ball cap!  This great hat features the Wayside Waifs logo and is perfect when your strutting your stuff with your Waif around the neighborhood.  $10.00

For Your Fur-baby:

1. NEW low fat dog treats from Trail Hound, $7.99

2. Pet Greens Treats- YUMMY! Only $6.50

3. Wipe Your Paws!  The PawWash keeps those doggy paws clean, $20.00

4. With all of this snow, and Spring on the way, you need the PawWash Mitt, $3.95

5. For hours of fun, check out the Bob-A-Lot, $14.99

6. Another item for busy paws- the Kong Wobbler, $17.99

7. For your kitty!  NEW cat treats from VitaKitty & Shape Up, $4.99

8. Save the couch!  Red Nail Caps, $20.95

9. For hours of feline fun, check out the Leopard Den, $14.00

10. You can never go wrong with a new collar and matching leash!  Various colors, themes and styles! 

Check out these great items and more at our Boutique, Whisker & Wags, located inside the Harold & Marilyn Melcher Adoption Center at Wayside Waifs!

Written by Trish Stinger
Web Marketing Manager at Wayside Waifs


Sep 14 2010

Whiskers & Wags Outfitters Now Open!

A glimpse inside the beautiful new boutique at Wayside Waifs

A glimpse inside the beautiful new boutique at Wayside Waifs

Do you love animals?  Love to shop?  Well… Wayside Waifs is just the place for you!  The new boutique, Whiskers & Wags Outfitters, is now open to the public.  This beautiful retail store is located inside the Adoption Center at Wayside Waifs.  The shop is stocked with everything pet owners need for their pets including food, leashes, collars, toys and treats.  The shop also features must-have items for every pet lover including stylish apparel, jewelry, children’s books, stuffed animals and more!  Wayside Waifs is also selling its exclusive “Rescue Me” blend of Roasterie coffee.

“Whiskers & Wags Outfitters provides Wayside Waifs adopters and the general public with unique, quality pet supplies and gift items at a competitive price,” said Marla Svoboda, Wayside Waifs Director of Development.  “The bonus is that all proceeds go directly into saving the lives of homeless animals in Kansas City.”

Whiskers & Wags is open to the public during regular adoption hours.  100% of the proceeds from the boutique will help Wayside Waifs further its mission of helping thousands of abandoned, abused and homeless animals in the Kansas City area.  Everytime you shop at Whiskers & Wags, you’ll help Wayside Waifs save a life!

Written by: Ashlee Parker
Wayside Waifs Communications Manager


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