We had the good fortune of connecting with Mat and Audrey Brady and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Mat and Audrey, do you have a favorite quote or affirmation?
We have two sayings around here that go hand in hand, “If that guy can do it, I can do it” and “Figure it out”. We like problems because problems have solutions, you just have to find them.

Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
My husband Mat and I have always enjoyed working together. When our cat survived a coyote attack it got us thinking about cat nutrition and longevity. While considering making and selling cat food the thought process wasn’t, “Should we do this?” it was, “This is what we should be doing.” We started making raw cat food in our own facility and selling it at the farmer’s market. It wasn’t long until a pet store spotted it and asked us to sell it in their store. From there, the brand grew slowly into other stores and was picked up by distributors. Now the food is available in independent pet stores all across the U.S. We have focused on a small segment of the pet market: cat nutrition and longevity. For the most part, cat food doesn’t get as much attention as dog food. We believe that cats will live longer, healthier lives if they eat as nature intended.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
We would take a friend to the Little Italy or Hillcrest farmers’ market to grab some seasonal vegetables and local meat and cook dinner at home!

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
We are grateful to both of our moms, who we have called on to help us at work many times. Thanks for your support mom!

Website: https://savagecatfood.com/

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