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Okay – Let’s Discuss This

I’ve been watching television and this certain commercial comes on that kind gets under my piggy skin.  I’m not sure if you have seen this yet.  I can’t hold it in any longer or this little oinker is going to squeal!

Breathe.  I’m okay.  Really I am.  It’s Purina Beggin’ Poppers.  Purina if you are listening, please take note.  I am *not* amused.  Really.  Why does it have to be a piggy snout that you are popping these treats off to dogs?  Friends, have you seen this commercial?  Here, take a look.

Do you see what I mean?  I know it looks cute and everything but why a pig?  Why can’t it be a cat?  Why can’t it be a roo?  Why does it have to be any animal?  Why can’t you just advertise that you can ‘pop’ those treats from the lid?  On the Purina web site, it says quote:

These bacon-wrapped, cheesey bites launch from a rubber pig’s nose for a treat that’s a blast for you AND your best friend!

Wrong.  WRONG.  It’s not a blast for you and your best friend.  Mommy doesn’t see the blast in this and I don’t either.  Stomps piggy hooves.  What if I come up with a creation that pops treats from you dog nose.  How would that be?  I just don’t get it.  Shakes piggy head and is off to write a letter to Purina.  I wonder if they will answer my email?  I will certainly let you know.

P.S.  You can’t stop laughing now – snorts.

UPDATE:  I received an email back from Purina – snorts.  Case No. 19096004 – A note from Purina.  This is what it said:

Thank you for contacting Nestle Purina Pet Care Company.  We always welcome questions and comments about our products.  We appreciate you Bacon in contacting us and expressing your feelings.  Please know that they are important to us.  We would like to assure you that your comments will be noted and forwarded to the appropriate individuals in our company.  Careful consideration will be given to your concerns.

Ok snorts – I know it sounds a little “form letter” but hey – they wrote me back.  That’s great!  I think I’m on the right track with marketing this product in another way – double snorts!


Posted by on 06/12/2014 in Bacon


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