Prepare to ugly cry at your desk or shed a few slow rolling tears, all because of a horse named Sam. In a holiday ad from Purina created by The Martin Agency, Sam the horse is desperately waiting for someone to come and take him home. All the other horses at the rescue and adoption stable find new owners, but not Sam.
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A handful of the most effective ads that aired on TV in the last quarter—from April 1 to June 30, 2015—were to-the-point spots in which brands showed off new products or services.
When Purina decided to air a TV commercial during last week's Grammy Awards, the brand leaned on data from a buzzy digital spot that debuted last year.
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Kittens are notorious advertising stars, and as it turns out, they're miniature therapists too. At least, that's one takeaway from this stunt in Los Angeles, where Purina Tidy Cats invited stressed-out people into a glass room—fully visible to people on the street—and had them listen to guided meditation.
If there's ever a case for the viral success of native video content, it's the partnership between BuzzFeed and Purina.
With hits like Purina's Dear Kitten (approaching 14.7 million views), Purina's A Cat's Guide To Taking Care of Your Human (5.8 million views and counting) and Clean & Clear's Awkwar
The Sad Cat (or at least someone who sounds like him) is back, and this time he's dispensing advice to his kitten minions.
Collective Digital Studio will work with Purina to create content for its YouTube channel Petcentric beginning in July, according to sou