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The Catnip Trading Company

The Catnip Trading Company

(781) 860-7900

The Catnip Trading Company

17 North St
Lexington, MA 02420-1811
Fax Numbers
  • (781) 863-5518
BBB File Opened: 01/01/1985
Business Started: 01/01/1985
Business Incorporated: 01/01/1985 in MA
Business Management
  • Mr. Gene Kalb, President
Business Category
  • Mail Order & Catalog Shopping
  • NAICS: Mail-Order Houses

Alternate Business Names
  • Defacto, Inc.
Number of Employees: 


Out of Business

According to information in BBB files, it appears that this business is no longer in business.


The Catnip Trading Company, a division of Defacto, Inc., is a cat- treat-of-the-month subscrition service, offering catnip and edible treats from around the world. Defacto, Inc. also publishes newsletters and a day care directory. Defacto, Inc. was established and incorporated in Massachusetts in 1985. The Catnip Trading Company was established in Massachusetts in August, 1994. Mr. Gene Kalb is the President of the business. Ms. Linda S. Pollitz is the Vice-President. Any questions or problems should be directed to the attention of Mr. Kalb.

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The Catnip Trading Company


The Catnip Trading Company

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