Title:
Plastic lid for cat food can
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A plastic lid with removal tab made to fit 3 ounce cat food cans, is a new offering for the pet food purchasing consumer. Various plastic lids are available for various pet food cans, including a plastic lid that fits two sizes of pet food cans. However, this is the first plastic lid to my knowledge, that will fit a 3 ounce cat food can.



Inventors:
Johnson, Karen Lynn (Burlingame, CA, US)
Application Number:
10/272044
Publication Date:
04/22/2004
Filing Date:
10/16/2002
Assignee:
JOHNSON KAREN LYNN
Primary Class:
International Classes:
B65D43/02; (IPC1-7): B65D41/18
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Primary Examiner:
NGO, LIEN M
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Karen Johnson (Burlingame, CA, US)
Claims:
1. What I claim as my invention is a plastic lid with removal tab, made to fit 3 ounce cat food cans.

Description:

DESCRIPTIVE TITLE OF THE INVENTION

[0001] Plastic Lid for Cat Food Can

CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

[0002] None

STATEMENT REGARDING FED SPONSORED R & D

[0003] None

REFERENCE TO SEQUENCE LISTING, A TABLE OR A COMPUTER LISTING COMPACT DISK APPENDIX

[0004] None

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

[0005] Various plastic lids have been produced for consumer use to cover cans of various sizes. These cans, once opened, and having the contents not completely used, can be resealed for storage with these plastic lids. These lids are available for consumers to purchase for the can sizes that include various 6 ounce tuna cans, 11 ounce dog food cans, 14 ounce soup cans and 6 ounce cat food cans.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

[0006] This invention offers the consumer a plastic lid that will cover smaller cat food cans, i.e. the 3 ounce Fancy Feast or lams cat food can, that the current plastic lids available will not fit.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

[0007] In referring to the drawing, FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the plastic lid of this invention.

[0008] In referring to the drawing, FIG. 2 is a overview from the top of the plastic lid of this invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

[0009] This invention of a plastic cat food cover made to fit 3 ounce cans of cat food with removal tab, is being produced by a mold injected process, using a 100 Ton machine, including a 4 cavity molding unit, with LDPE FDA approved plastic material. The manufacturer is Burkett Molding, Inc., located at 21 Hamiliton Street, Monroeville, Ohio 44847. The finished size of this plastic cat food cover will be 2.67″ in diameter and 0.45″ in height, See FIG. 1, provided by Burkett Molding, Inc. Lastly, each plastic cat food cover will include the following words molded into to lid top, “Premium Cat Food Cover” and “Hand Wash”, as seen in FIG. 2.