(Titusville, FL) – Pascale Deffieux-Pearce, Brinsea Products executive vice president, is pleased to announce the SkratchKabin is the recipient of the prestigious 2011 Editors’ Choice Award by Pet Product News International magazine, awarded annually to new products featuring excellence in function and design., The new SkratchKabin earns top recognition for providing cats with a warm, secluded area to hide away and features an outer scratching surface. “We are thrilled to receive this award and recognition from one of the top publications in the industry,” noted Deffieux-Pearce. “The multi-functional SkratchKabin is built with cats and their owners in mind, and this award further demonstrates its innovation. Available in three colors, the new SkratchKabin provides cats with a cozy place to rest and relax and includes a washable KatKushion for extra warmth and comfort, a toy hanger and a sisal mouse. In addition, the SkratchKabin provides cats with a curved outer scratching surface, to exercise natural instincts to scratch and distract them from tearing up the couches and chairs.