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Publication numberUSD659306 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/399,821
Publication dateMay 8, 2012
Filing dateAug 18, 2011
Priority dateMar 29, 2010
Also published asUS8408614, US8459707, US20110266817, US20120025549, USD658827, WO2011126846A2, WO2011126846A3
Publication number29399821, 399821, US D659306 S1, US D659306S1, US-S1-D659306, USD659306 S1, USD659306S1
InventorsJohn M. Lipscomb, Qing He
Original AssigneePioneer Pet Products, Llc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Sifting scoop
US D659306 S1
Abstract
A pet waste scoop, e.g., cat litter scoop, having a relatively large mouth opening includes body having an open end opposite a closed end and defining an interior therebetween for receiving pet waste for easy disposal thereof. A handle is integrally formed with the body and extends downwardly toward the closed end a predetermined distance such that the user may easily grasp the handle for manipulating the pet waste scoop while maintaining his or her hand a safe distance from the pet waste to be scooped. A plurality of elongate slot-shaped apertures that can be curvilinear are formed within a front surface opposite the handle for sifting the litter scooped with the pet waste scoop. The apertures are defined by a number of rounded elongate sifting bars that also can be of curvilinear construction and configured to prevent pet waste and/or litter build up within the apertures.
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a sifting scoop, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a sifting scoop incorporating our new design, viewed from in front of, above, and from the right side thereof;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD30/162, D07/692
Cooperative ClassificationA01K1/0114
European ClassificationA01K1/01B2