You And Rescue Rebuild Help A Shelter That Helps Keep Families Together

Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities. Thanks to customers like you, happy endings, like the one below, are made possible. One of the main reasons that GreaterGood.org’s Rescue Rebuild program chose Young-Williams Animal Center for a renovation is their take on “managed admissions.” This shelter is an open admission city shelter, which means that they have to take any animal that comes to their door. This can be chaotic. So instead of … Read more

Science Attempts to Settle Debate, Cats or Dogs Make Better Companions as We Age

“Man’s best friend” or “Crazy cat lady”? Canine enthusiast or feline fancy? The friendly competition of cats vs. dogs has long been argued by cat and dog lovers alike, debating whether cats or dogs make for the best companions. This question has become particularly important as the number of seniors—age 65 and older—has greatly increased in North America, many of which live alone. Could a cat or a dog help decrease feelings of loneliness, isolation, and other health concerns of … Read more

Mini Cat Town Is Everything the World Needs Right Now

Admit it—we all want to live in a place called Mini Cat Town populated entirely by kittens. Fortunately, that place already exists in San Jose, California, and all of the kittens there need homes. March to October is known to those in the animal rescue community as kitten season. When the weather warms up, stray female cats go into heat and sixty days later give birth to litters of kittens. Shelters become overwhelmed with more baby kitties than they can … Read more

Cat Missing For 11 Years Finally Reunited With Family

The day that Tiger the tabby was accidentally let out of his upstate New York house and disappeared, his cat mom, Maggie Welz, made a commitment. She believed she would see him again and vowed to always keep an open place for him in the household. Little did she know that that day would come, but she would have to wait 11 years for it. Credit: Dutchess County SPCA/Facebook The year was 2008 when the door at the Welz family … Read more

Shy Kitten Hides Under Blanket, Loving Couple Offers A Hug And A Family was Born

Not so long ago, animal rescue workers performed a trap-neuter-release operation (TNR) in Burlington, North Carolina to help out the local wild cats. Amelia, a tuxedo kitten, was one of their discoveries. When they found her, the scared stray was alone and hungry. But she soon found comfort in the arms of Sparkle Cat Rescue. Hidden beneath her blanket, a scared kitten tried to disappear from an overwhelming situation, but destiny had other plans.   Credit: Sparkle Cat Rescue Sparkle … Read more

Kitty With Feline Leukemia Loves The Life You’re Helping Provide For Him

Part of each sale through the iHeartCats store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities. Thanks to customers like you, happy endings, like the one below, are made possible. Mr. Handsome lived on the streets of Flint, MI, before being rescued. He is positive for feline leukemia. After residing at Leuk’s Landing’s sanctuary, he now lives in a foster home with another feline leukemia kitty. Mr. Handsome loves life and now gets the care he needs living in a stress-free household. … Read more

The 50 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Cats & Cat Lovers

#50 – These Pawdorable Cat PJ Sets   #49 – These Cute, Varsity Long Sleeve Shirts with Kitty Designs #48 – These Cute Kitty Socks #47 – These Pawesome Christmas Ornaments Personalized with Your Cat’s Name! #46 – These Paw Shaped Stockings   #45 – Every Kitty Matters Magnet, $7.99 #44 – Cherish Paw Sterling Silver Earrings, $22.00   #43 – Cute Kitty Cell Phone Ring Grip #42 – I Will Love You Forever Adjustable Ring ($8.99)   #41 – … Read more

Newlyweds Skip Traditional Wedding Gifts & Ask For Shelter Donations Instead

Two animal loving newlyweds recently tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in Ohio. While most couples opt for traditional wedding gifts, these two had a very different idea up their sleeve. Jonathan and Jeananne Wickham are heavily involved in animal welfare, and have adopted each of their cats from local shelters. Over the years they have seen the great need that shelters have for supplies, and knew they wanted to help out in a big way. After doing research … Read more

Women and Children Fleeing Domestic Violence Can Now Take Their Cats With Them – Because You Helped.

Part of each sale through the iHeartCats store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities. Thanks to customers like you, happy endings, like the one below, are made possible. “A critical Rescue Rebuild recently took place at Sojourner Center, a safe haven from domestic violence for women and their children in Arizona. Our project here was a part of a growing movement to assist victims and their pets in times of crisis. We hope that one day, all domestic violence shelters … Read more

Injured, Abandoned Kitten Grows Into Beautiful Family Cat Because You Helped Her

Part of each sale through the iHeartCats store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities. Thanks to customers like you, happy endings, like the one below, are made possible. “Oliver was a five-week-old kitten someone dropped off at one of our veterinary partner offices. Oliver had a broken leg and lacerated ear. After a month the ear lacerations were doing bad, and his ear shriveled. He was getting bitey from not having any siblings, so we introduced him to Rosie, a … Read more