Not Your Average Kitty Litter–PrettyLitter Is Saving Feline Lives

The litter box in your house might have a bad reputation, but a new name in kitty litter is changing everything pet parents know about how to keep cats healthy. PrettyLitter is the official litter sponsor of iHeartcats, and their revolutionary kitty litter is not only affecting how people view litter boxes, it’s also saving lives and keeping families together.  Let’s face it, you love your cat, but you don’t love the daily task of cleaning out the litter box. … Read more

Bandit Lost An Eye, But He’s Gaining A New Life Thanks To Customers Like You

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.  Warning: photo below of severe eye infection may be difficult for some viewers. Living on a farm near the Treasure Coast in Florida, a kitten named Bandit came from a long line of inbred cats. A local non-profit cat rescue called Nanny’s Fur Kids tried over and over to catch the matron of … Read more

If You’ve Noticed Your Cat Limping Or Any Stiffness, Do These 4 Things Immediately

Watching your cat age is unavoidable, but there are ways you can make their adult life as comfortable and painless as possible. Cats as young as five are at risk of developing stiffness in their joints. They gradually spend more time lying down than playing, and you might notice them walking with a limp or taking longer than usual to climb a flight of stairs. Joint health in cats is affected by diet, weight, and daily lifestyle. The cartilage that … Read more

Sleepless Nights? Here’s How To Help Your Cat Stop Snoring

You’re sleeping soundly with your favorite feline curled up at your side, but a sudden, a snore can seriously ruin the moment. Snoring cats aren’t as common as snoring dogs or people, and it’s natural to be slightly worried—as well as sleep-deprived. In most cases, however, cat snoring is nothing to worry about. There is a chance it’s medical related, but your cat’s snores could also be part of a simpler problem. Here are a few common reasons why cats … Read more

Why Cats Like To Pee On Beds And How To Stop It

Your bed is supposed to be the place you’re most comfortable, not where you jump up in horror realizing your cat once again wet the sheets. Inappropriate urination problems are unfortunately common among cat owners. Not only does cat pee in your bed pose obvious sanitation and general “ick” issues, the underlying reason could be something seriously bothering your cat. Before you can make it stop, you first have to figure out why it’s happening. Here are a few possibilities … Read more

Over 100 Kittens Have Found Comfort In This Doting Rescue Dog

If Zuca was born to do one thing, it was to be a mother. When the rescue dog was found wandering the streets on her own, she was heavily pregnant and in need of help. Animal Control took her in, and she gave birth to her puppies in the comfort of a foster home. Zuca loved mothering her babies, and she was so good at it, she even became a surrogate mother to a few other puppies in need. Posted … Read more

Jackson Galaxy & Other Foundations Will Invest In Ideas To Save Homeless Pets

The future of animal welfare is being made as the Innovation Showdown launches for the second year in a row. Last year, top animal-saving organizations and charities joined together in a competition modeled after “Shark Tank” with one goal in mind: they wanted to encourage every animal rescue volunteer, shelter staff member, and animal advocate in the country to think big about possible ways to save more homeless animals. The Petco Foundation, Jackson Galaxy Foundation, and several other organizations have … Read more

10 Cat Myths To Stop Believing

There’s a lot of mystery behind the big eyes of our feline friends, and there’s a lot we still don’t know about their behaviors, personalities, and health needs. Pet owners learn a lot from sharing their homes with cats, but not everything is as it seems. There are a lot of misconceptions floating around, and some are causing trouble when it comes to properly caring for our cats. The better we understand our furry family members, the better our relationships … Read more

Cat Clings To Woman Who Can’t Take Him Home, So She Helps Him Find The Purrfect Family

A tabby cat was waiting to be adopted, but a comfortable cat condo inside a small pet shop couldn’t make up for what he missed most—having a home. The big cat loved to cuddle, and when a couple of cat lovers stopped to give him attention, he took full advantage of the opportunity. Andy Brumagen and his fiance Jessica Parken couldn’t walk past the adoptable cat without saying hello, but they never expected to make an instant connection. As soon … Read more

CA Rescues Work Tirelessly To Reunite Lost Cats & Families In The Midst Of Disasters

Wildfires and mudslides have ravaged California, and for many families, the difficult process of moving forward has just begun. They’ve lost their entire lives to natural disaster, but local rescue groups are joining together to put at least one piece of the puzzle back in place. As the global force driving positive change for cats, Alley Cat Allies is passing out much-needed grant money to help animal organizations in California do what they do best. One of those organizations, Outcast … Read more