5 Signs Your Cat Needs More Attention

All cats can exhibit attention-seeking behavior sometimes, but it’s most common in cats who are left alone for long periods of time or who don’t get enough stimulation from their home environment. A lot of the shenanigans cats pull to get our attention can be perceived as straight up naughty behavior, but it’s important to remember that cats never do things to spite us– they’re simply trying to communicate to us in the best way they know how. Some of … Read more

Scientists Explain Why Cats Love To Join Us In The Bathroom

Picture this: Nature calls, so you head to the bathroom to take care of business. Suddenly, a furry paw shoots under the door, rattling it in its frame. The claws extend, searching for something to grab onto. A mournful, gutteral sound pierces your soul from outside in the hall. It is your cat, and he is not pleased to be excluded from the magical secrets taking place on the other side of that door. Sound familiar? You aren’t alone. Cat … Read more

4 Fun Ways To Give Your Cat More Room To Explore

More and more we’re seeing cats being kept as inside pets only, and there is good reason for this. The great outdoors, even in your neighborhood, are full of dangers for our domestic felines. Dogs, coyotes, other wildlife, cars, cruel humans, infectious diseases, and even other cats are all reasons to keep your kitty confined in the safety of your home. With that said, being inside the house all the time without any feline-specific entertainment might get a little boring. … Read more

The Right Weight Loss Diet for Your Cat

Depending on the size and breed of a cat, each one has a specific weight requirement that is best for a long, healthy life. For pet parents with overweight or obese cats, finding the right diet is paramount. We have partnered with NomNomNow, who have provided us with some helpful information about reaching and maintaining your cat’s weight goals. What Causes Obesity In Cats? Even a regular feeding schedule can result in an overweight cat. Things such as treats and an … Read more

Food Your Feline Will Flip Over

So, your cat means the world to you and you want to give him the absolute best food for his body. Given the chance, your cat is an absolutely stellar hunter but you’re not really keen on the “presents” he leaves on the front step. But you get it. Cats are carnivores and meat is their thing. What if it’s not your thing, though? You want your cat to have the healthiest life possible but you have your limits, right? You’re … Read more

Ask A Vet: Why Are Cats Territorial?

We all know that cats can have issues with other cats. In fact, cats being territorial can create all sorts of unrest in a multi-cat household. Have you ever given thought as to why cats are this way? We know that cats are carnivores and by nature, and being a hunter means that food is in a limited supply. In my own veterinary hospital, great efforts are made to provide housing for cats that accounts for their territorial needs. Some … Read more

8 Ways PrettyLitter Is Crushing The Cat Litter Competition

There’s only one downside to being a cat parent: stinky, dirty litter boxes. In addition to the mess and odor, clay and clumping litters often contain potentially harmful chemicals that have no business near your family. That’s why iHeartCats partnered with PrettyLitter, a revolutionary new product that blows the competition out of the water when it comes to safety, cleanliness, odor-control, and much more! 1. Less Litter Means Less Scooping With PrettyLitter, you use far less product and only have to scoop when there’s … Read more

The First Ever At-Home Cat Genetics Test

Cat lovers rejoice. DNA testing is now available for cats, and it’s pretty pawsome! While canine DNA tests have been around since 2007, feline science, widely understudied and underfunded, has been lagging behind. Thanks to Basepaws, we’re now able to reveal the secrets hidden within feline DNA and get to know our cats on a whole new level. Basepaws Cat DNA test is a novel approach to cat DNA testing which reveals your cat’s background, origins and ultimately health predispositions. The … Read more

8 Ways PrettyLitter Is Crushing The Cat Litter Competition

There’s only one downside to being a cat parent: stinky, dirty litter boxes. In addition to the mess and odor, clay and clumping litters often contain potentially harmful chemicals that have no business near your family. That’s why iHeartCats partnered with PrettyLitter, a revolutionary new product that blows the competition out of the water when it comes to safety, cleanliness, odor-control, and much more! 1. Less Litter Means Less Scooping With PrettyLitter, you use far less product and only have to scoop when there’s … Read more

Volunteers Wanted: Must Want To Drink Wine And Feed Shelter Cats

Love Cats. Drink Wine. What could be more relaxing than spending some quality with your cat? Maybe adding a glass of wine and feeding shelter cats. Great news! iHeartsCats is excited to announce our new partnership with Winc (pronounced wink). What’s Winc, you ask? It’s just quite possibly the best way to enjoy a glass of wine without ever having to leave home. Plus, with your Winc order 25 meals will be donated to shelter cats. Even better, Winc is … Read more