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

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

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

How To Introduce A Dog To A Cat

There are people proud to call themselves Team Dog and others firmly on the feline side of things, but the world doesn’t have to be split into dog people and cat people. In fact, if you’re an animal lover, you probably appreciate the jolly innocence of dogs just as much as a cat’s independent charm. You love them both, and you want both your dog and your cat to live peacefully by your side. But before you all live happily … Read more

5 Home Renovations Your Cat Will Love

As more and more people open up their homes to cats, the days of the outside cat are over. It’s now time for dedicated kitty lovers to change the interior of their homes to better suit their cats’ needs. This might seem crazy to some, but these renovations make life better for both the people and the cats! After all, cats live happier, healthier lives when they are kept indoors. We think these are genius ideas, and your feline is … Read more

The Best Way to Keep Your Kitty Entertained and Not Destroying Furniture

Your kitty has claws; claws that they hopefully keep to themselves. But it’s not unusual to sometimes find them destroying furniture or tearing fibers out of your rugs and carpet. You don’t have to surrender everything in your home to your cat to keep them happy. A little entertainment and training can help extend the life of your furniture! According to veterinarian Kathryn Primm, DVM., your cat scratches for several reasons. We aren’t surprised to hear that many cats scratch … Read more

10 Reasons Cats Poop Outside Their Litter Box & How To Resolve The Issue

Cats instinctively prefer to bury their waste, so the litter box should be their favorite place in your home to take care of business. Unfortunately, cats have delicate sensibilities and there are a variety of factors that can cause them to avoid certain areas or objects. If your kitty is leaving stinky presents outside of his or her litter box, consider the following ten possible causes for the behavior. Note: If your cat is also urinating outside of the litter … Read more

Is It Normal For Cats To Sleep In Their Litter Boxes?

Cats are known for sleeping in strange places—boxes, bathroom sinks, shoes—but a cat that prefers to sleep in the litter box is a different story. The first time it happens, you’re tempted to grab your camera to document the oddity, but it’s important to realize it’s a stinky and unsanitary habit. It could be physical or emotional, but sleeping in the litter box is a sign of a real problem. Here are a few common reasons why cats start sleeping … Read more

This New Cat Litter Is Changing Lives For Owners And Their Cats!

Once we have that special cat in our life, the thought of them becoming sick is something that we never want to think about. Our cats mean more to us than they will ever know, and annual vet exams are something we do for them as a preventative measure. As any cat lover knows, cats are tough creatures. They can withstand pain so that their human doesn’t know that they are sick, and without the means to tell us what’s … Read more

This Simple Hack Helps You Restrain Your Cat Comfortably & Safely

There are certain aspects of cat ownership we all wish we could avoid (no, I’m not talking about cleaning the litterbox!). Trimming nails, giving medications and loading our feline friends into their crates can be stressful, exhausting and potentially dangerous. This simple technique used by veterinarians may be the answer to safely and gently providing your kitty with the care she needs – and all it takes is a bath towel! Dr. Sophia Yin was a world renowned veterinary behaviorist … Read more