11 Things Humans Do That Cats Dislike

Our cats enrich our lives so much, it pains us to think that we’d do anything to upset them. However, there is a slight language barrier between our species and theirs, so there are things we may accidentally do that they dislike. If you’ve done anything on the list below, don’t worry; nobody is perfect (except our cats, of course!) and luckily, our felines always find it in their hearts to forgive us. But by being aware of what bothers them, … 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

5 Ways Your Cat Says “I Love You”

Cats don’t speak our languages, so it can be difficult to understand exactly what they’re trying to say. Although they’re known for being independent animals, they do need love and affection and enjoy being with their human family. In fact, there are many ways cats show their love for us, we just might not recognize it as a simple, “I love you.” If your cat does anything on this list, though, there’s a good chance they’re just letting you know … Read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Himalayan Cat

This beautiful cat is known for their sparkling blue eyes and unique markings on their luxurious coats. The Himalayan cat is often regarded for its striking appearance and obvious beauty, but what else do you know about this popular cat? Take a look at our 5 things you didn’t know about the Himalayan cat breed: Source: Joseph Morris via Flickr 1. The Himalayan Cat Is A Hybrid Cat Although the parent breeds to the Himalayan, Persian and Siamese, are naturally occurring, this cat came … Read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Oriental Shorthair

With bat-like ears and lean, mean bodies, these striking cats are truly unique in appearance. For those who may not be familiar with this awesome cat breed, the Oriental Shorthair is a favorite among many cat lovers. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the Oriental Shorthair: 1. They Are Hypoallergenic While no cat is ever going to be 100% allergy-free to humans, the Oriental Shorthair is reported to trigger almost little to no allergies for those who are said to be … Read more

10 Ridiculous Cat Products You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

You love cats. We love cats. We both love cat things. But do you ever wonder if some of the stuff we find might be a little too overboard? Afterall, we don’t really want to turn into that crazy cat lady (or cat man). In case you’ve been lacking in your search for unique cat products, for you or your fluffy friend, we’ve compiled a great list of items (in no particular order) that are so ridiculous you won’t believe … Read more

10 Reasons Why Being A “Crazy Cat Person” Is A Good Thing

Being called a “crazy cat lady” used to be a negative thing, usually reserved for single women with a house full of cats. But it turns out there are plenty of good reasons to actually embrace being a “crazy cat person.” Where did that expression come from, anyway? According to NBC News: “Besides medieval hysteria about witches and their trusty black sidekicks, some of this fear may have stemmed from the notion that toxoplasmosis — an infection caused by a parasite … Read more

28-Toed Cat Ties World Record For Feline With The Most Digits

Paws the polydactyl cat began her life as a stray mama on a Minnesota maple syrup farm. Now she’s a Guinness World Record holder! Paws is tied for the title of “Most Toes On A Cat” with a Canadian kitty named Jake. Both cats have 28 toes total. Paws has three extra digits on each forepaw and one extra on each back paw, while Jake has seven toes on each of his four feet.   Polydactyly is a genetic trait … Read more