Another Cat Has Been Diagnosed With The Plague–The Third In 6 Months

A house cat in Wyoming has been diagnosed with bubonic plague – and it’s not the first one. This is the third cat to have been infected with the disease within the past six months. Don’t let the words “bubonic plague” cause you to panic. When most of us hear the words we think of the pandemic from the late middle ages that wiped out a third of human life in Europe. You might be surprised to hear that the … Read more

Kitten Found Paralyzed & Barely Alive Gets A Second Chance, Thanks To Customers Like You!

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.  Noel was a feral kitten found outside on a cold December day, thin, paralyzed and freezing. A good Samaritan rescued and took him to a local animal neurology center. There, they gave Noel life-saving treatment. He spent months in his foster home going through physical therapy and medical treatment so that he would … Read more

Your Purchases Support The Charity That Helped Rescue Dozens Of Hoarded Cats After Hurricane Harvey

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.  CATNIP Foundation received a call for assistance with cats abandoned at a flooded home in one of the hardest hit areas of Vidor, Texas following Hurricane Harvey. The scene was a breeder/hoarding situation with a large number of cats and kittens at risk. In the words of a rescuer: “The cats and kittens … 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

How Your Purchases Helped Renovate This Pet-Friendly Homeless Shelter

Part of each sale through the iHeartCats store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities, including Rescue Rebuild. Thanks to customers like you, happy endings, like the one below, are made possible.  As told by the Rescue Rebuild Team: “Today 3.5 million Americans are homeless, while five to ten percent of homeless people have dogs and/or cats. In some areas of the country, the rate is as high as 24%. Sadly, the amount of pet-friendly homeless shelters is drastically lower than the … Read more

How Your Purchases Feed Rescue Cats & Help Save Dozens Of Feline Lives

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.  Alexander, a semi-feral cat, was found in someone’s garage in 2014. He had been shot in the leg, and the person who found him brought him to her veterinarian and was very kind to have his leg tended to surgically. Baton Rouge Community Cats took him in, and he now resides at a … Read more

Pregnant Cat Is Rescued From Hoarder & Has A Healthy Litter, Thanks To You

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.  Back Street Cat Rescue (BSCR) brought Mariah into their care during the winter holidays from a hoarding situation. She was heavily pregnant at the time and had her kittens in the love and warmth of BSCR’s kitten nursery. Mariah was so anemic from the fleas that infested her that BSCR didn’t think she’d … Read more

Thanks To Your Purchases, Kittens Like Venice Were Rescued From Hurricane Harvey

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.  As Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) actively rescued pets to help shelters in Hurricane Harvey’s path clear their kennels ahead of the storm. Dozens of orphaned neonatal kittens made their way to APA!’s headquarters in Austin, where they would not only be safe from the hurricane, but also receive round-the-clock care in APA!’s neonatal … Read more

Potentially Deadly & Highly Contagious “Cat Plague” Is Spreading Across Australia

Feline Panleukopenia (FP), otherwise known as the “cat plague,” is causing problems in Australia. This is 40 years after the virus was thought to have died off in the country, since a vaccine was developed in the 1970s. The virus has re-emerged in the last couple of years and has the potential to spread quickly since cats may take up to 2 days to show any symptoms. This means that cats can spread the virus while still appearing perfectly healthy. The … 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