Warning: Popular Cleaning Product Is Dangerously Toxic To Cats

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Donna Brydon is a dog mom to an adorable King Charles Spaniel named Skye. The pair had a close call and scary situation recently after the 12-week old puppy came into contact with a popular cleaning product. Brydon shared her story to warn families with pets that the product could make your fur baby sick, or worse. Visited a Friend’s House With Freshly Mopped Floors Donna and Skye went to visit a friend who had just cleaned her floors with … Read more

Mama Cat Adopts Ducklings As Her Own

Cats and fowl are risky business when put together. Instinct drives a cat to hunt the bird they spy. But, not always. Sometimes the protection instinct overrides the hunt. A couple in Clara, County Offaly, Ireland, witnessed just such a thing. Ronan and Emma Lally grew concerned when three ducklings went missing on their small farm. The hatchlings had just broken free of their shells that day. Anything could of have happened to the fuzzy babies, but Ronan had a … Read more

Cans of Special Kitty® Wet Cat Food Voluntarily Recalled Over Possible Health Concerns

The J. M. Smucker Company has issued a voluntary recall on certain lots of Special Kitty® wet cat food. Ingredients used in certain batches of Special Kitty® Mixed Grill Dinner Pate do not meet the Smucker Company’s rigorous safety and quality standards. No food-borne pathogens have been discovered at this time. Special Kitty® Mixed Grill Dinner Pate is sold in individual cans and as part of variety packs. Please find affected lots listed below: Individual Special Kitty® Mixed Grill Dinner … Read more

RECALL ALERT: Go Raw Cat Food Tests Positive for Salmonella

Go Raw LLC, parent company of Steve’s Real Food, has issued a recall on its 2 lb. bags of “Quest Frozen Beef Diet” cat food. The recall came after a sample taken by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture tested positive for Salmonella, “an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems,” according to the FDA. Affected bags bear the UPC 6-91730-17101-8, Lot N128 and were distributed … 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

What All Cat Parents Should Know Before Giving Or Receiving Flowers

If you’re a cat parent, you may already know that certain plants pose a threat against our beloved felines. Although friends and family members may send us beautiful bouquets out of love, it’s imperative for us to know if these well-intentioned gifts may be poisonous to our purring pals. Our cat’s safety is our number one priority, so gently informing loved ones which flowers are safe — or saying that you’d prefer to get no blooms at all — may … Read more

Beautiful Cat-Safe Alternatives To Traditional Christmas Trees

Christmas trees and cats can be a dangerous combination. Climbing the tree can cause it to topple, tree water that contains preservatives can be toxic, tinsel can clog digestive systems, and ornaments are basically fragile cat toys. So what’s the best way for cat owners to safely celebrate the holidays? These people found clever ways to create beautiful alternatives to the classic Christmas tree that are more pet-friendly than a tree on the floor. Hanging your Christmas tree from the … Read more

How to Keep Your Kitty Happy Indoors

You know the dangers of letting your cat outside (like cars and predators – whether animal or human), but do you worry that an indoor cat can never truly be happy? Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to keep your cat happy and healthy living life indoors. Here are 7 Humane Society-approved tips for keeping your kitty happy indoors. #1 – Start young Kittens who start their life in an indoor lap of luxury are usually quite content … Read more

Cat Mom Builds A “Kitty Playhouse” So Her Felines Can Enjoy The Outdoors In Safety

When Bernie, who lives in Fallon, Nevada, realized that her cats were in danger by roaming outside, she was determined to solve the problem. The cat mom knew that coyotes, cruel humans, and even her neighbor’s unleashed dogs were constant threats to her beloved pets’ safety. So “out of desperation,” as she explains, Bernie came up with a genius solution: she built a huge “Kitty Playhouse” that her pets could access any time of the day or night!   Using … Read more

9 Safety Items Every Pet Parent Should Have

You love your pets because they’re your family, so in addition to their health and happiness, their safety is your top priority. You feed them the best food you can, make sure they’re as comfortable as possible when you’re not home, and only give them toys you trust. But have you ever considered what precautions you can take to prevent emergencies – or what you’d do if one happened? Luckily, the solution to staying safe may only take a few … Read more