Mini Cat Town Is Everything the World Needs Right Now

Admit it—we all want to live in a place called Mini Cat Town populated entirely by kittens. Fortunately, that place already exists in San Jose, California, and all of the kittens there need homes. March to October is known to those in the animal rescue community as kitten season. When the weather warms up, stray female cats go into heat and sixty days later give birth to litters of kittens. Shelters become overwhelmed with more baby kitties than they can … Read more

Stray Cat Recovers, Surprises Rescuers With Fluffy Coat & Stunning Eyes

When poor Cotton was found as a stray, the mangey cat with inflamed eyes was pitiful to look at. He was discovered in Royal Palm Beach, Florida by a man named Joe, who said that the kitty just “came out of nowhere.” Joe had gone outside to set down a plate of food for his own cat when Cotton approached and hungrily devoured it. Joe was concerned for the sickly stray, but knew he couldn’t take in another pet, as his cat was … 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

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

This Cat Is Looking For A Family To Love Him… AND His 2 Noses!

One-year-old Memphis was down on his luck. Born with two noses, the special kitty had a family for the first year of his life, until they could no longer care for him. He was surrendered to a shelter in Salem, Massachusetts, where he was nearing the top of the euthanasia list — and that’s when his luck finally changed. A post shared by Memphis the 2 nosed Cat ❤️ (@memphis2noseoddcat) on Apr 5, 2018 at 5:06am PDT The nearby Odd … Read more

Rescue Tabby Carries On 80+ Year Tradition Of Being This Hotel’s Resident Cat

The staff at the Algonquin Hotel in New York have a special tradition: since the 1930’s, they’ve always had a resident cat living in the hotel! The first feline to call the place home was a stray orange tabby who let himself into the lobby. Though originally named Rusty, actor John Barrymore, who stayed the hotel, decided to bestow the dignified name of Hamlet on the kitty, instead! Since then, all the male cats who’ve lived in the hotel have … Read more

After 5 Years In A Shelter, This Senior Black Cat Defies The Odds & Finds A Home

As a shelter cat, Bailey already had two strikes against her. Adult cats have a harder time getting homes than kittens; and senior, black cats have the hardest time of all. Bailey was the poster cat for those unfair statistics. Still, Purrfect Pals knew that her home was out there. iHeartCats has shared stories from their shelter before – it’s an amazing place where cats with even the toughest challenges find hope and homes. Bailey was adopted as a kitten … Read more

The “Cat Rescue Guy” Makes It His Mission To Save Cats Stuck In Trees – For Free

When most people retire, they take the opportunity to relax, travel, and delve into hobbies after years of hard work. But Randall Kolb, who lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, made it his mission to rescue local cats who’ve found themselves stuck in trees – for free. Just two days after retiring from his career at Information Technology Services at LSU, Kolb’s wife, Judy, discovered a kitten in need that would end up inspiring his next mission.   “My wife came … Read more

Footage Of Elderly Man Clinging To Kitten As His House Burns Garners Worldwide Support

Video footage of an elderly Turkish gentleman weeping and clutching his beloved kitten as his home burns to the ground has gone viral. 83-year-old Ali Meşe, from Ordu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey, accidentally started a fire while trying to light the wood stove in his living room with gasoline. A post shared by Kerem Kınık (@drkeremkinik) on Jan 17, 2018 at 9:06am PST Ali and his family escaped the blaze without serious injury, but their home was a total … Read more

Rescue Cat’s New Family Get More Than A Pet – They Also Get A Masseuse!

There are so many excellent reasons to adopt a cat: they’re sweet, loving, make excellent companions and (should you need one) natural-born hunters. Cats blow us away with everything they have to offer, but they’re always adding new tricks to their repertoire! This is Banks, and at the time that this video was recorded, he was waiting for a home at the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services Shelter in Bonita, California. It’s no surprise that he’s since … Read more