Month: July 2018

You Bought This Sweet Cat A Second Chance

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. 

“JJ’s life before rescue was pretty lonely and not looking good. He was wandering near a couple of farms and had obviously been out for a while. What’s even sadder is that JJ was someone’s pet at one point which became evident as time went on.

“A TNR group trapped JJ, and while at the vet he began to warm up to the staff. Top Dog Rescue took him into work on his socialization and evaluate some medical issues. Volunteers at the rescue found two spots where BB’s were in his skin, as well as a wound on his tail that was likely from a gun also. After trying various solutions to help his tail heal, it was determined that the wound in his tail necessitated the removal of the tail. The wound was also causing hair loss on the rest of JJ’s body. Luckily JJ had been trapped, and we could work to help him, but it’s really sad to think someone decided to shoot at JJ.

“JJ has not found his forever home, as his recovery is just getting to the point where he can be put up for adoption, but his life at the foster home is great. He spends a lot of time lounging on the top level of the cat tree or hanging out near his foster parents to get his tummy and ears scratched. He is so great with the other cats in his foster home and will make some lucky adopter a fantastic addition to their family.

“’s Rescue Bank program makes it possible for our rescue to work on cases like JJ. Many of the pets we work with are not “quick adoptions,” and need time and extra vet care. The support from Rescue Bank allows us to help these unfortunate pets.”

– Top Dog Rescue Group

When you make purchases from the iHeartCats store, you’re not just getting a cool gift for yourself or your dog. You’re filling bowls full of food and helping shelters make their funds go farther! You can feel good about treating yourself and your cat, because you’re treating shelter cats too! 

These socks feed 10 shelter cats!

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CBD Oil for Cats and Dogs: Here’s What You Need To Know

There’s a good chance you’ve heard about CBD oil for dogs and cats.

In natural health circles, the product has become one of the most popular go-to natural solutions for a wide-variety of ailments from anxiety to joint pain to nausea and digestion problems.

Our sister site iHeartDogs just published a detailed piece the benefits, dosages, science, and risks of CBD oil. While the article mostly focuses on dogs, cats also have the same endocannabinoid (ECS) system as dogs and humans, so many of the benefits may apply to our feline friends.

The article discusses a lot of the questions around legality and safety, and includes a buyer’s guide as well to help you choose a safe and effective product.

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