Paws On Your Heart is a non-profit sanctuary for feral and stray cats with special needs, part of the larger Hillview Acres Animal & Nature Preserve. The sanctuary’s brand new facilities are located on a spacious property owned by our family in beautiful rural Saskatchewan, and for decades we have been providing food, shelter and love to homeless cats. We love every one of our residents, and are committed to promoting cat welfare around the world. 100% of the donations we receive at Paws On Your Heart will go directly to the cats.

We also strive to help cats in our community and around the world through community outreach, education, and promoting cat welfare. For more information, see our About Us page.

Famous Friday: Top Cat

by Paws on Your Heart on February 4, 2019

This yellow cartoon cat is very stylish with his purple vest and hat. He often finds himself in trouble with the law because of his scheming ways, but he somehow always comes out on top. Who is this famous feline? Why it’s Top Cat, of course. Read More…


The Incredible Cat Eye

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by Paws on Your Heart on July 1, 2018

Cats have incredible eyes. Not only are they beautiful, but they are an extremely powerful tool for our feline friends.

What’s so great about cat eyes?

Precise Vision

Think about the last time you saw your kitty scoping out an area to jump on (such as the tiny bit of free space on your desk…) was he or she able to land exactly on target? This is because the cat eye is very precise, which means that a cat is able to spot an area exactly where it wants to go, and he or she will be able to jump or run to that exact spot. Read More…


Cat Behaviour: Cat Digging In The Garbage Can

by Paws on Your Heart on April 12, 2018

Does your cat have a fascination with digging in the garbage can? The garbage bin is fascinating for animals, and with its endless supply of leftover food and surprises, it’s no wonder why the garbage is a lot of fun for our feline friends. Although digging in the garbage may be fun for cats, garbage bins can also be dangerous too. That is why we’ve got some tips to stop your cat digging in the garbage can. Read More…


Facts About Cats: Cat Age vs Human Age

by Paws on Your Heart on April 4, 2018

“How old is my cat in human years?”

People are fascinated with cat age, and the question “How old is my cat in human years?” is very common, especially among cat owners. Cats don’t age at the same rate as humans. In fact, the first few years of a cat’s life are much longer (in human years), than their later adult years.

What does this mean? Read More…


Cat Behaviour: All About Catnip

by Paws on Your Heart on February 27, 2018

msquanna_100_0003 by msquannaCatnip has been a popular treat among cats forever. The herb is a common ingredient in many cat toys, and cats simply can’t get enough of it. So what is it about the catnip herb that cats love so much, and why does it make them act so strange? Read More…


Our Top 10 Favourite Cat Books

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by Paws on Your Heart on December 6, 2016

With the holiday season upon us we’ve begun to think about all of the great feline related gift ideas out there. This has made us realize that there’s one type of cat-related item that we simply can’t get enough of at Paws On Your Heart… our favourite cat books. From heartwarming stories to informative information, we love all cat books, which is why we’ve come up with a list of our top 10 favourite cat books (listed in alphabetical order). Whether you’re buying a stocking stuffer for a cat-lover, or you’re looking for a book to read while you curl up with a cup of hot chocolate, there’s a book for everyone on this list.  Read More…