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.

Tips For Keeping Your Cat Safely Indoors This Winter Season

by Paws on Your Heart on December 8, 2015

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With winter fast approaching (in Canada, anyway), we know that it’s important to many pet owners that their feline friend stays safely indoors away from the cold weather. This is especially true for owners who live with a door dashing cat. You might be wondering what a door dashing cat is. Well, it’s the kind of cat that  just loves to sneak out the door when its owner isn’t looking. Sometimes this is due to pure curiosity and other times this is because kitty has been outside before, and s/he can’t resist going outside again.

Not to fret if you are the owner of one of these sneaky felines, because we have come up with our top 5 tips for keeping your cat away from the door and safely in your house. Read More…


Famous Friday: Top Cat

by Paws on Your Heart on December 4, 2015

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…


Help With Your Cat: Dander

by Paws on Your Heart on December 1, 2015

Is your cat one of the many felines who has a lot of dander?

Are you unsure what cat dander even is? It’s the little white flecks of dead skin that occasionally show up in our feline friends’ fur. Be sure not to confuse cat dander with dandruff, which is itchy, dry skin that can become quite raw if a cat itches it too much, and requires different treatment than dander.

Dander in cats is very common, simply because they have fur all over their bodies, which means that they’re more likely to have a lot of dead skin cells getting stuck in their fur. Cat dander is completely normal, and it’s nothing to be concerned about. Read More…


Famous Friday: Grumpy Cat

by Paws on Your Heart on November 27, 2015

What better way to ring in the Holiday Season with our final Famous Friday post before Christmas, than to write it about the ever cheerful feline sensation… Grumpy Cat. Read More…

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Our Top 10 Favourite Travel Destinations For The Cat Enthusiast

by Paws on Your Heart on November 24, 2015


Everyone in the world seems to be infatuated with cats, and many places in the world have found a very unique way to show their appreciation and love of the feline. The following list is of our favourite feline themed destinations around the world. From unique sanctuaries, to cat themed museums, this list features locations that are sure to be enjoyable for every cat enthusiast to visit. (Listed from West to East. Also, be sure to click on the titles to see the destinations!). Read More…


Famous Friday: Heathcliff

by Paws on Your Heart on November 20, 2015

Heathcliff is a fun-loving, mischievous cartoon cat who has captured the hearts of many people since his introduction in 1973. So what is it that we love about him? Read More…


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