The Top 8 iPhone Apps for Cat and Pet People
Published: Dec. 28, 2011
Subject: Apps for All
Category: Cat People's Choice
Did you get a new iPhone this past holiday season? If so, take a look at some of the practical and fun iPhone apps created for cat people. Download them to your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad for pet first aid tips, photo fun, and more; many are free or cost just $.99 each. And if your favorites are missing from the list, please add them to the Comments section on the site.
With the Paw Card app, create an unlimited number of profiles for your dogs, cats, and other pets to keep track of their vital information and always have it with you. Record your pet's ID tag numbers and vet contacts, and track your pet's medications, medical and vaccination history, and more. That’s not all, email your pet's Paw Card to your dog walker, pet sitter, or vet. FREE.
Search pets by breed, age, gender and size from 13,000 shelters and rescue groups around the country with the Petfinder app. It’s just what you need when someone tells you they’d like to buy a pet, or if you’re looking for a new family member. Bookmark your favorite pet profiles and share them with friends via email, Facebook and Twitter. FREE.
Pet First Aid
Be prepared with the Pet First Aid app and you’ll have instant access to clear, concise advice for common pet emergencies. With detailed articles, video, and illustrations, you'll know exactly how to care for your pet. Learn how to handle bites and stings, bandaging, burns, bleeding, fractures, poisoning, and much more. $3.99.
MixItUp with Adopt-a-Pet.com
Take a gamble on the MixItUp with Adopt-a-Pet.com app that allows you to seamlessly insert your cat (or dog, or your significant other) into three famous paintings from the classic 1903 Brown & Bigelow "Dogs Playing Poker" calendar. It's time to show some cats getting in on the fun! The best part, a percentage of the proceeds from each download is donated to Adopt-a-Pet.com. $.99.
With the Pet Acoustics app, you’ll get music specifically designed for the hearing sensitivities of your pet in terms of frequency, volume and rhythm. Use it to calm and soothe your pet for rest time, car travel, veterinary visits, and at other times. $1.99.
Download the CatPaint app, and you can effortlessly add all or any of sixteen adorable cats to your photos. $3.99.
Pet Services Finder
Find all the services for your pet’s needs at home or on the road. The Pet Services Finder helps you locate the nearest veterinarians, emergency clinics, boarding facilities, cat sitters, and more. Once the results appear, it’s your choice: click to call, get directions or read and post reviews. FREE.
Pictures of your cat on your phone are a must, and the PetSnap app improves your odds of taking a great shot. The app offers 32 different sounds to instantly get your pet’s attention, perfect for getting him or her to look right into the camera. $1.99.
Please leave your favorite pet-related apps in the Comments section below!
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