its - it's

its - it's
Its is a possessive determiner. You use its to indicate that something belongs or relates to a thing, place, animal, or child.

He discovered the river had lost its beauty.

The pig managed to keep its balance.

She hoisted the child on her shoulder and started patting its back.

It's is a shortened form of `it is' or `it has'.

It's just like the ticking of a clock.

It's been very nice talking to you.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.