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How to keep an indoor cat cool in hot weather?

How to keep an indoor cat cool in hot weather?

When trying to cool your cat down in summer, you can give it a bath. It is also sufficient to take a wet towel and brush the back of our cat’s neck to cool it down. The water will simulate the cat’s own saliva and the evaporation on its body will help keep it feeling fresh.

What should you not do when your cat is taking a bath?

So after seven years of bathing cats, this is a short list of all the things you should NOT do while bathing a cat. 1. Do not let your cat know that he is about to be bathed

What to do if your cat has heatstroke?

A cat with heatstroke will also feel hot to the touch on the pads of her feet. If you suspect that your cat is suffering from heatstroke, place your cat on a cool surface right away, such as a tiled floor. Then turn on a fan and place it so that it is blowing on her to remove some of the heat.

When is the best time to cool down my cat?

Even if your cat loves a rousing game of Chase the Mousie, it’s best to wait until the end of the day, when it’s cooler. Cats can get overheated pretty quickly by strenuous exercise on hot days. 9. Never, Never, Never Leave Your Cat in Your Car

How can I Keep my Cat from getting too hot?

Still, to help prevent your cat from getting too hot, try some of these tips: Give your cat plenty of fresh water. This is a priority year-round, not just when it’s hot outside. Add an ice cube or two to the water bowl to keep the water nice and cool. My cats like to lick the ice cubes, too. Provide a cool place to nap.

If your cat is found unconscious in a hot environment, soak him with cool (not cold) water, being careful to keep the water out of the nose and mouth. Place a bag of ice or frozen veggies between the legs and get your cat to the veterinarian immediately.

What happens when you give a cat a bath?

Do not be fooled by the fact that when you add water your cat shrinks down to half his size. Just because Fluffy went from a great big Persian pillow down to a hamster with eyes that now look way too big for his body, this animal still possess strength and speed that defies reason.

What are the signs that a cat is too hot?

1 Restless behavior as your cat tries to find a cool spot 2 Panting, sweaty feet, drooling, excessive grooming in an effort to cool off 3 Rectal temperature is usually normal to slightly elevated