How can I help a stray cat in the summer?

How can I help a stray cat in the summer?

5 Tips for Helping Stray and Feral Cats During Summer

  1. Water Source. Placing bowls or containers of water in areas that will remain cool throughout the day.
  2. Food Source.
  3. A Place for Shade.
  4. Providing Medicine.
  5. Watch for Heat Stroke.

How do you help a stray cat in heat?

Move the cat to a cool environment

  1. Offer cool, fresh water and encourage drinking.
  2. Wet the cat’s fur with room temperature or slightly cool water (cold water or ice can cause shock.) You can also wrap or cover the cat with a wet (but not too cold) towel.
  3. Contact a veterinarian.

How do I keep my outdoor cat cool?

Here are some of the basic tips on how to keep outdoor cats cool in hot weather:

  1. Provide Your Cat with Some Homemade Air Conditioning.
  2. Icy cool-down.
  3. Provide some shade.
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  5. Get a small fan for your cat.
  6. Cool your cat down with a wet cloth.
  7. Don’t use cooling gel packs.
  8. Let the cat inside.

What to do with stray kittens in the Bay Area?

It may seem counter-intuitive, but the best thing to do for the kittens is not to move them. Keep an eye on them and see if a mother cat comes for them. Mom cats move their kittens often and she may be in the midst of moving them and on her way back to these seemingly abandoned kittens. Or she may be out looking for food.

When do stray cats and feral kittens start?

Stray and Feral Kittens are an Epidemic: Between the months of March and September, every shelter in the region will be overrun with kittens, both orphaned litters and those with a mother. Many of these litters are either strays or ferals.

Why is there a stray cat with kittens?

She probably has found a safe place to hide her kittens. Perhaps something scared her and she decided it may not be safe. If there is any way that you can observe her without calling attention to what you are doing, you may see in what direction she heads after eating.

Where to surrender kittens in the East Bay?

Surrendering owned kittens to the East Bay SPCA. The East Bay SPCA arranges surrenders of owned kittens (born to a pet mother cat) by appointment. We will evaluate the animal’s health and temperament. To make a surrender appointment, click here. Surrendering kittens elsewhere