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Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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How to help your cat stay cool and comfortable in the summer.

The rising temperature in the warmer months can cause our pets to overheat, so follow the steps in our video to ensure your moggy doesn’t fall foul of the summer sun.

 

Here are some tips:

bottle containing frozen water

You can freeze a bottle of water and wrap it in a towel to keep your cat cool

 

Hydration is key! Encouraging your cat to drink more can be done in these ways:

 

Exposure to the sun can be a trigger-factor for a type of cancer that is more commonly seen in cats with unpigmented, white ears or noses so it is certainly a good idea to try to offer some protection, even though we know how much cats love to lie in the sun! If your cat has white fur try keeping them inside between 10am and 3pm when the sun is at its hottest and speak to a vet about suitable sunblock for cats.

If you are concerned about your cat’s health in the heat, have an elderly cat or kitten in poor health please speak to a vet.

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