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What outside temperature is too hot for cats

One of the most common questions we get from cat owners is “What is too hot for my cat?” While some cats are born with a naturally built-in “heat sink” that allows their body to adapt to the climate of their native habitat, most cats are not as hardy as their owners might like. Even cats that are well-adapted to their native climate can be affected by heat waves.

Unfortunately, there is no hard and fast answer to this question. There are several factors that contribute to the health and well-being of your cat including age, physical condition, genetics, and environment.

The best advice we can give you is to consult your veterinarian. He’ll be able to advise you on your cat’s particular needs and whether or not an elevation has any effect on the health and well-being of your pet.

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How can I help my cat deal with heat?

The best way to help your cat deal with heat is to provide a cool environment. Our homes are usually very warm, and can provide a good environment for cats to cool down.

However, if you’re looking for a more permanent solution, there are a few things you can do to help your cat deal with heat.

Provide a cool drinking water bowl.

If your cat is well-adapted to the climate of its native habitat, it may not need any extra help to deal with heat waves in the summertime. However, if your cat is not well-adapted, it can cause serious health problems.

The best way to help your cat deal with heat is to provide a cool environment.

Make sure that your cat always has access to fresh drinking water.

Provide fresh air.

Provide DIRECT access to fresh air.

Make sure your cat has access to fresh air through the windows.

Give your cat a little extra attention during the Summer.

Cats can be very fussy during the Summer.

Provide them with a few extra treats, especially on hot days.

Cats can be very fussy during the Summer. Provide them with a few extra treats, especially on hot days. Provide a cool location in your home.

Cats are very adaptable creatures, but they do need some help dealing with heat.

Here are some ideas for providing a cool location for your cat:

Cooling fans or air conditioners placed in a shady spot

Cooling pillows

Cooling mats

Cooling showers

Cooling tiles

Cooling boxes

Cooling tunnels

Try to avoid providing your cat with a room that is too hot, especially during the summer.

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