Category: heat stroke

Cat panting to cool down

Can cats suffer from heat stroke?

Yes, domestic, stray and feral cats can suffer from heat stroke and it is an emergency that requires immediate assessment and prompt attention from caregiver and veterinarian. As it happens, cats do not tolerate...

My cat is panting heavily

My cat is panting heavily

“My cat is panting heavily” – this is a search term that people put into Google, looking for answers. Panting is normal for a cat but heatstroke (see below) is not. We’re used to...

Cats and Hot Sunny Weather

By Ruth aka Kattaddorra There is a lot of publicity about not leaving dogs shut in cars in hot weather and making sure they have shade indoors and outdoors and plenty of fresh drinking...

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