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Tips on keeping cats cool enough in this weather

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by Number 1, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Number 1

    Number 1 PetForums Member

    Jan 21, 2009
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    I thought it may be worth having a thread on how to look after cats in this weather. This is my first summer with 2 indoor cats and a lot
    of windows. Fotunately for my sanity I have been offered a job after being unemployed. So far though I have been around to ensure
    home is reasonably cool by switching on fans, aircon, closing off warm
    rooms, opening doors to cool rooms, same with windows (I use plastic ties that stop window opening wide enough for them to escape). Obviously I won't be around to do all of this soon and want them ok. One is extremly playful and in this weather I have caught him a few time panting (given water) which is play enduced.

    I gave my water haters a water body massage which went well.

    Tips please people.
  2. Tinks magic

    Tinks magic PetForums Member

    Jan 4, 2009
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    I wrap freezer blocks in towles and tink lies snuggled p round them
  3. Saikou

    Saikou PetForums VIP

    Apr 2, 2008
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    For shorthairs, a wipe over with a damp fannel can help reduce their body temperature if they get over heated.
  4. an4rew

    an4rew PetForums Newbie

    Jul 3, 2009
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    Wet paper towels are good if your cat will let you near him with it :D
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