If we are feeling a bit sticky in the heat, imagine how your cat feels in their fur coat. Long day’s high temperatures and direct sunlight can be both uncomfortable and dangerous for cats, so everyone show knows how to keep their kitty cool and comfortable. When the heat arrives, cats cannot feel hot and bothered; they are at higher risk of possibly fatal heatstroke. Keeping feline, temperatures low as possible during warm summer months are vital. We are the servant of our cat. Cats can contract skin cancer if it has burned them, just like a human. ITs a most difficult task how tokeep cat cool in summer.
Outdoor cats and pet cats who are allowed outside do not live as long as cats kept safely indoors. Cats face many dangers outside the house. They get hit by cars; they get caught in the machinery of all kinds; It gets poisoned by pest control systems; It gets stuck in dumpsters, and they might be trapped and taken to the vet by a well-meaning feral cat lover such as myself. If that happens, they will come back vaccinated (whether they need it) and sterilized and with part of their left ear cut off in a straight line to indicate the cat has been sterilized and vaccinated.
So here are some tips to make your Keeping cat cool in summer
Keep your cat well-groomed
A tangle-free coat will help your cat, so cool, brush your cats often over the summer months. Excess fur on cats traps heat, so daily grooming during heat waves to get rid of dead hair will make your cat feel a little more comfortable. Your cat should be grooming itself more than normal. It is nothing to worry about the cats. It’s their very own way to beat the heat as when the saliva evaporates off the fur, it will cool them down.
Mostly vats hate getting wet, so they are unlikely to want to take a dip in any water to cool off. But wet a small towel in cold water and deb over your cats’ fur, or just a stroke cat with wet hands, to bring some relief from hot weather.
Feeding wet food
It can also be great for the cat’s hydration because of the water used in it, which is greats for cats in heat. It helps the cat to keep cool in the summer.
We keep our patio misters on from 6 a.m. till about 8 p.m. during the summer heat, but during those excessively high heat days, we will go out and soak the patio up to 3 times a day to keep the colony cool. So everyone should also give them plenty of cool water, plus we have areas that soft grasses along with native plants grow in a couple of shady areas that damp that the cats love to nap/sleep in that a nice and cool. So also give them enough food shine in the summer; they burn a lot of calories keeping cool.
When we see any cat in distress during the high heat of summer, we will immediately drop everything grab a bucket, cool water, washcloths, and towels and go to work cooling down the overheated victim. We start rubbing it down with wet towels and give it water via wet washcloth to suck on. We have saved several cats we this method. All these tips help you to cat cool in summer days.
Always check sheds and garages before sitting doors. Cats can find their way into all sorts of hides holes, particularly if they are looking for a shady spot to cool down. Watch for symptoms of heatstroke. These include excessive panting — lethargy, drooling, fever, vomiting, collapse, or unconsciousness.