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Helping Your New Kitten Deal With Summer

Posted on 6th July, by Jennifer M. Cline in New Kitten Advice. No Comments

In most of the America, it is incredibly hot right now. Those without air may notice their new kitten panting or refusing to move from cool areas such as the bathroom or basements. And those who allow their new kitten to roam outside may have noticed the fur ball staying in shaded areas or even in crawl spaces. If you’re hot, think about how your new kitten feels with a fur coat!

When the temperatures are hot outside, like they are now, it’s important to pay attention to the behavior of your new kitten. Felines can suffer from dehydration and heat stroke.

Some signs to watch out for:

-Anxiety. Anxious cats may pace or cannot seem to get comfortable.
-Respiratory distress or hyperventilation )
-Dark red gums
-Panting
-Lethargy

-Increased internal body temperature. Cat’s temperature is between 100.5° and 101.5° F. Anything above 104° is a cause for worry.

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