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FAQ for Cat

heat related

Signs of heat stroke and heat exhaustion include collapse; body temperature of 104 For above; bloody diarrhea or vomiting; wobbliness; excessive panting or difficulty breathing; increased heart rate; mucous membranes very red; and increased salivation.

1. Get your cat out of direct heat.

2. Take his temperature; 104� F or above is an emergency.

Normal body temperature for a cat is 99.5 to 102.5

3. Spray your cat with cool water for a minute or two. Place cool, water-soaked towels on the cat's head, neck, feet, chest, and abdomen. Use a fan. DO NOT immerse the cat in ice water.

The goal is to decrease the body temperature to about 103 F.

5. Take your cat to a veterinary hospital immediately.


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