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Cooling down cats: Tips for hot days 1


When it gets really hot and temperatures rise above 30 ° C, it is just as stressful for cats as it is for us. Here are a few tips to help you cool down. XXL drinking bowl: cat thinks practically - Image: Shutterstock / Joop Snijder Photography

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If you want to do something good for your cat in summer, you should have a shady spot on hot days. It is better to leave them indoors at high heat to protect them from sunburn and heat stroke. These tips also help:

Tip 1: Ideas for rapid cooling on particularly hot days

If you want to do something good for cats with water, few can score with a cold shower. Rather be careful and drizzle some water on the animal's head, neck and back if it allows it. You can use a washcloth for this.

Tip 2: grooming with special brushes

For cats, a Furminator also provides relief on hot days. Different models are geared towards the needs of long-haired or short-haired cats, so that the right brush is available for every fur.

Tip 3: water march! A paddling pool for your cat

Most cats don't really like bathing, but a little refreshment at the kitty pool is often fun even for water-shy tigers. Place a little toy or treat in the cat-friendly paddling pool to animate your pet, then fish, play, and refresh at the same time.

Tip 4: Provide enough water

Getting cats to drink enough isn't always easy. Try running water if you are concerned that your room tiger is not drinking enough. A drinking fountain could be more attractive to them than a bowl. Place water in several places and pour a little of it over the feed.

Read part two of tips and tricks to cool down your dogs in summer.

Cooling down dogs: Tips for hot days 2

Part 2 of our guide against the heat says: "Water March!" So you can your dogs ...