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Do Cats Sweat When They're Hot?


Offbeat  (tags: cat welfare, summer, sweat, cars, tips, safety )

Barb
- 295 days ago - cuteness.com
When it's summer and temperatures are soaring, the heat has people wondering how their cats keep cool. Do cats sweat, or do they regular their temperatures by other means?



   

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Barb Knight (1685)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 3:30 pm
Never Leave Your Cat in a CAR!!
 

Pat B (356)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 3:39 pm
We have fans & a.c. in the house, so both (dog/cat) are comfortable.

Thanks, Barb xo

 

Donna T (0)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 3:41 pm
thank you
 

Barb Knight (1685)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 3:54 pm
Good Pat!
Happy to hear it!
 

Nita L (127)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 4:45 pm
My cat has plenty of fresh water, A/C and fans. The only time she's ever in a car is to go straight to the vet and straight home.
Thank you Barb.
 

Cher C (1426)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 4:52 pm


As the article states......

Do cats sweat or pant when they're hot?

They do both! Cats sweat through their paws. However, this sweating mechanism isn't especially effective — cats have far fewer sweat glands than humans have. That's why your cat might also pant or perform other self-cooling behaviors like seeking out shade or cool tile on a hot day.


My 3 have lots of a/c, cold water and they even like ice cubes. :)

Thnx for posting Sweetie! xoxo

 

Animae C (508)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 4:56 pm
HOT is a natural way of life in Australia.

TY Barb
 

Glennis Whitney (393)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 5:41 pm
Very interesting story Saff always gets in cool dark places in the heat Thank you for caring and sharing Barb
 

Veronica B (33)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 8:48 pm
Thanks for the post Barb
 

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday July 31, 2018, 8:58 pm
Interesting and wise article. Thanks Barb
 

SylvieBusy A (190)
Wednesday August 1, 2018, 3:29 am
Thank you for sharing.
 

John J (0)
Wednesday August 1, 2018, 3:45 am
thanks for sharing
 

Jack Y (0)
Wednesday August 1, 2018, 4:08 am
thanks
 

Jerome S (0)
Wednesday August 1, 2018, 4:22 am
Thank you
 

TOM TREE (247)
Wednesday August 1, 2018, 9:09 am
This is interesting !...
Thanks for the Info
Thank You 4 Sharing .....
 

Charmaine Shannon (38)
Wednesday August 1, 2018, 10:24 am
Noted ..... Very Worthwhile Information , Thank-You for Sharing !!!!

 

Winn Adams (179)
Thursday August 2, 2018, 10:33 am
Thanks
 
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