As the weather warms up we all start to wear shorts and t-shirts to keep cool, our feline friends however wear their fur coat all year round. This can easily lead to over heating if your cat isn't set up to cope in the summer heat. Here are a few of our tips to keep your cat happy this summer!
Ice - If you're going to be out all day, drop a few ice cubes into your cats water bowl to ensure it stays cool and refreshing for as long as possible. It is a good idea to ensure there is more than one source of water around the house and that the water bowls are kept in area of the house that generally stay out of the sun!
Homemade Air-Conditioning - Fill a small plastic bottle with water and let it freeze over night. In the morning you can wrap it in a small towel and put it in your cats favourite spot to lounge. She may really appreciate the kitty cooling system as the temperature rises in the afternoon, if she's not a fan, she can simply move away from it! (Make sure you don't fill the bottle right to the top, water expands as it freezes so there needs to be room for it to move!)
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