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    How to keep your cat healthy in the summer?

    Articlegeneral cat adviceTuesday 28 June 2011
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    The very awaited summer season has come and now it is only about enjoying it! However, you should not forget about hazards that might get your kitten into danger. Learn how to keep your kitty healthy during the summer and what to remember about when going on holidays. 

    Heastroke

    High temperatures might cause heatstroke in your cat. Although it is a fatal condition you can learn how to prevent it. One of the solutions is to keep your cat indoor in a cool interior room, rubbing it down with a damp towel or wrapping a cold compress around its neck. Always remember not to leave your pet in a parked car (it also refers to cooler months) and if travelling with your kitten, don’t forget to provide adequate ventilation. Always provide your cat with sufficient water supplies, place several bowls of cool water indoors and outdoors. In case you notice any worrisome signs, contact your vet as soon as possible.

    Hairballs

    Hairballs are a dangerous problem for your cat all year round. They are formed when a cat grooms itself and swallows hairs and as hair is not easily digested it may stuck with undigested food in the stomach or in the gastrointestinal tract. The problem of hairballs it’s serious and it shouldn’t be ignored. Although hairballs are most common problem in the summer, the cat’s owner should prevent it all year round as the hairballs depend on each cat. Some of the felines hardly ever suffer from hairballs! Learn how to deal with them here

    Lost cats…

    Cats are naturally curious and unpredictable animals and each year thousands them get lost. Unfortunately, in most of the cases, they cannot be reunited with their owners. In the event that your cat strays away a microchip is your kitten’s best chance of return. Remember to have your kitten microchiped if you have not done it yet. Learn how to microchip your cat here.

    Read our articles to enjoy the summer with your cat!

     

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