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Your cat can suffer from cold temperatures

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Although cats are usually very adaptable and resistant to climatic changes, they can also suffer from cold temperatures. It is convenient for feline pet owners to know how they can protect their pets from cold temperatures. Remember that your cat can catch a cold and although this is not so frequent, it can happen.

In general, cats can adapt to different environments and that is why we find them in different regions of the world. Their conditions allow them to live in a wide variety of climates and regions.

However, if you have a feline pet, you may have noticed that it will seek out warm, sheltered places and settle down there. In fact, cats tend to be more sensitive to cold than dogs. Although they naturally adapt to seasonal changes by regulating their coat, they are not very tolerant to cold. This is with the exception of some breeds of cats that can withstand lower temperatures. On the other hand, your cat’s coat will help it withstand the cold temperatures of the winter season.

Taking care of your cat in cold temperatures

In cold temperatures, cats will be able to regulate themselves through their fur and the seasonal moulting that their body naturally performs. In addition to that, your cat is probably looking for a warm place such as near a fireplace or radiator.

To prevent accidents, you can purchase a heated bed to keep him warm and warm without danger.

If you have a garden, it is almost inevitable that your cat will go outside, even if the temperature is very low. In this case, you should let him out, but with the precaution that his food must be adequate and of good quality. This will allow you to withstand the stress that the low temperature will cause in your body. In turn, you will be able to have a strong immune system that will protect you from disease.

It is also important that your cat is hydrated. When temperatures drop, your cat may drink less water. In any case, it is important to make sure that your kitty always has fresh, clean water available.

In particular, despite the hair coat and the natural adaptation of the cat’s body to climate changes, they can suffer from hypothermia. A cat that is exposed to extreme cold temperatures for prolonged periods of time may suffer from hypothermia. Short-haired cats are more likely to suffer from hypothermia than long-haired cats because they have less fur to protect them from the cold.

Cats with cold

Cats, like humans, can catch colds. The symptoms of a cat with a cold can be similar to those of people. These include sneezing, mucus, coughing, tearing and loss of appetite. For any of these symptoms, it is necessary to see a veterinarian so that he can diagnose what is happening to your cat.

Sudden changes in temperature can cause your cat to catch a cold. In general, if you see that your cat is shivering or not very active and looking for a warm place, it is possible that it is cold.

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