During the summer months when the days are long and temperatures heat up, it’s important to take extra care of your cat to ensure they stay happy and healthy. Cats are just as at risk of dehydration and heatstroke as the rest us; keeping your feline’s temperatures as low as possible is vital in these balmy summer months.
Many cats love to drink from streams and lick dew from plants, but in the summer these sources of water can be much harder to find. Remember to watch your pet for signs of over-heating, whether this be heavy panting or a loss of energy. If you recognise these signs, encourage your cat to have a drink.
Did you know that water makes up 80% of a cat’s weight and is the main constituent of cells, tissues and organs? So even a small decrease in water has a big health impact. Cats depend on water to replace lost fluids. Drinking plenty reduces the chance of cats becoming dehydrated. Typical symptoms of dehydration include sunken eyes, lethargy, loss of appetite, dry mouth and panting.
It may sound easier said than done to increase your cat’s water intake but getting them to drink from a bowl is not always an easy task. Cats don’t like drinking still, stagnant water even if it’s fresh. It’s instinctive for cats to avoid stagnant water, which in the wild is much more likely to be contaminated than flowing water. Our No.1 recommendation for increasing your cat’s water intake is a cat drinking fountain! One lucky person will have the chance to WIN Catit’s bestselling Flower Fountain, placemat and cleaning set…PLUS a year’s supply of Triple Action Filters!
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