Heat Stroke

Important warning

Information about heatstroke in pets. It’s high risk to have any pets outside in very hot weather conditions. Pets are at risk of dying or serious illness in the heat.

Read the RSPCA article

Cats

If the outside temperature is warmer than the cat’s internal temperature, heatstroke is a very real possibility.

Aftercare: Cats who have suffered heatstroke are at greater risk of getting it again. So it is important to take the necessary steps to avoid this. Carefully monitor your cat’s health for signs of possible long term damage caused by the heatstroke & speak to your veterinarian if you see anything unusual. Watch for blood in the urine. Your veterinarian may prescribe a special diet which will put less strain on the damaged kidneys.

For further information

The cat’s body temperature is approximately 100.5 to 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit, or 38.2 to 39.2 Celsius.

Dogs

Please read the following information

Heatstroke

Heat stroke dehydration dogs

Dogs health advice heatstroke

Rabbits

Please read the following information

Warm weather

Every life is precious to us. We have a no kill policy.

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