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Friday 24th of November 2017

Heat Stroke

General information on Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke is a dangerous condition for a cat and needs immediate attention as cats cannot tolerate high temperatures. There are several causes of heat stroke including being left in a hot car, left in a confined space without water, diseases that restricts the airway and other internal heat causes such as fever or strenuous exercise.

Symptoms of Heat Stroke

Symptoms of Heat Stroke may include rapid and sometimes noisy breathing, thick persistent saliva, vomiting, mucus membranes and tongue can also become red. If measures are not taken then the cat can begin to stagger and have diarrhea that may be bloody. Possible collapse, coma and death without treatment.

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Treatments for Heat Stroke

Treatment must be started immediately including moving the cat to a cooler area. If there is no cool area, then apply cold wet towels or wet the cat down with water until its temperature is less than 103 degrees.

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Remember, this information is for reference only. Always contact your vet or pet profesional for advice.


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Seek the advice of your vet or other qualified pet care provider before you decide on any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding a feline medical symptom or medical condition.

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