04 Jul '12, 6pm

Heat Stroke Signs in Cats: What to Do | Care2 Healthy Living

Heat Stroke Signs in Cats: What to Do | Care2 Healthy Living

My poor little kitten, Mittens, almost died yesterday from heat exhaustion. Mittens likes the occasional jaunt in the great outdoors, but yesterday, he got stuck in a neighbor’s garage for a few hours in nearly 100-degree heat. Luckily, I was home, found him on our lawn panting heavily with a raspberry-red tongue and immediately recognized and treated his life-threatening symptoms, which for the record in a cat are: bright red gums and tongue; tongue panting like a dog (cats do not normally pant); hyperventilated breathing/heaving; racing heartbeat; lethargy, weakness and/or wobbliness; hot paws; drooling If a cat is showing these symptoms you have a serious emergency on your hands. Heading immediately to the vet is the first choice, but if time is of the essence, you can try to stabilize your cat as I did: I brought Mittens into our air-conditioned house. He would not dri...

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