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Feature May 2016 Issue

Warm Weather Cat Care

Cats and cars simply donít mix. Being hit by a vehicle is a serious danger for the outdoor cat, along with ingesting antifreeze and other toxic substances.

Warm Weather Cat Care

Threats to your cat's health and well-being are increased as higher temperatures arrive. Here are ways you can protect her during the summer months.

While taking good care of your cat should obviously be a year-round concern, your vigilance is perhaps most necessary in the late spring and summer months, when temperatures rise significantly in most areas of the U.S. During extremely hot and humid weather, cats can be increasingly vulnerable to heat exhaustion and dehydration. They are more susceptible to assault by fleas, ticks and other insidious parasites. They can be dangerously exposed to cancer-causing sun rays.

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