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October 14, 2019

Cats and Heat Stroke

08.10.14 Cats can quickly overheat on hot days. Watch for panting, drooling, sweating paws and restlessness. Cats will often excessively groom in an effort to cool off. Extreme signs include vomiting, lethargy and stumbling.

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Petting Induced Aggression

11.04.12 Cats always give warnings when they want the petting to stop. These include fast tail thrashings, ear turning, skin rippling, whiskers flattened against face. When those signals are ignored, cats turn and look at the hand that’s petting them and sometimes bite.