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I have 2 kittens and they have very clearly been getting frustrated in the heat. However they hate the fan so im usually stuck blowing on them which is exhausting.

ashiningstars28
5 days ago
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ACR
ACR5 days ago

You could try using a Cooling Mat. They are often marketed more towards dogs, but also work for cats. The mats use a gel that is activated by the pressure applied from a pet sitting on top.

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TheChimp
TheChimp5 days ago

ACR Got one of them for Harvey the woofer.

Not interested at all.

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE5 days ago

ashiningstars28 I used a cooling pad for hot flushes and it was great so I'd take a look at the pet ones but not sure how you persuade a cat to use one....except that if its looking for a cool place then it should be happy ....I'm a dog person really.

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Mango4
Mango45 days ago

Just make sure they are in a well ventilated area with plenty of shade, preferably with a gentle breeze blowing either naturally or from a fan at a distance , also make certain they have access to fresh cool drinking water throughout the day and they should be fine , as others have said a cold towel or cooling mat may also help, but let the kittens chose for themselves whether of not they wish to stay on these .

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Lynibis
Lynibis5 days ago

Don't know much about pets but frozen freezer blocks sandwiched between two towels?

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOE5 days ago

Lynibis and ashiningstars28 That sounds like a decent low cost testable option! I'd definitely give it a go.

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