Do Cats Get Cold?

cat in snowWhenever you stroke a cat it always seems to be warm doesn’t it, so do cats ever get cold? Actually they feel the cold just as much as we do which is something to remember with winter approaching.

Cats seem warm to us because their natural body temperature is slightly higher than our own, but this doesn’t stop them feeling the winter chill as much as you and I. Their ability to grow a winter undercoat of fur helps to an extent, but no cat is immune from icy winds or rain, sleet and snow which is harsh on outdoor cats. Even indoor cats will feel the icy claws of winter if you leave the heating off while you’re out at work.

We take a look at why cats love to be warm and how you can keep them warm all winter with heated cat beds. Learn More…

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