Cats are becoming more and more dangerous to their owners, a new study has found.
Key points: Cats have a very low tolerance for heat and water, leading to a rapid and dangerous deathWhen cats do die, their owners have little time to save themThe owners of cats that die from heat or water are often found with their limbs amputatedWhen it comes to hot or cold, heat kills.
The study found that heat kills about three per cent of all cats in Australia.
“Cats are inextricably linked to heat, and they die from it,” Professor Pauline Tett told News.au.
“They are not going to get through this in any other way.”
It’s not just heat.
It’s dehydration, they’re dehydrated because they’re not getting enough to drink, they are not getting their water and they’re also dehydrated.
“The study looked at the number of cats in each city in Australia over a five-year period.
The average cat owner was in a relationship with a cat more than 20 years.
The cats that died of heat-related causes in Australia in 2015 were mostly males.
Cats that died from heat-induced illnesses or injuries were more likely to be female.”
That is really concerning for people because if they have a cat that has heatstroke or other heat-mediated illnesses, they can end up dying very quickly,” Professor Tett said.”
And so that is a really important thing to know.
“Professor Pauline said heat exhaustion was not something that most people realised when it happened.”
People tend to think of it as a hot day or hot summer, but it’s actually a cold day or cold summer and it’s an extreme weather event,” she said.
Professor Tett believes cats are becoming increasingly dangerous to themselves and their owners.”
What we are seeing is cats that are going through a situation where they are dying,” she told News and Views.”
We have seen the increase in the numbers of cats being killed by themselves or by other cats and it is not just cats.
“Professor Tettle said it was critical that owners understood the risks of heat.”
When it becomes an extreme event like heatstroke, you really need to be aware that there are consequences,” she explained.”
You really need a plan and a plan is the key.
“So if you have a plan, you can make sure you’re getting the right food, you’re doing the right things, you’ve got enough water, you have your bed, you get the right blankets, you put the right water-absorbing products in your home.”
A number of different methods were used to calculate the death rate for cats.
Professor Paulina Tett, from the University of Queensland, said there was a high rate of heat exhaustion in cats.
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