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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 05:47 AM
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They definitely feel hot and cold. My stray really wants to come inside when it's ridiculously hot and humid out or when it's really cold (or raining, for that matter). And of course indoor-only cats are going to be more sensitive to variations in weather. Margaux will sit on the deck all day when it's nice out. Right now it's around 50 - much colder than it has been - she pestered me to go out on the deck, did a quick tour and came back in immediately.
Thx, spirite, I thought kitties don't feel the heat and I get the impression that they actually enjoy being kept warm cos I always see stray cats sun-tanning or go under the car while the engine is still hot.
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post #22 of 24 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 10:33 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks all for the answers. I live in an old drafty house that needs a lot of heating. I was worried about him getting cold during the night. I've bought a bed that is off of the floor
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I'm thinking of adding a cat sleeping bag too just in case. Thanks again for all the answers and the cute pictures.
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post #23 of 24 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 04:47 PM
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I think cats deal with temperature adjustment,the same way humans do. If the cooling is gradual,(Indian Summer,Fall) kitty can cope a lot better,than if there's a sudden drop in temperature. You may know someone who went to Florida,stayed awhile,and when they came back were chilled to the bone-in 65 degree weather. Later they adjust to the cooler temps.

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