Reading Time: 4minutes Do you worry about cats in hot weather? This might surprise you. Our fur helps keep us cool, even when the temperature soars. We have other ways of staying cool, too. Keep reading, and I’ll tell you what they are and how you can help cats who are outside when it gets really hot.
Reading Time: 3minutes Personally, I prefer to be inside when it’s very cold. But cats in cold weather can be just fine, especially if they have some help from humans. We have all kinds of ways to cope with cold weather, and some of them might surprise you!
Reading Time: 2minutes Do you worry about cats in hot weather? This might surprise you. Our fur helps keep us cool, even when the temperature soars. We have other ways of staying comfortable, too. Keep reading, and I’ll tell you what they are.
Does the weather affect your behavior? It affects ours! When winter’s coming, we eat more. And the weather affects cat behavior in other ways, too.
Have you noticed how the changing weather affects cat behavior?
I heard that the changing weather affects cat behavior, Thomasina. Is that true?
Good question! The weather definitely affects cat behavior. It certainly affects mine. Now that the days are getting shorter, I feel like I want to eat nonstop!
One way cold weather affects cat behavior is that we have to eat more because we need extra energy to keep warm. That’s as true of cats who stay inside all the time as it is of cats who go out or live outside.
Do cats know when it’s going to rain? Yes, we do! Keep reading to find out how we predict the weather.
Do your cats know when it’s going to rain?
Do cats know when it’s going to rain, Thomasina? My cat always asks to come in just before a storm comes. — Just Curious Hi Just Curious, Yes, we know when it’s going to rain! When the cats in my family feel those changes in the air, we all head for home as fast as we can. It’s not just that we hate being wet. The real problem with a heavy rainstorm is that it changes all the familiar scents that keep us from getting lost. It makes it hard for us to see, too, so we can easily miss all the claw marks we’ve so carefully made in tree trunks and fence posts to help us find our way home. And rain acts as what you humans call white noise, so we can’t hear as well as we’d like to when we’re outside.