Proper Air Circulation is Key for Cats
Make sure your home is well ventilated. If you have an Air Conditioner leave it at a reasonable temperature during the day. In addition, ceiling fans and 'child-proof' fans are a great way to keep the air fresh. A well placed fan can make the ambient temperature seem 20 degrees cooler!
If you do not have an air conditioner or fans, open a window at both ends of your home, so as to the let air circulate in the house. Kitty will greatly appreciate it. However, be sure that you do not open the window such that kitty gets
Groom Cats for Summer Comfort
Brush your cats hair with a cat brush so as to remove the excess fur. DO NOT
shave your cat or anything of the like. Chichi's fur will naturally decrease in fullness during the summer months. In addition, the fur works as a cooling insulation and helps keep your cat safe from sun exposure. See more grooming tips in Simba's Grooming
Outdoor Dangers for Cats and Kittens
Since many cats go outside
it is very important that you be aware of some of the risks particular to the summer months.
One of these is coolant. Auto coolant is deadly. It is a sad thing but many cats die each year after stepping in coolant and then licking it off their paws. Another thing to note is that asphalt can get very hot during the summer and could burn your cat's paws. In addition, many folks treat their lawns. Unfortunately, many of these chemicals are dangerous to cats and could lead to poisoning.
I hope this helps. As always, consult with your vet for any concerns you have relating to your cat. He/she is best positioned to help you out. I hope this helps. Simba