How Can You Tell If a Cat Has a Fever?

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If your cat has a fever they will feel warm to the touch. Usually a cat's nose is moist and cool but when they have a fever it will be dry and warmer than normal. You may want to take them to the vet to have everything checked out to be sure they are okay.
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In order to get an accurate temperature on a cat(or dog) you must take the temperature rectally using a regular human thermometer. You may choose to use one of the fancy ear thermometers
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1. Watch your cat for signs of illness. A cat with a fever will generally be more lethargic than normal and will not have a normal appetite. Knowing your cat's normal activity level
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1. Shake the thermometer well if you are using one that contains mercury. A digital thermometer may also be used and typically gives a faster result. It is recommended that you use
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Lethargy, "crankiness", refusing food and water, hiding, and swelling or bumps are all signs of fever in cats.
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