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5 Cool Products for Hot Cats

Take a look at these refreshing summer items made with keeping cats cool in mind.

Erica Dermer  |  Jun 4th 2019


Cool your cat down this summer with these products:

1. Cooling mat

$49.95. Hydro Cooling Mat (small); coolerdog.com.

$49.95. Hydro Cooling Mat (small); coolerdog.com.

If kitty is too hot, she’ll love a special bed to chill on.

2. Cool shelters for feral cats

$99. KatKabin; katkabin.com

$99. KatKabin; katkabin.com.

Outside cats need protection from the harmful UV rays. Give your local feral clowder shelter from the sun, and they’ll thank you.

3. Crate fan

$14.99. Metro Air Force Crate Cooling Fan; jefferspet.com.

$14.99. Metro Air Force Crate Cooling Fan; jefferspet.com.

Kitty has to travel in the summer heat? Add a breeze with a crate fan.

4. Elevated bed

$59.99/Medium and $74.99/Large. Gen7Pets; petmate.com.

$59.99/Medium and $74.99/Large. Gen7Pets; petmate.com.

Keeps Fluffy off the hot floor, allowing air to flow all around her.

5. Water fountain

$29.99. Catit Flower Fountain LED. Catit; usa.catit.com.

$29.99. Catit Flower Fountain LED. Catit; usa.catit.com.

Cats need access to fresh water, especially when the heat is on. Entice your cat to drink more with fresh, flowing water from a water fountain.

(Note: While there are no sunscreens specifically made just for cats, Catster has heard that some are in the works — we’ll let you know when they are released.)

Thumbnail: Photography by Chepko Danil Vitalevich / Shutterstock. 

About the author

Erica Dermer is a stay-at-home cat mom in Phoenix, AZ. As a former magazine editor, she now using her writing skills to blog at CeliacandtheBeast.com. She recently lost her photogenic tabby named Murphy, and currently lives with his sister, Mushu, the tortie.

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