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June 7, 2013

 

The truth is that cats do sweat. They sweat through their paws. However, because paws have too small a surface area to do much cooling, cats have developed additional strategies for coping with heat.

Do Cats Sweat Or Pant When They Overheat?

When sweat evaporates, it cools the skin, and panting releases heat through the mouth. So how do cats keep from overheating if they don't seem to sweat or pant?

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