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Things to know in February if you have a cat

Spring is upon us but in February the temperatures can still be very cold.

In this article you will find all the tips to get through the winter season with your beloved four-legged friend.

Do cats feel cold?

Cats resist the cold better than us humans! This is thanks to their body temperature which is higher than ours and is on average around 38,5°.

So don’t worry if your feline friend has a habit of going out even in winter: as soon as he feels the need to find some warmth he will go home!

How to feed a cat in winter?

If the feline spends its days in domestic heat e it doesn’t come outit will not be necessary to change its diet.

Conversely, if the cat lives in conditions of semi-freedom, leaving the house at will, we recommend feeding it with higher protein meals (fish and meat).

February foods suitable for cats

February vegetables include:

  • Artichokes
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Fennel
  • Spinach
  • Pumpkin
  • Cabbage
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Parsnips
  • Chicory
  • Cabbage

Just like for us humans, these vegetables and greens are also an important source of vitamins and minerals for our beloved cats, which strengthen the immune system and protect against disease.

Important dates in February if you have a cat

Here are the events not to be missed in February for those who have a cat!

February 14: Valentine’s Day with a dog

Even if you have to show love to those you love every day, Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to make our pet happy.

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Take our Valentine’s Day quiz at the bottom of the page!

A survey by Todocat on the love of pets is also proof of this. The 59% of women in interviewed couples said that they would prefer to spend February 14 with their four-legged friend rather than with their boyfriend or husband!

The menon the other hand, I am the 44% to prefer their partners to the dog or the cat!

Also, well the 93% of our readers think pets are more faithful in love!

February 17: Cat Day

February 17 is the National Cat Day; a whole day dedicated to our pet tigers! Check out 10 ways to celebrate Cat Day on February 17th!