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Cat walking round with its tongue sticking out?

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MrsBertMacklin Fri 03-Jul-15 22:16:26

Have tried Googling this: is it a symptom of something: thirst, teeth?

I've caught her doing it twice in 48 hours.

CtrlAltDelicious Fri 03-Jul-15 22:18:29

Is she in heat? Mine does it then. Other symptoms include constant mewing, rolling around and attempted sexual assault on my two boy cats.

unlucky83 Fri 03-Jul-15 22:20:35

I think she is just feeling the heat a little - like dogs pant to cool down.
My cat has done it before - nothing wrong with her. Just make sure she has water available and it isn't too warm if you can.

unlucky83 Fri 03-Jul-15 22:21:18

And mine's neutered -so not in heat!

GinUpGirl Fri 03-Jul-15 22:21:55

I think she's just hot!

stareatthetvscreen Fri 03-Jul-15 22:23:25

hot and stressed

MrsBertMacklin Fri 03-Jul-15 22:28:31

Thank you, any tips on tricking her to drink more water? I've got bowls out in every room and have been changing them twice a day / dropping ice in, but she's not drinking any more than normal.

Devora Fri 03-Jul-15 22:31:17

She'll be finding a way to drink. My cat resolutely refuses to drink water out of a bowl, no matter how hot it is. I have literally never seen her drink water or milk. But she's still alive, so must be finding it somewhere.

MrsBertMacklin Fri 03-Jul-15 22:32:37

Not mine, Devora, she's an indoor cat, no access to other water sources.

bonzo77 Fri 03-Jul-15 22:37:22

How far out? Mine forgets to put hers away properly sometimes and it hangs out about 5-10 mm until she needs it for something.

Devora Fri 03-Jul-15 22:44:26

Bathroom tap? Your water glass? Toilet? grin

MrsBertMacklin Fri 03-Jul-15 22:57:00

Definitely not. Unless she's worked out how to use my spare keys to nip to the pub, she's only drinking from her bowls and fountain. Stupid heatwave.

RubbishMantra Sat 04-Jul-15 00:19:22

Is she panting as well? If so, most likely caused by the hot weather. Add a couple of tablespoons of water to her wet meals.

Is she out of kittenhood? One of mine was a proper drama lama during teething, walking around on back legs, pawing at his stuck out tongue.

Silvercatowner Sun 05-Jul-15 20:00:20

My poor Silver did this and was diagnosed with heart failure. It wasn't good.

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