Why would a cat’s temp be low?

Why would a cat’s temp be low?

Factors that increase a pet’s risk for hypothermia include very young or old age, low body fat, hypothalamic disease or hypothyroidism, and previous anesthesia and surgery. Sick or newborn animals with low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) are at risk for hypothermia even in normal environments.

Why does my cat feel cold to the touch?

Colder Extremities A cold cat’s extremities may feel cooler to the touch than normal, like the tips of his ears, tail, or nose. A cat in danger of hypothermia may become sluggish, with dilated pupils or shallow breathing. Symptoms like that may require immediate vet attention.

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