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Old 01-20-2014, 11:30 PM
 
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Hi I want to relocate to Las Vegas from Boise, Idaho. Boise is too cold, and quite the bore. We (myself and the cats) are couped up in our Boise apartment because it has been a cold winter, and they are driving me crazy They like to go outside. My lease is up at the end of February and I want to move. But will the cats have to be coupled up inside all summer in Las Vegas because it will be too hot for them to go out? I plan to rent a house with a yard for them. Thanks.
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Old 01-21-2014, 12:20 AM
 
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Hi I want to relocate to Las Vegas from Boise, Idaho. Boise is too cold, and quite the bore. We (myself and the cats) are couped up in our Boise apartment because it has been a cold winter, and they are driving me crazy They like to go outside. My lease is up at the end of February and I want to move. But will the cats have to be coupled up inside all summer in Las Vegas because it will be too hot for them to go out? I plan to rent a house with a yard for them. Thanks.
No. With a good supply of water cats don't care much what the temperature is. Cats (and dogs) basically don't cool through the skin and fur. They do it by asperation. They are basically thermos bottles cooled by the breath. They will freely wander around at 105 and even lay in the sun. If it is hot they may then move to the shade but they don't mind heat at all.
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Old 01-21-2014, 03:34 AM
 
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Shoot.. my brothers dog wanted np part of the heat. It was a fight to get that dog out of the house. Crack that door open and try to push him out was a fight. Too hot for animals outside.
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Old 01-21-2014, 04:43 AM
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I guess it depends on the individual pet. I would never advocate for the morons that leave their dogs out in the heat (or the winter cold) all the time. It's cruel. That said, my cats prefer to be outside most of the time, even when it's very hot. I have a saltillo tile patio (covered) and plenty of shade outside.

The boyfriend and I both have doggie doors, so the animals can come inside whenever they want. He also has a decorative fountain in the backyard that ensures that there is always fresh water available. The fountain also has made his yard popular with birds, especially hummingbirds, and it's pretty nice to sit by it and listen to the water.
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Old 01-21-2014, 07:40 AM
 
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to hot... hell yes.

downright dangerous
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:03 AM
 
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Hi I want to relocate to Las Vegas from Boise, Idaho. Boise is too cold, and quite the bore. We (myself and the cats) are couped up in our Boise apartment because it has been a cold winter, and they are driving me crazy They like to go outside. My lease is up at the end of February and I want to move. But will the cats have to be coupled up inside all summer in Las Vegas because it will be too hot for them to go out? I plan to rent a house with a yard for them. Thanks.
How would you keep your cat in your own yard? I had a terrible problem with my neighbors cat using my yard as a toilet.
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:42 AM
 
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How would you keep your cat in your own yard? I had a terrible problem with my neighbors cat using my yard as a toilet.
You mean like the birds and rats and lizards do?
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:44 AM
 
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How would you keep your cat in your own yard? I had a terrible problem with my neighbors cat using my yard as a toilet.

I agree..had the same problem. I confronted the neighbor about this but they just got pissed. If I didn't clean up the cat crap , then I was afraid it would also attract other strays and the like. I read something about used coffee grounds repelling cats so I started to spread them around where I found cat poop which seemed to work, but the cat(s) always found another soft dirt area to do their dirty work.
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:01 AM
 
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I agree..had the same problem. I confronted the neighbor about this but they just got pissed. If I didn't clean up the cat crap , then I was afraid it would also attract other strays and the like. I read something about used coffee grounds repelling cats so I started to spread them around where I found cat poop which seemed to work, but the cat(s) always found another soft dirt area to do their dirty work.

That is when you buy an animal trap, catch them then either take them to the shelter or call animal control to pick up the pet. Owners have to pay reclamation fees to get their dog/cat back. Good thing is, is that if the animal is not fixed they are required to get it done before their animal is released back to them.
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:34 AM
 
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I have three cats and I do not let them outside to protect them from predatory animals and motor vehicles. I have one neighbor that allows his cat to roam. I almost hit his cat twice because he is grayish and he roams around at dusk.
My cats are very happy with being inside 24/7. I even taught them that if the sliding door is open they will go to the threshold but no further.
Just my opinion....

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