Our question this week was:Dr. Jon – What is a normal temperature using an ear thermometer on my cat?
Hi – thanks for your email. You wrote asking "What is a normal temperature using an ear thermometer on my cat?" Generally, we believe that an ear temperature is one degree lower than a rectal temperature. If a normal rectal temperature in a cat is roughly 100 to 102 degrees F. then a normal ear temperature would be approximately 99 to 101 degrees F.
An article that might be helpful to you is How to Take your Cats Temperature
. Also – this article - What is normal
? This article gives you information on the normal heart rate, respiratory rate, temperature, and gum color in cats.
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