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Normal Body Temperature in a Cat
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Q. What is the normal body temperature for cats?
 
A. Taking a cat's temperatureIn general, the normal body temperature for animals is higher than for humans. The normal rectal temperature of a cat is 100° to 102.5°F. The normal temperature of a kitten at birth is 97°F. The temperature gradually increases with age until it is 100°F at 4 weeks of age.

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