Normal Cat Vital Signs

Check out normal vital signs for a cat.

Heart Rate:

110-200 beats/minute

Respiratory Rate:

20-40 breaths/minute

Temperature:

100ºF-103ºF (37.7ºC-39.4ºC)

Mucous Membrane Colour:

Pink

CRT (Capillary Refill Time - pressing finger on gum above the front teeth and seeing how long it takes for the colour to return):

Less than 2 seconds

Skin Turgor (Skin elasticity - pinching skin and seeing how long it takes to return to normal):

Less than 1 second

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