It's hot for our animal friends too. Give plenty of fresh cold water out for your pets. Local wild birds insects and other animals would appreciate cool clean water too. Why not have a bucket or birdbath for them.
Ultimate Cat Scratch Loungers by Brawny Cat - Big Comfort for Any Size Cat.and has lasting cardboard scratching surface available/reverse sided! One of product design finalist in Apartment Therapy 2011 Design Showcase too!