Every summer, countless pet owners make the terrible decision to leave their cat or dog in the car while they run a quick errand. But what many people don’t realize is even with the windows cracked the inside of a car can quickly rise in temperature over 100 degrees.
To demonstrate just how quickly the inside of car can become unbearable in the summer sun, Arizona Cardinals star Tyrann Mathieu teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and sat in a car in the summer heat. It only took him a couple minutes before he was sweating and couldn’t take it anymore. Now, this PSA has gone viral with over 1.1 million views!