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Monday 25th of September 2017



Heartworm


General information on Heartworm

Heartworm disease rarely occurs in cats. It is spread by mosquitoes that house the larvae in their saliva. Adult worms can form, traveling from a vein to the heart.


Symptoms of Heartworm

Cats with Heartworm disease may show signs of lethargy, weight loss, labored breathing, and cough with blood in the sputum.

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Treatments for Heartworm

Keep your cat indoors during late afternoons and evenings to lessen the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes carrying the larvae. If your cat has symptoms of Heartworm disease visit your vet immediately. Since the cat heart is small, one or two adult worms can pose a potentially dangerous situation. Your vet may begin a complex treatment to kill the adult worms.




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Remember, this information is for reference only. Always contact your vet or pet profesional for advice.


 






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Seek the advice of your vet or other qualified pet care provider before you decide on any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding a feline medical symptom or medical condition.



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