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Heartworm Prevention for Cats

Heartworm infection occurs when a mosquito carrying infective heartworm larvae bites into a cat for a blood meal. It is crucial to give your cat heartworm prevention medication every month to prevent the spread of the disease if such a mosquito bite occurs, because heartworm infection is potentially fatal for cats. These are some of the potentially dangerous symptoms of heartworm disease that can occur in cats:
  • Mild to severe coughing
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss despite regular eating habits
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of breath (gasping for air)
As a cat owner, providing quality pet care to your cat is a top priority, so if your cat has any of these symptoms, you should visit your veterinarian. Your veterinarian can perform a blood test to determine if your cat has heartworm disease.

Help prevent your cat from developing heartworm disease by following these three easy steps:

 
 
  

Provide Year-round Heartworm Prevention

Heartworm prevention treatment must be given monthly. You cannot predict when or where your cat will be exposed to heartworm-carrying mosquitoes, so do not skip a month.

The American Heartworm Society reports that pets are diagnosed with heartworms in all 50 states throughout the year (even in winter).
 
 
  

Fatigue is one of the symptoms a pet can have when heartworms are present
 
Fatigue is one of the symptoms a cat can have when heartworms are present

  

Kill Worms

Revolution for cats is a monthly preventative that protects against heartworms and controls adult roundworms and adult hookworms. Revolution requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
 
  

  

Schedule Heartworm Exams

Regularly scheduled heartworm exams are necessary to make sure your cat has not contracted heartworm disease, even with prevention.

 
  

  
 
 
    Molly's Tip: All cats are susceptible to heartworms, regardless of age, breed, or sex.  
  
 

 
   
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