February 2018 Issue

Does Your Cat Have Parasites?

Parasitism in cats is higher than you might think

Parasites are never fun, and certainly less so when they affect your own cat or kitten. Parasites can rob your cat of good health, making her more susceptible to infections and diseases. In addition, many parasites are zoonotic, meaning they can cause problems in people as well. A diagnosis and recommendations for treatment from your veterinarian are the best way to manage parasites once they have taken hold, but it can also be wise to treat your cat with prophylactic medications to prevent parasitic infections.

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