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Heartworms and Cats

New Study Reveals Disease Is Not Just For Dogs
by VPI Pet HealthZone

Cats are not the preferred target of most mosquitoes or the preferred host for the heartworms. They appear to have a natural resistance to infection and can live with very low worm burdens without ever showing any related clinical signs. Cats tend to have fewer worms than dogs, and the worms are more short-lived, as compared to dogs.5

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