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Stay in-the-know with all the latest health news for your cat. Healthy Paws offers a variety of resources to keep your cat happy and healthy.

Stay in-the-know with all the latest health news for your cat. Healthy Paws offers a variety of resources to keep your cat happy and healthy.

heartworm in kittens and cats

Heartworms in Cats and Kittens

August 30th, 2018 by Colleen Williams
 

Heartworms are parasites that cause a progressive and potentially fatal illness that damages the lungs, heart and arteries of cats and dogs. Heartworms, which can grow to more than a foot long, enter a cat’s body via a mosquito bite. Mosquitoes pick up the heartworm larvae when they bite infected dogs, coyotes, wolves, foxes, or… Read More