Heartworms in cats

Heartworms, which are spread by mosquitos, can cause serious health complications in pets. Although heartworms are more commonly diagnosed in dogs, cats are also at risk for this disease. Megan Arroyo, a veterinary student at   Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained how heartworms can harm our feline friends. “  adult worms like to live in   right side of   heart and in   pulmonary artery, which is   blood vessel that supplies blood to   lungs,” Arroyo said. “Adult heartworms can cause chronic

 

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