Heartworm Medicine for Cats

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Treatment for Heartworm in Cats

Why Cats Need Heartworm Treatment

It might not seem necessary to you to protect your cat from heartworms if you don't believe it needs it. Most cat owners do not purchase heartworm prevention products for their cats. There is no doubt that dogs are more likely to contract heartworm infection than humans, especially in Australia. Dogs are the natural hosts of mosquitoes that transmit heartworms, but cats can also be infected with heartworms.

Unlike dogs, cats are less likely to develop heart disease as a result of heartworm infections. Cats' immune response to larval worms can cause serious health problems, not the larval worms themselves. In cats, diagnosing and treating heartworm disease can be challenging, which is why prevention is so important.

The Symptoms of Heartworm Disease in Cats

In cats, allergic reactions can cause asthma-like attacks, vomiting, weight loss, loss of appetite, and coughing. There is a possibility that the cat will struggle to walk, faint, or have seizures. Fluid can accumulate in a cat's abdomen in some cases. Symptoms vary from cat to cat depending on their severity. There can be subtle or dramatic effects. It is common for pet owners to fail to notice a cat's heartworm disease until it collapses or dies suddenly.

Cats with heartworm disease cannot be treated with any approved drugs, and diagnosing the disease can be challenging. Cats cannot be treated with the same drug that is used to treat disease in dogs. In spite of cats having a lower incidence of heartworm, it is often more deadly.

This is why it is important to prevent heartworms in cats. Good veterinary care can sometimes treat heartworm disease in cats. In most cases, this condition goes unnoticed. Without preventative treatment, heartworm disease can cause permanent damage to cats.

The cat heartwormers you buy from Dr Carl is a safe and effective way to prevent your cat from contracting heartworms. With us, you don't have to worry about paying the high cost of a vet visit, because we provide quality products at affordable prices. Getting your cat treated for heartworm before it is too late is the best thing you can do for him.

The Benefits of Heartworm Treatment for Cats

Some brands of heartworm treatment protect cats from contracting heartworms and other types of parasites at the same time. Our products have several advantages, including their ability to treat fleas, paralysis ticks, intestinal worms, ear mites, and heartworms in one treatment.

In order to keep your cat healthy and parasite-free, heartworm prevention is essential at every stage of its life. Using a safe, easy-to-administer tablet, your cat can be protected from a wide range of parasites. Even when cats don't appear to be infected, cats are susceptible to several parasite infections, including fleas, ticks, and heartworms.

Feel free to contact our team of experts if you have any questions about our range of heartwormer products for cats or pricing. Check out our blog posts A Look at Heartworms and A Look at Heartworm Disease for more information.

Cats and Other Worms

It is also important to note that cats can also suffer from other internal parasites at any age. In the first few weeks of a baby's life, roundworms can pass through breast milk into the newborn kitten. During nursing or before birth, kittens are also commonly infected with hookworms. Roundworms and Hookworms can also cause serious conditions such as diarrhoea, anemia, weight loss, and vomiting.

Tapeworm-infected fleas and rodents can pose a problem for adult cats. The symptoms of cats caused by these worms are often similar to those of other worms. Tapeworms differ from other parasites in that their segments often form around the cat's tail or anus.

As with heartworm prevention for cats, it is better to prevent intestinal worm infestations than to treat them once they have occurred. Cat heartwormers can treat all of these parasites and more.

Cat Heartwormers: Browse Our Selection

Dr Carl offers quality heartwormers for cats from top brands such as Advocate, Bravecto, Revolution, and many more. Our veterinarians and animal health professionals only stock products we would happily use on our own pets. 

Our team of vet nurses and customer service staff are available to answer any questions you may have about our products, or the suitability of them for your pet, so you can shop with confidence knowing that you are getting the best deal on reputable products. Contact our team by emailing [email protected], or by calling 1800 DR CARL (1800 372 275) during business hours.

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