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1. Can Cats Get Heartworm Disease?
Mosquito season is almost here. Can your indoor cat – the one that never goes out – be at risk for heartworm disease?
2. Common Parasites that Can Affect Cats
Even though they are some of the simplest forms of life, intestinal protozoa can cause serious damage in the intestinal tract of house pets — usually in puppies and kittens.
3. Fighting Ear Mites in Your Cat
Ear mites are common parasites that live in the ear canal of cats. They can occur at any age but are more common in younger pets. Here’s what to watch for.
4. Flea Control and Prevention in Cats
The flea is a small, wingless insect that uses specialized mouth parts to pierce the skin and siphon blood. It may be small but it's big on driving you nuts. Here's how to curtail this blood-sucking, irritating mini-monster.
5. Flea Products for Your Cat: Use Extreme Caution
Fleas are frustrating and annoying insects that thrive on our pets and make them miserable. If you use a commercial product labeled “for use in dogs only,” DO NOT USE IT ON YOUR CAT.
6. Gastrointestinal Parasites in Cats
When pet owners talk about worms, they are really talking about all gastrointestinal parasites. And there are several gastrointestinal parasites that commonly affect our dogs and cats.
7. Heartworm Prevention Guidelines for Cats
Heartworms are present in most parts of the United States and mosquitoes are the key – without them the disease cannot spread. Though most often affecting dogs, heartworm disease is rapidly becoming a significant problem in cats.
8. How to Control and Prevent Fleas on Your Cat
As one might expect, flea control can be very time consuming, expensive and difficult. The good news is that currently, with the newer flea products on the market, flea control is much safer, more effective and environmentally friendly.
9. How to Control Parasites in Your Cat
Fleas, ticks, heartworms and intestinal worms – for their small size, these parasites pack a lot of misery for you and your pet. Here are some guidelines and recommendations to keep your household safe and happy.
10. How to Remove and Prevent Ticks in Cats
Ticks are not only disgusting creatures, they also transmit various diseases. Learn how to properly remove ticks and prevent attachment.

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