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Signs of Heart Worm Disease in Cats

April 22, 2019 9:02 pm Published by

Keeping your cat happy and healthy is likely your highest goal as a cat owner. If they get sick with an infection like heart worm, you want to know why it happened and what to do. Below, the team at our cat care clinic in Alexandria, VA outlines what heart worm is and lists some of the signs of heart worm disease in cats. Causes of heart worm disease Heart worms are bloodborne parasites that settle in the heart or nearby large blood vessels of an infected animal—and these parasites are not small. The size of female worms ranges from... View Article

What Are the Most Common Signs of Illness in Cats?

April 8, 2019 9:02 pm Published by

Cats are experts at hiding pain and illness, which makes it difficult to notice potential health problems. This means your cat is likely to accept physical discomfort as normal. If you are not familiar with your cat’s typical behaviors, it could take you a long time to notice that something is wrong. When you do notice changes, don’t ignore them—contact your vet right away if you have questions. Below, a local cat care clinic in Alexandria, VA highlights the most common signs of illness in cats: Vomiting: Dogs vomiting occasionally is not too worrisome, especially when you have observed them... View Article

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