Heartworm Prevention for Cats

Give Your Pet Protection

Heartworm-Prevention-for-CatsSome people think that heartworms only infest dogs. That is totally not true. The fact is that cats are as prone to heartworms as dogs especially when you are living in an area where there are a lot of mosquitos. And with just one single bite from a mosquito bearing heartworms larvae, these worms could infest the blood stream of your feline pet, and once already mature they could proceed to the lugs and heart causing really adverse effects to the pets’ health, like heart failure and respiratory complications.

Good thing that there are a lot of heartworm prevention for cats that are being sold right now that makes sure that your pets would be protected from these parasites always.

The top medications that you could use are Advantage Multi, Heartgard, Revolution, and Interceptor. Using these feline heartworm medicines can ensure that the larva of the said parasites could not survive inside your pets system. These medications should be given monthly for best results.

Here are some information of the following medications.

  1. Interceptor for cats – this one has Milbemycin Oxime as its main active ingredient. This medication could also treat other intestinal parasites like hookworms and roundworms that could also be infesting your pet cats. It’s a very effective heartworm preventative medication that could be given to your pets orally.
  2. Heartgard Plus – this is an effective heartworm medication that is also given to you cats that could be added to your pets regular food. Its main ingredients are Ivermectin and Pyrantel. Ivermectin can eradicate heartworms that are inside your pets system while Pyrantel takes care of those other internal parasites.
  3. Revolution for cats – a topical heartworms solution that has Selamectin a potent ingredient that takes care of heartworms, fleas, ear mites, roundworms and hook worms all at the same time.
  4. Advantage Multi– this is also a topical heartworms preventative medication that could also take care of heartworms infestation very effectively, while making sure that your pet cat would also be free from flea and ear mites.

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