Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) December 04, 2014
Here?s a message for cat owners wondering what to get their favorite feline this holiday: give the gift of heartworm protection.
?Cat toys and treats are great gifts, but heartworm prevention is something no cat should be without,? declares veterinarian and American Heartworm Society President Dr. Stephen Jones. ?It?s easy and affordable?and it can save a cat?s life.?
As their own gift to America?s cats, the American Heartworm Society is helping owners learn more about this threat through a video entitled ?The Seven Deadly Truths About Heartworm Disease.? The ?truths? include:
Deadly truth #1: If you think heartworm is a ?dog disease,? think again. Just like dogs, cats become infected with heartworms through the bite of an mosquito carrying heartworm larvae.