In simple terms, yes! Many cat owners do not realize how important heartworm prevention is for cats. Infection with adult heartworms nearly always causes death of the cat.
Did you know one mosquito can cause a fatal heartworm infection in cats? Once adult heartworms are present in cats they are very difficult to treat safely. Since we cannot prevent mosquito bites we have to protect cats from fatal heartworm disease by using regular prevention.
At Bell Veterinary Clinic we offer safe, effective heartworm prevention products for your cats. Give us a call to find out the best option for preventing this harmful disease from occurring in your fuzzy feline friend.