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Warmer Weather Reminds Cat Owners to Protect Against Worms
Date:5/21/2008

cat against parasites including heartworms, which are transmitted to a cat through a mosquito bite. Becker cautions that cat lovers should know how to safeguard against potential hazards that may be lurking in their own backyards and neighborhoods, including:

-- standing water (such as water in bird baths, ponds, and baby pools),

which is a breeding ground for mosquitoes that can carry and transmit

heartworm larvae to cats.

-- warmer weather, which leads to more open windows and doors that let

mosquitoes inside, even if covered by screens, because mosquitoes can

slip through cracks around doors.

-- other common hazards, such as sandboxes, wild critters like rabbits and

squirrels, shady areas, dirt tracked indoors, and even other pets, all

of which are known to be locations for parasites.

In Bayer's newly launched interactive risk finder at http://www.petparents.com, cat lovers can see from a cat's perspective what each of these risks mean to their cat's health, and also get simple tips to help lower these risks in their own homes and yards. In addition, anyone can download a shortcut to their computer desktop or post it to their own Web site to keep the risk finder and preventive tips a click away for easy reference. Additionally, they can quickly spread the word to other cat owners about the importance of knowing common feline parasites, including heartworms and intestinal worms, by using the send-to-a-friend feature.

"Spring is not the only time of year in which cat owners should think about parasites," said Becker. "This time of year should be considered a reminder to consult a veterinarian about establishing a preventive monthly regimen. Heartworms can stay in the cat's body for a long time, and are very difficult to treat once present. Further, it can take two to three years after infection before residual effect
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