Posts and tweets about feline heartworms

Posts and tweets about feline heartworms

Use your social media network to educate clients and raise awareness about heartworm disease in cats with these tweets and posts.
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Jan 06, 2015
By dvm360.com staff

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27% of cats infected with heartworms are indoor-only. (Darn mosquitoes!) So why haven’t we tested your cat lately? #pethealth #petcare

DYK? 27% of cats infected with heartworms are indoor-only. (Darn mosquitoes flying into the house!) So why haven’t we tested your cat lately?


Two-thirds of heartworm-infected cats have signs such as coughing, vomiting & weight loss. See the signs? Call us! #pethealth #petcare

When it comes to heartworm, look for the signs! Two-thirds of heartworm-infected cats have coughing, wheezing, vomiting, dyspnea, tachypnea, and weight loss. If you spot these symptoms, call us ASAP.


How do you know if cats have heartworm disease? It often requires blood tests/radiographs/ultrasound. We can do that! #pethealth #petcare

How do you know if your favorite cat has heartworm disease? It can be tricky, often requiring blood tests and radiographs or ultrasound. And it doesn’t help that cats are the masters of disguising symptoms. Let us play detective so you don’t have to!


Think heartworm disease often causes cardiac disease in cats? The target organ is actually the lung. Now you know! #pethealth #petcare

It’s easy to think heartworm disease often causes cardiac disease in cats. However the target organ is actually the lung, not the heart. We’ve got more heartworm facts where that came from!


Recent study says 50% of cats with heartworms had a negative antibody test; 100% had a negative test 18 months later. #pethealth #petcare

Warning! A negative heartworm antibody test doesn’t rule out heartworm disease in cats. A recent study found that 50% of cats experimentally infected with heartworms had a negative antibody test; 100% of the cats had a negative antibody test 18 months after infection. Just get your cat in the door—we’ll take care of the rest of the testing.


Do cats really get heartworms? Yep. Mosquitoes will bite any animal—regardless of whether its tail wags or flicks. #pethealth #petcare

Q: Do cats really get heartworms? A: Yep. If you live in an area where heartworm infection is prevalent in dogs, your cat is at risk, too. Those pesky mosquitoes will bite any animal—regardless of whether its tail wags or flicks. Come to us for more heartworm answers!


Cases of feline heartworm disease have been reported in all 50 states. This is why year-round prevention is a must. #pethealth #petcare

No mosquitoes, no heartworm problems, right? Wrong. Cases of feline heartworm disease have been reported in all 50 states. Mosquitoes are resilient little buggers and can even survive through the winter. This is why year-round prevention is a must.


DYK? There isn’t a treatment for feline heartworm disease yet. 3 words: Year-round prevention! #pethealth #petcare

While we can help your cat with good, supportive veterinary care, there isn’t a treatment for feline heartworm disease.  This is why we can’t stop talking about year-round prevention! Let’s start protecting your cat today.


From chewable tablets to topical products, we’ve got heartworm preventives for your cat’s busy—or not busy—lifestyle. #pethealth #petcare

Think your cat is more a of “chewable tablet” than a “topical spot-on product” type of feline. No problem! We’ve got a heartworm preventive that fits your cat’s busy—or not so busy—lifestyle.


Heartworm disease is preventable. There’s no reason a cat should have it. Keep Fluffy from becoming a sad statistic. #pethealth #petcare#pethealth #petcare

Fact: Heartworm disease is preventable. There’s no reason a cat should have it today. Ask us how you can keep your cat from becoming a sad statistic.