Risk of Heartworm Infection in Cats is Low in Orange County

2020-01-20T01:20:02+00:00August 19th, 2013|

It’s summer, and it’s hot. Bugs are in their high season. We see lots of fleas and intestinal worms that bother our cats this time of year, but what about another parasite called heartworm? Is this something cat owners should be concerned about in Orange County? The official name of the heartworm is Dirofilaria immitis, and it is found throughout the world. Infection with heartworms occurs when a cat or [...]