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There is no cure for the serious lung damage seen with feline heartworm disease, but in a recent study, REVOLUTION
® (selamectin) prevented it.
Feline heartworm disease facts:
Coughing and other respiratory signs in cats can be due to a variety of things such as hairballs,
feline asthma, bronchitis, and even parasites like heartworms.
In recent years, veterinary researchers have linked coughing in some cats to feline heartworm disease.
Unlike heartworms in
dogs, feline heartworm disease is primarily focused in the lungs. Heartworm larvae cause lesions and inflammation in the lungs’ blood vessels. The lung damage is severe and often irreversible. This condition is known to veterinarians as HARD: Heartworm Associated Respiratory Disease.
Chances are that your cat’s life includes at least one of the risk factors listed below.
Your cat deserves proven protection, and you can provide it with REVOLUTION — the leader in feline parasite protection from fleas, heartworms,
Ancylostoma tubaeforme) and
For additional information on parasites and their consequences, speak with your veterinarian or locate a nearby clinic via
Vetstreet's search tool.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Do not use REVOLUTION on sick, weak, or underweight cats. Use only on cats 8 weeks and older. Side effects may include digestive upset and temporary hair loss at application site with possible inflammation. In people, REVOLUTION may be irritating to skin and eyes. Wash hands after use. See
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