6/30/2011

Cats that roam outdoors are at risk for exposure to ticks, which can trigger Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease and related illnesses that also affect humans, notes Marci Kladnik, a board member of Catalyst for Cats. Kladnik advises owners on ways to spot and remove ticks from a feline and urges them to routinely check their cats for any sign of tick infestation.

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