Cats housed indoors are exposed to parasites, contrary to common belief, writes veterinarian Lorie Huston. Fleas, which carry internal parasites, can infect indoor cats without their owners realizing there is an issue, Dr. Huston writes. Indoor cats are at risk of infection from tapeworms, heartworms and roundworms through exposure to fleas, mosquitoes and rodents, but having regular veterinary care and using veterinarian-approved products labeled for cats can help prevent infection.

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