While most cats in North America are strictly indoor cats, many owners choose to have outdoor cats and if that’s the case, one of the things to be cautious of is ticks. Ticks carry diseases and can harm your cat if left untreated. Having effective tick control will not only save your cat but save your other pets and your neighborhood’s pets. Here are some facts about ticks and what you can do about controlling them.
Ticks thrive in warm climates and can be found anywhere in the world. They are prevalent in woody or grassy areas where they can hide easily. If your cat or dog gets a tick there are a host of diseases they could potentially contract. For example, Lyme disease, Ehlichiosis, Tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Cytauxzoonosis, Babesiosis, and Tick Paralysis.