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Day: April 13, 2021

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How to Remove a Tick from a Cat

Fact checked by Dr. Antoinette Martin, DVM Numerous species of ticks are found in North America, and each species can carry a unique set of diseases that can be spread to the host animal when the tick bites. Fortunately, cats are less susceptible than most other types of mammals to contracting most tick-borne diseases. However, if you find ticks on your cat, you must know how to remove them properly and safely. Talk to a vet online through Hello Ralphie, and one of our virtual veterinarians can talk you through the appropriate steps for safe tick removal! When removing a