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Heartworm disease is a serious and life-threatening disease that affects cats every time. It is caused by parasitic worms that live in the blood vessels of the lungs and, occasionally, in the heart. These worms are transmitted as microscopic larvae through the bite of an infected mosquito. The Heart Worm in cats is treatable, it is important to know the symptoms to diagnose early. Among the symptoms include cough, lack of energy, loss of appetite and weight loss, being similar to those of dogs. Cats can also suffer from shock, fainting, diarrhea and sudden death in the severe end of the infection. The diagnosis also depends on a test to determine the presence of female worm antigens. These antigens will be indicated only after seven months of having the infection. Heartworm disease can be prevented by using several products available on the market that are administered monthly. It is always advisable to take your feline friend to regular vet visits. Early diagnosis and treatment are always better than