Climate Change Is Killing Our Pets… Kind Of

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Forget saving the rainforest or melting glaciers, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has just released a report that says climate change is now threatening to create dangerous diseases in our pets! The small heartworm, which is known to kill cats and dogs already, is becoming a much more serious issue in the UK as temperatures continue to rise.puppy eyes


Forget saving the rainforest or melting glaciers, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has just released a report that says climate change is now threatening to create dangerous diseases in our pets! The small heartworm, which is known to kill cats and dogs already, is becoming a much more serious issue in the UK as temperatures continue to rise. The heartworms are spread by slugs and snails, which increase in numbers as the summers get warmer and wetter, and get eaten up a lot more often by our furry friends. So what does this mean for you? Not much. The RSPCA is trying to get funding for more research into the heartworm problem, and to find out how it can be dealt with. One thing’s for sure: environmentalists may have just found the mascots they’ve been needing!

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