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WARNING: Drug residue in water – is it Safe for Your Cat?

 Petplace.com

Yesterday, an article published by the Associated Press (AP) exploited the presence of several drugs in drinking water around the country.

The residue of several drugs including sex hormones, antibiotics, antidepressants, and other drugs have been found in the water at several water facilities across the country.
 
According to the AP, they tested a sampling of different waters that supply over 41 million Americans much of which had drug residue.  If the water supplies millions of people, this means it also supplies millions of pets.

Does this water pose a risk to cats?

We researched this topic and have some information and recommendations for you. Go to
DRUGS IN WATER:Is Tap Water Safe for Your Cat?

This article has some good information for you. We will also work hard to keep you informed as more information is available.

Regards,

Dr. Jon

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March 12, 2008 - Posted by | Feline Health

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