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Invasive Tick Detected in Tennessee


Be careful cats and Cat owners …. well all animal owners and hoomans … bad tick in Tennessee. See this blog post from Voices of East Tennessee.

The Voices of East Tennessee

Invasive Tick Detected in Tennessee – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Tennessee Department of Health, and University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) today announced the detection of the invasive Asian longhorned tick in Tennessee. #AsianLonghornedTick

The Asian longhorned tick has now spread to 11 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there is no evidence that the tick has transmitted pathogens to humans or animals in the U.S.

Invasive Tick Detected in Tennessee - The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Tennessee Department of Health, and University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) today announced the detection of the invasive Asian longhorned tick in Tennessee. #AsianLonghornedTick
Photo Courtesy: Graham Hickling, Ph.D., UTIA

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I'm Lilly Bug, a female calico cat living in Jefferson City, TN and I want to share my adventures with you. Plus, I share other cat information too. I live with my daddy hooman, Steve. Steve is a Christian Blogger at CourageousChristianFather.com. I also live with my momma hooman Heather, she is a Christian Blogger too at simplyspokn.wordpress.com. Plus let's not forget my brother cat, Joel the Brave who also blogs with me at 2 Cats and a Blog.

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