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Cat Deworming

Cats can become infected with parasites in a variety of ways from hunting mice and birds to eating grass and bugs. Depending on your cat’s lifestyle, deworming to rid them of these parasites may be an important regular treatment.

What are some internal cat parasites?

Cats can be infected with many internal parasites such as roundworms, hookworms, tapeworms. They can also be infected by parasitic microscopic organisms such as giardia and coccidia

What are worm infestation symptoms in cats?

Cats with a large infestation can have diarrhea, a pot belly and have trouble gaining. Some times they can be infected and have no symptoms at all

Do worms affect humans?

Roundworms can infect humans. Children, seniors and people that have a compromised immune systems are particularly susceptible to infection.

What is the deworming schedule?

Every time you give a deworming treatment, you get rid of any worms in the body at that point. A deworming schedule or frequency of giving the treatment depends on the cat’s risk and exposure to parasites. Outdoor cats and kittens will be dewormed more frequently than indoor cats

Does any deworming medication have side effects?

Most deworming medication is tolerated very well and we rarely see any side effects. It is possible to see diarrhea or soft stool for a few days.

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Date: Wednesday, Feb 7th - 2018 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Mission Ridge Animal HospitalDetails: Join us for a fun and informative presentation about Dental Health and your pet.We will have Technicians and Veterinarians available to answer any questions you may have regarding your pets dental health.Join us for refreshments and a tour.Pets are Welcome.Written by Mission Ridge Animal Hospital 

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