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Why do I need to worm my cat regularly?

Posted by Vetcall on 31 May 2013

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Cats and kittens are most commonly affected by two types of worms: roundworms and tapeworms. All kittens become infected with roundworms when they feed on their mother's milk.  Adult cats become infected mainly by grooming and hunting. Roundworms can cause poor growth in kittens, and vomiting, diarrhoea, dull coat and lethargy in cats of all ages. Cats become infected with tapeworms by swallowing fleas (which are infected with the intermediate life stage of the tapeworm) when grooming, and by hunting and eating raw meat. Due to the potentially very serious health risks that worms pose to humans, especially young children and people with compromised immune systems, we recommend a comprehensive worming protocol. Recommended worming...

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