Cat worming treatments will prevent your cat from getting intestinal worms in their body. Worming tablets for cats treat for tapeworm, roundworm, hookworm and whipworm. These worming tablets can be used on adult cats and kittens. For young kittens, using a cat worming paste maybe the easiest way to administer the medication. Find a range of cat & kitten worm treatments from trusted brands like Dontal, Milbemax, ParaGard, Profender, Aristopet, Revoution, Advocate and more.
Cat Worming Treatment FAQ's
Why is it important to worm my cat?
Worms can cause serious health problems for cats, including weight loss, anemia, diarrhoea, vomiting, and even death in severe cases. Some worms can also be transmitted to humans, particularly children, which makes it important to keep your cat worm-free for the safety of your entire family.
How often should I worm my cat?
Adult cats should be wormed at least every three months, while kittens and outdoor cats may need more frequent worming. Kittens should be wormed every two weeks until they are 12 weeks old, then monthly until they are six months old, and then every three months thereafter.
What types of worms can infect cats?
The most common types of worms found in cats are roundworms, hookworms, tapeworms, and whipworms. Each type of worm has its own unique life cycle and method of transmission.
How do cats become infected with worms?
Cats can become infected with worms by ingesting contaminated soil or faeces, eating infected prey, or through contact with infected animals, such as fleas, rodents, possums or wildlife.
How can I tell if my cat has worms?
Some common signs include vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy, weight loss, a swollen abdomen, and a dull coat. However, many cats may show no visible symptoms at all until further into the infection.
How are cats wormed?
There are several types of worming treatments available for cats, including tablets and topical spot-on treatments. In our experience, the most effective worm treatment is by tablets. If your cat does not take a tablet, consider using a topical spot-on treatment such as Profender, Advocate, Revolution, Revolution Plus or Bravecto Plus.
Are there any side effects of worming treatments?
Side effects to cat worming medication treatments are not common, although they are possible. Some cats may experience mild side effects from worming treatments, such as vomiting or diarrhoea. However, these side effects are usually short-lived and mild.
Can I prevent my cat from getting worms?
While it may not be possible to completely prevent your cat from getting worms, there are several steps you can take to minimise their risk of infection. These include keeping their living area clean, practising good hygiene, and regularly deworming your cat.
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