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Feature November 2018 Issue

Worms in Cats and Kittens

Experts strongly recommend that kittens should be tested for intestinal worms and be given medications that will kill the parasites.

Worms in Cats and Kittens

These insidious creatures can cause severe problems in cats, and can be especially dangerous for kittens. Here's how to best protect your pets.

Perhaps the most troublesome of all feline parasites are various types of worms that inhabit a catís gastrointestinal tract ó the stomach and intestines. Among these invaders, the most frequently found are roundworms, which are classified as nematodes ó worms with distinctively cylindrical, unsegmented bodies.

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