Feline Parasites

If you notice your cat doing the booty scootin' boogie, that means it's time to see the vet. While it's no one's favorite subject to learn about, researching different cat parasites and warning signs can help save your kitty from a lot of discomfort—or worse. Check out expert advice on recognizing and treating feline parasites as well as preventing future outbreaks.

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Is Cat Lice Common? Here's What You Should Know
These pesky parasites could be a problem for outdoor cats—but there are preventative measures you can take.
Tried-and-True Tips and Tricks for Managing Ticks on Cats
Handling a tick on your cat may make your skin crawl, but these pesky parasites are preventable and manageable when handled with care.
Seresto Flea Collars Linked To Almost 1,700 Pet Deaths, Report Says
The popular flea and tick collars release chemicals that are supposed to keep your pet pest-free. But EPA documents show thousands of pet incidents—including death—linked to the collars.
What to Do if Your Cat Has Worms & How to Avoid Them
Think your cat has worms? Find out how to tell for sure and how to treat them is she does.

More Feline Parasites

How to Spot, Treat, & Prevent Heartworm in Cats
Heartworm affects cats differently than dogs. Learn the signs and symptoms of heartworm in cats to help prevent heartworm-associated respiratory disease (HARD).
Could Your Cat Have Tapeworms? Here’s What to Do
Intestinal parasites like tapeworms are common in cats and can be treated safely with help from a vet. Here’s how to tell if your cat has tapeworms and how to get rid of them quickly and effectively.
What to Do if Your Cat Has Ear Mites

Is your cat shaking her head or scratching her ears? It might be ear mites, a common parasite that lives on the surface of their skin. Here’s how to check for ear mites in cats so you can treat and prevent them from spreading.