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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How to Protect Your Cat from Heartworms

Heartworm prevention medication is something every cat needs—even an indoor feline.

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.

Understanding Toxoplasmosis & What to Do If Your Cat Has It

The common parasite Toxoplasma gondii can infect cats as well as people and other animals. Here’s what you need to know about treating and preventing toxoplasmosis in cats.

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.

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.

More Feline Parasites

How to Know if Your Cat Has Ringworm & What to Do

Ringworm is a skin condition caused by a fungus that grows on hair, skin, and nails. It can infect cats and easily spread to dogs and people. Know the signs and symptoms of ringworm so you can treat and prevent it from spreading.

How to Spot & Treat a Roundworm Infection in Cats

Roundworms are a common parasite that affects cats. Learn how to prevent roundworms in cats, and how to recognize the symptoms so you can treat it quickly and effectively.