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 Get Rid of & Prevent Fleas on Cats

Learn to recognize the signs of fleas on cats and kittens, and how to get rid of fleas on cats and in your house through effective treatment and prevention.

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.

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.

How to Protect Your Cat from Heartworms

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

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).

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.

More Feline Parasites

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.

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.