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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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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.

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).
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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 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.