Cat Worming Schedule-When To Worm Your Cat | Feline Parasites


Plants toxic to cats - A - Z guide to toxic plants


Diabetes - An endocrine disorder in cats  which is caused by insufficient insulin production or insulin resistance.


Hyperthyroidism - Caused by a benign tumour of the thyroid gland which produces excess amounts of hormones which increase metabolism.


Cat fleas - Everything you need to know about cat fleas and how to get rid of them.

 

Cat World > Feline Parasites > Cat Worming Schedule-When To Worm Your Cat

Cat Worming Schedule-When To Worm Your Cat

Parasitic worms are an extremely common parasite in cats.

There are several types of worm that commonly affect cats. The most common of which include:

Kittens become infected with hookworms and roundworms via their mother when they are young kittens. Tapeworms are spread via fleas.

Worms are more than a nuisance, they can have severe health problems in cats and especially young kittens. Not only that, but they may also infect humans.  Symptoms of worms in cats may include:

Kittens and cats should be wormed as follows:

  • Every 2 weeks from 2 weeks of age until 12 weeks of age.
  • Every month from 12 weeks of age until 6 months.
  • Every three months from 6 months.

What worming medication is best for my cat: There are many excellent worming products on the market for kittens and cats. These include;

  • Worming paste
  • Spot on worming treatments
  • Worming tablets

Your veterinarian is the best person to speak to in regards to what's the best worming treatment for your cat.

Related articles:

Read here for more information on cat worms.

 

 

Cat Worming Schedule-When To Worm Your Cat | Feline Parasites
Cat Breed Profiles
Maine Coon
Affectionately known as coonies, the Maine Coon is the largest breed of domestic cat.
Bengal
Originally christened the Leopardette, the Bengal cat is a hybridization of domestic cats and Asian Leopard Cats (a small wild cat)
Ragdoll
The Ragdoll is an extremely laid back and placid breed of cat whose history dates back to the 1960's with a white female cat named Josephine.
Burmese
The Burmese cat is a popular breed of cat and for good reason. They are the third most searched breed of cat on this site.
Persian
One of, if not the most popular breed, the Persian is one of the oldest known breeds of cat.

 

Cat Worming Schedule-When To Worm Your Cat | Feline Parasites