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 in-utero or 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.

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