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Threadworm (Strongyloides) in Cats

Also known as pinworms, threadworms (Strongyloides) are small worms which live in the small intestine, they are around 1/8 to 1/5 of an inch...

Tapeworm (Cestodes) in Cats-Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

What are tapeworms?    Transmission   Symptoms   Diagnosis   Treatment   Prevention   At a glance: What are tapeworms? Tapeworms are flat, segmented worms with hooks that anchor the worm...

Feline Scabies (Notoedric Mange)

What is notoedric mange? Also known as feline scabies, notoedric mange is a highly contagious and intensely itchy skin disease caused by the mite 'Notoedres...

Lungworm in Cats – Transmission, Symptoms and Treatment

What are lungworms?   How do cats become infected?   Symptoms   Diagnosis   Treatment   Can humans catch lungworms?   Preventing lunworms What are lungworms? Lungworms are slim, hair-like...

Cat Worms – Types of Worms to Infect Cats

At a glance   Heartworm   Tapeworm   Hookworm   Roundworm   Other worms   Treatment   Cat worms at a glance: About: Parasitic worms can infect cats, the most...

Giardia in Cats-Causes, Symptoms & treatment

  What is giardia?   Transmission   Symptoms   Diagnosis   Treatment   Can I catch giardia from my cat?   Preventing reinfection At a glance: About: Giardia is a parasitic protozoan...

Flea Allergy Dermatitis in Cats – Symptoms & Treatment

What is flea allergy dermatitis?   Causes   Symptoms   Diagnosis   Treatment   Prevention   Image Nottingham Vet School, Flickr What is flea allergy dermatitis? Flea allergy dermatitis (FAD) is...

Coccidiosis in Cats – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What is coccidiosis?   Transmission   Symptoms   Diagnosis   Treatment   Can humans catch coccidiosis from cats? What is coccidiosis? Coccidiosis is a parasitic disease of the intestinal tract...

Chiggers (Trombiculiasis) in Cats

About   Symptoms   Diagnosis   Treatment    Prevention Image courtesy Michael Wunderli, Flickr At a glance: About: Chiggers is an intensely itchy skin rash caused by the chigger...

Walking Dandruff (Cheyletiellosis) in Cats

What is cheyletiellosis? Also known as walking dandruff, cheyletiellosis  is a highly contagious skin disease caused by the Cheyletiellosis mite. Cats are most commonly...

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