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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...

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...

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...

Heartworm in Cats – Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

How do cats get heartworm disease?    Symptoms    Diagnosis    Treatment    Prevention    At a glance: About: Dirofilaria immitis are a parasitic worm which lives in the pulmonary arteries,...

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...

Toxoplasmosis in Cats and Humans

About     Cat transmission     Cat symptoms    Diagnosis in cats    Treatment in cats    Transmission in humans     Symptoms     Should a pregnant woman get rid of her cat? What...

Removing Fleas From Newborn Kittens

Signs of fleas   Tackling an outbreak   Treating kittens   Treating the mother   Treating the environment   Fleas and tapeworm Fleas on very young kittens can be fatal...

Ear Mites in Cats – Symptoms and Treatment

What are ear mites?   Transmission   Symptoms?   Diagnosis   Treatment   Ear mite products At a glance: About: Ear mites are a spider-like parasite who live in...

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...

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...