parasites

Killing cat fleas by drowning and using soap

There is a lot of talk on the Internet about killing cat fleas by drowning and using soap. I'd like…

1 day ago

Do cat fleas live on dogs?

Yes, the short answer is that cat fleas do live on dogs. Their principal host is the domestic cat but…

3 weeks ago

How do I know if my cat has tapeworms?

Normally, cat guardians have suspicions (or know for certain depending on their level of knowledge) that their cat has tapeworms…

3 months ago

Does cat vomit contain toxoplasmosis?

This is a good question that had not occurred to me before I noticed that it is a Google search…

4 months ago

How Do I Get Rid of Bed Bugs Without Harming My Cat?

  By Ruth Bedbugs are a growing nuisance today, and unfortunately, many of the poisons on the market, both for…

8 months ago

How do indoor cats get fleas?

Let's suppose that there are absolutely no fleas in your home and your cat is a full-time indoor cat and…

9 months ago

Fake news: New York Times’ article about house cats killing sea otters

The New York Times' article about sea otters becoming infected with Toxoplasma gondii is highly misleading to the point of…

1 year ago

The reason why cats are definitive hosts for Toxoplasma gondii

In the life cycle of the Toxoplasma gondii protozoan, the only known definitive hosts are domestic cats and their relatives.…

1 year ago

Cats have more fleas thanks to climate change

My title is bold and perhaps unreasonably alarmist but experts say that there are more fleas around because they have…

1 year ago

Brits will shrug off the warning about outside cats picking up parasites

It's all over the internet at present; research indicating that outside cats are three times more likely to pick up…

1 year ago