Pictures of cat tapeworm and tapeworm segments

Here is a collage of cat tapeworms and tapeworm segments that I have prepared because people search for ‘What do cat tapeworms look like?’. If your cat has a tapeworm you may see segments of the worm attached to your cat’s fur around the anus where they have been passed in feces. Tapeworms in cats are about 10 inches long. Click this for articles tagged with ‘worms’ in cats.

Cat tapeworm segments and whole worms
Cat tapeworm segments and whole worms. Collage: PoC. Pics: in public domain. Drawing: Lifelearn Inc.
Two useful tags. Click either to see the articles: Toxic to cats | Dangers to cats


Parasitic worm

Can an indoor cat get worms?

Yes, is the answer to the question. Please read on. This is a complete page. The question asks whether a ...
Roundworm the most common in domestic cats

Infographic on roundworm transmission, cure and prevention

"Roundworms (Toxascaris leonina and Toxocara cati) are the most common intestinal parasite of cats, with an estimated prevalence of 25% ...
Cat has a bug that looks like rice coming out of butt

16 tips on cat worms and deworming

Here are 16 tips on cat worms (endoparasites); one of the most unpleasant parasites to bug cats. Although a lot ...

Hookworm life cycle – 2 charts and background information

The hookworm life cycle is set out below in a chart. I also have a page on deworming cat treatments ...
Prevalence of endoparasites affecting North American domestic cats

Prevalence of internal parasites in North American domestic cats

The prevalence of endoparasites (internal parasites) affecting domestic cat in North America interests me, and it might (just) interest other ...
Stray cat Australia

95% of stray cats have worms and 57% scavenge potentially life-threatening refuse

AUSTRALIA: A study published in 2020 highlights two major health problems concerning stray cats, namely parasites and the quality of ...
Useful tag. Click to see the articles: Cat behavior

Note: sources for news articles are carefully selected but the news is often not independently verified.
Useful links
Anxiety - reduce it
FULL Maine Coon guide - lots of pages
Children and cats - important
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