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Roundworm

How do cats get roundworms?

Domestic and feral cats get roundworms by ingesting the eggs. They ingest eggs in various ways, perhaps by being in contact with soil which contains the eggs. The eggs are picked up by their...

Parastic worms in cats

How do I know if my cat has worms?

You should be concerned that your cat might have worms if he or she is an indoor/outdoor cat and enjoys hunting. That should be a heads-up situation prompting you to be aware of the...

Tapeworm segments in fur of cat

How do I know if my cat has worms?

Presumption The first point to make is that it’s probably sensible to make a presumption that your cat has worms if she is an indoor/outdoor cat. She’s likely to hunt and eat mice and...

Can cats pass worms to humans?

Can cats pass worms to humans?

Can cats pass worms to humans? Yes, is the answer but unusually. Roundworms The name for roundworms is ‘ascarids’. Ascarids can cause a disease in humans. It is called visceral larva migrans. It is...


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