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…

4 months ago

Europeans do not deworm their cats often enough

The cat roundworm Toxocara cati can infect humans as well. In other words your cat could transmit a roundworm infestation…

12 months ago

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…

1 year ago

Domestic cats eat grass to purge parasitic worms from their gut

There has been a long discussion on the internet about the reasons why domestic cats eat grass. Many years go,…

1 year ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

6 years ago