Cat Worm Facts and Treatments
It is very difficult to keep your cat from contracting any of the variety of worms that they are apt to contract. Just drinking his/her Mother’s milk can infect even a newborn kitten. Weakened immune systems can also be the cause of worms in kittens and cats that have been ill. Sometimes, keeping your pet indoors and clean does not always keep them worm free.
A hygienic environment does help keep worms at a minimum as worms thrive on fecal matter and body fluids often found outdoors in the yard or even from contaminated soil. But is it difficult to keep your cat inside the house all the time when the sunshine and warm breeze of the spring and summer beckon to them. Regular checking for worms and recognizing the different types can give you a head start in the treatment of worms if they develop. Read more