Last updated on October 6th, 2017 at 04:32 pm
Use a worming cure with a cat – so you can do everything right
There are different types of worms that can infect a cat. Here we have different types of thread, band and suction worms. The eggs and larvae are mostly personally absorbed by the cat, i.e., they are taken over the mouth – hookworms can even drill through the skin of the cat. All worms attach themselves to internal organs and live there as parasites. Important nutrients are therefore withdrawn from the cat and blood loss, and loss of blood can occur. Also, tissues inside the cat can be damaged. The immune system of the cat is weakened. Common in worm infestations is also constipation of the intestine.
Free-flowing cats are more frequently affected by worms than living cats because they have many contacts with larvae and eggs outside in nature, which are then taken over by their fur care. Contagion also occurs over the beast animals of the cat, e.g., birds and mice, which are often infested with worms. Young cats, too, are infected with worms, which are usually taken over by the mother in their mother’s womb, and which are later also included in the mother’s milk.
If the cat had fleas, it must necessarily be dewormed after successful flea treatment, since the flea is an intermediate host of the band work.
Symptoms in worm infestations can be
- Itching at the anus of the cat
- course, shiny fur
This is needed
- The worm cure can be carried out by the veterinarian or even himself.
- The medication can be purchased either in the pharmacy or directly at the veterinarian in various forms.
These are put on the cat far back on the tongue, so she has no chance to spit.
- Pastes and gel
Are usually in syringe form and can be injected into the mouth sideways into the mouth. You have to make sure that it is injected deep enough into the mouth so that the cat can not spit it out again.
- “Spot-on” preparations
This is a liquid which the cat can easily be dripped into the neck.
- Regardless of whether the cat has worms, a worm treatment should be applied at least once a year. For cats with release even 3-4 times a year.
- The weight of the cat must be determined to determine the dosage.
- Prepare dosage of worm cure according to package leaflet.
- Complete the worm treatment completely. Keep in mind that some worm cures must be administered for several days.
Some cats can be enumerated by mixing them with the worming agent. This is of course not true for “spot-on” preparations.