How to quickly protect a cat's body from worms

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May 18, 2022, 13:07 | Animals

Expert advice.

How to quickly protect a cat's body from worms

If your cat sits at home, this does not mean that she is completely protected from parasites and infections, informs Ukr.Media.

Any "infection" it can be brought from the street on clothes and shoes, or eaten through raw meat, fish, waste or insects.

Experts told more about how to protect your pet's body from unpleasant consequences .

By the way, a large number of types of worms can harm not only your pet, but also you. Therefore, carefully read the recommendations and save them in bookmarks.

Helminths (worms in the colloquial language) provide themselves with vital activity at the expense of the animal's internal organs, they secrete substances that can cause a decrease in immunity and poisoning of the body.

In case of improper treatment, the consequences for the animal can be deplorable, therefore, first of all, it is necessary undergo an examination by a veterinarian and clarify the type of parasites, as well as other infectious diseases that your pet may be infected with.

Before deworming, treatment against ectoparasites (fleas and ticks) must be carried out, as fleas and worms live in symbiosis here.

How often should prevention be carried out

Every three months, starting from 2 months of age, 10 days before vaccination. Dosage is determined by weight.

Anthelmintics can be of the following types:

  • tablets (available for cats and kittens) ,
  • drops (carefully applied to the eyeball so that the cat cannot lick them) are the most toxic option, comprehensively rid the pet of ectoparasites (fleas, ticks) and endoparasites (helminths),
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  • liquid suspension (unpleasant in taste, in the process of taking it can cause the cat to salivate profusely, as a result of which it can be difficult to track the amount of the drug that actually entered the body).

Important : pregnant and lactating cats cannot be given anthelmintics! If you have just picked up a kitten on the street, you must first restore its immunity and only then give similar drugs according to the doctor's recommendation.

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