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  1. Ringworm Infestation In Cats: The Housecleaning Regime

    Ringworm Infestation In Cats: The Housecleaning Regime

    Ringworm is a common fungal infection in pets and humans. Take a few minutes to read our ringworm guide, which provides useful information about the disease, its symptoms, and treatment. This special guide deals with one aspect of treating a ringworm infestation: housecleaning. It is essential...
  2. Ringworm In Cats: How To Win The Fight

    Ringworm In Cats: How To Win The Fight

    What Is Ringworm?Ringworm is a common name for a fungal infection of the skin. Microsporum Canis is the name of the chief fungus responsible for ringworm in cats. The outer layer of the skin is made out of a protein called keratin. There are types of fungi - called dermatophytes - that feed off...
  3. Heartworm In Cats: An Owner's Guide

    Heartworm In Cats: An Owner's Guide

    Have you heard the term "heartworm" before? Sounds awful, doesn't it? If you're worried that this might be affecting your cat's health, you're not alone. That's why we've put together a concise detailed guide for cat owners. Heartworm in Cats: An Owner's Guide. Everything you need to know about...
  4. How To Treat Fleas In Young Kittens

    How To Treat Fleas In Young Kittens

    Getting rid of fleas is hard to do anytime but kittens present a whole different problem than cats. Their little bodies can’t withstand medicines that adult cats can handle. What do you do? Does the kitten really have fleas?First, be sure any itching is really due to fleas. Take a fine toothed...
  5. Giardia And Giardiasis In Cats

    Giardia And Giardiasis In Cats

    If your cat has recently been diagnosed with Giardia, or even if you just suspect he or she might have it, you're probably fraught with questions. How dangerous is Giardia? Can I get it from my cat? What do I need to do to get rid of Giardia in my home? We've thoroughly researched the topic to...
  6. The 4 Most Common Worms That Can Make Your Cat Sick

    The 4 Most Common Worms That Can Make Your Cat Sick

    Worms? Yikes! Especially if you get to see your cat vomiting a pile of squirming worms, or if you find them in your litterbox. Yes, it's disgusting but it's something that can and does happen and every cat owner should learn all about the various types of worms that can affect a cat's health...
  7. Homemade Flea Remedies For Cats

    Homemade Flea Remedies For Cats

    Fleas - they’re almost too tiny to see, multiply like crazy, and can live way too long as far as people and cats are concerned. They can come into the yard on a squirrel, into the house on the dog or even hitch a ride on a human. It makes for a miserable situation all around. What can you do...
  8. Cat Fleas

    Cat Fleas

    Fleas - if your cat ever goes outdoors or comes in contact with animals that do, you are probably familiar with these pests. Given the right conditions, these tiny brownish insects can quickly multiply and turn into a horrible infestation. Many cats are allergic to fleas. For them, even a...
  9. Toxoplasmosis And Cats

    Toxoplasmosis And Cats

    When I was pregnant with my first child, I happened to mention to my doctor that we have three cats in our home. Like too many doctors, while he never went as far as suggesting that we must "get rid" of the cats, he was quite concerned. Well, at our next meeting, it was my turn to educate the...
  10. Ear Mites In Cats

    Ear Mites In Cats

    What are Ear Mites?Mites are microscopic white insects that might be found on a cat's skin or inside its ears. Ear mites are a specific kind of this insect, which infects cats' ears. Their Latin name is "Otodectes Cynotis" and they are quite common. There are other kinds of mites that can affect...
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