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Hi, I want to know if I can deworm a pregnant cat "in her last week"?
I've noticed some tapeworms today in her's poop
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Yes, it is safe to do so. Tape worms result from ingesting a flea, so it’s also safe to put a tube of Advantage II between her shoulder blades to kill fleas. Fleas can quickly cause anemia in tiny kittens so have a flea comb on hand and observe closely. :)
 

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I dewormed my pregnant cat in her last week of pregnancy, it was a spot on treatment which kills all types of worms. Be careful of the tablets, the drotal ones i usually give are not suitable for pregnant or nursing queens it states on the instructions.
Also best to treat her now has worms can transfer from her milk to nursing kittens and you don't want that.
 

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Eww. That's not discharge; that's dead worms :eek2: . Well at least they're out of her system before the babies get here, yuck.
 
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Eww. That's not discharge; that's dead worms :eek2: . Well at least they're out of her system before the babies get here, yuck.
Oh god! Can it get to me? I hope it’s not the dangerous type
 

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You’ll need to give her another dose in ten days. It will kill any that have not developed in the life cycle.
 

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Also I feel like they’re underweight, correct me if I’m wrong
Have you weighed them? They appear to be full-term and average size, just from looks.

Do you have a small kitchen/postal scale? You should weigh them once a day, at the same time every day, to make sure they're gaining steadily. Weighing in grams is more accurate than weighing in ounces. They should be around 100 grams/4 ounces at birth.
 
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They’re fine now, nursing well and mummy is good
Mummy is long haired with same colour as them so can anyone tell if they’re going to be long haired or not?
We don’t know who’s daddy
 

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If any are girls, that means daddy cat was red too. No way to tell if they're all male (males only get one red/black color gene, from their mother).

I don't see any signs that any of them will be longhaired, although sometimes it takes a while before it's obvious. But if the daddy cat didn't carry the longhair gene, none of them will be longhaired. If he did carry that gene, and she's longhaired, about half of them will be longhaired.
 
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If any are girls, that means daddy cat was red too. No way to tell if they're all male (males only get one red/black color gene, from their mother).

I don't see any signs that any of them will be longhaired, although sometimes it takes a while before it's obvious. But if the daddy cat didn't carry the longhair gene, none of them will be longhaired. If he did carry that gene, and she's longhaired, about half of them will be longhaired.
Mummy is long hair, I believe that Moon “cat in pic” is their daddy
So what do u think?
 

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Plz help! one of the kitten has bleeding around umbilical cord
What to do?
 
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Can you post a picture? Is there a tear? How much bleeding? How is the kitten acting?
I couldn’t even take a pic, no tear and no pain
The kitten is nursing well and bleeding stopped quickly
She’s 2 days old now
 
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