Pet Health Tips - Cats & Worms

Worms can be a major problem for cats if they get inside their body. This can lead to malnutrition, dehydration and anemia. Some cats can even die if they are not given proper care. In this video, Dr. Louise Murray from the ASPCA discusses how worms can wreak havoc on our four-legged friends. Possible infectious worms are roundworms, heartworms, tapeworms and lungworms. Depending on the kind of worm, infestations can lead to diarrhea, vomiting and in some causes, convulsions. While prevention is key, make sure you bring your cat to the vet right away if they display any signs of illness due to parasites.

Dr. Louise Murray

This video features Dr. Louise Murray.

Duration: 01:25.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, Dr. Holly Atkinson . Review date: December 18, 2012
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