Protecting our cats against parasites is just one of the ways we can make sure they are as happy and healthy as they can be. Tapeworms, fleas, roundworms and lungworm are all on the watch-out list, so it’s definitely worth getting protection for your cat, even if they live indoors. At Vets4Pets we can prescribe flea and worm treatments for your cat. Read our expert advice articles below to find out more about the different types of parasites.
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How To Protect Cats From Fleas
Is your cat scratching more frequently? Flea bites usually cause your pet to scratch and can lead to discomfort. Find out more about fleas and your cat.
Cat Ticks Advice & Care
Is your cat itching more frequently? Regular coat cleaning means cats are much less likely to pick up ticks than dogs. Find out more with Vets4Pets.
Cat Toxoplasmosis Advice & Care
Toxoplasmosis in cats is a common infection that you can catch from the poo of infected cats. Often harmless, it can in some cases cause serious problems.
Toxocara (Roundworms) And Your Cat
What are the causes for Roundworms in cats? How do you prevent and treat Roundworms for your cat? Read professional advice form our qualified vets today.
Lice And Your Cat
Lice live on the skin of your cat, and feed on the skin itself. Lice can be uncomfortable for your cat, and can make them itchy and sore in large numbers.
Giardia Advice & Care
Learn about giardia in cats which is a microscopic single-celled parasite that lives in the small intestines of cats Get tips on how to spot and prevent giardia
Tritrichmonas And Your Cat
Tritrichomonas is a microscopic parasite which lives in the large intestines of cats, where it causes diarrhoea. Find out more.
Heartworms And Your Cat
Find out all the information you may need about heartworms and how they might affect your cat - including prevention and treatment.
Cat Mite Advice & Care
Learn about cat mites and mange in cats and which treatments are available to help alleviate your pet from the symptoms.
Lungworm And Your Cat
Cat and dog lungworm are not the same parasite and cat lungworm is not as severe. Lungworm in cats is rare in the UK but the numbers of cases are rising.
Tapeworms And Your Cat
Find out all you need to know about tapeworms in your cat. From symptoms to treatment, we have all the information you need with our expert advice here.
Hookworms And Your Cat
Hookworms are a small type of roundworm. Despite their small size, however, they can still cause problems in our cats, although less frequently than in dogs.
Ringworm in cats
This common fungal infection can be uncomfortable and itchy for your beloved household pet - learn about the symptoms and how to treat ringworm in cats.
How preventative health care can save you money
The simplest way pet owners can give their pets a chance of a long, illness-free life is by keeping them as healthy as possible, and it will save money as well!
Why isn't my flea treatment working?
It can be frustrating, disappointing and expensive if you've bought flea products, only to find later that your pet still has fleas. Find out more.
Health Plans to keep your cat healthy
At Vets4Pets we offer a range of Health Plans that make essential routine treatments more affordable. You'll save money on things like annual vaccinations, flea and worm treatment and routine health check-ups.
Read more of our expert cat advice to keep your cat happy and healthy.