Worms are a very common parasite in the UK, and many of our cats are affected – even indoor cats can pick them up, from something as simple as a little soil on shoes. Fleas can also carry worms and infect our cats, as well as being a hugely annoying parasite themselves! This can affect the health of our cats, but also carries a human health risk. Keeping our cats worm-free is a critical part of having a happy, healthy household.
There are several different types of worm that can affect your cat.