Parasites and Your Pet
Parasites can live on our pets, or even inside them, and sometimes they can live on us too. From ectoparasites, who live on the skin, to endoparasites, who live inside our pets, parasites are found inhabiting all our pet species and are a frequent reason for our pets to end up visiting their local vet! To find out more about the parasites your pet could be at risk from, and how you can protect them, follow our handy links below.
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.
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 Toxoplasmosis Advice & Care
Find out all you need to know about Toxoplasma in your cat. From symptoms to treatment, we have all the information you need with our expert guide.
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.
Tritrichmonas And Your Cat
Tritrichomonas is a microscopic parasite which lives in the large intestines of cats, where it causes diarrhoea. Find out more.
Cat Mite Advice & Care
All you need to know about mites and your cat. Find out everything that you need to know about care for mites with expert pet advice from Vets4Pets.
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.
Giardia Advice & Care
Giardia is a microscopic, single-celled parasite that lives in the small intestines of cats. For more information on this parasite, read our helpful guide now.
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.
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.
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.
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.