Humans can catch tapeworms from cats, but not directly. To catch tapeworms from a cat, a human must ingest an infected flea that is or has been on the...
Tapeworm infection can affect cats (as well as many other mammals), typically
settling in the small intestine. When treated promptly, prognosis is positive.
Cats acquire tapeworms by ingesting an intermediate host, like an infected flea or
rodent. When cats are infected, tapeworm segments-actual pieces of the worm ...
Tapeworms are intestinal parasites causing weight loss and exhaustion in cats.
Learn the diagnosis and treatment options from the Veterinarians of VCA.
Answer: Most pet owners can recognize the telltale sign of a tapeworm
infection in their dog or cat
: small white "sesame seed" or "piece of rice" segments near the tail or on the bedding.
Unlike other intestinal worms (please see parasites ) that are killed with an ora... More »
The transmission, life cycle, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and public health
hazards of tapeworms in cats.
Tapeworms are long, flat worms that attach themselves to your cat's intestines. A
tapeworm body consists of multiple parts, or segments, each with its own ...
If a veterinarian mentions the words 'feline tapeworms' in regards to your cat, don'
t panic. While indeed gross sounding, these little buggers are one of several ...
Tapeworms are a common parasitic infection in cats that is spread by fleas. Find
out the causes, signs and treatment of feline tapeworm.
Some feline tapeworms can be transmitted to humans. The most common
tapeworm in cats is the flea tapeworm, but this species is not readily transmitted