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Feline Worm Identification

Ringworm lives in dead skin, while hookworms, tapeworms, roundworms, and whipworms, live in the cat’s intestines. Also known as dermatophytosis, ringworm is an infection in the dead layer of the skin, hair, and nails. The fungus uses dead tissue, called keratin, in the skin as a source of nutrition.

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Can Humans Get Worms from Cats?

Tapeworms are the easiest to transmit only because of where they actually come from. Tapeworms are transmitted to cats through fleas.

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Tapeworms in Cats

Tapeworms can be treated with antibiotics, diet changes, and exercise. While tapeworms are rarely fatal if treated early, another type of worm called “heartworm” can cause sudden, serious, and even fatal disease in the cat.

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Tropical Parasites Worms

In fact, parasitic worms currently infect more than 250 million people worldwide and some are more serious than others. Some of the most serious parasitic worms are tropical parasites/worms.

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My Cat Just Coughed Up A Worm!

If your cat is coughing up worms, please contact your vet immediately. Don’t waste precious time online! Coughing up worms could be a sign of heartworm — one of the most dangerous types of worms in existence today, and the deadliest type of parasite infection for dogs.