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Worms!

Jenny FirthJenny Firth ChicoMember Posts: 772
edited 30 June, 2007 in Cat Health
I had to go to the vet yesterday! I had worms. All they did is weigh me and then they gave me a pill. I am hoping to gain my weight back now that the worms will be dying soon!

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  • Christa SielskiChrista Sielski ChattanoogaMember Posts: 1,650
    edited 29 June, 2007
    Aww we're so sorry to hear that. :( We hope you get better soon!!
  • Nuk AnukNuk Anuk Member Posts: 846
    edited 29 June, 2007
    Eddie I too had worms {roundworms} when i adopted my people and they took me in from liveing outside. (they tested my poo, and there was the evidence, i was so ashamed...) The vet man told me "don't be ashamed" some times worms can come from your mother, and other worms from eating infected {prey} meals, and other worms from eating the fleas who eat parasite eggs. The vet gave me a pill based on my body weight. (it was easy to take) and then i and another poo had to go back in 3 weeks for re-checking. But i was all clear and didn't need to go back any third time. Taag went through all with me too, but she was clean from the start. and stayed that way. Lucky for me, my shame ended there. Our people never got our roundworms but! round worms are *zoonotic* meaning that they can transfer from cat to human (and are especially dangerous for small children and attack in their eye) I'm glad you are killing your nasty worms.
  • Jenny FirthJenny Firth ChicoMember Posts: 772
    edited 30 June, 2007
    Aww, that sounds hard. My dog sis ate my poop and now we think she has them. :)) Ha ha, pup! I'm glad you and I don't have them anymore!=;
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