Cats can get a variety of intestinal parasites. Some of these are often referred to as “worms.” Outdoor cats and indoor/outdoor cats who are exposed to soil where other animals defecate are at risk for infection. While intestinal parasite are usually easily treated, cats who do not receive regular veterinary care, especially kittens, can develop complications from internal parasites.
In a recent article for Answers.com, I provided information on the various types of parasites, how to recognize and treat infection, and how to prevent your cat from getting these parasites in the first place. Click here to read the full article.