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stomach worms

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 84gmcjimmy, Oct 5, 2005.

  1. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    We think...
    My...
    Cat...
    Might...
    Have...
    Worms...

    She eats constantly. When i am at the table doing homeowrk I will let her in every 10 minutes from being outside...she eats they wants outside again. This goes on for 3-4 times each time. Should we take her to the doctor to have it checked out?
    Shes 5-7 years old BTW, so its not Kitten worms.
     
  2. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    if out side cat that eats wild animals yes vet time.
     
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    I know this sounds gross, but you can tell by looking what he/she leaves behind in the litterbox, best if right after it's dropped.

    If he/she DOES have worms, there's this stuff that the pet store sells, it's like $25 for 3 pills, but it DEFINATELY works. This would be the best option for ridding of them.

    Trust me i know, i have a "few :crazy: " cats, and tried several different types of cheaper worm medicine, nothing seemed to work till i finally broke down and paid for these things.
     
  4. 84gmcjimmy

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    what does the poop look like when it has worms?

    From what I know, she doesn't eat other animals.
     
  5. chevyfumes

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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    You don't need to take it to the vet just go to the feed store and by a de wormer...:wink1:
     
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    The poop would have worms in it... if it's a tape worm, it will look like pieces of rice. Some other worms are really small and white and you will see them squirming around in the poo.

    I think I'm gonna puke now, I just ate some pasta :crazy:
     
  7. 84gmcjimmy

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    okay haha I guess i'm poo searching tomorrow. She usually goes outside-sometimes in the litter box
     
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    eemmm pasta dinner. did you have meat balls?:yikes: :ignore: :screwy: :shame:
     
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    I thought this was going to be about a human tapeworm....





    If you wanna lose weight... forget dieting... EAT RAW PORK and let the tapeworm do the work for you!!
     
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    look at the cats gums. If they are real pail then has worms. If they are a good pink color then should be alright. Go get some wormer and a shot from the feed store if you have not done this. $10 ain't gonna kill ya to spend on the cat.
     
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    $10 !!!, wow, i wish i could have spent that little for worm meds,,,we had to go to Petco and payb like $25 for 3 pills,,,but they definately work.
     
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    Thanks I will look at her gums next time I see her. Hope she doesn't try to bite!! :crazy:
     
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    the cat could have tape, round, hook, and giardia.


    being that you dont know what they are, you dont know what type of medicine to treat her.

    take he to the vet with a poop sample.

    my wife has worked at an animal hospital for almost 20 years, and i did for the better part of a decade.
     
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    My dog had whipworm... which is something I'd never heard of until he had it, and I've been in the parasite business for 3 years (I raise reptiles...)
     
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