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What are pinworms in cats

Pinworms in cats are a parasitic infection caused by the Pinworms (Oxyuris). They are a commonly found intestinal parasite that can be seen in dogs and cats. Pinworms in cats can also infect other species. Pinworms in cats infect the intestines and the lungs. The symptoms of pinworms in cats include:

Loss of appetite



Loss of fur


How are pinworms treated?

Pinworms in cats can be treated with an anti-parasite medication called pyrantel pamoate. This medication is used to treat pinworms in dogs. Pyrantel pamoate is an anthelmintic that kills the parasites in the intestines. It should be given every 12 hours for 7 days. The medication should be given to the cat through the cat’s mouth. This medication should be given to your cat after the cat is anesthetized.

Pyrantel pamoate can also be given orally to your cat. This is done by mixing the medication with a small amount of food. The medication should be given at least 30 minutes before food is given.

Pyrantel pamoate can be given in combination with an anti-parasite medication called fenbendazole. This medication is used to treat pinworms in dogs and cats. You can purchase this medication from your veterinarian.

What are the precautions for pinworms in cats?

Pinworms in cats should be treated with caution. Pyrantel pamoate can cause problems in cats that have an infection with the bacteria Pseudomonas. Pyrantel pamoate can cause an infection with Pseudomonas. This infection is called pseudomonas infection. Pseudomonas infection can cause pneumonia in cats that have a pinworm infection. Other side effects of the medication can include:

Liver damage

Liver failure

The medication should be given to your cat after they are anesthetized. It should be given with a catheter. The cat should not be allowed to groom the area where the catheter is inserted.

What are the other symptoms of pinworms in cats?

The other symptoms associated with pinworms in cats include:




How can you prevent pinworms in cats?

The best way to prevent pinworms in cats is to prevent your cat from getting pinworms in the first place. This can be done by keeping your cat flea and tick free. Flea and tick prevention for cats is one of the best ways to prevent your cat from getting pinworms.

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