Ashlea Veterinary Centre Ltd, Unit 2b Port Road Business Park, Carlisle CA2 7AF Reg no: 4759132
Cats suffer two forms of intestinal worm – Roundworm, which are passed directly from cat to cat, and Tapeworm, which pass through an intermediate host (flea or mouse).
All adult cats should be routinely wormed every 6 months using a safe product which will reliably remove both round and tapeworms – many petshop wormers will fail to provide full coverage. For those cats that simply will not take tablets, efficient ‘spot-
Please see comprehensive advice on our ‘Flea Control’ webpage
Ear Mites: Ear mites are commonly found in kittens, being passed by direct contact with an infected adult (i.e. their mother). Mites will produce marked irritation in the ear canal, causing the kitten to shake its head and to scratch its ears. In cases of infestation you may be able to see copious black wax rising to the top of the ear canal. If your kitten has ear mites we will either dispense ear drops to kill the mites or we will use a systemic spot-