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Cat Deworming

Depending on your cat’s lifestyle, deworming may be a monthly routine.

What are some types of parasites found in cats?

Internal parasites that can be found in cats are ringworm, hookworm, tapeworm, roundworm, coccidia, and giardia. These parasites can be picked up on microscope.

If my cat has worms, what symptoms should I look for?

In some cases, there are little to no symptoms. Symptoms may include a pot belly, difficulty gaining weight, and visible worms in bowel movements.

Are worms dangerous to humans?

Certain parasites can affect humans negatively. Come chat with our seasoned professionals on how to keep you and your pets protected.

What is the deworming schedule?

Through conversation with your veterinarian, you can decide a deworming schedule that works best for your cat.

Are there any side effects from deworming medication?

At Companion Animal Hospital, we pride ourselves on offering safe deworming options for you. It is not uncommon for your pet to have some gut upsets after taking a dose; however, if a product doesn’t sit well with your pet, we have plenty of other options.

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Last updated: June 9, 2022.

Dear Clients,

Masks are now optional for both staff and clients at our hospital. Please respect everyone's comfort level. Here is what you can expect:

For appointments:
  • There are no longer any capacity limits on our exam rooms or reception area
  • Masks are optional for both team members and clients.
  • For food / medication / retail:
  • It is best to call your order in ahead of time so the team can get it ready for you. Please allow 24 - 48 hours for medication refills
  • We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only including pets in need of: vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, parasite prevention, and more.

    OPERATING HOURS

    Monday to Friday: 7:30 am – 7:30 pm
    Saturday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
    Sunday: CLOSED

    Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

    - Your dedicated team at Companion Animal Hospital