What every cat breeder needs to know about parasitic infections
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- * Baycox
Baycox is the best drug to fight coccidiosis in a cattery situation. Included in this article are details of the latest dosing protocol and a list of Baycox suppliers.
- * Coccidia: A New Treatment
Coccidia are parasites that can cause mild to severe diarrhea. In worse cases, in young kittens, coccidiosis can be life-threatening. Learn about the latest treatment available.
- * Coccidiosis in Cats
Coccidiosis is a parasitic infection that causes severe diarrhea, especially in weaning kittens or debilitated adult cats. In some cases, coccidiosis can cause death, especially in young kittens. This article explains the current treatment options and an effective way to prevent future infections of coccidia in your cattery.
- * Comparison of Flea Medications
The weather is warming up! And even indoor cats may have to contend with a problem with fleas. What is the best option to prevent these little pests from camping out on your cat's body?
- * Ear Mites In Cat
The most common ear problem in cats is caused by mites. Learn some simple solutions to rid your cat of these pesky parasites.
- * Eliminate Fleas Within Hours
Recently a new product has been announced for use against fleas - called Capstar. Capstar starts working to kill adult fleas within 30 minutes, wiping out 90 percent of them on cats within 6 hours? all with a single dose.
- * Eliminating Fleas In Your Cattery
Mid-simmer is flea season. Even if a cat lives completely indoors, it can become a victim of the little varmints. In a cattery situation fleas can become a life-threatening situation for newborns and vulnerable kittens, so it is essential to eliminate them ASAP.
- * Fecal Float Test
You can easily learn how to do a fecal float - testing your cat's stool for common parasites.
- * Fleas On A Nursing Queen & Her Kittens
What should you do if you notice fleas on a mother cat and her kittens? What can you use to kill the fleas - but not hurt the queen and nursing kittens?
- * Giardia
Giardia is a parasite that can impact seriously on your cat's health.
- Giardia: How To Eliminate It In A Cattery Situation
Follow one cattery's recommended protocol for eliminating giardia from a multi-cat situation ...
- * Identifying Parasites Under A Microscope
Learn how to identify parasites that can infest your cat so that you can check your cats for problems yourself.
- Ivermectin Dosing
Lorraine Shelton of Featherland shares the latest dosing information for the use of Ivermectin to treat ear mites, body mites and roundworms.
- * Mite Fight
Sometimes referred to as Walking Dandruff, fur mites are often the reason for excessive scratching and skin excemas. Often misdiagnosed as a food allergy, learn how to tell when your cat might have a mite problem and how easily it can be dealt with the us
- Mite Nightmare
A breeder tells about her experience with ear and fur mites.
- * Momma Cat Has Fleas!
As we enter the flea season, you may need to be prepared to deal with the pesky varmints on a pregnant or nursing kitty. What should you, and more importantly not, do about it?
- * Newborns With Fleas
Ridding newborn kittens of fleas is more difficult than dealing with an adult or older kitten simply because the flea products that are used on older cats cannot be used safely on nursing newborns. Learn the only safe way to kill fleas on newborn kittens...
- * Program Update
In the battle against ringworm in cats, it has been suggested that the flea medication, Program, may be a useful tool to combat fungus....
- * Toxoplasmosis
While few cats ever develop the disease, Toxoplasmosis, being infected with the paratic Toxoplasma gondii is more common
- * Tritrichomonas Foetus
Tritrichomonas foetus (T. foetus) is a microscopic single-celled parasite that is an "emerging" problem and the cause of long term diarrhea in felines....
- Tritrichomonas Foetus: Our Cattery's Experience
An Abyssinian breeder shares her experience with the Tritrichomonas foetus parasite....
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