On 6 Mar, 22:50, "zinzee" > wrote:
> On Mar 6, 2:10 pm, "sheelagh" > wrote:
> > On 6 Mar, 15:49, "zinzee" > wrote:
> > > On Mar 6, 9:11 am, "sheelagh" > wrote:
> > > > On 6 Mar, 03:25, "zinzee" > wrote:
> > > Oh boy! Thank you for the heads up. Geez, I dunno how I would handle
> > > Mack C. having another ailment. I guess I would just have to do it.
> > > My suspicion is that it's because we made a rather drastic switch from
> > > strictly dry food to mostly canned wet food. He literally had a
> > > piece of the brown stuff that came off as soon as he sat down. It was
> > > solid, just not coming off all the way.
> > It sound like you say, that it was just a nice way of removing a
> > pestilent piece of feaces, lol...
> > > Are there other signs of worms? I will google it and do some
> > > investigating as well.
> > Yes, I got this one from Lynne & a few others too.
> > Any cat can catch worms.. you don't even have to let them out to pick
> > them up.
> > I know that mine didn'[email protected]
that time. Even from fly- blows landing on
> > their food!!
> > DO NOT BUY ANY OVER THE COUNTER REMEDIES THOUGH!!
> > They can cause even more damage than you ever thought possible-
> > TRUELY!!
> > The best way is the nasty way.. You have to look at it in intimate
> > detail, preferably just after they have had one..It also depends on
> > which type of worm we are looking for too. If it happens to be common
> > old garden worms, then a good dose of drontal
> > ( or whatever your vet recommends, given his problems..)
> > If it happens to be tapeworms, then you will see them in a fresh
> > sample (tiny little grains of rice is what you look for.)
> > If you really are not sure that it is worms, the best thing to do is
> > call your vet (therefore cutting out the consultation fee..) & ask
> > what would be the best product to use on him & I am sure that they
> > will be only too pleased to help you out on this one..> In any case, we are going to get a second opinion about his possible
> > > HCM this week so I will mention that as well. Thanks again for the
> > > tip! I will hope for the best...
> > > Best,
> > > Heather-
> > No problem at all. I found out the hard way.
> > I thought that when i wormed my cat, that was all I had to do, until I
> > realised that there were other worms that the tablet didn't
> > cover....!!
> > If you find that you have problems getting medication down him, you
> > can always ask about spot on treatments too, where you just put the
> > spot on treatment in between the shoulder blades where they can't
> > reach it or lick it off.
> > Good luck with your appointment, & do let us know how you got on,
> > Please?
> > Always interseting to know how others fare with their nearest &
> > dearest
> > Thanks
> > S;o)
> You are such a wonderful help, thank you again! I will investigate
> his 'product' hopefully this evening. Most likely after he has
> dinner, hah!
> I've been thinking I should put him on the spot-on treatment lately.
> I know it prevents against not only fleas but heartworms as well.
> Although, he does not ever go outside and has no interaction with
> other animals. I figure it can't really hurt. I never did it before
> because he's never has had a flea in his life...but you know, trying
> to work presumptively right now!
> All the best,
> Heather- Hide quoted text -
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Drontal was just the first product that came to mind,. There are
better ones as you say. I have a feeling that there is one called
advantage, but I don't know what is best for Mark C.
You are best asking your vet which he/she feels is the best one for
him, then buy on line if you can because it is so much cheaper.
The link I have given you is just one site that you can browse at-
there are many more such sites that might be cheaper for you , I
simply picked this one because I think you live in the USA.
It is easy enough to google if you want to though.
I hope that this gives you a bit of information that you are looking
We suffer from different parasites over here, & heat worm has not