The tape worms affect the cats especially the younger
ones and if not treated in a proper manner with drugs like praziquantel,
then the affected cats may suffer with multiple symptoms like anorexia,
itching at the regions around the anus etc.
When compared to the adult cats, lesser aged cats often get affected
by the tape worms. The condition is scientifically termed as cestodiasis.
Similarly, cat health worms-problems related to
the hookworms assume more significance in the current
periods. This is also true.
On comparison, the young kittens are more affected by these types
of worms. Hookworms often suck blood from the different intestinal
segments of the body and finally lead the cats into anemic status.
Cat health worms assume significance especially
in young age.
Hence, all the affected cats become dull and have often-lethargic
movements. Per haps, may be come dehydrated due to the occurrence
of bloody diarrhea in the affected cats.
It is to be borne in mind that if you find your cats suffering
from any hookworm problems, you need to rush up to the nearby veterinarian
to get it treated immediately. This is significant because of the
occurrence of loose motion with blood streaks.
Similarly, the cat species may get affected by heartworms also.
However, the incidence of heartworm problem caused by Dirofilaria
immitis is less than in dogs.