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Hi! I'm CalCatDoc and I can help with your question. First I need to find out some additional information from you.
First of all, is this a male of female cat?
How old is the cat?
When and how did you obtain it?
Has this cat had any abdominal surgery (like a spay) since you obtained it?
It would be most helpful if you could provide me some information by answering the questions I have asked.
The reason that I ask that in particular is because the wound appears to be on the abdominal midline exactly where the spay incision would have been. So I wondered if there could be an infection at that old surgery site.
I am not aware of the existence of any sort of tapeworm or other worm that would crawl out of the rectum and then burrow into the skin of the cat. I can imagine it in some Hollywood horror flick, though.
So I really have no idea what it was that you saw coming out of your cat.
I think this cat has an infected would that needs to be evaluated and possibly treated with antibiotics. If you are concerned about tapeworms and other parasites those are easily treated by your veterinarian, but I don'tsee how worms could have bearing on this wound. It looks like a recent incision left open or that maybe dehiesced.
Is this an in/out cat or strictly indoors?
Hmmm. Well that would be a new one on me and I have been in practice for 34 years, 25 of those exclusively in cats. I wil go ahead and opt out and let another veterinarian see if they can help you.
I am sorry your cat has this trouble.
Paint raw honey on the worm/sore/wound. Then cover it with a bandage. Repeat every 6 hours. It will smother the worm an heal the wound.
It is a remarkable healing agent:
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