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I have 3 cats and they all have worms now. The 2 indoor cats were the first to get them and now the outside/inside cat has them. I don’t know how they got them dand I have been worming them every 10 days. The worms are gone like the first 2 days but after that they show up again. Well the cat that goes outside sometimes is pregnant now. I gave her the wormer the other day but I wasn’t sure if it was safe to give it to her while she’s pregnant. It doesn’t say anything about it on the bottle so I’m not sure. I don’t really want to stop giving it to her and then the worms get really bad. Not sure what to do!?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.

 You need to take a stool sample to your vet so that they can give you the appropriate medications.  Not all wormers work for all types of worms (and there are many) so you may not be doing any good with the treatment that you are using.


Just scoop up some fecal matter from the litter box and take it to your vet in a baggie.  They can tell you really quickly what would be effective and can give appropriate meds for the pregnant cat as well.


Let me know if you still have questions.

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