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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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I need to worm my adult cat an I would like to use a herbal

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I need to worm my adult cat an I would like to use a herbal liquid that works. don't want to use chemical type meds. help
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations cats can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the cat's name?
Customer: Ms.Minnie, she is a tortoise shell
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ms.Minnie,?
Customer: she get allergic scratching from something, but I treat her with aloe vera combed into her fur to skin under her chin, I use a flea comb on her at least 3-4 times a day, and only produced maybe a small flea once in a while. no other problems
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 9 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 9 months ago.

Are you seeing any worms in her stool? If so, please describe.

Are you open to natural remedies that are non-chemical but also non-herbal?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have see her scoot on her hiney while outside. checked her anus and saw a small white wiggly worm which I attempted to remove with tweezers, but she does not like u messing with her bot***** *****ke that. yes I am open to natural remedies.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 9 months ago.

It sounds like tapeworms are your concern. If you do not want to use medications used for tapeworms in the veterinary profession, consider using diatomaceous earth. DE is naturally occurring in the environment and inert. It can also be used topically to help with fleas.

Instructions here:
DE here:

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 9 months ago.

Checking in, JA Customer. How is your companion doing today?