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my cat leaves behind little brownish tan sesame seed ...

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my cat leaves behind little brownish tan sesame seed looking things behind where he sleeps and bathes. What are these things? Flea eggs or what?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Reani replied 9 years ago.
Good AfternoonCustomer

If it looked like a grain of rice or a sesame seed, it is most likely tapeworm. Over the counter products will generally treat the tapeworms if there is Praziquantel in it.

However, the problem with over the counter treatments is that many aren't effective against ‘all' the possibilities. That's why a vet administered med is highly recommended. The vet can determine what kind of parasite (or parasites) your companion may have in addition to tapeworms and treat him accordingly with the latest prescription meds and accurate dose. Please see this link

Other parasite info:




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I hope you find this info useful. Please let me know how it goes!

Warmest Wishes,