Tapeworms in Cats: Symptoms, Treatment and Home Remedies

June 25, 2010 | Cat Health | Leave a Comment |

Symptoms of Tapeworms in Cats

  • Tapeworms come from fleas that ate eggs, then the cat eats the flea and it infects the digestive system.
  • The tapeworm head attaches to the wall of the intestine and sucks out all the nutrients. Untreated it can put your cat in a very debilitated state.
  • There are not many out right symptoms of tapeworms in cats.
    There may be a little diarrhea or loss of appetite observed.
  • Tapeworm are 1/2 inch long and flat. They will be observed in the feces.

Home Remedies for Tapeworms in Cats

  • You have to get rid of the fleas, both on your cat and in his environment.
  • An herbal oil called D- limoneme is safe as a natural flea repellent
  • Natural Worm Clear you start with 3 doses daily and decrease 2 then 1 as worms disappear
  • Treatments for tapeworms in cats are herbal flea collars Put a couple drops of lemon grass, citrus, cedar, or rosemary oil on the collar to keep fleas away.
  • Make your own herbal flea powder to use on your cat and around the house, especially where the cat spends most his time.
  • Mix together equal amounts of  herbal powders using rosemary powder, fennel, and worm wood or rue powder. eucalyptus powder. Put in a shaker bottle and sprinkle close to the skin and comb through the fur.
  • Sprinkle the herbal flea powder in areas where the cat spends a lot of time lounging. There are no chemicals or toxins to humans or pets. There is no threat to the environment,
  • Crushed cooked garlic and a sprinkling of brewer’s yeast in the cats food helps deter fleas .
  • Shampoo your cat with Azadirachta Indica oil to repel fleas.

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