My new kitten who is about 5-6 months old has tapeworms, and I need to know …

My new kitten who is about 5-6 months old has tapeworms, and I need to know what to get to treat him safely.

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Krista Magnifico
1 month ago

Hello, Tapeworms are caused by ingesting fleas. So please make sure you year both the fleas and the tapes. At this age your kitten should have been vaccinated for rabies so please ask your vet which product they prefer. Please do not use an over the counter. I just feel that they aren’t safe especially in a young cat. Ideally a fecal sample is submitted to the vet lab and the pet is checked for all parasites and then dewormed accordingly. I prefer drontal plus but there are other options. Your vet can help. Please also have her spayed ASAP.… Read more »