Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Cat Deworming

Intestinal worms can cause all sorts of problems in your pet, including blood loss and diarrhea. If your cat hunts and/or goes outside, they are at risk for ingesting parasites. Regular deworming will protect your furry friend against unwanted guests. Intestinal worms can also be transmitted to humans, so that is another reason to deworm!

What are some internal cat parasites?

Hookworms, roundworms, tapeworms are all common intestinal parasites. Hookworms use tiny sharp teeth to attach onto the intestinal lining and can cause blood loss and diarrhea. Roundworms can cause impaction if left untreated. Tapeworms come out in segments that look like rice and stick to the fur around the bum.

What are worm infestation symptoms in cats?

Chronic diarrhea, vomiting, and rotund bellies can all be symptoms of a worm infestation. Worms can also be seen in vomit and stool.

Do worms affect humans?

Worms can be transmitted to humans. The most common way for a human to contract an intestinal parasite is fecal-oral contamination. This may include eating improperly washed vegetables from dirt that an animal has defecated in.

What is the deworming schedule?

The golden standard is deworming monthly.

Any deworming medication side effects?

Common medication side effects include vomiting and diarrhea, which could contain worms.

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Last updated: May 25, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Mill Creek Animal Hospital