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Ringworm in Cats -- Answered by Dr. Slome

July 1st, 2001, 07:53 PM
How hard is it to treat ringworm in cats and how easily is it spread to humans:)

July 8th, 2001, 04:15 PM
Ringworm is a fungal skin disease that affects mainly kids and older people since their immune systems are not so well developed. Ringworm from cats can be either from animals or from soil types and the one spread to humans is usually the animal type. It is fairly easily transmitted but as indicated, depends on one's immune system. It is treated with both anti-fungal oral tablets as well as anti-fungal shampoos or washes.

Martin Slome DVM

Centre Street Animal Hospital
7700 Bathurst Street Units 40-42
L4J 7Y3
(905) 771-9855

April 5th, 2003, 03:54 PM
ringworm is spread easily to humans from cats I think my children and I stayed at a friends house for 2 days she had 4 cats all infected my kids all got it it took a year of treatment to get rid of it be carefull!!!