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Old May 19th, 2008, 10:58 PM
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dewormer for kittens?

I have a cat about 9-11 months old and he has white looking worms. My vet said that there tapeworms caused by flea larvea. Whats the best medication for this problem? I know you need to have a dewormer and a flea treatment to stop the cycle. Which do you recommend? Avantage? Frontline? Advantix? Any help will be great. Thanks.
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Old May 19th, 2008, 11:38 PM
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What does your vet recommend? Just make sure you get any treatment from the vet. The stuff you buy in 'pet stores' often doesn't work.
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Old May 19th, 2008, 11:51 PM
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Dewormer help

My husband and i cant afford tons of vets costs thats why i was curious if there was something we could pick up that would help this problem. Thanks
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Old May 20th, 2008, 12:14 AM
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But the treatments you mentioned are only available from the vet (or over the internet). One or two doses (if you have other cats, they should also be treated) are not that pricy. The stuff made by Hartz, etc. are pretty useless, I would never use them.
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Old May 20th, 2008, 12:33 AM
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Did your vet see the tapeworms? Advantage, Frontline and Advantix only kill the fleas. You have to get other medication to kill the tapeworms and I would highly recommend getting this from your vet.
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Old May 20th, 2008, 07:53 AM
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Tape worm meds are serious and should only be administered by a vet.
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Old May 20th, 2008, 12:23 PM
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thanks

Thanks for all the help guys. im taking him to the vet today and hopefully its not a whole lot. thanks for the help.
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Old May 20th, 2008, 12:28 PM
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Glad to hear that you are taking him to the vet. Good luck and keep us posted.
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