ringworm

Ringworm in cats

Ringworm in cats is a skin disease that is caused by parasites of the fungal family. Stuff is nasty, contagious, although the treatment at home can successfully compete with professional care. It is important to know what specific measures can be taken. Ringworm is a parasite on the entire surface of the skin, feeds on the outer layer of the epidermis, hair follicles, inner part of the hair.

Contributing moments for the development of lichen are any infectious, allergic skin lesions. Cats that have sensitive skin often react negatively to any external factors, changes in the diet have higher rates of shingles. At risk are animals suffering from any abnormalities of immune nature, recently underwent a large-scale infectious lesions. Antibiotics always greatly weaken the protective properties of the immune system. Months of therapy adversely affects, the immune system falls, the meeting with the patient deprive animals instantly provokes a fungal outbreak.

Poor nutrition, low content of vitamins, minerals is also a factor that reduce the natural resistance of the body of the pet. Balanced feeding, on the contrary, supports the strength of the animal at the proper level. The immune system manages to reflect the first chuzherodnym. Some breeds of cats exhibit a stronger dependence on the ringworm infection. Continue reading

What dangerous diseases can infect Pets?

Cats, dogs, parrots – without them our life would be much duller. But not only the joy Pets bring. Sometimes the cat bites its own could cost lives, and playing with a dog – long treatment at infections. What diseases can infect domestic animals and how to protect yourself from it?

It often happens that a dangerous animal disease is harmless and not contagious to people and Vice versa. However, there are also zoonotic infections – diseases that humans can get infected from “smaller brothers”.

Helminthiasis (worms) and parasitic diseases

Your dog or cat can end by infectious diseases with helminths. Animals pick up the infection together with food (infected meat, fish and even flies), contaminated water, and through the bites of mosquito vector larvae (as happens when dirofilariasis) and accidental ingestion of eggs of worms, for example, with your street shoes. After that, the worms – flat, round, tape worms parasitize in the intestinal tract and the bodies of cats and dogs. To do this, the worms are long and quietly. So, the owner runs the risk of Contracting helminth infections, if you forget to wash your hands after playing with pet or neglect the rules of hygiene when cleaning his toilet.

What you can catch from cats or dogs?

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