my cats don't have any indication of having parasites now...but my vet. and any other vet. here as far as I know suggest de-wormer medicine every 2or3 month as a device....for both the safety of cat and the owner....ı would be happy to use a less toxic alternative for that preventation thing if it is possible and neccessary.....
If your cats go out and eat mice often than it would be a good idea to give them a Drontal tablet every 6 months or so, since tape worm is very difficult to find on a fecal float. Fresh or sauted garlic (1 clove per cat) is a natural anti-parasitic, but even that has side effects. It can cause thinning of the blood and a kind of anemia if too much is given.
so every 3 months is too much....and my cat eats only cooked meat....ı already put garlic to his food....like 1 clove for the food for 1 week....it has great effect on coat and as far as ı know fleas and ticks don't like its smell....but if it dangerous than shoud ı stop to give it?
what ı mean is the commercial herbal medicine like those ones:
and I am curious about heartworms.... ı stopped using stonghold -which is efficent on preventing heartworms- because of the toxic effect...do ı need to use smtg. to prevent them?
thanks again for ur answer....ı just can not believe that all those vets. here use that dewormers every 2-3 mouths for indoor cats....even it is not necessary.....
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