Can I Pet a Cat with Ringworm?

cat with ringworm

There’s nothing quite as lovely and fulfilling as sharing our hearts and homes with our cats. They provide endless entertainment and even cuddles. However, it’s not like we want to share everything with our cats (though they clearly think differently, given their propensity for bringing us dead rodents). Of the things we’d most like to not share with our feline … Read More

Can You Get Ringworm From A Cat?

can you get ringworm from a cat

If you’re new to cats, you might think this condition involves worms, but actually, nothing could be farther from the truth – it’s a common skin infection caused by a fungus that lives on the dead tissues of skin and hair.  This dead tissue is completely normal and happens all the time in animals as well as humans. Ringworm is … Read More

How Long Should You Quarantine A Cat With Ringworm?

quarantine cat with ringworm

Ringworm is highly infectious – so if your cat has contracted ringworm, you’ll need to take steps immediately to quarantine her to stop it from spreading throughout your household. Yes, the skin fungus known as ringworm can be transmitted between animals and humans – so your family members and other animals are at risk of catching it. For information on … Read More