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Ringworm in Cats - How Serious is It?

  Ringworm in cats is a very common form of skin disease that is found in both dogs and cats. Although its name makes you think otherwise, this skin disease isn’t caused by any type of worm.   Let's dive right in.     What Is Ringworm In Cats?   It’s actually caused by fungi known as Dermatophytes that feed on dead tissues found in the surface of the skin. Spreading them around the skin of the animal.   With cats, there is a certain type of fungi known as M Canis that is found with nearly 95% of all ringworm cases. Normally, cats will get the ringworm disease from contaminated objects like bedding, clippers, or another animal that already...

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