Ringworm Symptoms in Cats
The fungi live in the hair follicles and as the organism weakens the shaft, the hair breaks off at the hair line. The hair loss patches tend to be round, but the lesions may become different shapes and will spread over the whole body. The patches may become scaly and crusty. Some lesions my itch, but this is not always found.
Other Ringworm Symptoms in Cats
Other ringworm symptoms in cats are:
- Itchy, red, raised, scaly patches that may blister and ooze.
- The patches often have sharply-defined edges.
- They are often redder around the outside with normal skin tone in the center. This may create the appearance of a ring.
- Your pets skin may also appear unusually dark or light. These patches can overlap one another.
Ringworm has nothing to do with any type of worm, it is a fungus and is easily passed to people, children and other cats. This is why it is considered improper to touch or handle cats when you go to a cat show. The breeders just don’t want to take a chance you may introduce ringworm to their prize cats.
Cures for Ringworm Symptoms in Cats
There is a non toxic cure for pet ringworm. PetsBestRx ringworm products are highly effective in eliminating ringworm in pets quickly and safely. Many people ask, “how long does it take to get rid of ringworm”? The answer is simple…. In 3 to 5 days! PetsBestRx has antifungal and ringworm lotions to respond to every skin type and each type of pet!
Although ringworm outbreaks are very alarming, especially to fancy cat breeders, ringworm symptoms in cats are controllable using PetsBestRx ringworm products and proper disinfecting of the cattery.