• Hi I noticed a white rice grain around my kittens bum, I saw one about a month ago and just thought it was dust from somewhere. But today I noticed it again (twice so far) and googled it discovering it may be tapeworms. She keeps licking her anus more often today, is there anything I can do to help her with this? The earliest appointment i got is April 22 at 330pm. Please help not aure if that's too long to wait, is there something I can pick up from Petco over the counter?

    Hi Sharon,
    I recommend that you call and talk to your local veterinarian about your concerns with waiting until the 22nd.  The rice grain can be from tapeworms and the risk of waiting to be seen will depend on a few different factors including your kitten’s overall health and if any symptoms are present. Your vet knows your pet and they can give you the best advice on this after they have gotten a little more information from you.

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