I’m sorry to hear that your poor cat has a gigantic warble larvae. Warbles can be dangerous to cats, so it’s important to remove them as soon as possible. Here are some steps that may help you:
- Contact your vet to get professional advice on how to safely remove the larva.
- Gently examine the cat to determine where the larva is located.
- Make sure to wear protective gloves and use tweezers to carefully remove the larva.
- Contact your vet again to make sure the larva has been completely removed.
- Monitor your cat for any signs of infection or irritation.
I hope this helps and I wish your cat a speedy recovery!
This lovely creature is called a Warble found in a cat. Cuterebra are parasites that can infect dogs and cats and generally mammals. They come from rabbit botflies and can infect animals when they pass through an area that has warble eggs.
The eggs hatch in response to the heat of the animal. These little things can cause simple infections just under the skin of the infected animal or can even travel and cause neurological signs.
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