Are there other types of parasites that my cat may get? - Hoof & Paw Animal Clinic
Endoparasites are one example, most prominently tapeworms. Cats are rampant with carrying tapeworms, which are spread by fleas. The cat has to eat a flea in the process of scratching with their mouth predominantly. The fleas carry tapeworm eggs, and that's how tapeworms become infested in the cat.