Wolf Worm

by Bella Rum

TC (hey, TC) commented on the post about our incredible grub population. She mentioned that she once found a grub implanted behind her kitten’s ear.

TC, I’m wondering if it could have been a wolf worm? I found a site that writes about how to get rid of them. What do you think?

“Wolf worms occur in cats when a botfly lays its eggs in an open wound. The eggs hatch and become larvae, or wolf worms, that feed on the wounded tissue. These parasites release deadly toxins and must be eliminated for the health of your pet.”

Read more: How to Get Rid of Wolf Worms in Your Cat