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Cat Fecal

Cat Fecal Exam

Fecal examinations are the best tool to determine if your cat has intestinal parasites. Parasites can easily be killed with medication provided by a Veterinarian.

What does a fecal parasite screen reveal?


Fecal tests will determine if your cat has intestinal parasites.

How is a fecal parasite screen performed?


A fecal screen is performed at a local laboratory where they microscopically analyze the sample to determine if there are any parasitic eggs found.

What is the best method for collecting my cat’s stool?


To collect a stool sample, please take the most recent sample found in the litter box and bring it in a clean container or bag. The fresher the sample, the more accurate the test.

How much does a cat stool test cost?


Please call the hospital and our team will be able to answer any further questions.

Last updated: January 5, 2022.

NOTICE: We are currently not allowing clients into the treatment rooms, and have resumed our drop off service until further notice.

OUR EMERGENCY CARE SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE:

SUNDAY to WEDNESDAY
: 24- HOUR
**Please note, there is no 24-hours urgent care services Thursday to Saturday at this time**

OUR PRIMARY CARE HOURS ARE AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT OR WALK-IN :
MONDAY TO FRIDAY: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.(Last patient intake at 3:30pm)
***No clients allowed into the appointment. Exceptions made for after-care owners.***

Our #1 concern is keeping both you and your pets safe. We are following the AHS Guidelines to keep you safe. Please keep 6 kitties apart, mask up, and sanitize when entering our premises.

We are working hard to serve you better and improve our practice. We sincerely appreciate your patience, kindness, and understanding during this time while we battle the COVID-19 Pandemic, in addition to our hospital renovations, and staff shortages.

For urgent medical help outside of our hours, please contact:

1. Fish Creek Hospital - (403) 873-1700
2. Western Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Centre - (403) 770 -1340
3. VCA Canada CARE Centre - (403) 520-8387
4. Southern Alberta Veterinary Emergency - (403) 995-3270

For non- urgent care outside of our hours, please contact:

1. Edgemont Veterinary Clinic - (403) 239-4657
2. Airdrie Animal Clinic - (403) 948-3619