Feline Ringworm is NOT as Contagious as You Think


Do you believe a cat can get ringworm from a contaminated house or clinic? Do you think ringworm is spread through vents? Well, I’m going to help rid you of these common misconceptions about how ringworm spreads. I will also explain how to make you cat with ringworm STOP being contagious after 1 week.

Most importantly, all of the information in this video comes from legitimate resources: published veterinary studies and articles! And I make sure to let you know WHERE I got this information and have included the resources below.

If you want to know where to get Lime Sulfur Dip or Ringworm Shampoos mentioned, here are some links (which are Amazon affiliate):
Lime Sulfur Dip (My favorite)

(Lime sulfur dip is cheaper by the gallon, which can be found on Chewy: https://www.chewy.com/vet-basics-lime-sulfur-dip/dp/163592

Miconazole and Chlorhexidine Shampoo (I use this)

Chlorhexidine and Ketoconazole Shampoo

In the video, I include the sources by short codes:
Moriello, K. A. (Aug 2020). Dermatophytosis with Dr. Moriello. Clinician’s Brief. Retrieved March 4, 2022, from https://cdn.brief.vet/web-files/DE/CB+Canada+DE+August+2020_final.pdf
Moriello, K. A. (May 2019). Dermatophytosis in cats and dogs: a practical guide to diagnosis and treatment. In Practice. Retrieved March 4, 2022, from https://bvajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1136/inp.l1539
Moriello, K. A., Coyner, K., Paterson, S. & Mignon, B. (May 2017) Diagnosis and treatment of dermatophytosis in dogs and cats: Clinical Consensus Guidelines of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology. Veterinary Dermatology. Retrieved March 4, 2022, from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/vde.12440#vde12440-bib-0119
Moriello, K. A. (May 2014). Feline dermatophytosis: Aspects pertinent to disease management in single and multiple cat situations. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. Retrieved March 5, 2022, from https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1098612X14530215
Moriello, K. A. (July 2012) How Animal Shelters Are Beating Ringworm (And Yours Can, Too!) Live Webcast Audience Questions and Answers. Accessed March 4, 2022, from https://www.maddiesfund.org/assets/documents/Resource%20Library/Ringworm%20Audience%20QA.pdf
Seattle Children’s’ Hospital. Ringworm. Accessed March 5, 2022, from https://www.seattlechildrens.org/conditions/a-z/ringworm/
Moriello, K. (2019). Decontamination of 70 foster family homes exposed to Microsporum canis infected cats: a retrospective study. Veterinary Dermatology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/vde.12722

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