Lice are very small insects that feed on your cat’s skin. Though not as common as fleas, they will bite the host and cause them to itch. Most often you will see lice as white flecks which are actually the eggs. The eggs, nymphs and adult lice will live on the host at all times.
How Your Cat Can Get Lice
- Lice can be passed from another cat or from direct contact with objects that are contaminated.
How Lice Impact Your Cat
- Lice can cause itching and a level of discomfort for your cat.
- Lice can cause a dry coat or hair loss.