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Table 6 Recommended feline deworming frequencies based upon country risk assessments

From: Survey of European pet owners quantifying endoparasitic infection risk and implications for deworming recommendations

Catsa France Germany Spain Sweden UK
Kitten Monthly Monthly Monthly After 3 and 6 months Monthly
Indoor 1–2× yearly 1–2× yearly 1–2× yearly Never 4× yearly
Outdoor 4× yearly More than 4× yearly 4× yearly 4× yearly 4× yearly
Eats prey > 4× yearly > 4× yearly > 4× yearly > 4× yearly > 4× yearly
With children/ elderly Monthly Monthly Monthly No change in deworming based upon this risk Monthly
Fed/eats raw meat > 4× yearly > 4× yearly > 4× yearly 4× yearly > 4× yearly
  1. aIf “Yes” in survey