Zodiac Spot On Flea Control For Cats & Kittens kills flea eggs for up to 1 month and prevents reinfestation by stopping the flea life cycle.
Establishing a regular flea-control routine can be the best way to prevent fleas from getting comfortable with your senior cat. But, as with any medication, it’s vital to seek the advice of your veterinarian before starting your cat on a flea prevention regimen. Not all flea-control options may be appropriate for older cats, and many carry restrictions regarding age or weight.
Whether you grab a dip, powder, spray or shampoo off the shelf, carefully read the label of all commercial flea treatments. The chemicals you want to avoid are organophosphates, which includes amitraz, fenoxycarb, permethrin, propoxur and tetrachlorvinphos (aka TCVP). According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, these chemicals, even when used as instructed, can cause "serious health consequences to pets and humans." Some products should be avoided for all cats, regardless of age. These include products with pyrethroids, according to a WebMD vet who claims many fleas are resistant to this class of insecticide. Furthermore, don't use products formulated for dogs, as some of them contain chemicals poisonous to cats.
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Fleas aren't just a nuisance for your cat; they can lead to health issues. Using good, quality flea control products means that you are looking out for your furry friend. Flea control products don't come one-size-fits-all, and they should be labeled as safe for cats. Never use dog flea control on a cat. Different types of flea control products for cats include topical solutions, collars, sprays, tablets, and oral solutions.Spot on Flea treatments is an effective way of controlling fleas on cats. A drop of insecticide is placed between the cat's shoulderblades. Gradually the flea treatment migrates over most of the cat's body because of oils on the skin of the cat and the active grooming a cat does.Oral flea medications work from the inside out and should be given to your cat monthly for the best flea control. is an effective oral flea treatment for cats. Convenience? Flea Treats are tasty treats for dogs and cats. Safe, natural, effective flea control is as easy as feeding treats to your pet each day. No visits to the vet. No dips, no sprays, no messy toxic yard treatments. Flea Treats protect your pet from the fleas that are out there. Period. You'll save lots of time. Time for a walk with your best friend, or a round of catnip-enhanced games. And then some. More free time is something we all could use, isn't it? Think about it.Some insect growth regulators have been developed which are sprayed in areas where the cats spend time. This does not kill fleas on contact but rather prevent the flea from completing its life cycle. Your vacuum is your best friend when it comes to cat flea control. Vacuuming will remove many eggs, larvae and some pupae. The process of vacuuming will stimulate new fleas to emerge faster. Wash your cat's bedding and make sure you clean between cushions, carpets and in the car.