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Cat Flea and Tick Control

Flea and tick control is very important for cats. Keeping your cats treated with a veterinarian recommended treatment is the best way to prevent infections on your cat or in your house. It is important to ask your vet what product to use as many products available in stores are actually toxic to cats and can harm or even be fatal.

What are fleas?

Fleas are pesky little parasites that live and feed off of your pet. They lay thousands of eggs and can quickly become a problem in your home. Fleas get on your pet by positioning themselves by a light source, once a shadow goes by, they jump on! They use your pet for a blood meal, then continue to reproduce. They are very tiny and sometimes hard to see. You can sometimes find what looks like pepper on your pet’s skin. This is flea dirt. As us today how to keep your pet protected against these bugs.

How do fleas harm the cats?

Fleas can be very irritating to cats. they can cause itching, hair plucking or loss, red irritated skin, skin infections and in sever cases, anemia.

Why is treating and preventing fleas so important?

Keeping your cat flea free is important because it keeps your cat comfortable and healthy. It isn’t pleasant for the cat to be constantly scratching and itchy. It also keeps your cat from reaching more serious problems.

Simple steps for treating fleas in your senior cat?

The products we have on hand are very safe for your senior cat. A simple tube at the back of the neck will keep your cat flea free. Be sure to get your vet’s opinion on what product is best for your cat as some over the counter (non veterinary) products can be harmful or even fatal to your senior cat.

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