When using topical preventatives, sometimes the fleas build up immunity to the product that has been successful in killing them before. When this occurs, your vet may recommend alternating between brands to boost the probability of eliminating fleas on your cat.Another topical alternative is for Cats. This effective but gentle agent is safe for kittens at eight weeks of age weighing as little as 1.8 lbs. Since the dosing is the same no matter the weight of your cat, there is no need to purchase multiple boxes if you have cats of varying sizes. comes in a convenient six pack, but you may find that it is pricier than other topical flea preventatives. is the same as Advantage though the tube contains a smaller amount of product, so there is less greasiness on the coat. However, in some cases, the coat may be left sticky or gummy for a few days. has been specially designed solely for cats and should not be administered to other animals. is produced by Lilly, a global company that also manufactures human grade medications for a variety of conditions.
Advantage II Flea Treatment for Small Cats 5-9 lb 4 Pack
While experts and users say that most flea collars are ineffective or even toxic, they make a very notable exception when it comes to the Seresto Flea and Tick Collar. It uses the same active ingredient as Advantage II to get rid of fleas, coupled with an effective tick repellent and killer, in a slow release formulation that provides up to eight months of protection. Versions are available for small and large dogs, and for cats.
Advantage II (For Small Cats, 5-9 lbs) - 6 Pack (Orange)
Advantage II for Cats uses the same ingredients found in the canine version. Vets and pet owners generally agree that it's safe and effective. Available without a prescription, it's approved for kittens as young as eight weeks. A single dose, applied to the back of the neck, lasts for one month. Formulations are available for small cats and kittens (under five pounds) to large cats (over nine pounds).
Advocate (Advantage Multi) for Kittens & Small Cats up to 9 lbs.