Flea Control: Keep Fleas Out of Your Cat's Life and Yours

I have an inside outside cat! She is a beauty, with medium hair length which attract more fleas I believe. I have bathed her in Dawn, maybe not long enough. Are there any suggested dry shampoos for cat if all else fails, she doesn’t really like the baptism! She does have fleas and I have seen them in my bed, so they are more than I’d like to admit! I have sprinkled the yard with D.E. I will look into the Borax for the carpets. I have used Advantage 2 which didn’t seem to change her scratching patterns. Help! Any suggestions for stronger treatment, she is about 5 lbs. thanks for all the info.

A monthly anti-flea treatment for your pet, such as Advantage, will kill any fleas that may have found their way onto your cat

It’s the longest lasting spot-on flea and tick treatment for cats. Cats receive 3 months protection from fleas and ticks, in one treatment. Long lasting Bravecto breaks the flea life cycle in one easy treatment.

Treating fleas on Cats and getting rid of fleas in the home

Jump to Treat Stubborn Fleas - Before you spend money on flea treatments, find out if these pests have settled on your cat: Watch for any signs of movement in her fur. Comb your cat with a fine-toothed metal flea comb from head to tail several times a day. Then, dip the comb in a mixture of water and liquid dish detergent to kill the fleas. There are many different cat flea treatment products on the market. This includes a plethora of remedies involving substances that have no medical validity where fleas and ticks for cats are concerned. Our Veterinarians would strongly recommend against numerous over the counter flea and tick treatments. Some common cat flea treatment methods include:

To be successful flea control has to be done on 2 fronts

There are a few guidelines you need to know. Certain methods should not be done to close together, such as bathing and applying topical treatment. Other steps should be taken as soon as possible.If you are ready to get down to business right now, read our guide:



Getting rid of fleas on kittens or cats is a little bit different from getting rid of fleas on dogs. For example, dogs go outside, but many cats are indoor pets only. This changes what formula of topical flea treatment you want to buy (if you are going to use topical flea treatment as a course of action).


Getting Rid Of Fleas On Cats With Cat Flea Treatment: Usually, the term "cat flea treatment" refers to a topical treatment, such as Frontline or Advantage.Frontline cat flea control: is a popular brand, and one that many find success with. We used it for years with our cats. If you let your cats go outside, this is probably going to be your choice. Frontline Plus Flea and Tick Control will kill ticks, too. This is very important, because ticks carry Lyme disease. Ticks are so small, they are nearly impossible to detect. I would never trust myself to manually inspect my cat and actually find a tick. They are so tiny! So you'll want to go with the Frontline Flea and Tick formula.But, if you keep your cat indoors as we do, this opens up your options. We use Advantage flea treatment for cats. The application process is the same. It is quicker-acting, killing fleas within 12 hours.Also, if your cat is large (we have Maine Coons) you can - "regular" sized cats (5-9 pounds) or Advantage for larger cats (over 9 pounds). With one very large boy, we need this kind of flexibility.Advantage flea treatment for cats has a pleasant odor, too.

The cat and his bed and sleeping spots