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Cats are known to carry many biting bugs. Some of these can be very dangerous both to you and to your cats, such as ticks and some of these might just be nuisances, like cat fleas. Cat fleas can be hiding in depth of your cat's thick fur, however if you don't see them in spite of regular brushing, there is little to no chance they might cause a problem ...


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Always assume that essential oils are not safe for cats. There are a few, however, that are. If cedarwood oil is made without phenol, then it is ok. If you cannot find it without phenol, I recommend bathing them with a 50/50 solution of dawn dish soap and warm water. Do not wet them first. Use a flea comb to remove the fleas from their head, then start ...


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This post is several years old but I will update it to add that there is now Revolution Plus which includes an additional active ingredient specifically targeting ticks. This might already be common knowledge to many or most pet people but hopefully will help anyone searching this information.


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According to the prescribing information sheet: The recommended minimum dosage is 2.7 mg selamectin per pound (6 mg/kg) of body weight and 0.45 mg sarolaner per pound (1 mg/kg) of body weight. Administer the entire contents of a single tube (or two tubes in combination for cats weighing over 22 pounds) of REVOLUTION PLUS topically in accordance with the ...


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Getting rid of fleas is HARD once they've gotten a foothold. I do have some thoughts on your flea situation, and the cats' behavior. Since both cats seem to be avoiding the carpet, it seems likely that you do still have an infestation going. You can monitor the number of fleas in the home by placing a flea trap; either purchased, or make your own. (Place ...


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I know it’s probably the least of the concerns right now, but you aren’t supposed to put any type of those hard core bug killers (bengal, Raid, etc.) into any type of drain or anywhere that will have it going into the water system. It’s very toxic and not meant to be introduced to water systems. Not trying to nag, and I do sympathize with your issue, I ...


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I have two goldens and I give them 1 tsp of nutritional yeast in their breakfast four times a week - all year long. No fleas, yes in August too. I have not found ticks on them until recently, but the ticks do NOT imbed or attached to them. I paid $8 for the bag of organic nutritional yeast in March (7 mo ago) and still have 1/3 left. (The nutritional yeast ...


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Every cat, indoors or outdoors, MUST be protected against fleas! Fleas enter the home via hosts such as dogs, YOU, or inanimate objects that are brought inside from outside (such as shopping). They need to be treated once a month. Fleas can be very hard to detect, and if your cat has fleas, they will most certainly have tapeworm too. The endo and ...


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