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Do you have to use frontline to get rid of fleas?

Do you have to use frontline to get rid of fleas?

Even though Frontline is an excellent tool in the war against fleas, it is often not enough, especially when an infestation is present.

Why are there fleas on my Cats face?

Could be that the Frontline IS working but there is such an infestation in the environment that you are going to see the fleas ON the cats. Wow – if you are seeing them crawling on the face, then it is bad. :shame: I would also get Capstar – it kills ALL fleas within 30 minutes on the pet.

How often should I Put my Cat on flea prevention?

Most topicals are labeled for a once-monthly application. In order to truly get rid of a flea problem, you need to have your cat on flea prevention for 3-4 month minimum- but it is the opinion of most vet’s that year round prevention is important and warranted especially if your cat has had fleas once before.

How to get rid of fleas on your cat-the spruce pets?

Bathe the Cat: If you and your cat are up to it, a bath will drown most remaining fleas. It isn’t necessary to use a “flea” shampoo or a “flea dip” for this purpose. Just a mild cat or baby shampoo will do the job handsomely.

Does frontline really work for fleas on cats?

Frontline Plus is a flea and ticks preventative treatment that can be administered to dogs and cats aged 8 weeks of age and above. It not only kills adult fleas and ticks, thereby preventing life-threatening flea and tick-borne diseases but also eliminates the entire life cycle of fleas (hence, prevents re-infestation).

What is the most effective flea treatment for cats?

One of the best flea medicines for cats is the pill nitenpyram (Capstar). It is effective within the first hour, killing all the fleas on your cat’s body. While killing all of the fleas currently on your cat, this does not prevent fleas reappearing in the near future.

Does Frontline have side effects on cats?

In cats, Frontline is safe to use and will rarely cause severe side effects. The most common side effects of Frontline in felines include skin allergic reactions. The substance may cause vision problems, so the contact with the cat’s eyes must be avoided.

Does frontline kill lice on cats?

Frontline will not kill lice or mites, it doesn’t on dogs and cats for that- and won’t on a chicken either. It kills & repels fleas and ticks nicely in dogs and cat. Lice and mites are different critters.