Why is FRONTLINE Plus not working on my cat?
If you are experiencing problems with flea medication not working it may be due to the flea life cycle. These points are usually where the problem lies. Once an adult flea emerges from the pupae and finds a host, it will live on that host it’s entire life. Fleas don’t jump from one pet to another.
How long does it take Frontline Plus to work on cats?
The easy spot-on treatment kills fleas on your cat, plus flea eggs and larvae in their environment to keep them protected. FRONTLINE PLUS kills fleas rapidly. Monthly application will deplete the flea population over time and protect your environment from re-infestations. Can be used in kittens from 8 weeks of age.
Can You reapply frontline if your cat still has fleas?
If you don’t wash everything as often as you can your cat may just be getting reinfected all the time and not still have fleas, in which case the frontline is working but there are new ones all over the place anyway. And the length of the coat should not affect the medicine much since it is designed to be an oil that spreads over the skin.
Can I reapply frontline any quicker than 30 days?
I don’t see why a few days early would hurt any but I will say what I was first going to say, best to ask a vet. You could, before applying the second dosage, give your cat a bath using Dawn Dish soap and a flea comb. Sit and pick as many off as you can. Then when the cat dries and stops grooming itself, apply the flea meds.
How long does it take for fleas to die from frontline?
New fleas are killed when they come into contact with the pet’s coat, but it can take up to 24 hours for the new fleas to die. However, if the Frontline applied was expired, it may not work at all; in this case, the pet owner must wait 30 days to apply it again. The ASPCA explains that any cats exposed to fleas will pick some up from time to time.
Is it safe to put Frontline Plus on cats?
Yes, it’s safe. Frontline is non-toxic. I find Revolution is the flea treatment that lasts the longest. I have this same problem. I put Frontline Plus on my two cats 3 weeks ago, and they are both scratching and I see fleas on them. I have a hard time getting the Frontline on them, especially Lily, because her hair is so long.
Can I reapply flea treatment early after using frontline?
Our dogs have fleas 2 weeks after using frontline treatment. Can we do a treatment of a different brand of flea treatment (advantix) 2 weeks early? It will be safer to wait until 4 weeks after Frontline treatment before you apply Advantix. It is not recommended to use 2 or more flea treatment at the same time.
How often should I apply flea Meds to my Cat?
Sit and pick as many off as you can. Then when the cat dries and stops grooming itself, apply the flea meds. Then every few days or once a week or whatever, run a flea comb through your cat’s fur. If they are bad, consider that you may have fleas in your carpet and everything too. May need to flea bomb.
Can you put frontline in the carpet too?
You can put it in your carpets too. However, are you treating the house too? If you don’t wash everything as often as you can your cat may just be getting reinfected all the time and not still have fleas, in which case the frontline is working but there are new ones all over the place anyway.