Protecting your Cat from Fleas and Ticks
Fleas and ticks are a common problem for cats, and can cause a variety of health issues, including skin irritation, infections, and the transmission of dangerous diseases. Your cat can contract them by simply being near an infected animal, or infested areas. Protecting your cat from fleas and ticks is essential for their health and wellbeing. Here are some tips on how to keep your feline ffriend safe from these pesky parasites:
- Keep your cat indoors: Indoor cats are less likely to be exposed to fleas and ticks than outdoor cats. If you do let your cat outside, make sure to keep them in a safe, enclosed area, and avoid areas with tall grass or wooded areas where fleas and ticks may be more prevalent.
- Check your cat for fleas and ticks regularly: Use a flea comb to check your cat's fur for fleas and ticks. Pay special attention to areas where fleas and ticks may hide, such as around the ears, under the chin, and on the belly. If you find fleas or ticks, remove them immediately and dispose of them in a sealed plastic bag.
- Wash your cat's bedding and toys regularly: Fleas and ticks can hide in your cat's bedding and toys, so it's important to wash these items regularly in hot water to kill any parasites.
- Watch for signs of flea and tick-borne illnesses: Flea and tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme disease and Bartonella, can cause serious health issues for cats. Watch for symptoms such as lethargy, fever, loss of appetite, and lameness, and contact your veterinarian if you suspect your cat may be ill.
- Use flea and tick prevention products: There are a variety of flea and tick prevention products available for cats, including spot-on treatments, collars, and oral medications. Talk to your veterinarian about the best options for your cat, based on their lifestyle and health history. You can have these delivered to your every month with Pet Lovers Club!
Protecting your cat from fleas and ticks is essential for their health and wellbeing. We’re sure it makes you itch at the thought of it! Preventing flea infestations saves hour of hot washing and chemical sprays and voids your pet’s discomfort. Pet Lovers Club flea, worm, tick, and heartworm protection is home delivered monthly so your pet and home will stay flea free, 365 days a year. A simple tasty chew covers all stages of the flea lifecycle, and we cover flea tapeworm too.
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