Is it normal to see a few fleas after treatment?
As eggs hatch and develop, you might find fleas reappearing 10-14 days after treatment – this is quite normal and provided the insecticide remains in place it will kill them. This is why it is important not to carry out cleaning which might remove insecticide.
Can I flea treat my cat twice?
It kills fleas within 24 hours of treatment and remains effective for up to four weeks. Re-treatment may be necessary depending on the scale of the infestation but never treat your cat more frequently than once weekly.
What to do with a kitten with fleas?
You should probably keep the kitten sequestered in a room and slowly let her explore her space. Get the old cat accustomed to the kitten by making sure the kitten doesn’t eat from the cat’s bowl or play with her toys until the cat is more comfortable.
How often should I give my cat flea medication?
When the flea bites the cat, it dies. The medication is reapplied every 30 days, so there is a chance that by the end of the month, it has lost some of its potency. You should schedule a trip to the veterinarian to check.
How long does it take to get rid of fleas from Revolution?
It’s s big can, and if you follow the directions on the can, and use Revolution for a few more months (some use it permanently), you really should be rid of all fleas within 6-8 weeks, tops. Remember too yards (grass) will harbor fleas. If you let your cats or dogs in a flea infested yard, you will get them again.
Why does my cat keep scratching after flea treatment?
Something other than fleas could be to blame for a cat’s scratching after it’s been outside. Cheristin, like many flea treatments, is applied to the cat’s skin, where it is absorbed into the body. When the flea bites the cat, it dies. The medication is reapplied every 30 days, so there is a chance that by the end of the month,…
Can a stray cat be treated for fleas?
I once took in a stray cat and all 7 of her kittens to be checked out by a vet when they were 3 days old. The vet put the drop flea treatment on mom because she had fleas and did not want the kittens to get them. Mom did fine and so did all 7 kittens but that was just my experience. You could call a vet and ask if it’s okay to flea treat Mom.
What can I give my kitten to get rid of fleas?
You can give your kitten a bath with regular blue Dawn dish wash soap to remove fleas. It’s safe to use on pets. Just be careful not to get any soap into the eyes. This happened to my parents when their 3 cats got fleas.
What should I do if my dog has fleas?
It’s also very important to realize that treatments for killing fleas on dogs can harm cats, and a small dog will need an entirely different treatment than a big dog as well. Don’t buy flea treatments from the pet store until you have consulted with your veterinarian to discuss the right treatment for your animal.
Can a kitten still have fleas after Revolution?
STILL Have Fleas After Revolution Treatment! My kitten Luna had a mild case of fleas – after her first flea bath I found roughly less than 20 adult fleas on her, she was 8 weeks old. Now 2 weeks later having taken her to the vet to be treated with Revolution, I’ve still found two or three live fleas on her.