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Cat Fleas

The cat flea is a small sucking insect range from 1–2 mm long and are usually a reddish-brown colour, although this can vary. The cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, is one of the most abundant and widespread species of flea on Earth. The cat flea’s primary host is the domestic cat

Where

Environment

Fleas don’t just stay on your cat. They can also be found throughout the house and in areas where your cat spends a lot of his time.

Places like your cat’s feeding area, bedding, and other favorite locations for signs of flea dirt and/or fleas themselves. Nonetheless, cats like to sleep on top of things like the window sills, kitchen cabinets and refrigerator, so be sure to get up high when examining their favorite

Another method to search for flea dirt in the house is to wear white socks and walk through areas frequented by your pet. Fleas and/or flea dirt may be picked up by the fibers of the socks and will stand out on the white background.

Sign Of Infestation

Behavioral Sign

A cat that has fleas is not a comfortable cat and will scratch and bite his fur energetically. If you see your cat doing this then suspect fleas even if you don’t find any signs. Itchy skin can be a sign of allergy but biting the sides is usually a cat after fleas.

In severe infestations, it’s easy to spot fleas jumping and moving on and off your cat’s body. In less obvious situations, you may notice that your cat is restless and doing more scratching or chewing on certain areas of his body. Shaking the head often and scratching at the ears is another indication of a Excessive and constant licking at the haircoat is another sign of potential fleas, especially in cats. Many cats will even groom the fleas out of the haircoat before you get a chance to see the evidence.

Check the Skin and Haircoat

In order to see actual fleas on your pet, you may have to look fast. Fleas can jump very fast and very high. Fleas are very small (1/16-1/8 in.), flat-bodied insects that are a dark brown, almost black, color. The more blood they ingest the lighter in color they may appear.

Turn your cat on his back and check areas that allow fleas to hide. The armpits and groin are two areas that are warm and protected; favored spots for fleas to hide out.Check your cat’s ears carefully for signs of scratching, redness, blood, or dirt. These can all be signs of fleas. The skin on the belly, groin, or base of the tail may appear red and bumpy, especially if your cat is doing a lot of scratching. Hair loss may occur in certain areas that are being scratched excessively, and there may be black spots on the skin along with scabbing.

When

  • As soon as possible once you notice cat fleas presence. It can become worst if leave it untreated as the population increase too fast.

How

  • RESIDUAL SPRAY
  • ULV-MISTING
  • TREAT BOTH YOUR PET AND YOUR HOME, AS FLEAS CAN SURVIVE WITHOUT A HOST FOR MANY MONTHS. VISIT YOUR VET FOR ADVICE ON THE BEST PRODUCTS

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