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Cat Flea and Tick Control

Fleas can be a big concern for our cats. As the weather starts to get warmer those pesky pests can start coming around. Although they prefer the warmer weather they can survive indoors all year round proving to be difficult to be dealt with if left untreated. It is important to protect your pet to help your pet ward off this blood sucking little pests.

What are fleas?

Fleas are a small insect that feeds on mammal and bird blood. They sometimes can transmit disease through their bite.

How do fleas harm the cats?

Fleas with a heavy enough infestation can cause several different health concerns to a cat.

Why is treating and preventing fleas so important?

Prevention is much better for the patient and the pocket book as it can become quite costly trying to get rid of a flea infestation.

Simple steps for treating fleas in your senior cat?

Flea treatment is a once a month liquid applied to the back of the neck between the shoulder blades.

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