FRONTLINE TRITAK Cat Flea Treatment, For cats 12 weeks or older
Another flea treatment solution for cats is called and Frontline Spray, and it kills fleas within 24 to 48 hours after direct contact. Fleas don’t have to bite the cat in order for this to work. Frontline is a liquid that comes in small pipes and must be applied in the same way as Advantage.
The top two topical flea treatments for both dogs and cats are Advantage II and Frontline Plus. They use different active ingredients, imidacloprid and fipronil, respectively, to eradicate infestations. The two insecticides work differently, but experts say that when used correctly, they are both safe and effective.
There are a few guidelines you need to know. Certain methods should not be done to close together, such as bathing and applying topical treatment. Other steps should be taken as soon as possible.If you are ready to get down to business right now, read our guide:
Getting rid of fleas on kittens or cats is a little bit different from getting rid of fleas on dogs. For example, dogs go outside, but many cats are indoor pets only. This changes what formula of topical flea treatment you want to buy (if you are going to use topical flea treatment as a course of action).
Getting Rid Of Fleas On Cats With Cat Flea Treatment: Usually, the term "cat flea treatment" refers to a topical treatment, such as Frontline or Advantage.Frontline cat flea control: is a popular brand, and one that many find success with. We used it for years with our cats. If you let your cats go outside, this is probably going to be your choice. Frontline Plus Flea and Tick Control will kill ticks, too. This is very important, because ticks carry Lyme disease. Ticks are so small, they are nearly impossible to detect. I would never trust myself to manually inspect my cat and actually find a tick. They are so tiny! So you'll want to go with the Frontline Flea and Tick formula.But, if you keep your cat indoors as we do, this opens up your options. We use Advantage flea treatment for cats. The application process is the same. It is quicker-acting, killing fleas within 12 hours.Also, if your cat is large (we have Maine Coons) you can - "regular" sized cats (5-9 pounds) or Advantage for larger cats (over 9 pounds). With one very large boy, we need this kind of flexibility.Advantage flea treatment for cats has a pleasant odor, too.Frontline Spray Treatment provides fast acting, effective flea and tick control for adult dogs and cats and for puppies and kittens 8 weeks of age or older. It is effective against all stages of the brown dog tick, the American dog tick, lone star tick and deer ticks (the major carrier of Lyme disease). It is also used to kill fleas. Frontline Spray rapidly eliminates infestations with chewing lice and aids in the control of sarcoptic mange infestations in dogs. Frontline Plus for Cats is a cat-safe flea treatment that kills ticks as well as fleas, flea eggs and larvae. Many cat owners find this product highly effective, though we've also seen a significant number of complaints that it doesn't work at all. The flea hyperactivity it induces is sometimes mistaken for an increase in fleas. Generic versions are available; some are good alternatives, though the cheapest are judged to be less effective. FRONTLINE® Spray provides fast-acting, long-lasting, waterproof treatment and control of fleas, ticks and chewing lice for adult dogs and cats and for puppies and kittens 8 weeks of age or older.