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Advantage - How to Use Advantage Flea for Cat Medication

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Advantage flea for cat medication is an excellent way to control the pesky critters in your home and on your cat. Fossils show that fleas have been around for 100 million years, since the time of the dinosaurs. Likely the saber-tooth tiger had a few gnawing on his hide and couldn't do a thing about it. Fortunately, today we have better means for dealing with these bothersome critters. Fortunately, we have Advantage flea for cats.

Fleas are a real problem though. Many pets have allergies to flea bites that make them chew and scratch until their skin is raw. The secondary infections from this sort of allergy can be severe. Not to mention an infestation of fleas in your home can get you bit and scratching as well. With Advantage flea for cat, you can quickly eradicate the problem in your home.

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    Advantage flea for cats is a safe and fast acting topical pesticide for use on cats. The active ingredient for Advantage flea for cats medication is called imidacloprid and it works by spreading through the oils of the skin and hair follicles. Advantage flea for cats is a safe treatment because it doesn't get into your cat's circulatory system, but rather remains on the skin where biting fleas are poisoned. One treatment of Advantage flea for cats medication lasts 30 days and upon application kills nearly all the fleas on your cat within 12 hours. Other fleas that jump on your cat and bite will also be killed within two hours. Talk to your veterinarian, but many vets recommend Advantage flea for cats medication as a means of controlling infestation.

    Using Advantage Flea for Cat Medication

    Your vet will be able to help you choose the appropriate dosage of Advantage Flea for cat medication. Although it should not be used on ill cats or kittens under 8 weeks of age, Advantage flea for cat medication is very safe and overdose is rare. Watch for signs of side effects, which are rare, but pets should be monitored for side effects when taking any new medication. If you have a serious flea infestation, you can use Advantage Cat for flea medication as frequently as every week. Apply the liquid of the Advantage flea for cats medication to the nape of the neck, parting the fur to get the medication on the skin. Make sure that your cat cannot reach and groom the spot where you apply Advantage Flea for Cat Medication.

    Safety Tips for using Advantage Flea for Cat Medication

    Always read label instructions before administering Advantage Flea for Cat medication to your pet. Make sure that the Advantage Flea for Cat Medication is age appropriate of the correct dosage before applying. Also check to make sure the Advantage Flea for Cat Medication has not expired. Never give a dog medicine meant for a cat or vice versa. Keep safety in mind with the storage of all medications and store them out of the reach of pets and children.

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    cat fleas and me
    by jane webber, Monday, July 28, 2008

    Comment: i bought advantage drops for my cats and the last five days my cats have stopped scratching but i am going crazy with the fleas walking on me, i am getting desperate, the vet cant help, the chemist gave me anti bite ointment and i am sat evenings with stic...

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