My cat has a tick and fleas

so in GA we got a cat from outside that didnt hav an owner but it has worms a tick and a heck of a alot of fleas so we tried poison(spray) and shampoo but it wont work the tick wont get off either
encanto2
Asked Jul 07, 2014
Take to vet and hurry.
rcr12
Answered Jul 07, 2014
we got the tick off and were using flea shampoo now and were bringign it to the vet on saturday any ideas bout fleas
Flea collars or flea paste. You could look up it on the internet(only trust ones that have been used or approved by a vet)
rcr12 Jul 07, 2014
Take him to an experienced Vet hospital quickly. Fleas are best controlled with regular all year round application of topical preparations such as monthly Advantage or Frontline.

Use both topical and oral flea products –

1. Use Advantage or Frontline topically once a fortnight instead of monthly during a flea infestation
2. Use Capstar flea tablets 2-3 times a week to kill adult fleas immediately
3. Cats can have a 6 monthly Program injection to stop flea eggs from hatching.

If you are in New South Wales, I would suggest you to get an appointment with Gordon Vet Hospital. They are experts in flea and tick prevention.

Here is a good resource - http://gordonvet.com.au/flea-tick-prevention/
emilyjacobian
Answered Jun 26, 2015

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