How to check a Cat for Fleas
How to Check a Cat for Fleas
Checking cats for fleas is quite a straight forward process. In this video, you can see that it can be done quickly and with no harm at all to the pet.
There are various ways how to check a cat for fleas but in most cases the flea might have left the cat by the time you decide to look and nestled back nicely into your carpet.
If a flea infestation gets bad, you will need to call out a pest control company to eradicate the flea problem from your home.
Treating a cat for Fleas
There are lots of products on the market to treat your cat should you find fleas have taken refuse on your pet. If you do find fleas, we strongly advise going to your local vet to have them checked out and to advise on what the best treatment for you cat would be.
Pest Control Flea Treatment
Once you have had your pet treated for fleas, call out a local pest control company to attend and treat the house. Please keep in mind most pest control companies will advise on how long you will need to remain out of the house.
Insecticide used for treating fleas in a premises or home is very strong and will need to be left to dry thoroughly prior to hoovering or mopping the treated areas.
Small children and pets should be out of the property overnight, adults and older children it is recommended at least 6 to 8 hours before re-entering the treated area. Your local Pest Control company should make you aware of the dangers and time frames regarding the insecticide that has been used.
How to check a Cat for Fleas is for your information, if unsure please contact your local vet.