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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Joeys-Mum17, Aug 9, 2009.


  1. Joeys-Mum17

    Joeys-Mum17 PetForums Newbie

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    (I have already posted this in the cat chat but im that desperate for help before i go to bed tonight as im a bit OCD and cant cope with this)

    Hi

    today i was grooming my long haired black cat and seen some sort of black balls in the hair i was taking off the brush, so i read up on fleas and done the whole trick of dampening them and they were sort of smearing red....i have not found any eggs tho!

    I have another cat who i cant see any one her...they are both INDOOR cats, although i can understand it can happen to any cat!

    rushed to pets at home and could only get baephar spot on. applied it to first cat, and have realised today i wormed spot on the other cat as she is a drama queen with pills......also got johnsons house flea spray and spent 4 hours getting my house cleaned!

    would i be able to add the spot on flea treatment to her as well as the worming that he previously been added around 4ish today?

    thanks

    xxx
     
  2. JoWDC

    JoWDC PetForums VIP

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    Hiya

    I know my worming treatment (droncit) needs to be done 2 days after the flea treatment (advocat??). So i'm guessing (just a guess mind you) that you can't use the flea treatment for a couple of days. Does either box give any indication as to time delay between treatments?
     
  3. Joeys-Mum17

    Joeys-Mum17 PetForums Newbie

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    thanks for your reply!

    pets at home had no dontal for flea treatment so the girl gave me baephar? or something, and it doesnt say anything....

    i was thinking i might leave her til early tomoro morning???

    im a bit OCD with things like this, and going to bed tonight knowing it still happening will annoy me, they are indoor so i dont know how this is happened, tbh im actually re-thinking and keep on searching on joey and i see nothing tbh!

    but just those black ball like things have annoyed me!

    x
     
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    Sometimes when put cats have fleas you just see the little black balls, as if there is only a few adult fleas they can be hard to find!

    I could not get any flea spot on that day as the shop was out so brushed them lots with a flea comb and found only 3 fleas but loads of the black balls.

    Ours got them when they were inside cats too.. Cat fleas can live off a cat for quite some time and can get carried in on your shoes etc if you have been anywhere other cats have been you can get them.

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  5. Joeys-Mum17

    Joeys-Mum17 PetForums Newbie

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    thanks, i have brushed him loads and all i seem to find is black balls.....

    i will just watch over for a few days and keep cleaning my house with flea deterrant etc.....i will flea her first thing in morning....

    thanks for all your help


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  6. shortbackandsides

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    use a fine tooth nit comb,especially round the face/throat,base of tail,you will see any adults if there are any:eek: i wouldnt bother with shop brand flea/worm treatments as these dont work and are a waste of money;) flea dirts=fleas.
     
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