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Spot-on flea killers

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Cat Companion, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. Cat Companion

    Cat Companion PetForums Newbie

    Aug 31, 2013
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    I am looking for the most user-friendly (for cats and people) flea treatment. The choices include--but are not limited to--Frontline, Activyl and Revolution.

    What has your experience been?

    Side effects?

    How long will the treatments have to continue?

    I used Frontline once at the beginning of August. Our cat, Fenny, seemed sluggish for a few days after treatment, but the fleas and their biting have stopped.

    Frontline is rumoured to be less effective due to having been used for a number of years. Our vet has suggested Activyl and Revolution.

    Your help would be appreciated. I am concerned about the toxicity of these products to pets and people.
  2. alixtaylor

    alixtaylor PetForums VIP

    Jan 24, 2013
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    We use Advocate spot-on, we've never had any flea problems and it's easy to apply. Luna has never had any side effects after using it. We get it via our vets but I think you can get it cheaper online if you have a prescription from your vet. We use it every 3 months, but this depends on if your cat is outdoor or indoor.
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