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Besides myself with fleas! Help!!!

I absolutely don’t know what to do right now.

I have this terrible flea problem, and I have done everything. I vacuumed, shampooed the carpets, put down that carpet sprinkle stuff, used the in house spray, bombed every room of the house, sprayed outside, and frontlined my animals…

Then my friend brought her dog over, and now he is covered in fleas.

One of my cats and my dog seem fine now. But my other poor cat is having some sort of reaction or something. At first I put a flea collar on him and then noticed that all the hair was missing on the bottom part of his neck. So, I took it off and did the frontline. He has no fleas, but now he is missing all the hair on his chest and one of his legs.

I feel like a terrible person. I feel so bad for him, but I don’t know what to do.



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2 Responses to “Besides myself with fleas! Help!!!”

  1. Taylor - Blog Administrator says:

    Hi Nicole,

    I understand your problems. Fleas are such a plague! The trick is to keep your yard and house free of them. Your cat probably has a sensitivity to the toxins in the flea collar, so don’t use that on her and you should bathe her to get any remaining poison off her skin. If she does not get better, bring her in to see your vet.

    You’re doing most of the right things: Vacuum frequently, keep your pets clean, etc.

    I’d suggest skipping the flea bombs and, instead try this product. It’s a natural cedar based product and its safe for you and your pets. We use it and even have a link to their site from ours because we’ve had our own success.

    Here’s the link.

    There is a lot of information on the site, and if you click on the products page scroll down and you’ll see Nature’s defender for cats and for dogs.

    After getting rid the fleas in your house with Nature’s Defender, then just you’re your pets free of them. We’ve found a good method is to use the one spot treatment maybe once every 3 months, and have the spray bottle handy to spray our pets before they go out. (we don’t do it every day, and when there aren’t fleas, we don’t do it at all).

    The spray is also great for keeping mosquitos and other biting insects away.

    So that’s one option for you.

    Our best wishes,
    Blog Administrator

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