Cat Care – How to Treat a Flea Problem

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Treating a flea problem on your cat or in your home is far more simple than you might have imagined and with a couple of tips and some sound advice I can help you get them gone very quickly and easily which can only be a good thing.

Believe it or not you are not the alone in searching for information on getting rid of animal fleas or treating a flea problem. These nasty little parasites are far more of a nuisance than anybody likes to think about but, let us be honest here who wants to broadcast the fact that they are having to deal with them?

So, tip one is very simple do not panic. I know it might all seem a bit overwhelming when you are in the middle of an infestation due to your lovely cat bringing them home and it can be pretty alarming when you look at the sheer numbers involved but once you start your mission on killing them in the right way you will soon be flea free.

When it comes to cat care and flea problems it is important to take a few factors into question prior to taking any action, after all you would not want to put your cats health at risk. For this reason I would not recommend using any of the highly publicised animal treatments such as chemical collars or drops.

The fact is that in some cases there have been some pretty nasty reactions and we are not trying to add to the cats or your problems here, but instead resolving your poor cat’s uncomfortable situation while eradicating the problem from your home as well.

For this reason tip two involves using a flea trap to sort out your problem very quickly and efficiently and if you look at reviews it is easy to see why they are an extremely popular way and one of the top methods of dealing with fleas and eradicating them for good.

They may look like a very innocent piece of plastic but their innocence and simplicity hides the fact that they are very good at what they are designed for and that my friend is getting your flea problem gone.

How do they work? Put very simply, they mimic a fleas food source (in this case your cat) very effectively by emitting enough warmth and vibration (and sometimes light depending on the make and model you decide on) to fool your nasty little visitors into thinking that dinner is nearby.

The fleas are lured to the trap and fall either through a grid onto a sticky capture pad or directly onto the pad itself never to bother you again.

One of the biggest comments that you see come up time and again has to be the fact that because you can see the very visible results, from a psychological viewpoint it is really reassuring to know that you are dealing with them so quickly and are winning the war against them.

Also, and pretty importantly, they are environmentally friendly and pose no threat or danger to you, your family or any pets of your own that you may have either.

Tip three is to look online to give yourself the best chance in caring for your cat and getting rid of his or her fleas whilst cleansing the home of them too. You can take advantage of a good selection and choice of flea traps and other products to sort them out really quickly and all very economically too.