More Cat Care Information:
Frontline Plus for cats is an excellent pet medicine that deals with flea and ticks on cat. It can be used on cats and on kittens that are older than 8 weeks. Frontline Plus kills 98-100% of adult fleas on cats and contains a special ingredient to kill flea eggs and flea larvae. It breaks the flea lifecycle by stopping the development of any new flea. Frontline Plus kills 4 major species of ticks, including the one that may carry Lyme disease.
|General Cat Care #1: Before You Bring Your Cat Home|
|You will need food, food dish, water bowl, interactive toys, brush, comb, safety cat collar, scratching post, litter and litter box.|
|General Cat Care #2: Feeding|
|An adult cat should be fed one large or two smaller meals each day. Kittens from 6 to 12 weeks need to be fed four times a day. Kittens from three to six months need to be fed three times a day. You can either feed specific meals, throwing away any leftover canned food after 30 minutes or free-feed dry food (keeping food out all the time).|
Feed your cat a high-quality, brand-name kitten or cat food (avoid generic brands) two to three times a day. Kittens can be fed human baby food for a short time if they won’t eat kitten food softened by soaking in warm water. Use turkey or chicken baby food made for children six months and older. Gradually mix with cat food. Cow’s milk is not necessary and can cause diarrhea in kittens and cats. Provide fresh, clean water at all times. Wash and refill water bowls daily.
Frontline Plus for cats- 3 month Supply is a non-prescription over the counter topical pet product that kills flea, flea eggs, ticks and chewing lice within 48 hours of treatment. Frontline Plus protects against diseases like Lyme Disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. It is waterproof and convenient to use. Frontline Plus for Cats remains effective even after exposure to water or bathing. You do not need to reapply Frontline Plus for cats for at least 30 days.
|General Cat Care #3: Grooming|
|Most cats stay relatively clean and rarely need a bath, but they do need to be brushed or combed. Frequent brushing helps keep your cat’s coat clean, reduces the amount of shedding and cuts down on the incidence of hairballs|
|General Cat Care #4: Handling|
|To pick up your cat, place one hand behind the front legs and another under the hindquarters. Lift gently. Never pick up a cat by the scruff of the neck (behind the ears) or by the front legs without supporting the rear end.|
|General Cat Care #5: Housing|
|Cats should have a clean, dry place of their own in the house. Line your cat’s bed with a soft, warm blanket or towel. Be sure to wash the bedding often. Please keep your cat indoors. If your companion animal is allowed outside, he can contract diseases, get ticks or parasites, become lost or get hit by a car, hurt in a fight or poisoned. Also, cats prey on wildlife.|
Ticks are mainly responsible for transmitting Lyme disease. They attach themselves to humans, dogs, cats and pets. Ticks can go unchecked as the affected cat may not manifest symptoms delaying needed treatment. Cats that get infected with the Lyme disease may appear lethargic. Early detection of tick infestation can help you to take necessary medical treatment against these pests. Frontline Plus is effectively deals with ticks within 48 hours of treatment.
Fleas can cause great discomfort to cats. Flea infestation can cause weakness and anemia in kittens and can be fatal.Frontline Plus provides complete protection against fleas within 12 hours of application. It will instantly relieve your cat of scratching and itching.
Frontline Plus should be applied within the shoulder plates and care should be taken that the product is not ingested. The product is also safe for use on pregnant and lactating cats. Frontline Plus actively combats the effects of pest bites from fleas and ticks. Its active ingredient, fipronil is distributed on the oil glands just under the skin and hair follicles and effectively eliminates flea and tick on pets.
Frontline Plus for cats- 3 month Supply for flea and tick should be continued for at least a year to minimize the risk of re-infestation.
|General Cat Care #6: Identification|
|If allowed outdoors (again, we caution against it!), your cat needs to wear a safety collar and an ID tag. A safety collar with an elastic panel will allow your cat to break loose if the collar gets caught on something. An ID tag or an implanted microchip can help insure that your cat is returned if he or she becomes lost.|
|General Cat Care #7: Litter Box|
|All indoor cats need a litter box, which should be placed in a quiet, accessible location. A bathroom or utility room is a good place for your cat’s box. In a multi-level home, one box per floor is recommended. Avoid moving the box unless absolutely necessary. Then do so slowly, a few inches a day. Cats won’t use a messy, SMELLY litter box. Scoop solids out of the box at least once a day. Dump everything, wash with a mild detergent (don’t use ammonia) and refill at least once a week, less frequently if using clumping litter. Don’t use deodorants or scents in the litter or litter box (especially avoid lemon scent).|