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All one ought to know about fleas

Fleas are pesky bloodsucking creatures that are annoying as well posing a risk to pet's health. They thrive in moist, warm climates and environments. Their main food is drinking blood of both humans and pets. Indoor cats and dogs are equally prone to flea attacks as other pets. They can enter one's home at any point of time.

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Impressive Flea Control Methods

Cats are the most beautiful creatures created by God. They are so beautiful and sweet and can take anyone's heart with their innocent, charming, and lovable ways. Keeping cats as pets is really a noble thing and even better than this is to rescue an injured, homeless kitten or cat. If you too are a cat lover then you must have experienced the delight of keeping a cat, and may be still experience it.Nevertheless, how does it feel when your dear cat is infested with ticks and fleas? There cannot be a greater disappointment than this.

Flea Control For Cats

The best flea control for cats is the holistic method of controlling fleas. There are some chemicals which are used to control fleas and they are not harmful, but still holistic method is the best. Even if you do not see signs and symptoms of flea infection in your cat, then too use these flea control methods as a preventive action.

Use a flea comb

There are many advanced flea comb available which attracts fleas and makes sure that they do not stick on the skin of you cat. You must do a little research before you get the most effective flea comb so that the result is satisfying.

Use a vacuum cleaner

The vacuum cleaner is the best flea control equipment that you can use. The vacuum cleaner sucks away all the fleas that are hidden in your cat's fur. You can miss some fleas while combing the cat but using a vacuum cleaner will erase that possibility. Just vacuuming the animal is not enough, you need to vacuum clean the entire house so that no fleas and ticks are present anywhere. Keep a flea dip inside the vacuum cleaner where the dust is accumulated. The gas coming out of the flea dip will slowly kill all fleas and prevent them from coming out of the vacuum cleaner.

Flea products made from natural oil

Another effective flea control method for cats is to use products, which are made from natural oil or from any herbal ingredient. Although herbal products may take more time than chemical, products but they will not harm your cat's skin. There are some cooking ingredients, which also help, kill the fleas and ticks, you can use those as well.

Vitamin dose for your cat

Apart from implementing all the external methods of flea control for cats, you must also give your cat vitamin dose. A proper vitamin dose will make its immune system strong and it can fight with the internal as well as the external infection. However, you must take a veterinary's suggestion regarding this, as a vitamin over does will not be healthy for your pet cat.

Garlic based solution

Fleas do not like the strong fragrance of garlic, so you can use garlic as a strong weapon for flea control. Prepare a garlic solution, use it as spray all over the lawn and garden, and notice all the fleas and ticks are eroded from their home. You can also use this spray on your cat; it is not harmful, will kill all fleas, and ticks present in your home and garden.

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