Natural Remedies For Fleas On Cats
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Natural Remedies For Fleas On Cats

Recently there has been a lot of talk about chemical products not working to kill fleas on our pets. Due to the ineffectiveness of common flea treatments, many of us are looking for natural remedies for fleas on cats in hopes that they will work for us.

There are many natural flea remedies available for us to use, and many of them work extremely well. While some of these new natural products are a bunch of talk with out any bite! Lets go through some of these natural remedies for fleas on cats and see what's worth your time.

We are going to go through different remedies for the different stages of the fleas life cycle. If all of the fleas life cycle stages aren't treated then there is really no point in doing any. The adult flea is only 5% of the flea population. When you're seeing live fleas on your pet, it's the smallest percentage of all the fleas you actually have in your home!

Over half of the flea population in your home is the flea egg. Flea eggs comprise 50% of the flea population in your home, followed by 35% larvae and 10% pupa. As you can see you need to treat what you can't see, this is the only way to guarantee you're killing all of the fleas.

You are going to start killing fleas naturally on your cat. There are many all natural flea shampoos out there, here are some of the top all natural or organic flea shampoos I've found.

DeFlea by Natural Chemistry, EVOLV by Wonderside, Vets Best, and Natural Chemistry, all of these products are all natural and don't contain the harmful chemicals to kill fleas like a lot of flea shampoos. These products don't contain Pyrethrins or Permethrins, which are insecticides found in many unnatural flea products.

Another natural flea remedy for your cats are the garlic and brewers yeast tablets. You would need to check with your veterinarian to find out exactly what a safe amount would be for your cat, it depends on the size of your cat for the dosage. The fleas don't like the taste of the blood when your cat is taking these pills.

After you have treated your cat for fleas, you will need to treat the rest of your home, both inside and outside. If you ignore the other parts of your home and leave them untreated for fleas you will start seeing a flea infestation within your home. Not only is this irritating to you but it can kill your cat as well. Even if you've treated your cat for the fleas, they will continue biting your cat if he/she is the only host available.

Taking the steps to treat the inside of your home for fleas is very important. It can be a matter of life or death for your cat! You may also want to learn how home remedies kill fleas


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