One of my 1st group of cats lost a small patch of hair where I applied the Revolution, but it came back in pure white. So far, no problem with my new cats. I like the idea of duct tape and lint rollers to pick them up. Sure beats trying to pick them off one at a time.
---- Sally Davis <putty...@gmail.com> wrote: > Ticks are the worst near wooded areas and in the woods. They are in tall > > weeds, and shrubs. We have lots of deer and deer ticks, the smaller ticks > > carry lyme disease. It even the nymph stage can tramsmit lyme. The deer > > population has exploded here and so have the ticks. Last year the cats would > > get in a nest of then and be covered with the small nymph stage. They would > > engorge and I would have hundreds crawling on my bed. I uses a lint roller > > and duct tape to get them up, but what a pain. They are not as bad this year > > but I started using the Frontline earlier. Last year I had to rush out and > > get it where I could. I did not get the cheapest price, but I still bought > > the dog size. > > > > As for Revolution I was not going to go there but I did not have a problem > with it. I have heard it is safer then the other fles controls, because it > works in a different way. I am not doubting what your vet says. Poison is > poison. Sometimes a cat will lose hair where it is applied and it says that. > I did have this happen with one of my FeLV cats. He was the cat who probably > had Feline infectious anemia which is transmitted by fleas so for him better > to make sure there are no fleas it only takes one flea to infect a cat, and > a feline leukemia postive cat cannot fight off the infection. > > I have not used the nematodes but I have been interested in doing so. I do > not have a lawn and fleas tend to live in grassy areas. They just feed on > our pets. > > Sally > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org