Nematodes - do you mean like I get for japanese beetles in my yard? If not, what is name and where do I get them?
---- GRAS <g...@optonline.net> wrote: > I actually use Frontline on incoming cats with fleas..just that once, then > it's the friendly little nematodes! > > > > > > From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lee > Evans > Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2012 4:53 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products > > > > I don't believe that the doses would be different because you break the big > one into 7 doses (as in Frontline Plus). I was afraid to do this at first > because I thought it might somehow be different than the single doses but if > you think about it, there's no sediment at the bottom of the tube. It's all > uniformly mixed so no possibility of different strengths from breaking up > the tube into smaller doses. What you are paying for in the standard cat > dose is the packaging. You are paying for 3 plastic tubes instead of one > larger plastic tube. I don't feel that plastic tubes are so great that I > want to pay $15 extra above the cost of the ingredients. I wish more stuff > was on a "bring your own bottle" basis. Some stuff in the grocery store is > sold that way - peanut butter, honey, some cosmetics. Everything else is > over-packaged so that when you finish your juice or your ketchup or > whatever, you either toss the package, bottle into the landfill or you have > to lug it to recycle if you don't live in a city with curbside pick-up. I > have been breaking Frontline Plus and Revolution into cat size doses for > years. Haven't tried Advantage though because it goes by weight and that's > a little more work intensive, since I have several cats who can't fit > through the doorway and several more who could slip through the keyhole. > > > > > > Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty > neighbors too! > > > > _____ > > From: Lorrie <felineres...@frontier.com> > To: email@example.com > Sent: Saturday, October 6, 2012 5:40 AM > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products > > > On 10-05, Edna Taylor wrote: > > My vet frowns on using any dog flea product on cats because she said > > even though it is the same ingredients, the portions of the same > > ingredients may be different. > > The vet will make much more money if you give individual doses. I cannot do > this as I have 24 rescued cats at this time, and at $15. a pop, every month, > I'd be broke in no time, so I buy flea stuff from CAnada or overseas and > dose down from the big dog size. However, dosing down from the big dog > size MUST be carefully figured out so the cats are not hurt. > > > _______________________________________________ > 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