How To Prevent Insect Bites In Cats

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how to prevent insect bites in cats

Nobody likes bugs like fleas and ticks in their home, even if they adore their cat.

Luckily, there are many insect repellents for cats to prevent insect bites.

These repellents can help keep bugs away and stop infestations.

The ideal repellent will last all day without irritating your cats sensitive skin.

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Outdoor cats might benefit from a flea-and-tick collar.

These collars release chemicals to kill fleas and ticks.

Not all collars work on ticks, but the best ones do. They can last up to 8 months.

Downsides of a flea collar: 1. Insect deterrent sprays

They are effective and affordable.

Mildly effective, lasting only 30 minutes to a few hours.

Avoid using DEET products meant for humans to prevent pet poisoning.

2. Electronic bug repellents

More effective and longer-lasting than sprays or citronella candles.

Costlier and potentially harmful to cats.

3. Medications

Consult your vet about cat-specific topical medications for insect repellent to prevent insect bites.

Revolution Plus, offering protection against fleas, ticks, roundworms, hookworms, and ear mites, requires a prescription for purchase.

This article was compiled with the help of Artificial Intelligence