Fleas On Cats: Flea allergies are a common problem for cats. Cats that are very sensitive or allergic to fleas can become covered with scabs even if they only have a few fleas on them. In case of a very serious plague, even cats that are not allergic to fleas can become covered in itchy, ugly scabs. Fortunately, flea scabs are treatable using the following procedures.
Treatment for Fleas on Cats
Things Need for this procedure
01. Cat shampoo that is made to relieve itchy skin (check the ingredients – oatmeal, cortisone, and diphenhydramine hydrochloride are there)
02. Calming conditioner or spray containing the same ingredients
03. Current and relevant flea control product (ask your vet for recommendations)
Getting Rid of Cat Fleas
To get rid of flea scabs, you must get rid of the fleas on your cat at first. The easiest and a perfect way to do this quickly is to doos your cat with Capstar. Capstar is available OTC or without a prescription and begins to kill fleas within half an hour. This medicine is very safe and like topical medications as fleas do not become resistant to it. Apply dose to your cat according to the directions on the package.
Try to get rid of the fleas and flea eggs in your home environment. To do so use flea-killing carpet powder on all of your carpets and vacuum thoroughly.
Efficiently wash your cat’s bed as well as any clothes that are kept around on the floor and in laundry and hangers. Cleanse everything at the highest temperature you can but without damaging the clothes.