Your first step is to vacuum vacuum vacuum! The eggs drop off your pet and land on your carpet or floor. Get rid of the flea eggs in your carpet. Get rid of the flea larvae in your carpet. Get rid of the flea pupae in your carpet. When choosing an insecticide read the label.
Check the label of sprays for active ingredients. Developing fleas avoid the light and make their way to dark areas. Can be bought in most supermarkets. Precor 2000 Plus is a hand held flea fogger. After spraying the insecticide try not to vacuum for about two weeks as the IGR component will have a residual effect. Do fleas live in the yard? Spray patios, verandahs, kennels and nooks and crannies.
You can also let off flea bombs or flea foggers under your house on a windless day. Next wash all of your pets bedding and soft toys. Home Remedy to kill fleas? How do I get rid of fleas on my cat or dog? Which flea products do I use on my pet? Mild side effects can occur.
You may think that topical applications or tablets are expensive but it can be false economy to use anything else. How can fleas harm my cat or dog? Flea infestations have been known to kill kittens. Two weeks later and the fleas are back! Don’t delay as fleas multiply very quickly. Wash bedding and toys often.
What is a flea cycle? An adult female flea can lay up to 600 eggs in its life time. Eggs can hatch anywhere between two days and two weeks. After the eggs hatch they become larvae. They also thrive in sand and gravel. Which Breed is right for you?
The cats as a group range widely in size. The domestic cat is one of the smallest. The head is large compared with the rest of the body. A cat usually turns its head, not only its eyes, in the direction of a sound. In bright light a cat’s pupils contract to narrow vertical slits. A cat’s whiskers, or vibrissae, serve as delicate sense organs of touch.
A cat’s teeth serve primarily as weapons, as well as for tearing food. With these teeth the cat grasps and tears its food or an enemy. The cat uses these teeth only for cutting. A cat’s tongue is rough. The tongue of a domestic cat feels much like coarse sandpaper. The tongue of a big wild cat, such as the lion or the tiger, is much rougher. Although a cat’s jaws are short, they are extremely strong. This arrangement permits only up-and-down motion. All cats—domestic and wild—can and do purr. Kittens may begin to purr a few days after birth. The legs appear short when compared with the length of the body, but they are powerful. This oddity, polydactylism, is an inherited dominant trait. Cats reproduce so prolifically that there are millions more cats than good homes. To prevent undesired kittens, females may be spayed after 5 or 6 months of age.