Frequently Asked Questions
The most common external parasite for cats is the flea. They feed on a cat’s blood. They lay eggs that can infest carpets, upholstery and bedding.
Not necessarily. Biting adult fleas comprise only about 5% of a flea infestation.
Signs of a flea infestation are subtler for cats than on dogs, so they can be harder to notice. It requires owners to be observant and check the coat. Cats may exhibit scratching or excessive grooming. Cats may also appear restless and not quite themselves. Redness, inflammation or signs of flea dirt may be present when the hair is parted and skin examined.
Yes. Fleas are present year-round, even in colder climates. They are also found on indoor-only cats. And once you see one flea, chances are there are many more you haven’t seen.
Under normal conditions, this product is effective for a month. However, in the case of a severe flea infestation, retreatment may be necessary earlier than four weeks. On cats, do not retreat more often than once every seven days. After flea control is attained, return to a monthly treatment schedule.
No. Do not apply to cats or kittens under eight weeks of age or weighing less than five pounds. Provecta II for Cats is available in two convenient sizes based on your cat’s weight, 5-9 pounds and over 9 pounds. Please contact your Veterinarian for more information.
Provecta II for Cats remains effective even after bathing or water immersion.
No. DO NOT USE ANY PROVECTA ADVANCED FOR DOGS PRODUCT ON CATS. Keep cats away from treated dogs for 24 hours. If applied to a cat or ingested by a cat, contact your veterinarian immediately.
If your cat is on medication, consult your veterinarian before using this or any other product.
There actually aren’t more fleas. The fleas you see are moving away from your pet’s skin as they die, creating the appearance of more fleas. This is a sign that the product is working.
Provecta II for Cats is available exclusively from your veterinary clinic.
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