In our last article we looked at the topic of Cat Arthritis. Today we have found that these products are the best for treating and preventing Flea’s, Ticks, Mites and various other parasites in the long term. Combine with the right Cat Dandruff Shampoo and a regular schedule bath plan, will allow your pet will remain parasite free. Take a few minutes to read the benefits of each product. We have included a link to amazon for your convenience.
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|Product||Active Ingredient||Why these are our Top picks for fighting feline parasites|
|Imidacloprid Pyriproxyfen||One of the top trusted once-a-month topical flea treatment Advantage now has an added boost with the addition of the insect growth regulator pyriproxyfen. It targets the ENTIRE flea life cycle; kills adults with the insecticide imidacloprid AND kills eggs and larvae with the insect growth regulator (IGR) pyriproxyfen. If you are looking for a COMPLETE Solution, this is our TOP choice.
|Imidacloprid Pyriproxyfen||If your kitten was unfortunate to pick up Fleas this is the product you need. Similar to our Advantage choice above, targets the ENTIRE flea life cycle; kills adults with the insecticide imidacloprid AND kills eggs and larvae with the insect growth regulator (IGR) pyriproxyfen. If you are looking for a COMPLETE Solution for your kitten, this is our Top choice.
|Nitenpyram||This is our top choice if budget is an issue. It provides the same effectiveness as Capstar® but cost much less. It a perfect oral treatment and is very fast acting. Also comes in various flavors and can treat other conditions depending on your pets condition.
|Fipronil Methoprene||We selected this product because of its effectiveness on killing ticks and fleas at all level. But as a bonus it kills lice also. Frontline contains fipronil, which spreads via the body oils killing fleas within 24 hours and ticks within 48 hours. Ticks are generally killed before they bite, decreasing the risk of tick-borne disease transmission.
|Lufenuron (IDI)||Program Oral Suspension is available in strengths for oral administration to cats and kittens 6 weeks of age and older according to their weight. What great about Program is that it comes in a liquid form, which make administering it to your cat very easy. Program Oral Suspension contains the active ingredient, lufenuron. Lufenuron is an insect development inhibitor (IDI) belonging to the group of benzoyl-phenyl-ureas (BPUs). Like all BPU’s, lufenuron acts as a chitin synthesis inhibitor. Female fleas feeding on treated animals will produce eggs out of which no larvae will hatch. The interruption of the flea life cycle results in a long-term, very effective flea control on the animal as well as in the environment. This is the perfect solution once you have eradicate the initial flea infestation and want to prevent any future occurrences.
In our next article we look at Kidney Failure in Cats.