Can you use Pour On Cattle Wormer on Cats?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Bec, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    I can't find anywhere that says a definite yes or no, can you use the pour on for cats?
     
  2. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    no it kills them. If they lick it it will kill them.
     
  3. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Ok, we don't want that! I was just curious to see if it was the same as Revolution, only cheaper..but I don't want dead cats! [​IMG]
     
  4. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you tried Frontline! PM me and I will give you details...
     
  5. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Cats are overly sensitive to ivermectin. You need to measure in syringe the correct amount. I don't know that amount but it would be absolutely tiny. Other antiparasitics are a better choice. If you are treating external parasites then revolution, advantage, frontline, capstar, and sargeant's are all good options. I think the last 2 you can find at petstores.
     
  6. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    No, we haven't tried that and I just did some research and the frontline looks promising [​IMG] It is for treating earmites.
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2011
  7. equine623

    equine623 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Frontline won't treat ear mites effectively. Revolution will.
     
  8. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

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    Frontline has losts it's effectiveness in several areas of the country (including where I live). I would ask around before buying it. The fleas have become immune to it [​IMG]
     
  9. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Where I live as well, but Advantage still works.
     
  10. Jasmine1998

    Jasmine1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Advantage & Frontline is ok in he proper dose, just don't use Advantix on cats. It is very deadly to them.
     

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