how do you treat an 8 week kitten for fleas?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by codymax2, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. codymax2

    codymax2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    got her today and she's covered =/ gave her a bath non-medicated but is there anything else I can do? Vets are closed til tuesday.
     
  2. halfwaynowhere

    halfwaynowhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bathe her with Dawn dish soap, which should kill most of the fleas. Then comb her with a flea comb and transfer any fleas you comb out into a bowl of soapy water to kill them. then i'd treat with a drop of advantage, but if you need to wait to see the vet, the dawn should at least get rid of most of them until then.
     
  3. codymax2

    codymax2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Sent hubby for some dawn and a flea comb [​IMG]
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  4. 9gerianMile

    9gerianMile Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We use Neem oil on all our animals for pest prevention [​IMG] Stinks like the dickens, but gosh, does it work!
     
  5. SallyF

    SallyF Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used to rescue feral kittens who were always covered with fleas. My vet and I used Adams Flea spray, even on the four-week-olds.
     
  6. codymax2

    codymax2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone!! here's a pic of the little offender [​IMG]
     
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Are the fleas gone?
     

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