How to take out fleas from kittens, which have not even six months
Fleas in a cat - it's a disaster. After all, fleas are agile, famously leaping, bloodsucking creatures. They quickly find themselves "owners" to be not only in a warm house, but also be able to always have a good snack. Get rid of them is not easy, especially if the cat goes for a walk on the street. Fleas are seasonal insects, but they do not need to wait for them in the warm apartments. Simultaneously with fleas, it is necessary to start fighting against eggs and flea larvae. Not getting rid of them, you can get whole hordes of young parasites. To remove fleas, there are many drugs. It is advisable to choose those that do not just scare away, but paralyze insects, kill them. Preparations can be applied to the withers, injected under the skin of the animal. At the same time, it is necessary to process cat lodges and bedding to get rid of insect children. And, of course, it is impossible to release other animals from attention. With older cats, things are simpler. And how to remove fleas from kittens? For them, anti-block preparations are not suitable for adult cats. They can cause irreparable harm to the children's health.
There are a lot of ways to get the fleas out of kittens, only they will take more time and will bring a lot of trouble. Kittens are tiny creatures, they have such a tender body, so they require careful treatment. The simplest and most tested tool is a household or tar soap, or shampoo against fleas. How to remove fleas from kittens by these means? The skin of the kittens should be thoroughly soaked, soap the product, massage the massage, rub it and leave it on the skin for 5-10 minutes. This is the most difficult moment. Well, if the kitten is calm and not afraid of water, but in fact most of them panic from water procedures. It is desirable, if in this case will take part not one person, but at least two. The soaped kitten can be planted in a tight plastic bag so that one head remains free, gently hold the bag near the base of the head. Through the package you can massage the body. Fleeing from death, fleas can crawl out on the head of a kitten. At the moment they can be cleaned by hand. To make it easier to do, you can lubricate your finger with petroleum jelly. Vaseline blocks the freedom of movement of fleas, and they will be easy to catch and clean. At the end of the required time, the kitten must be removed from the bag and rinsed thoroughly in warm water. When soaping, rinsing, try to make sure that water does not fall, even accidentally, into the eyes and ears of the kitten. Now the baby should be wrapped in a towel, thoroughly wiped, and then remove the insects. How to remove fleas from a kitten? Comb the hair with a comb, and the remaining live fleas can be pulled out manually using Vaseline, which, as already mentioned, slows downmovement of insects. Now, knowing how to remove fleas from kittens, you can get rid of them. But we must remember that shampoo for adult cats can not be used for small kittens. Be sure to read the instructions.
Flea medicine for kittens
Beginning at the age of three months, you can take out fleas using medications, but you must carefully read the instructions. It should be stipulated that this tool can remove fleas from kittens and indicate the age of the animal. Most often recommend the preparation "Frontline" in the form of droplets on the withers, as well as in the form of spray for the skin and for the treatment of cat mattresses.