Measures Taken to Control Ticks and Fleas on Cats
Ticks and fleas are very destructive organisms which attacks animals such as dogs, cats and livestock and they even affect the human body. Ticks and fleas are very harmful and destructive whenever they invade homes and gardens. There are things that we do and those what we fail to do in our houses and the pet houses that lead to the spread of fleas and ticks all over the body of the pets which may harm the health of the pets such as cats.
Tick and fleas control is a process that has to be takes in steps whereby you must implement measures that will treat both the environment and the cat because treating the cat only means that ticks still have a habitat in the environment and so they will still come back in a continuous manner even after treatment.
Sometimes the solution is to prevent the pests from getting in completely rather than having to deal with them after they are already in which is why we will also discuss preventive measures.
It is also advisable that you regularly clean the beddings of your pet in order to prevent invasion of fleas and ticks. If the ticks and fleas are already in the house, another thing you can do to control them is to apply a barrier of insecticide where the carpet and the floor and all through the whole meets so that any fleas and ticks that come in contact with the insecticide die in order to stop any further breeding of the ticks and fleas.
Another way to prevent ticks and fleas on your cat is by [personally inspecting the cats especially after the cat has been outside because there are chances that it can get fleas and ticks from being in contact with another cat from the neighbourhood that has already been affected by fleas and tricks.
It is also advisable that you keep on using products such as dips, tick and flea powders on your cat at least once or twice a month so that you can be able to prevent ticks and fleas from making a home on your cat and harming its health as a result.
Another simple way to prevent fleas and tick son your cat is by the use of aerosol sprays.
When using a collar to prevent fleas and ticks, it is advisable that you can any excessive portion of the collar in order to prevent the cat from trying to chew the end of collar. A thorough cleaning of your home is also advisable when you have pets since it is a method that can help to prevent fleas from hatching.