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are flea collars as good as spot on treatments for cats?

(8 Posts)
juicychops Wed 30-Sep-09 14:23:59

as flea collars are a lot cheaper and last longer. do they actually keep fleas away? or not

reikizen Wed 30-Sep-09 14:27:48

in my experience the only thing that kills them is the tablets (forgotten the name) and only then do the spot on and collars work. But we have more cats than people on our street and all of them very generous with their fleas!

juicychops Wed 30-Sep-09 14:41:00

ive been using stronghold for the last 2 months so they have no fleas now so would a flea collar be ok for them now then as its only realyl to repel them?

do cats still get fleas with flea collars?

Lonicera Wed 30-Sep-09 14:47:44

Flea collers are pretty useless IMHO and wear the fur away on the neck

hullohullowhatsgoingonherethen Wed 30-Sep-09 14:58:02

I have found that once the cat is definately clear of fleas that flea collars do work.

beautifulgirls Wed 30-Sep-09 20:38:22

Depends on the spot on you use - not all of them are the same. Flea collars are only of limited use.

beautifulgirls Wed 30-Sep-09 20:39:36

BTW - yes stronghold is good!

MrsMagnolia Fri 02-Oct-09 11:19:32

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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