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Kittens & Fleas Help

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crazydrunkevilhamster · 08/05/2013 17:59

Can I deflea 5 day old kittens , they are infested with them and extremely noticeable so them must be in agony Sad
If I can't deflea them then is their anything I can do to help them ??
Also what flea stuff ?

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crazydrunkevilhamster · 08/05/2013 18:21

Shameless bump

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cozietoesie · 08/05/2013 18:44

Your vet is going to be your friend here, crazy, and they absolutely have to be tackled. They're pretty dangerous to kittens.

Speak to the vet first thing. Most chemical flea treatments can't be used on very young kittens so you're likely going to have to use mainly some manual methods with a flea comb. You'll also have to treat Mom and the environment and the vet will advise on what is safe for a lactating female. (And supply treatments for the house.)

crazydrunkevilhamster · 08/05/2013 18:48

Ta cozie I spoke to the vet & have an appointment for tomorrow , they said they will give me a prescription for the frontline spray

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cozietoesie · 08/05/2013 19:14

Good - and they'll give you advice on use. Remember to get stuff for Mum and the room as well.

(Aren't you glad she only had 3 now!)

crazydrunkevilhamster · 08/05/2013 20:21

Yeah certainly am glad she only had threw
Going to do a full deflea of the house etc tomorrow


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cozietoesie · 08/05/2013 21:16

PS - and do the other two as well. (Check on their last treatment date.)

crazydrunkevilhamster · 08/05/2013 22:26

The boys are just due so going to get them all done , thanks

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cozietoesie · 08/05/2013 22:26
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