Disadvantages Of A Cat Fleas

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Cats are amazing animals. They can comfort you when you are sad, they are always happy when you come home! Unfortunately, there are also disadvantages that stick to a cat. For example, a cat can have cat fleas, and how do you get rid of them?

What are fleas?

Fleas are small parasites in the furs of our cat. They feed on the blood of their host and cause itching on humans and animals. Repeated infections with fleas pose an increased risk of developing a flea allergy, which is very bad for your cat health.

How do you know if your cat has fleas?

When your cat scratches al the time, it is wise to inspect the coat from close range. If you push the coat aside, you can see if the coat is free of fluff. Take care that you do not see fleas and or see black spots. These are often flea poops and also indicate a flea infestation. With a special flea comb, fleas and flea poo can be traced easily. It is a misunderstanding that a flea infestation would have something to do with hygiene, that is not true. Every cat can get fleas! …show more content…

Most people think that fleas skip from one animal to another. Research has shown that this hardly happens. Mostly cats get fleas from the environment they are in. This is how it goes as follows:

An adult flea on one of your cats is fed by a blood meal from the host.

After this blood meal, the adult flea can lay several hundred to thousands of eggs on your cat.

These eggs fall outside or inside on the ground.

Larvae emerge from these eggs that creep away to dark spots (cracks/seams/leaves, you name it)

These larvae feed on flea poop and molt several times before they

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