Parasite Preventatives for Cats in Swindon
Flea treatment for cats is essential to prevent and treat parasites in Swindon. Your cats can pick up fleas from outside and bring them back into your home all year round. Even though parasites are more commonly contracted during the warmer months, they can lay eggs that can infest a household, leading to even bigger problems that could have been prevented. The long-term health of your cat is important and having monthly flea treatments for cats in Swindon can prevent having to treat for flea bites and irritation. Fleas are dark brown insects and a common skin parasite, it bites your cat, leaving them with sore and itchy spots. Fleas will bite you too, so if you contract a flea bite, be wary of when your cat received their last flea treatment.
Cats will more commonly contract fleas from outside, usually from other animals but they can also get fleas from their environment. A flea egg can survive in your house for years in warm environments, fitted carpets, central heating and humid conditions are only encouragement for fleas. A flea will feed off your cat’s blood and leave it scratching and uncomfortable. Flea treatment for cats is something that should be done regularly to stay on top of your cat’s health. Setting reminders in your calendar for their treatments is a great way to remind yourself.
What Is Available as Flea Treatments for Cats in Swindon?
You can protect your pet from fleas with all-year-round flea treatment for cats. A regular spot-on treatment is a popular method but there are also medications and injections available. It is best to speak to our vets to determine the correct course of treatment for your cat. Some of the treatments attack the fleas, and some slowly interrupt their development. Do not use flea treatment for the home on your cat, these will be toxic. It’s also important to remember that even indoor cats should be treated for fleas and worming, as fleas can be carried into the house and from other pets you may have.
Gold Level Cat-Friendly Clinic in Swindon
Our clinics are all cat friendly; we are accredited ISFM gold level cat friendly clinics. We pride ourselves in providing the best treatment and advice for your feline friends and approaching them gently and with care. Flea treatment for cats is just one of many treatments we can offer your Swindon-based cat. Our services range from vaccinations to microchipping, dental and weight care and neutering.
For information on worming and other parasites, read our website. Worming is a treatment that can be treated along with fleas. If your cat has one of these parasites, there’s a high chance they could have the other too. There are many methods of treating parasites, available in tablets, liquids, topical treatments, and granules.
Get in Touch
Reach out today to book your cat in for a risk assessment or seek advice on the best flea treatments for cats in Swindon. It is important you treat them correctly, and while giving them their treatment regularly at home is simple, it’s a good idea to talk with our vets to determine the best option. Use our contact form to contact us or phone us at 01793 528341. You can also book an appointment online.