UK cat deaths from dog flea products

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Catotum
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UK cat deaths from dog flea products

Post by Catotum » Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:44 am

https://icatcare.org/permethrin

I'm sure everyone here knows that dog products are not for cats but apparently there have been a lot of UK cat deaths caused by dog flea products containing permethrin. Even to the extent of a treated dog snuggling a cat (it does happen!) & thereby poisoning it.

I thought I'd pass International Cat Care's warning & link on.

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Re: UK cat deaths from dog flea products

Post by fjm » Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:37 am

It is an important thing to know and to keep checking - vets often forget if you have both cats and dogs and recommend an unsuitable treatment for the dogs. My dogs are so tiny I simply buy multipacks of cat spot-ons, and treat them all with those on the odd occasion we have a flea problem.

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