Methods Used to Control and Prevent Ticks on Cats
Ticks and fleas are very destructive organisms which attacks animals such as dogs, cats and livestock and they even affect the human body. Ticks and fleas are very harmful and destructive whenever they invade homes and gardens. Ticks and fleas will attach you pets especially when there are dusty patches in the house which can easily host the fleas and ticks, having cracks in the doors and windows of our houses and for many other reasons.
We are already passed those olden days when people used to get nervous tension in circumstances when your cat or any other pet is invaded with one of those because there are procedures to follow and get rid of the ticks and fleas when they get into your house, especially on your pets such as cats.
Sometimes the solution is to prevent the pests from getting in completely rather than having to deal with them after they are already in which is why we will also discuss preventive measures.
It is also advisable that you regularly clean the beddings of your pet in order to prevent invasion of fleas and ticks. If the ticks and fleas are already in the house, another thing you can do to control them is to apply a barrier of insecticide where the carpet and the floor and all through the whole meets so that any fleas and ticks that come in contact with the insecticide die in order to stop any further breeding of the ticks and fleas.
Ticks and fleas also like to reside in the grass and wood so another way to prevent fleas and ticks on your cat is by keeping the cat out of the grass and woods because by doing so, it reduces the chances of the cat getting exposed to ticks and fleas.
It is also advisable that you keep on using products such as dips, tick and flea powders on your cat at least once or twice a month so that you can be able to prevent ticks and fleas from making a home on your cat and harming its health as a result.
Another tip you need to know for effective spraying of the cat is that cats do not like the hiss of the spray and pumps so you can simply spray a piece of cloth with the product the use the sprayed piece of cloth to rub it on the body of the cat.
When using a collar to prevent fleas and ticks, it is advisable that you can any excessive portion of the collar in order to prevent the cat from trying to chew the end of collar. A thorough cleaning of your home is also advisable when you have pets since it is a method that can help to prevent fleas from hatching.