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Keep your cat fit for all nine lives – Life No. 1 Flea control

It’s an unfortunate fact but fleas just love cats. Those of us that choose to share our homes with cats face the risk that our feline friends will bring fleas into our homes. Unchecked fleas can breed at an alarming rate. An adult flea can live for 3 months and produce dozens of eggs every day.

Adult fleas will jump on any warm blooded creature in the house to bite and feed on their blood. So that’s you, your family and your dog getting irritating bites as well as the cat. Fleas lay little white eggs which you won’t see, and pass little black flea poo called flea dirt that you will see as black dust in your cat’s coat (see the image below). The carpets, soft furnishings and crevices of our homes quckly become filled with flea eggs and the developmental stages of the flea life cycle, the larvae…

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