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With the onset of heat, parasites Wake up on the street. A cat is a pet, but insects can easily get on it. You can bring them on your shoes, clothes, or bag. The most common are ticks, fleas, and worms. Therefore, to protect our dear cats, we have compiled a rating of the best drops from fleas and other parasites. Their advantage over tablets and sprays is that they are easy to apply and have wide capabilities against parasites. All of them are applied to the withers of the cat-always on the skin, not the coat. Remember that the cat should not lick them, otherwise it may get poisoned. In the ranking of specimens with different recommendations and the effects on parasites.
Rating of the best flea drops for cats
|Rating of the best flea drops for cats||1||MSD Animal Health Bravecto Spot On, 1 pipette||1 194 ₽|
|2||Zoetis Stronghold, 3 pipettes||1 464 ₽|
|3||Merial frontline Combo, 1 pipette||411 ₽|
|4||Ceva Vectra Felice, 3 pipettes||1 030 ₽|
|5||Inspector, 1 pipette||503 ₽|
|6||Rolf Club, 1 pipette||184 ₽|
MSD Animal Health Bravecto Spot On, 1 pipette
The drug is originally from the USA. On the market for many years, and has established itself as one of the best products for cats. Narrowly focused drops, fight only with ticks and fleas. Therefore, the product can not be used to protect against internal parasites. Applied on the withers. They are used to kill adult insects and their larvae. The remedy is also effective against ixodic (or encephalitic) ticks. Fleas die 12 hours after application, and ticks die 48 hours later.
We recommend using this remedy to fight flea dermatitis. Bravecto causes paralysis in insects and, as a result, death. The medicine belongs to the category of ” low-risk»: it has a minimal number of side effects, the product does not affect the animal’s body systems.
It is used for cats that have reached the age of 11 weeks and weigh at least 1.2 kg. Do not use on animals in weakened or painful conditions. But it is permissible to use drops during pregnancy or lactation. According to the results of our analysis, the effect of the product lasts from two to three months. It depends on the characteristics of the cat. Repeated use is allowed no earlier than after eight weeks. It is forbidden to bathe the animal for the next three days after treatment. Main feature: effective control of fleas that have acquired immunity to other drugs.
- Against fleas with immunity.
- For pregnant cats.
- High price.
- Highly flammable.
- Only from external parasites.
Zoetis Stronghold from fleas and helminths, 3 pipettes
A universal remedy for most types of parasites. We added it to the rating due to its extensive pet protection features. It is designed to fight fleas, various types of ticks and roundworms. Thus, once you treat a cat, you will get effective prevention from all types of parasites. For each type of insect, it is necessary to remember some features of the use of the drug. With fleas, Stronghold works at different stages of development-from the egg to the adult. It is recommended to use drops a month before the start of the season to protect the animal as much as possible. For the treatment of ear scabies, a single use of the product is sufficient. After the first application, the effectiveness of the drug reaches 94%, after repeated use-100%.
Flea drops can be used starting from the kitten’s six-week-old age. They are as safe as possible, the appearance of side effects is possible only if the medicine gets inside the cat. In order to harm the animal, the dose must be exceeded ten times. In cats, the maximum effect of Stronghold occurs after a day. The product is applied only on dry hair. It is advisable not to touch the animal for 24 hours, but you can wash it after two hours.
- The ratio of price and quality.
- A wide range of features.
- Highly flammable.
- It doesn’t always work with worms.
- A small Allergy rarely occurs.
- An inconvenient pipette.
Merial frontline flea and tick Combo, 1 pipette
French drops for cats from fleas and ticks. Their action is based on the destruction of the insect’s nerve connections. Thus, it loses the ability to reproduce and dies. Action frontline Combo spreads in the two types of ticks (Ixodes and helically), fleas, and lice vlasiadou. The drug is completely distributed over the body in 24 hours, all this time it is not recommended to touch the cat. The full effect of the drug begins on the third day after treatment.
The substance is classified as “low-hazard”. After contact with the eyes, mild irritation occurs. If there is no particular reaction to the constituent components of the substance, the Allergy is not a side effect. In case of irritation, it is enough to wash off the drops and give the pet an antihistamine.
It is used for kittens not younger than eight weeks. You can’t use any other means together with the frontline combo, and it is also forbidden to treat animals with weakened immune systems with it. It is forbidden to wash the animal within 48 hours after application. The duration of tick protection is 21 days, and flea protection is 1.5 months. After the end of this period, you must repeat processing.
- Affordable price.
- Effective action.
- A long period of spread through the body.
- Possible allergies.
Ceva Vectra Felice, 3 pipettes
French flea repellent. In the process of writing the rating, we learned that it is often used incorrectly. Because, they believe that it also helps against ticks. But the instructions clearly state that the action applies only to fleas. On the market, Vectra Felis is the best narrowly targeted flea medicine, available in the form of drops. Suitable for cats weighing up to 10 kg. In addition to good protection, the company also took care of a convenient applicator. It does not harm the cat’s skin and allows you to clearly calculate the required dose of the product.
Drops can be applied to kittens starting from the age of six weeks. The only additional condition is: the weight must be at least 600 g. For nursing and pregnant cats, the medicine is recommended to be used only under the supervision of a doctor. The product is safe and does not cause allergies, it practically does not enter the bloodstream. All of its elements remain on the follicles of hair. So it does not cause harm and successfully fights parasites.
If there are too many fleas, re-treatment is carried out after two weeks. The maximum duration of the effect is three months. If you have two or more animals, it is better to treat them together (but separate them in different rooms so that they do not lick the product off each other). The first signs of the drug’s action occur after five minutes.
- A quick effect.
- Nice price.
- Maximum protection against fleas.
- Convenient pipette.
- Lack of protection from other insects.
Inspector from fleas, ticks and helminths, 1 pipette
Universal insect repellent, created in Russia together with Germany. The list includes 14 types of external and internal parasites. Among them, heart worms, and ticks. The success rate of getting rid of unwanted guests is from 97 to 100%. The action of the drug damages the nerve endings and systems of insects, leading to their death. No breed restrictions: the product is applicable to any cat that is not allergic to the components of the drug. But remember that the product is considered moderately dangerous, and before using it, consult a veterinarian.
- A powerful medicine.
- A universal formula.
- A wide range of impacts.
- Nice price
- Possible allergies.
- Possible refusal of food.
- An inconvenient pipette.
Rolf Club from fleas, ticks and mosquitoes, 1 pipette
German remedy for external insects. Rolf is designed for external use only. By its action, it affects nine types of parasites, such as fleas, lice, hair eaters, ticks, mosquitoes and midges. Both larvae and adults are affected. Therefore, it can be used both as a full-fledged treatment and as a preventive measure. The tool works even before the insect bite. The drug does not enter the cat’s bloodstream, it accumulates on the epidermis (the top layer of skin)and sebaceous glands. Thus, it is most safe for the cat. Rolf Club is a moderately dangerous substance, it does not irritate the skin, but it can cause a slight inflammation if it gets into the eyes. For cats, the drug is not toxic, but it is deadly for rabbits, fish and bees.
Drops are recommended for kittens aged from 12 weeks. They are contraindicated in sick and recovering animals. For pregnant and lactating cats, the product is also prohibited for use. After application, the death of insects occurs after two hours. The action applies to the following terms: protection from ticks – a month, from fleas-for two months, from mosquitoes-for seven days. To destroy the ixodic tick, you need to drop a drop of the product on it and on the place of attachment, and in half an hour it will disappear by itself. You can only touch and wash your cat after 48 hours.