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FRONTLINE FRONTLINE Plus for Cats

Long-lasting, complete spot-on cat tick and cat flea treatmentKills adult fleas on your cat within 24-48 hoursEliminates all lifestages of 4 major ticks including the ones that may transmit harmful illnesses like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted feverFlea and tick control for cats lasts for a full 30 days
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At twice the cost of Advantage is Frontline really twice as good?

At twice the cost of Advantage is Frontline really twice as good?
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Not really. However, my Vet said that they have noticed that NONE of the flea medications are working as well as they should lately. He advised to alternate the brand each month. So we get FrontLine Plus AND Advantage and I think one other kind that I can't remember the name. Flea problem is now GONE!!
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Yes! Advantage, if you read the package, does not do anything against ticks and other disease carrying bugs that Frontline does kill off. It is well worth the health of your pet to buy the one that keeps the ticks off and all of the other little vermin. Advantage is only for fleas. If it is only fleas you have and no other bugs, then Advantage would be fine I think, I have not used it because it won't kill ticks.
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I have used both products. And the work well. Frontline seems to work the best for overall flea and tick control. I have chosen to use Frontline because it does work a lot better on overall coverage than Advantage. But the advantage also works.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
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Is it safe to use Fronline Plus for Cats biweekly?

Our cats were treated two weeks ago but fleas are back. Home has been deflead but wonder if it is safe to use this product biweekly
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
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I am not an expert, but I believe I read somewhere that it is NOT safe to use Frontline more than one time every 30 days. I would consult your vet to be 100% sure.
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answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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Bad year for fleas and it takes time no matter how good the product is. Also, do your cats go out? As for safety WHAT DO THE INSTRUCTIONS SAY?? That is what you have to look at. Persistence pays off but endangering your cats is not an option.
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Is multiple cats an issue?

Hi, I have a question about using Frontline Plus on my cats. I have two of them, and once I apply the medicine, do I have to worry about them licking it off of each other? I know they can't reach the spot on themselves, but I'm worried they might tag team to get it off, and cause some serious harm to themselves. Is this something I need to look out for?
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Do your cats normally groom each other? If yes, then I would keep an eye on them both. Try to keep one on your lap for an hour or two while watching TV to give it sufficient time to dry.
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answered 1 year, 9 months ago
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I don't think you need to worry about one licking it off the other. I have two cats as well and they left it alone even on themselves. And I have found that though they are very affectionate with each other,they keep the grooming job private and don't like when the other tries to help.
answered 2 years ago
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richmond va
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Is frontline Plus effective for ear mites in cats?

asked 1 year, 9 months ago
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If your cat has ear mites (signs include brown gummy substance consistency somewhat like Nutella spead inside ears), take it seriously and get your cat to the vet. Most over the counter flea medications do not clear up ear mites. You need a prescription flea medication like Revolution which treats for fleas, ticks and ear mites. My cat had ear mites and the vet carefully cleaned the ear of mite debris and sent me home with a 3-Pk of Revolution. It is applied exactly like Frontline. The first application worked and killed any remaining mites. The next two months I used up the other two applications, then I went back to using Frontline Plus For Cats from Petco as it was half the price. Don't mess with ear mites yourself. You can damage their inner ear drum by trying to clean up debris with Q-tip. If you love your pet, this is one time a vet visit is a must.
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I find ADVANTAGE to be the best product.
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How soon can I expect to see a decrease in my cats scratching after applying Frontline Plus?

I applied Frontline Plus 2 days ago and my cats are still scratching!
asked 1 year ago
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My cat stopped scratching after a week. i was amazed but then of course the flea's came back few weeks later and she was back to scratching at herself again.
answered 2 months ago
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If your cats have have an especially bad case of fleas, besides the monthly topical flea applications, you might have to clean your house extra good, or at least this first month of flea treatment. Get any wall to wall carpeting professionally deep cleaned, and wash all bedding real good. Sweep floors often. Should do the trick and by the time you apply the next month's topical application of Frontline, they should be gone. I have indoor-only cats and could not believe it when I saw a flea or two last summer. I now faithfully apply topical flea treatment to all my cats monthly. Those pesky fleas are opportunists that travel in to your home on your shoes believe it or not.
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After using Frontline for cats, do the dead ticks fall off, or do I still have to try to dislodge them with tweezers?

asked 5 months ago
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I noticed after my cat got up from her towel she lays on, the flea's had fallen off and were dead. But there were still a few alive flea's at her paws and on her face.
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In my experience the ticks start to fall off on their own dead. I suppose if there are a few badly embedded ones you might have to pull them, but I never have.
answered 2 months ago
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Is this the same stuff the vets sell? Or is it a cheaper, less effective, over the counter product?

asked 3 years, 3 months ago
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Yes, this is the same Frontline sold at veterinarians offices. My vet actually didn't carry any, and suggested going to Petco.
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answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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The flea medicines they sell at the stores are non-prescription. The vet sells prescription medicine that also includes heartworm medicine, so they are different in that aspect. The active ingredient in both the over-the-counter and prescription medicines kill the fleas in the same way, by paralyzing them causing death. To answer your question about is it less effective? I have read a few articles comparing the three ingredients used in these products, Fipronil, Imidacloprid, and Selamectin. The comparison studies I have read say that Selamectin (prescription) was much more effective than the other two, especially in the first 24 hours. The runner up was Imidacloprid, it became almost as effective (about a 5% difference if I read the technical jargon right) as Selamectin but it took 3 days. Fipronil pretty much couldn't compete.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
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How long can I keep unopened package of Frontline Plus?

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You can keep this up until the expiration date.
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answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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How come Frontline Plus does not consider a cat's weight like Advantage does?

I just noticed that Frontline Plus is not sold according to a cat's weight. Why?
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
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I think the active ingredient in Advantage is more toxic to pets than Frontline's, making an exact dosage more important. I've seen an amount per lb or kg at which ill effects can happen -in fine print within a flea & tick product (cat or dog, can't remember which), but if your pet is sensitive/allergic to it, it won't take that much. They calculate how much to put in each dose to make it effective on the large end of the size range without reaching the level of ill effects for the small end of the size range, keeping the range narrow enough to satisfy both. Also, when my vet heard my cat & dog groom each other, they said Frontline was the safest product for them.
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can i use a flea colar with frontline on my cat?

asked 2 years, 6 months ago
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There is no reason to use a flea collar when you faithly apply Frontline Plus once a month during high flea season. Besides it will save you money buying flea collars. Even indoor cats need a topical flea application, as fleas are everywhere and travel into homes various ways, particularly on your shoes! Frontline Plus works good. Well worth the extra money. One note, it is still a must to put on a break-away collar for cats, also sold at Petco, so that in an emergency, you cat can be easily identified. If you go online for cat identification tags, besides the dangling type, there is new lightweight plastic product on the market that velcros to the collar. Great invention. My one cat who used to pull his collar off by bitting down on the dangling tag and rolling over and over, now has a collar that stays on good! Repeat: Make sure cat tag is "breakaway safety" type.
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In Frontline for cats, is the dosage set for the weight of the cat?

asked 2 years, 5 months ago
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Frontline Plus for cats is NOT set by cat weight...you might be thinking of Advantage II which IS set by cat weight though.
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Can i use this on my kittens?

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Not if they are younger than 12 weeks!
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Did not realize my cat had 5 day old kittens and treated her with "Sargants flea & tick " product . Now the kittens (14 days old) have very bad fleas

Can I treat mother cat now with Frontline NOW!!!!
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My veterinarian allowed me to use Capstar (oral tablet that kills Fleas in 24 hours), He also said it wouldn't be bad to treat mom with Frontline Plus and to put a tiny drop on each baby's back.
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Yesterday i applied Fronline Plus to my adult cat. She isnt a lap cat and was fussing to be let go

Should I maybe reapply another dose. I don't believe that it went into her skin just along the shoulder blades hair wetting the whole area from the entire contents of the solution. However Im doubtful it got into the skin. She is still very uncomfortable scratching badly and biting herself terribly. I hate seeing her suffer. How long does it take for Frontline Plus to work before the cat will start to get relief and the fleas die?
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No, it is bad for your cats health to reapply outside of the directions. It takes a little while to start working. If you are concerned about immediate flea removal try the tablets they are fast working and are for use with a topical.
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Flea & Tick treatment for cats

PetArmour Plus for cats. Do you sell this product please. If yes what is the cost ???.

Frontline PLUS for Cats. Do you sell this product. If yes what is the cost.

DO YOU SHIP TO THE UK. If yes what would be the shipping costs for 12 pipettes of either of the above products.
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Is this product epa approved?

Is there a lot number on the back of the box, and is there an expiration date?
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