In yesterday’s blog post, we had gone through some of the cat tick and flea treatment options. However, did you know that some forms of treatment may prove to be harmful to your cat? 

Let’s take a look. 

Harmful Side Effects of Flea and Tick Medicines: What to Avoid

For a treatment to be effective, it is essential to use a pesticide to kill the bugs. The Environmental Protection Agency should approve the pesticides used in the flea medicine.


However, this doesn’t mean that the pesticides can’t cause serious harm to your cat’s health and yours if you mishandle them. So, it is a good idea to steer clear of topical treatments. Always wash your hands after applying it. 


Now, let’s look at some ingredients that you should stay away from according to credible sources such as the National Center for Biotechnology Information and the National Pesticide Information Center


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