How to Get Rid of Flea Eggs on Cats?

Previously, I discussed the top flea foggersOpens in a new tab., but we’ll cover how you can get rid of cat flea eggs in this post. How to Get Rid of Flea Eggs on Cats

In short, to get rid of flea eggs on cats, Bathe the cat with a flea shampooOpens in a new tab., flea comb the cat’s fur (with tightly-spaced tines), give oral cat flea medicineOpens in a new tab. such as lufenuron, and kill adult fleas using cat medication such as nitenpyram twice per week.

First off: What’s the negative effect of having fleas on your catOpens in a new tab. or kittens? Notably, fleas will not just cause itching on your feline friends but will also trigger anemia, hair loss and could introduce tapeworms.

How to Get Rid of Flea Eggs on Cats Step By Step 

But, what color are flea eggs on a cat? Well, flea eggs have a rounded oval shape. If freshly deposited, flea eggsOpens in a new tab. will look translucent white but change to pearl-like and opaque with time. Experts consider the flea eggs as dandruffOpens in a new tab. flakes, salt grains, and tiny pearls shaped.

1. Bathe the cat with a flea shampoo

The kittens under 12 weeks old use ordinary dish soapOpens in a new tab. to clean them up of any debris, fleas, and flea eggs.

However, for the mature cats, use cat flea shampooOpens in a new tab. to undertake the same role, mainly because adult cats can withstand the insecticides and smell.

Cat flea shampoo has insecticides that will kill the adult frees and break their life-cycle to stop them from further egg-laying. In this early bathing process, some flea eggs will be washed off fromOpens in a new tab. the cat’s fur.

2. Brush the cat’s fur using a Flea combOpens in a new tab.

Next, take the special flea combOpens in a new tab.. The flea comb must be designed to create closely spaced tines to comb the small fleas and any cat flea eggs present.

Therefore, upon running the flea combsOpens in a new tab. a few times in the cat’s fur, you’ll notice some back fleas and some rice looking flea eggs coming off.

Ensure that the combing process is thorough on the cat’s chest and neck since fleas love the area – try flea control methodsOpens in a new tab.

3. Give oral cat flea preventative

Also, cover the flea comb with some petroleum jelly so that the flea eggs and smalls fleas can stick on it.

To clean off the fleas and their eggs, ensure that dip the comb into soapy water or some rubbing alcoholOpens in a new tab. – which also will suffocate and kill them.

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