You will need
- - flea shampoo;
- - tar soap.
In selling, there are special shampoos with the addition of components that destroy fleas. If you are going to use them for the kitten, keep in mind that the tool should be adapted under young age, otherwise a large dose of toxins is able to win not only fleas, but also to poison the baby.
The old and proven method that helps get the fleas in a kitten, which includes bathing with tar soap. Coal-tar soap can be purchased in pharmacies, and it is several times cheaper than a fancy shampoo. To destroy fleas, it is necessary to thoroughly wet the coat and the undercoat of the animal, and then lather it, down to the skin. Special attention should be paid to the abdomen and the back, since that is where fleas congregate in especially large numbers. After that, it is desirable to hold the animal in a tub or basin for at least five minutes, and then rinse thoroughly with soap.
Removing fleas is a long process, so be prepared for the fact that after the first swim can be new instances of parasites because the skin are the eggs of fleas. In order to reduce this probability, after bathing, put the animal on a dark cloth and carefully comb out the hair comb. On the black cloth combed the eggs of fleas are visible to the naked eye.
After bathing, to prevent the emergence of new parasites can be worn on special kitten flea collar. He scares the adults of parasites and is valid up to three months. If the animal is walking on the street, such a collar is simply necessary.
Be sure to thoroughly wash bedding where the kitten slept, or replace it with a new one. Remain on the fabric the larvae and eggs of fleas.
Parasites do to a little kitten that they can lead to the development of anemia. The more the kitten of fleas, the less it is force for the maintenance of life.
Advice 2: How to get rid of fleas in a kitten
Fleas in a young kitten is quite common, because they are easily transferred to it from the mother or from other animals. To remove these unwelcome "tenants" a small pet is easy, if you follow certain recommendations.
Purchase veterinary pharmacy special flea shampoo and follow the specified instructions on it, wash the kitten. When buying always check whether you can use this shampoo for kittens, or is it designed to handle only adult cats. If the sale is not the shampoo for small furries, in any case, do not purchase or attempt to bring fleas from the kitten adult animals a high content of toxic products can cause severe poisoning kitten. When washing do not use on hair with lot of shampoo to enhance its effectiveness it will not, but fully flush it will be more difficult. After exposure to shampoo several times to thoroughly rinse the coat of your pet with lukewarm water.
Get the fleas from the kitten and using the special drops, are applied to the withers of the animal. They also need to only purchase from the vet. The number of drops which you will be required to drip a kitten, check with the vet or with the seller of the pharmacy it is calculated according to the age of the animal. Apply the required amount of drops exactly on the withers, so the kitten was not able to lick. In that case, if your pet lives with a mother cat abandon this method of removing fleas from him - licking her baby, an adult cat will lick and drops that can cause it poisoning.
In that case, if the kitten lives with her mother or with her brothers and sisters, it is necessary at one time to have fleas all animals. If your pet lives in the house alone, but out on the street, after the elimination of parasites in one of the methods previously described will buy from the vet and put on his flea collar, an active substance which for several months will be reliable to protect your little pet from re-infestation by fleas.
When washing the kitten carefully to make sure that the water has not got to his ears it could cause in the ears of the animal inflammation.