* Treat all the pets in the house--despite their name, cat fleas
infest different animals
Meola, "Toxicity and Histopathology of the Growth Regulator Pyriproxyfen to Adults and Eggs of the Cat Flea
(Siphonaptera: Pulicidae)," Journal of Medical Entomology, vol.
typhi in the cytoplasm of midgut cells in cat fleas
obtained from El Labs, a biological laboratory supply company in Soquel, California.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Eradicating cat fleas
with one of the newer antiflea treatments is probably a highly effective way to prevent cat-scratch disease, according to Dr.
, for example, turn up on cats, dogs, rats, squirrels, rabbits, chickens, and humans.
Some dog and cat flea
treatments, particularly those bought from pet shops or supermarkets, contain a chemical called permethrin.
At first, I thought I had been bitten by a cat flea
but my wife Maria inspected the damage and said, "That looks like shingles."
The master of the high jump would be the cat flea
which is capable of jumping 130 times its own height - a huge 34cm.
The most common flea in this country is the cat flea
, Ctenocephalides felis.
(Do not put borax on a dog.) In the meantime, I dusted the dogs with a 2% rotenone dust (used for cat flea
powder or as garden insecticide).
Although high temperatures and humidity are most favorable to the cat flea
from June to August, it breeds in the U.S.
Studies on the growth of Bartonella henselae in the cat flea