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Your Frontline Plus for Cats Questions Answered

All About This Flea and Tick Prevention for Cats

By Kat Sherbo. September 13, 2013 | See Comments

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Your Frontline Plus for Cats Questions Answered

Even indoor cats can get fleas and ticks -- so it's important to keep them protected. Learn all about Frontline Plus, a popular preventative for cats.

Cats are just as susceptible to fleas and ticks as dogs are, and they deserve the same protection. And just like in dogs, cat parents should compare flea treatments for cats before buying. Frontline Plus for Cats is a monthly spot on medication that protects against fleas, ticks, and lice

What is Frontline Plus for Cats?

Frontline Plus for Cats is a topical spot-on medication that protects agains fleas, ticks, and lice. These biting parasites can cause skin rashes, transmit disease, and generally make you and your cat's life miserable.

Frontline Plus comes in small tubes that double as applicators -- open the tube and apply the medicine to your cat's skin. The active ingredients in Frontline Plus then spread over your cat's skin along with your cat's natural skin oils.

Where Can I Find Frontline Plus for Cats Reviews?

You can find reviews of Frontline Plus right here on PetCareRx.com. Check our Frontline Plus for Cats product page for customer reviews.

How is Frontline Plus Different From Advantage for Cats?

These two popular flea prevention products have a few key differences. Advantage II for Cats does not protect against ticks, while Frontline Plus does. Advantage II can be used on younger kittens, however, at 7 weeks old, while Frontline Plus can only be used on kittens 8 weeks and older. Compare Advantage and Frontline for Cats.

How About Differences from Revolution for Cats?

Revolution for Cats also protects against fleas and ticks, but does not guarantee protection from lice. It does, however, protect against heartworm and other parasitic worms like roundworm and hookworm, and also protects against ear mites. Depending on whether your cat is on a separate heartworm preventative, or what pests are most active in your area, one product may be better for your cat than the other.

What Are the Frontline Plus for Cats Ingredients?

The active ingredients in Frontline Plus are fipronil and (S)-methoprene. Finopril is a neurotoxin to insects and (S)-methopreme targets the eggs and larvae. Learn more about these ingredients and how flea and tick treatments work.

What's the Proper Frontline Plus for Cats Dosage?

One application a month should keep your pet safe from fleas and ticks. Watch this Frontline Plus application video to learn how to use this medication.

More on Fleas and Ticks

Flea and Tick Season: When to Use What Treatment
Combining Flea Treatments: What You Need to Know
Is Cat Flea Control Necessary?

This information is for informational purposes only and is not meant as a substitute for the professional advice of, or diagnosis or treatment by, your veterinarian with respect to your pet. It has, however, been verified by a licensed veterinarian for accuracy.

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