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we have 4 cats and recently we noticed that they had fleas.
we treated the cats with 4 fleas tablets, bob martin spot on, and vet care spot on, and now have flea collars on, but we are still unable to bring the problem under control please can you advise?

you have to treat your home as well as your cats at the same time. If not flea eggs will remain in soft furnishing and carpets and jump back onto your cat later on. They can live dormant for quite some time and this usually why even though you get rid of them on the cats, they can become reinfect later on from the carpets etc.
See my page regarding fleas which will give you some more information



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Kate Tilmouth


I can answer most day to day cat problems encountered by owners. I have a good understanding of cat behaviour and problems which may arise from changes to their daily routine. I can advise on cat training including litter training and general day to day cat care issues. I am not a vet and therefore cannot answer medical questions.


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