cats and fleas...
(Camden, DE, USA)
My cat hasn't been eating her food, she has fleas, and she's very weak and skinny; what can i do to help her?
Answer by Kate
Well she needs to get rid of the fleas which have probably given her anemia and is why she is very weak. if the infestation is very bad she will need a bath with flea shampoo and also the spot on flea treatment to kill the others off and stop them breeding.
As she is very weak I would also get her to the vest as soon as possible, she sounds like she may need a iron injection to help her get through this. the vet will be able to advise on the best way to tackle the current infestation.
you will also have to treat your home as they will re infest her over and over again if they are in the home.
i have several web pages about flease and how to treat them in the home etc here is the first page
but do get your cat to the vets as soon as possible, anemia can kill i'm afraid.
i hope she is better soon
best wishes Kate
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