Pros: easy to apply, fleas can't develop a resistance
Cons: doesn't work at all. Flea has to bite pet for it to work
“this is the second year since our vet switched to selling vectra flea treatment, and the second year i've used this flea treatment for my snick. we haven't had any fleas to get rid of/kill, so this flea treatment is a preventative for us during the warm weather months. we haven't had any fleas decide to take up residence on snick or in our home since using the vectra. snick got her...” --mickNsnicks2mom
“Pill form Capstar is recommended for immediate care. You can place your cat in bathtub and watch the fleas drop off, Immediate results. Great for traveling anytime emergency flea care is needed. Purchased only at vet clinic. ” --Seventhheaven
Lumino - Diatomaceous Earth For Pets - 5 oz. Lumino Diatomaceous Earth For Pets is a naturally occurring fine powder composed of crushed fossils. This remarkable substance is desiccant - used externally it destroys the waxy outer shell of fleas and ticks causing dehydration. Food grade diatomaceous earth contains 15 trace minerals including calcium, potassium, copper, zinc, iron, phosphorus and...
“ Do not buy this...shampoo is more effective, and much cheaper.” --Felinita
Hartz UltraGuard One Spot Flea and Tick Drops for Cats
Advantage II is a monthly topical that kills adult fleas, and flea eggs, and flea larvae - which stops the flea's lifecycle. In dogs, it treats, prevents, and controls lice infestations.
“I had been treating my cats with Comfortis and then on to Cheristin for Cats for about 1-1/2 years beginning in late 2014. She began to exhibit symptoms of toxicity about 6 months after the switch to Cheristin for Cats in early 2016. She died a horrific death of neurotoxic paralysis in June of 2016. Needless to say, I am heart broken and would NEVER RECOMMEND THIS...” --Jules10