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
“As a rescue group, we appreciate flea products that are identical for cats and dogs, and Advantage II is one of the two. The dose is determined by the weight of the animal, whether it is a cat or a dog, so we always buy the Extra Large Dog size (4.0 ml. tubes), each of which contains ten times the average size cat dose. We have a weight/dose chart and divide doses using a syringe to...” --Red Top Rescue
“I have had Speedy on Revolution (stronghold) for about three years and I believe it is this product that has kept her completely free of fleas, ticks, worms and ear mites this far. Mostly, it is the fleas and worms that I am most freaked about about her catching and this gives me peace of mind. We take walks in tall grass and she does not get fleas or ticks. Yeah Speedy! ...” --raysmyheart
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