Yes, I had a question I was hoping someone could answer for me. Let me explain a little bit first. Monday I hear a loud knocking on my front door, when I open it I find my husband standing there with a small kitten in a coke box. He explains to me that he found him in a closed box, next to a dumpster at a gas station and it looked like someone had just dumped him there. After bringing the kitten in and into the guest bathroom my husband informs me that the kitten has fleas. Quickly I run him in a bath, wrap him in a towel and tell me husband to get out of the house with him and wait in the car. Now I have 3 cats already (Gweedo-6, Skitzo (fat boy)-5 and Little Miss-2) so I have to go and get Advantage for them. We hurry to the pet store and pick up flea shampoo, a flea collar (only because the girl there kept telling me that the kitten was too small for Advantage, even though I knew better, I only purchased these things to make her shut up) and a four month pack of Advantage. I made my husband wait outside while I rushed in and got the 3 older cats with there flea medication. We then brought the kitten back in, washed him with the flea shampoo, put the collar on (Because my husband insisted since we paid for it) and then cutting the bottom of the Advantage I used a q-tip, dipped it in the Advantage and ran a little down his back and tail, some on his tummy and around his neck. The fleas he had were so bad that they all congregated around his face and made it look as if his face was moving, they were in his eyes, ears and around his mouth, so I put a little bit of Advantage on his cheeks and around his ears using the q-tip. We then used a flea comb to comb out what we could and drowned the fleas in water. After about 6 hours all the fleas on him were dead and gone. So he is doing much better and has an appointment on Tuesday for his Kitten Plan. Now my question is, even though we took quick drastic measures to clear the situation up, what is the likely hood of me having a flea infestation in my home? I have vacuumed every day the furniture and carpets, and bleached the linoleum and counters down. Can some one please let me know? Thanks.
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1/18/07 at 4:06pm