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Cats ‘n’ Fleas Don’t Mix

Cats ‘n’ Fleas Don’t Mix

"...the flea, though he kill none, he does all the harm he can;" John Donne (1572-1631).

This may have been the case even a few years ago, but recently I have seen quite a few cats with severe (even fatal) illnesses and all initiated by fleas.

The culprit of our annual plague is, in fact, the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis), so they are perfectly adapted to their feline hosts.

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