Fleas are fears of many dogs and cats which cause particularly uncomfortable itching and discomfort to them and sometimes affect to humans. So, which are the best natural ways to treat fleas on your cats? Let’s follow us to find the answer.
You will be amazed at the benefits of citrus peel in treating fleas. How to do: boil the citrus peels with water and use this water to bathe the cat regularly. Another way to kill fleas on the cat is to use hot water to soak the citrus peel overnight, then take this water into the spray and spray your cat. When spraying, you should avoid his eyes and focus on his ears, the base of his tail and under his legs. After bathing, you should use the flea comb for your cat to kill the eggs. The flea comb can be bought at the pet store. Carefully brush the cat hair to remove all traces of fleas.
Bathe your cat in a proper way
Many people wonder that they often bathe their cats but the fleas are still much. Proper bathing for cats is also a way to treat fleas. Fleas live on cat’s hair and prefer dirty and moist fur. When you bathe the cats, fleas will run to the high areas such as the top of cat’s head and ears. Therefore, you have to bathe the cats from the head first then the back and body. That will kill more fleas on your cat.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar is a well-known remedy to kill fleas on pets, especially on cats. You can use it to bathe or spray to remove fleas. Put the apple cider vinegar in a spray bottle and directly apply on cat’s fur. If you use apple cider vinegar to bathe your cat, you can also mix it with the mild shampoo. You can also let your cat drink apple cider vinegar.
Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera is often used to treat the flea bites but you might not know that it can also kill the fleas on cats. You can make a mixture spray of aloe Vera gel and cayenne pepper then apply directly on cat’s coat. Remember to avoid his eyes area.
Fleas hate the smell of lavender, so you can use it as a flea treatment. Make a liquid by soaking it overnight and put in a spray bottle. It will keep the flea away your cat.
Salt and baking soda
Salt has many usages in our daily life and it can be used to eliminate fleas. Sprinkle salt on cat’s bedding to kill flea eggs and larvae. Along with salt, baking soda can also treat fleas. Place it on the carpet at least four hours or overnight then use a vacuum cleaner to clean. Baking soda can dry flea eggs on the carpet and eliminate the next flea before the eggs hatch.
Cedarwood is another natural treatment to kill flea on cats. Place some sticks around your house, near your pets sleeping mattress or outside your bed to prevent fleas.
Besides treating fleas, prevention is the best way to get your cat flea free.
Wash the cat’s bedding with hot water
As soon as you see the fleas in your house, you should wash your pet’s sleeping mattress in hot water to kill all fleas and eggs. Also, clean other objects that pets touch such as clothes or pillows.
Use a dehumidifier
Humidity is a perfect condition for fleas. Use a dehumidifier to make the air drier. Depending on the season, you can use the air conditioner, fan or heater.
Apply our tips above and you will see your cat flea free. If you have any effective treatments, you can share with us. Thank you!