Does Hartz kill cats?

Is Hartz safe for cats?

HAZARDS TO ANIMALS: For External Use on Cats only. DO NOT USE ON KITTENS LESS THAN 12 WEEKS OLD. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing animals. Certain medications can interact with pesticides.

Can Hartz flea medicine make a cat sick?

Side Effects (Cats): Monitor your cat after application. Side effects, although very rare, may include signs of skin irritation such as redness, scratching, or other signs of discomfort. Gastrointestinal signs such as hypersalivation, vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported.

What happens if my cat licks Hartz UltraGuard?

If an animal is able to lick the product when it is wet on the fur or scratches the area and then licks their foot, the bitter taste of the product can cause the animal to salivate, foam at the mouth, become nauseous or vomit. Also, some cats have been known to become agitated and run around the house.

Is Hartz flea spray safe for cats?

This flea and tick spray kills and repels fleas and ticks for up to 7 days, plus it kills and prevents flea eggs from hatching for up to 30 days! It is suitable for cats and kittens 12 weeks of age and older and begins to combat fleas.

Is Hartz good for kittens?

Tell pesky parasites to ‘bug off’ with the Hartz UltraGuard Flea & Tick Prevention for Cats and Kittens. Each convenient and easy to apply, single dose tube kills fleas and deer ticks. Also repels mosquitos. Use only on cats and kittens 12 weeks and older weighing 5 pounds and over.

Are Hartz flea collars for cats safe?

All flea and tick collars have been registered by the EPA and reviewed by the states and undergo the same high standards for safety and efficacy.

Is Hartz rid worm safe for cats?

This product is suitable for use on cats and kittens 8 weeks of age and older. Consult a veterinarian before using in severely debilitated animals.

Is Hartz good for killing fleas?

Hartz® Pet Defender Plus™ utilizes the same active ingredients (fipronil and methoprene) as Frontline Plus, but at a more affordable price. This product has been proven to kill fleas and ticks including the tick species that transmits Lyme disease.

What flea treatment is toxic to cats?


Permethrin is used in some flea spot-on products made for dogs, and occasionally (in lower doses) in flea powders and collars for cats. Unfortunately, exposure to concentrated permethrin (as in some dog spot-ons) can result in serious illness and even death in cats.

Can you overdose a cat on flea treatment?

An overdose can easily occur with cats or smaller animals. Some flea and tick over-the-counter medications contain ingredients that are highly toxic to cats and should never be used.

Can cats survive permethrin poisoning?

Permethrin poisoning can be fatal to cats. Symptoms include severe muscle tremors and seizures. If you think your cat has ingested permethrin or if it has touched their skin, you will need to seek veterinary attention immediately.

Is Hartz groomer’s best safe for cats?

The special hairball prevention formula works on cats and kittens of all ages and hair lengths by removing loose locks so they aren’t ingested. Plus, your favorite feline will achieve a silky and shiny cuddle-worthy coat.

Is Hartz cat shampoo good for cats?

PSA: Be careful about using products from Hartz. Their shampoo can cause severe reactions including death. It has come to my attention that shampoo from Hartz can cause death in at least dogs and cats.

How long does Hartz flea treatment take to work on cats?

within 15 minutes

How long does it take for Hartz UltraGuard® to kill fleas? Hartz UltraGuard® Topicals start killing fleas within 15 minutes after application and continues to kill for 30 days.

What is best cat flea treatment?

Katribe says.

  • best collar. Seresto 8 Month Flea & Tick Prevention Collar. Chewy.
  • best topical. Bravecto Topical Solution. Chewy.
  • best for kittens. Revolution Plus Topical Solution.
  • best all-around preventative. Advantage Multi Topical Solution.
  • best budget. Frontline Plus Flea & Tick Spot Treatment.
  • best oral preventative. Comfortis.

What do vets recommend for fleas on cats?

We recommend Frontline Plus because it not only kills fleas and controls flea infestations, but it also kills ticks and chewing lice. Used and trusted by pet owners for more than 20 years, it protects for 30 days with one application. Fleas do not have to bite your cat for it to work — they die on contact.