Get The Facts ABout Fleas
Did you know the world is home to over 2,000 species of flea and the most common is the cat flea? They’re not just a problem for your pets, but immature fleas can infest your carpets and beds, they’re a problem almost everywhere. Even pets that never go outdoors are at risk from fleas that find their way inside the house – and once they’re in, they’re notoriously hard to get rid of. To stop repeat infestations, you need to break the flea life cycle once and for all.
The facts about fleas
A flea starts feeding on blood within 5 minutes
A single flea lays 40 to 50 eggs a day
An adult flea can live for 2 months
Fleas are stubborn and hard to remove
It takes 8 weeks or more to remove flea populations in the environment
TIPS FOR PREVENTING Fleas
The world is host to over 2,000 species of flea, and they’re a problem almost everywhere. Most common is Ctenocephalides felis the “cat flea”. Despite its name, the cat flea affects both dogs and cats, and wildlife such as possums – and can be unpleasant for pet owners, too. Most pets will be exposed to fleas at some point in their lifetime. Even pets that never go outdoors are at risk from fleas that can find their way into their home.
Life cycle of a flea
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