No products in the cart.
Comfortis for Cats
Comfortis for Cats is a medication that is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for felines that are at least 14 weeks of age and that weigh at least 2 pounds. Available with a prescription from a vet, the drug is used to control fleas and is commonly given to cats that have a tendency to lick topical medications and that have difficulty taking conventional medications. A chew-able tablet with a delicious beef flavor, the medication is much easier to administer than other oral flea prevention products for cats. Comfortis for Cats contains Spinosad, which kills fleas by interfering with their nervous systems. The medication goes to work very quickly and can begin killing fleas in only 30 minutes. Just one dose per month is all that is required to prevent reinfestations.
Comfortis is the first once-a-month chewable flea preventative approved by the FDA. Starting to work within just 30 minutes, this tasty, beef-flavored tablet provides the same protection as a topical treatment without any of the mess. While other flea treatments may simply kill fleas on contact, Comfortis actively repels fleas for a full 30 days. Since there is no mess on their fur, there is no time period where they need to be kept away from children or other pets either. And thanks to Comfortis’ beef flavor, pets gobble it up with ease. Safe for use on cats and dogs 14 weeks and up, start making flea medication a pleasant experience today, with Comfortis chewable tablets.
Flea infestations are a common health risk for all pet owners. To ensure that your cat is safe from these parasites, it is important to administer an effective flea killing medication. Comfortis for cats is one such medication as it not only gets absorbed into the bloodstream fast but also remains active for an extended period; thirty days to be exact.
What is Comfortis for Cats?
If your cat has a flea infestation, Comfortis for cats is your best option in killing them and getting rid of the infestation. This is an FDA approved drug comes in the form of chewable beef flavored tablets. The drug starts working only thirty minutes after ingestion, at which point adult fleas begin to die before laying eggs. The drug continues to be active in the cat a full month after ingestion. To add to the numerous benefits of this highly effective medication, the active ingredient, which is referred to as Spinosad is environmentally friendly. This means it is not toxic at all.
Comfortis for cats can only be prescribed by a veterinary doctor and should only be used on cats that are 14 weeks or older in terms of age.
Directions for Use
Comfortis for cats should be used as per the veterinary doctor’s directions to ensure effectiveness as well as avoid any negative effects. The medication comes in different packages suited to cats of different weights. Since the drug remains active in the cat’s body killing fleas and eggs to prevent an infestation, it is important to note that the drug should only be used once a month. If you forget to dose your pet, just dose it when you remember with food and continue with the monthly schedule as before. If the cat vomits immediately after taking the drug give it another dose of the chewable tablets so as to be sure that the active ingredient is absorbed into the bloodstream. .
What to Remember
As with any other drug out there, it is important to note that Comfortis for cats may have some negative effects on your pet. The drug produced side effects including lethargy, vomiting and diarrhea and weight loss during clinical trials. As a pet owner, it is important to also remember that you should inform the veterinary doctor of any allergies your pet may have to the medicine as seen in the past. It is also worth noting that the effects of using Comfortis for cats on a pregnant or lactating pet have not been investigated.
Owners should watch their pet after dosing to ensure that any negative side effects are spotted as soon as possible. Be sure to inform the veterinary doctor as soon as you detect any negative side effects manifest in your pet.
Comfortis® (spinosad), now available for dogs and cats, starts killing fleas before they lay eggs and provides a full month of flea protection to help prevent future flea infestations…and Comfortis is easy to administer! A flavored tablet is administered orally, so no residue, no worries about washing off after swimming, bathing, or grooming.