cat flea

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: flea - flea that breeds chiefly on cats and dogs and ratscat flea - flea that breeds chiefly on cats and dogs and rats
flea - any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap
Ctenocephalides, genus Ctenocephalides - an arthropod genus of fleas
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Lou Johnson, North Tyneside A: The majority of fleas found on dogs are the cat flea and 95% of them live in the environment rather than on the dog.
The main vector of this bacterium is the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis).
Yes, this appears to be the season of the cat flea.
WHAT'S the difference between Advocate and Advantage cat flea treatments?
66mm BLUEBOTTLE MAGGOT Actual size 20mm COMMON HOUSEFLY Actual size 10mm CAT FLEA Actual size 2.
Miss Williams said the packaging was often quite similar for dog and cat flea treatments but the results of using the wrong preparation could be lethal.
The lower temperature limit for development (egg to adult) of the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is 13[degrees]C, with an upper relative humidity limit of 92% (Silverman et al.
These little blighters, of which the most common - even in dogs - is the cat flea, ctenocephalides felis, have an unusual lifestyle.
COUNTRYSIDE: This is in response to reader Mildred Griffith's report (85/ 1:18) that in her battle against fleas she "dusted the dogs with a 2% rotenone dust (used for cat flea powder or as garden insecticide).
Actually, most dogs have the cat flea, which will feed on both dogs and cats.
Efficacy of indoxacarb applied to cats against the adult cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, flea eggs and adult flea emergence Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:126.
Some dog and cat flea treatments, particularly those bought from pet shops or supermarkets, contain a chemical called permethrin.