are a good option for many families, although these may not be ideal if you have other pets who might chew on the collar or neck of your cat or if your cat sleeps curled up with you or a child.
will have synthetic pyrethrins, such as flumethrin, deltatmethrin, or zetacypermethrin.
RSPCA cat welfare expert Alice Potter added: "Sadly, we see all too often cats with awful injuries caused by dangerous collars which is why we advise against using those that aren't quick-release, or leaving flea collars
on your pets.
It should not be confused with the poor-quality flea collars
of days gone by.
And if it isn't already obvious at this point, don't use flea collars
on your pet.
Similarly, flea collars
containing pyriproaifen are ovicidal and larvicidal for fleas.
A number of press reports mentioned the fact that the dog slept on the bed of one of the family members and hinted that dogs should not sleep with humans; most of the reports also recommended that dog owners run out and buy flea collars
for their dogs.
Dear EarthTalk: I'm told that, despite improvements in recent years, pesticides in flea collars
are still harmful to pets and humans.
Sales of flea collars
increased 6.5%, from $167 million to $178 million.
Because sand fleas are a problem, flea collars
and flea wipes are also needed.
They had been groomed during the day and were all wearing flea collars