Is Frontline toxic to cats? Cat Safe Flea and Tick Medications
Frontline, which has a main active ingredient called fipronil, is available over the counter and is safe for cats when the cat-specific product is purchased.
What happens if a cat licks flea treatment? Common signs of toxicity from flea products containing organophosphates are diarrhea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, small pupils, muscle tremor, weakness or falling over, and drooling. Organophosphate toxicity can be rapidly fatal, depending on the ingredients and dose the pet is exposed to.
Will my cat get sick if he licks flea medicine? Licking flea medicine does not always result in toxicity, but it should be considered an urgent situation. If any of the ingredients in the product are potentially harmful to cats, treatment should be initiated as soon as possible. It is important to quickly determine exactly what your cat has ingested.
How long does it take for frontline to dry on cats? Ensure your pet is totally dry before applying FRONTLINE PLUS or FRONTLINE SPRAY products. Do not bath or shampoo your dog for at least 48 hours after application of FRONTLINE PLUS or FRONTLINE SPRAY. Cats may be bathed from 24 hours after application of FRONTLINE PLUS or 48 hours after application of FRONTLINE SPRAY.