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I thought she had fleas and she did so we've been bathing

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I thought she had fleas and she did so we've been bathing her weekly and cleaning all of our stuff. The fleas seem bigger now though.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Patches and she's about 10
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Patches?
Customer: She has to be fed at certain times because her stomach gets really upset.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 months ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am sorry for the delay in response. If you would like to continue can you please answer a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- What are you using against the fleas?

2- Do you mean the fleas are getting larger in size?

3- Is she strictly indoors?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
1. Adams flea and tick shampoo for cats. & I can't remember the spray for the floor and such. I have also washed everything in the house once a week. It's been over a month.
2. Yes, that's what I'm saying.
3. Yes, she never goes outside.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 months ago.

1- Are the fleas firmly attach to her skin and not moving?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Not that I have seen.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 months ago.

By any chance, can you post a picture of one of the fleas?

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