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My friends cat has some sort of bugs on her fur, they don't

Customer Question

my friends cat has some sort of bugs on her fur, they don't look like flaes and move kind of slow
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: lala she about 5
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about lala?
Customer: no shes healthy
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. John replied 4 months ago.

Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I am not set up to do phone calls but would be happy to answer any questions you do have online. If you get a request for a phone call, it is from the website and not myself. Just ignore it. In order to give an informative and concise answer, it may take a few minutes before I respond back to you, so don't be alarmed if you don't hear back immediately. If you have not responded back in 10 minutes, it may be a longer before I can get back to you. I do have a couple more questions, though, to see if I can better assess your situation.

Are they smaller or larger than a flea?

What color are the bugs?

Are the bugs on her skin or on her hair?

Can you explain a little more about what they look like? Any detail may help.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
kind of brown, they don't seem to jump around and are about 1/4 inch long both fur and skin flea spray and frontline don't seem to help
Expert:  Dr. John replied 4 months ago.

Is it possible to remove one and get a picture of it to post or attach to your next message?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
no, shes 5 miles away
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
all I know is flea treatments don't work