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Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  More than 30 years of companion animal practice.
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Flea treatments cats weighing less than 5 poun

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flea treatments for elderly cats weighing less than 5 pounds??
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
Hello, Thank you for your question. I am a veterinarian, with over 30 years experience, and will do my best to help.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
I would consider using Frontline, since it is not absorbed into the body at all. It works on the skin, and not in the bloodstream. Another herbal option would be Buck Mountain Parasite Dust. It is a little labor intensive, and has to be worked into the coat, but is all herbal. How old is Kas? Apart from being 18, is he in good health?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Kas suffers from arthritis and is losing muscle mass due to age. Otherwise, he has no chronic illnesses.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
Then I would use Frontline if this were my cat, or the Buck Mountain Parasite Dust.
Let me know what else I can help with or answer.