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I have a kitten; treated well, but I'm the curious type.

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I have a kitten; treated well, but I'm the curious type. almost every species have predators & prey. I understand the predator type, but who preys on the fleas? ( e.g. fleas on cat/ dog/ human) ? An FYI question.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

Yes! The natural predators of fleas include snakes, ants, beetles, spiders, frogs and lizards. You can also purchase (pet/garden stores) nematodes (roundworms) that eat flea larvae - a "natural" method of flea control. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.
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