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my cats have scabs along their spine on their back .They had

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my cats have scabs along their spine on their back .They had fleas somehow like 3 months ago considering they are indoor cats . I used frontline on them and I think and hope the fleas are gone , Have you any idea what the scabs could be from?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr. P replied 8 years ago.
How many months did you use the frontline for?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
just one month
Expert:  Dr. P replied 8 years ago.
Ok to really get rid of a flea problem, I recommend using the frontline for at least 3 months in a row. Just doing 1 month may not get rid of all the flea eggs that fall into your floors. I would also recommend getting some Knockout spray or Siphotrol spray. These will help you treat your home. Many cats are flea allergic. They only need one bite and they will go into a frenzy tearing out fur and scratching until scabbing. Treat both cats at the same time and treat your house. If the cats are out of control itchy then they might need to go on some steroids. Usually getting rid of the fleas makes the biggest difference. Hope this helped some.