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my mom bought some frontline for the cats, i slept horribly last night...

Amanda PerezAmanda Perez BrownsvilleMember Posts: 10
wondering if they would lick some of it off, and what would happen if they did...then i noticed that they both are like shaking their hind legs as if they have something stuck to it... i have to go to work now, im going to seperate them so that they dont lick at each other...SHOULD I BE SCARED? i know that they have licked some off...hfkjdaghafjdgh!!

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  • Sandy NenningerSandy Nenninger PlainvilleMember Posts: 1,975
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    If you applied it right, just between the shoulder blades, they should not be able to get at it except on each other. And even then, once it dries, it should not be a problem. As long as you used the kind meant for cats, it doesn't contain a pesticide that is toxic to cats. They should be safe although the smell does bother my dog so I imagine their sensitive little noses won't like it either. I wouldn't be too worried unless they start to act funny. Shaking, drooling, lethargic, etc. If so then you should call the vet. But as long as it was Frontline for cats and not just some Hartz junk from Wal Mart you shouldn't need to be worried.
  • Valerie DurhamValerie Durham Member Posts: 8,724
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    DO make sure to keep an eye on them. If they continue to act strangely, see your vet. I (the human) had a bad allergic reaction to the Frontline that had been applied to a cat I adopted, and it's pretty potent stuff. But, it works. Just keep an eye on them for the time being--you know your cats better than anyone else, and will be able to tell if they are exhibiting odd behavior.
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