Category Archives: Fleas

FBG Journal Day 30

Day Thirty – Wow, has it really been a month???  Well guess so, made great progress, still battling on!!  Removed all flea traps after only finding one or two fleas in them the last couple days. Still giving Garlic Tabs, going to give every other day now. Going to try Vacuuming every other day and see if the fleas stay …Read more »

FBG Journal Day 29

Day Twenty Nine – Have vacuumed daily, kept traps refreshed every other day and Citrus boil sprayed the cats to relieve some of the itchy bites and scabs. Gave Garlic Tabs today and flea combed, not seeing too many fleas. Trimmed the kitties nails to prevent anymore bad scratches to them. The traps have fewer fleas and I am not …Read more »

FBG Journal Day 24 – 28

Day Twenty Four  thru Day Twenty Eight – Well so far I have flea combed, Vacuumed and Refreshed the traps daily. Citrus boil sprayed the furniture and beds twice a week and used the spray for the cats faces. Make sure to use the spray carefully, I wet my hands and rub the cats faces, chest and belly. I have …Read more »

FBG Journal Day 23

Day Twenty- Three – Still have fleas in traps, Vacuum all carpets again. Citrus boil spray the furniture and beds, flea comb the cats…may have to bath them again. I am sleeping better, not so many bites. Cats still pretty itchy and see a few on their faces…my poor babies.

FBG Journal Day 22

Day Twenty- Two – Still finding fleas in the traps, both night and day traps. Cats getting flea combed and Garlic Tabs. Vacuuming everywhere  everyday…still at it.

FBG Journal Day 21

Day Twenty -one – Wow!!  Checked flea trap, had 15 fleas in it.  Got to vacuum again, flea comb the cats and give them Garlic Tabs. Also adding daytime traps, dish with water, dish soap and vinegar in every room.

FBG Journal Day 20

Day Twenty – Waited 24 hours for Siphotrol Plus II* to work, now to move all furniture and vacuum  again …. Also started using an inexpensive flea trap, place a desk lamp on the floor, over a shallow dish of water <with or without dish soap>. Leave the light on all night, the heat from the lamp attracts fleas, when …Read more »

FBG Journal Day 19

Day Nineteen – Okay, time to mass evict these blood suckers, Vet suggests Siphotrol Plus II* available from my Vet and Capstar* for fleas on the cats. All pets must be removed till spray dries, my Vet gave me a paper with the can of spray that explains the process and what you have to do. Move all furniture and …Read more »

FBG Journal Day 18

Day Eighteen – Repeat, Repeat  and Repeat…… Vet says to Vacuum,  Vacuum  and Vacuum some more….so…….Again Vacuum, Citrus boil spray furniture and beds, Re-Salt <Iodized> carpets. Garlic tabs to cats and flea comb them to remove as many as possible. When will the first freeze happen? Soon I hope.

FBG Journal Day 17

Day Seventeen – Today we Vacuum all furniture and carpets, flea comb the cats and Citrus boil spray the beds and furniture again. Cats still scratching, I am still getting eaten alive at night, so not sleeping well. Got to keep at it….

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