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How To Give Your Cat A Flea Bath

Bathe In The Sink

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It helps to leash your cat if possible if you think they may leap out of the sink. Start by wetting your cat's neck completely. At this point, you are only wetting their neck, not the rest of their body. Apply the shampoo and work into a rich lather in the neck area. By doing this, you will stop the fleas from running to your cat's face and ears when you start lathering the lower parts of their body. Do not add any shampoo to your cat's head or face as it can get in their eyes and cause damage. Once you have thoroughly wet your cat's neck, start lathering the rest of their body. Let the shampoo sit for a few minutes and gently massage it into their skin. Rinse the shampoo well, going over it several times with the hose to make sure all of the product is removed. Dry your cat thoroughly with a towel before letting them leave the room. Your cat may start to frantically lick themselves during this process. This is normal.

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