Cat and Dog Flea Treatments Are Polluting Rivers

Imidacloprid a neonicotinoid insecticide used in some cat flea treatments such as Advantage II pollutes streams and rivers where it harms birds and other animals and kills insects inhabiting these areas such as mayflies. Other cat flea insecticides will no doubt also find their way to watercourses. The chemicals gets there in various ways. These insecticides need to be banned.