Cat and Dog Flea Treatments Are Polluting Rivers

Flea treatment insecticides pollute rivers and streams

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. please continue reading

This is not the first time an animal has been poisoned by Sergeants flea control

Cat poisoned by Sergeants flea treatment

This is a video on Facebook that has gone viral. It is difficult to watch. The person who posted it appears to be an employee at a veterinary clinic, Peyton Jung, who had the consent of the cats’ owner to … please continue reading

The flea spray which poisons cats

Insecticide toxic to cats

A flea spray based upon the naturally occurring insecticide, pyrethrins, is being pulled from supermarket shelves in Australia after adverse reactions by cats. Pyrethrins are poisonous to cats whether they are natural or synthetic. So I find it unwise that … please continue reading

Beware: Trifexis can harm dogs. Products for cats contain the same insecticides

There are clear indications, through the first hand experiences of dog caretakers/guardians, that the heartworm treatment for dogs, Trifexis, is dangerous and possibly lethal. Here is one extremely pointed and poignant comment: “I gave Trifexis, I lost my dog.” OR … please continue reading

Dangerous and Deadly Flea Products In Memory of Tiny Timmy


This is a very hard story to write because Tiny Timmy touched so many lives in so many ways. To condense his life into a few paragraphs doesn’t seem a fitting tribute, because he is deserving of so much more. … please continue reading

Television Celebrity Lions Poisoned to Death by Cattle Herders in Kenya

Cattle herders are still routinely poisoning lions across Africa in order to protect their cows. They don’t know the consequences of what they’re doing. Conservationists have warned that poisoning lions in this reckless manner has huge knock-on effects. Other animals … please continue reading

Be safe, use veterinary products only

Don't Buy Cheap Cat Flea Treatments

The title to this post does not always apply! In my opinion, you have to exercise a bit of caution and common sense when assuming that veterinary products are safe and the best because vets are in business and that … please continue reading