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CherylofTexas
Posted 2 months ago
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Best Flea Treatment!
I used this product last year and loved it. This year I purchased another brand because I couldn't find this one. I wasted time and money. The other brand did nothing. I found Catego on 1800PetMeds and now my cats are happy. Catego kills the fleas within 6 hours and lasts longer than a month. I love this product. I use it on 20 rescue cats. 2 have the flea allergy. Thank you 1800PetMeds for getting it to me fast.
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CampbellSD
Posted 7 months ago
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Catego always works to keep fleas off of my cats. I have been using it for a couple of years now and haven't had any issues.
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Pammeow
Posted 1 year ago
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It works for us!!
I applied Catego to 3 of my 6 cats along with Revolution on the other 3. We had a flea infestation, because every brand available only took care of the fleas for a week or 2. Since I knew I had an infestation, I put Food Grade DE all over the house and vacuumed after a day or two (use a Shop Vac)and vacuumed every day or every other day. I found out after spending hundreds of dollars that if you don't treat the house also, the flea meds only work for a week or two. The eggs and the pupae keep on hatching. I'm very pleased with Catego and happy not to have to spend a lot more than what I did for it and happy that it worked just as well or better than more expensive treatments. Just remember to treat your house also. I would definitely recommend this!!
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Anonymous
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Affordable Fast Kill of all Fleas on Kittens
Fleas in my local area have been exposed to Frontline Plus and Advantage for over 20 years. It's now a resistant population to those insecticidal flea controls. Catego has a novel combination of 3 insecticides at low enough concentration it's gentle on kittens, in a low volume 0.5mL to apply, yet kills ALL fleas in 6 hours. Our shelter vet will dose it by weight for the smaller kittens, especially while they're also coping with a URI, and aren't healthy. Catego is much more effective than the Frontline spray the shelter applies to each intake animal. Some of the cat flea control options caused neurological tremors in our small or sick cats. The risk of applying flea treatment was less than the detriment of fleas on their health despite coping with other health problems beyond flea infestation. Catego does not cause any neurological sign or side effect in these less than ideal health kittens and cats in our shelter foster program. At approx $11/dose, it's very affordable compared to less effective topical flea control options, so a win-win value of effective flea treatment for the money invested. Ensuring any flea control is not applied to broken or open skin is important to prevent local reaction or irritation. The blunt tip on this applicator prohibits plastic edge rubbing skin where it's applied, as other pipette applicators tend to rub and irritate the skin when applying the liquid medication directly to the skin. Way to go Catego!
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Susy
Posted 1 year ago
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It works!
I bought it and within hours my cat was not scratching anymore. Application lasted as indicated. Furthermore, with combined indoor and outdoor treatment I was able to skip months in application and it still continued to work.
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SBSUE
Posted 2 years ago
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My cat lost his hair around application area.
My cat is extremely allergic. I didn't expect him to react to flea meds. But so far only Catego has resulted in such a dramatic reaction. Don't buy if your cat is the least bit sensitive!
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Mike50
Posted 2 years ago
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Hated it.
We have 3 cats. Did application as directed. My flea issues did not change after 3 weeks. Comparing this to revolution, there isnt one. 30 minutes after applying Revolution the fleas go crazy and after 24 hours no fleas. Im not wasting my moneu on this again. Advantage II is in the same boat with catego, worthless.
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Jzigari
Posted 3 years ago
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Awesome!
I use this on my 3 cats and it got rid of all the fleas! Love it!
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djdr
Posted 1 year ago
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when applying this to my kitten this morning, she jumped and the solution ran down her fur, which she licked. she is 8 months old. I quickly washed it off of her, but am worried it may be harmful to her.
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MandR
Posted 1 year ago
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Can I give a second dose before 30 days? My cat still has ticks after 2 weeks and I haven't noticed a difference since putting catego on him. He is 5 years old and about 10 pounds.
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Posted 2 years ago
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I put this on my cats and now one of them will not stop itching all over....why?
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Monitor your cat after application. Individual sensitivity, such as slight transitory redness, erythema, scratching pruritus, or other signs of discomfort at the site of application may occur after using ANY pesticide product for cats. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your cat with mild soap or shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs of individual sensitivity occur and persist, contact your veterinarian.
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BooBoo
Posted 3 years ago
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Does the Easy Refill reminder just send a reminder or does it also automatically send an order?
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Thank you for your question. Nothing will ship unless you activate the refill, it is just a reminder. Our Easy Refill allows customers to continue  to get the lowest price when refilling medication along with any additional discounts being offered , even when the retail cost of the product goes up. “Never miss a dose with our easy refill reminder service. We send you an email when it is time for your next order. And best of all the Easy Refill is option is free.
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Crystal RPTechnician
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Lisa
Posted 3 years ago
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I'm nervous about using this on my cat. I don't want him to have any side effects or have it hurt him in anyway.
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Thank you for your question. Monitor your cat after application. Individual sensitivity, such as slight transitory redness, erythema, scratching pruritus, or other signs of discomfort at the site of application may occur after using ANY pesticide product for cats. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your cat with mild soap or shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs of individual sensitivity occur and persist, contact your veterinarian. Gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported. If these or other side effects occur, consult your veterinarian or call 1-800-999-0297.
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Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 years ago
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Lori
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
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I am using another flea and heart worm med but need tick protection will this hurt my cat till the last treatment wears off?
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Thank you for your question. Catego is both a flea as well as tick preventative. It is best to use one product at a time to avoid any side effects, unless otherwise advised by a veterinarian.
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Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 years ago
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May F
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
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Does this really have Permethrin in it? That is toxic to cats...
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Thank you for your question. The active ingredients in Catego are Dinotefuran, Fipronil, Pyriproxyfen.
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Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 years ago
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queensgirl57
Posted 4 years ago
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How does this product kill ticks by contact?
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Thank you for your question. The ingredients will stay on top of the skin for the entire 30 days. Once the tick comes into contact with the cat it will automatically start absorbing permethrin and start to die. The product will repel the tick away from the skin with the hot foot effect. Catego will kill ticks within 24-48 hour depending on species and life stage.
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What is Catego for Cats?

Catego for Cats is a monthly, spot-on flea and tick preventative that also kills flea eggs, flea larvae and chewing lice. This fast-acting formula kills fleas within 6 hours of application and achieves 97% efficacy within 3 hours. Catego for Cats also kills all life stages of ticks through contact, before they have a chance to bite your cat. This is important to note, as many other flea and tick preventatives only kill ticks when your pet is bitten, which can still leave your pet vulnerable to tick-borne diseases. Catego for Cats protects cats against all developmental stages of Brown dog ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis), Lone Star ticks (Amblyomma americanum), and Deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis). Therefore, it also helps protect your cat against the diseases these ticks carry, including Lyme disease, Cytauxzoonosis, Haemobartonellosis, Ehrlichiosis, Babesiosis, and Anaplasmosis. Catego for Cats is available in a 3 Pack, which contains 3 doses to protect your cat for a total of 3 months, as well as a 6 Pack, which contains 6 doses to protect your cat for a total of 6 months. Catego for Cats is easy to apply and is available without a prescription.

For:

Cats and Kittens (weighing over 1.5 lbs, 8 weeks of age and older)

Benefits:

  • Kills all existing fleas, flea eggs, and flea larvae on your cat within 6 hours
  • Achieves 97% efficacy in killing fleas within 3 hours
  • Kills all life stages of Brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, Lone Star ticks, and Deer ticks on contact
  • Kills ticks before they have a chance to bite and infect your cat with tick-borne diseases
  • Also kills chewing lice on cats
  • Each application provides a full month of protection
  • Easy to apply

How it Works:

Catego for Cats contains the active ingredients Dinotefuran, Fipronil, and Pyriproxyfen to quickly and effectively kill all life stages of fleas and ticks.

Cautions:

Your pet may experience some temporary irritation at the site of application. If signs persist or become severe within a few days of application, consult your veterinarian immediately. One application protects your cat for 30 days.

Brand Name:

Catego for Cats (Ceva)

Generic Name:

Dinotefuran, Fipronil, and Pyriproxyfen

What is Catego for Cats used for:

Catego for Cats provides convenient, fast-acting, and effective flea and tick control in cats and kittens. It is effective against all stages of the Brown dog ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis), Lone Star ticks (Amblyomma americanum), and Deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis). It also kills flea eggs, flea larvae, and chewing lice.

Availability of Catego for Cats:

Catego for Cats is a non-prescription (OTC) product.

How Catego for Cats should be used:

Use Catego for Cats on cats and kittens weighing 1.5 lbs or more, 8 weeks of age or older. Place the applicator tip through your cat's hair to the skin level between the shoulder blades. Apply the entire contents of the applicator in a single spot to your cat's skin, being careful to avoid superficial application to hair. Use only one applicator per treatment. A single application will protect your cat from fleas, ticks and chewing lice for 30 days.

What are the side effects of Catego for Cats:

Monitor your cat after application. Individual sensitivity, such as slight transitory redness, erythema, scratching pruritus, or other signs of discomfort at the site of application may occur after using ANY pesticide product for cats. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your cat with mild soap or shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs of individual sensitivity occur and persist, contact your veterinarian. Gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported. If these or other side effects occur, consult your veterinarian or call 1-800-999-0297. Have the product container or label with you when calling your veterinarian for advice.

What special precautions are there for Catego for Cats:

HAZARDS TO HUMANS: May be fatal if swallowed. Causes moderate eye irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin. Do not get in eyes or on clothing. Avoid contact with skin. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco products, or using the toilet. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

HAZARDS TO DOMESTIC PETS: For external use only on cats and kittens weighing over 1.5 lbs and over 8 weeks of age. Do not use this product on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant or nursing pets or pets known to be sensitive to pesticide products without first consulting a veterinarian.

In the event of a Catego for Cats overdose:

Contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room.

How should I store Catego for Cats:

Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage and disposal.

PESTICIDE STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from freezing.

PESTICIDE DISPOSAL AND CONTAINER DISPOSAL: Non-refillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If partially filled: call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

Catego for Cats Directions:

  • NOTE:It is a violation of Federal law to uses this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
  • Use only on cats. Do not have contact or allow children to have contact with treated areas until treatment is completely dry.

How to open:

  • Separate one unit from the others..
  • Cut on both dotted lines with scissors.
  • Open the plastic lid.
  • Remove the tube.

How to apply:

  1. Remove the applicator tube from the package.
  2. Your cat should be standing or in a comfortable position for easy application.
  3. Holding the applicator upright, pointing away from your face, place your thumb and index finger around the applicator tip under the large disk. With the other hand, grasp the stem of the applicator tip above the small disk. Press down firmly on the small disk until both disks meet, piercing the seal. (See illustration in the instructions enclosed with the product).
  4. Part the hair down to the level of the skin and slowly apply the product at the base of your cat or kitten's head until the applicator tube is completely empty, as shown in the diagram on the instructions included in the package. Avoid superficial application to your cat's hair. Do not get the product in your cat's eyes or mouth.
  5. Discard the empty applicator tube as outlined in the Storage and Disposal section.
  6. Repeat every month, or as recommended by your veterinarian.
  7. For optimal treatment, control and prevention of adult fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks and chewing lice year-round treatment is recommended.
Tip:

Wait until application site is fully dry (usually 24 hours) before bathing your pet or letting your pet go swimming.

Catego for Cats Dosage:

Catego for Cats Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights Apply contents of 1 applicator once a month (0.017 fl oz).
Catego for Cats Dosage for Dogs
Dogs
Do not use!
Catego for Cats Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage and disposal.

Pesticide Storage:

Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from freezing.

Pesticide Disposal and Container Disposal:

Non-refillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container.If empty:Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.If partially filled:call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

Catego for Cats Ingredients:

Catego for Cats
Active Ingredients Amount
Dinotefuran 22.0%
Fipronil 8.92%
Pyriproxyfen 3.00%
Other Ingredients 66.08%

What is Catego for Cats?

Catego for Cats is a monthly, spot-on flea and tick preventative that also kills flea eggs, flea larvae and chewing lice. This fast-acting formula kills fleas within 6 hours of application and achieves 97% efficacy within 3 hours. Catego for Cats also kills all life stages of ticks through contact, before they have a chance to bite your cat. This is important to note, as many other flea and tick preventatives only kill ticks when your pet is bitten, which can still leave your pet vulnerable to tick-borne diseases. Catego for Cats protects cats against all developmental stages of Brown dog ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis), Lone Star ticks (Amblyomma americanum), and Deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis). Therefore, it also helps protect your cat against the diseases these ticks carry, including Lyme disease, Cytauxzoonosis, Haemobartonellosis, Ehrlichiosis, Babesiosis, and Anaplasmosis. Catego for Cats is available in a 3 Pack, which contains 3 doses to protect your cat for a total of 3 months, as well as a 6 Pack, which contains 6 doses to protect your cat for a total of 6 months. Catego for Cats is easy to apply and is available without a prescription.

For:

Cats and Kittens (weighing over 1.5 lbs, 8 weeks of age and older)

Benefits:

  • Kills all existing fleas, flea eggs, and flea larvae on your cat within 6 hours
  • Achieves 97% efficacy in killing fleas within 3 hours
  • Kills all life stages of Brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, Lone Star ticks, and Deer ticks on contact
  • Kills ticks before they have a chance to bite and infect your cat with tick-borne diseases
  • Also kills chewing lice on cats
  • Each application provides a full month of protection
  • Easy to apply

How it Works:

Catego for Cats contains the active ingredients Dinotefuran, Fipronil, and Pyriproxyfen to quickly and effectively kill all life stages of fleas and ticks.

Cautions:

Your pet may experience some temporary irritation at the site of application. If signs persist or become severe within a few days of application, consult your veterinarian immediately. One application protects your cat for 30 days.

Brand Name:

Catego for Cats (Ceva)

Generic Name:

Dinotefuran, Fipronil, and Pyriproxyfen

What is Catego for Cats used for:

Catego for Cats provides convenient, fast-acting, and effective flea and tick control in cats and kittens. It is effective against all stages of the Brown dog ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis), Lone Star ticks (Amblyomma americanum), and Deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis). It also kills flea eggs, flea larvae, and chewing lice.

Availability of Catego for Cats:

Catego for Cats is a non-prescription (OTC) product.

How Catego for Cats should be used:

Use Catego for Cats on cats and kittens weighing 1.5 lbs or more, 8 weeks of age or older. Place the applicator tip through your cat's hair to the skin level between the shoulder blades. Apply the entire contents of the applicator in a single spot to your cat's skin, being careful to avoid superficial application to hair. Use only one applicator per treatment. A single application will protect your cat from fleas, ticks and chewing lice for 30 days.

What are the side effects of Catego for Cats:

Monitor your cat after application. Individual sensitivity, such as slight transitory redness, erythema, scratching pruritus, or other signs of discomfort at the site of application may occur after using ANY pesticide product for cats. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your cat with mild soap or shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs of individual sensitivity occur and persist, contact your veterinarian. Gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported. If these or other side effects occur, consult your veterinarian or call 1-800-999-0297. Have the product container or label with you when calling your veterinarian for advice.

What special precautions are there for Catego for Cats:

HAZARDS TO HUMANS: May be fatal if swallowed. Causes moderate eye irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin. Do not get in eyes or on clothing. Avoid contact with skin. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco products, or using the toilet. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

HAZARDS TO DOMESTIC PETS: For external use only on cats and kittens weighing over 1.5 lbs and over 8 weeks of age. Do not use this product on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant or nursing pets or pets known to be sensitive to pesticide products without first consulting a veterinarian.

In the event of a Catego for Cats overdose:

Contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room.

How should I store Catego for Cats:

Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage and disposal.

PESTICIDE STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from freezing.

PESTICIDE DISPOSAL AND CONTAINER DISPOSAL: Non-refillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If partially filled: call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

Catego for Cats Directions:

  • NOTE:It is a violation of Federal law to uses this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
  • Use only on cats. Do not have contact or allow children to have contact with treated areas until treatment is completely dry.

How to open:

  • Separate one unit from the others..
  • Cut on both dotted lines with scissors.
  • Open the plastic lid.
  • Remove the tube.

How to apply:

  1. Remove the applicator tube from the package.
  2. Your cat should be standing or in a comfortable position for easy application.
  3. Holding the applicator upright, pointing away from your face, place your thumb and index finger around the applicator tip under the large disk. With the other hand, grasp the stem of the applicator tip above the small disk. Press down firmly on the small disk until both disks meet, piercing the seal. (See illustration in the instructions enclosed with the product).
  4. Part the hair down to the level of the skin and slowly apply the product at the base of your cat or kitten's head until the applicator tube is completely empty, as shown in the diagram on the instructions included in the package. Avoid superficial application to your cat's hair. Do not get the product in your cat's eyes or mouth.
  5. Discard the empty applicator tube as outlined in the Storage and Disposal section.
  6. Repeat every month, or as recommended by your veterinarian.
  7. For optimal treatment, control and prevention of adult fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks and chewing lice year-round treatment is recommended.
Tip:

Wait until application site is fully dry (usually 24 hours) before bathing your pet or letting your pet go swimming.

Catego for Cats Dosage:

Catego for Cats Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights Apply contents of 1 applicator once a month (0.017 fl oz).
Catego for Cats Dosage for Dogs
Dogs
Do not use!
Catego for Cats Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage and disposal.

Pesticide Storage:

Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from freezing.

Pesticide Disposal and Container Disposal:

Non-refillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container.If empty:Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.If partially filled:call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

Catego for Cats Ingredients:

Catego for Cats
Active Ingredients Amount
Dinotefuran 22.0%
Fipronil 8.92%
Pyriproxyfen 3.00%
Other Ingredients 66.08%
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CherylofTexas
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Best Flea Treatment!
I used this product last year and loved it. This year I purchased another brand because I couldn't find this one. I wasted time and money. The other brand did nothing. I found Catego on 1800PetMeds and now my cats are happy. Catego kills the fleas within 6 hours and lasts longer than a month. I love this product. I use it on 20 rescue cats. 2 have the flea allergy. Thank you 1800PetMeds for getting it to me fast.
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CampbellSD
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Catego always works to keep fleas off of my cats. I have been using it for a couple of years now and haven't had any issues.
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Pammeow
Posted 1 year ago
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Breed Mixed breed 6 cats
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It works for us!!
I applied Catego to 3 of my 6 cats along with Revolution on the other 3. We had a flea infestation, because every brand available only took care of the fleas for a week or 2. Since I knew I had an infestation, I put Food Grade DE all over the house and vacuumed after a day or two (use a Shop Vac)and vacuumed every day or every other day. I found out after spending hundreds of dollars that if you don't treat the house also, the flea meds only work for a week or two. The eggs and the pupae keep on hatching. I'm very pleased with Catego and happy not to have to spend a lot more than what I did for it and happy that it worked just as well or better than more expensive treatments. Just remember to treat your house also. I would definitely recommend this!!
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Anonymous
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Breed DSH
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Affordable Fast Kill of all Fleas on Kittens
Fleas in my local area have been exposed to Frontline Plus and Advantage for over 20 years. It's now a resistant population to those insecticidal flea controls. Catego has a novel combination of 3 insecticides at low enough concentration it's gentle on kittens, in a low volume 0.5mL to apply, yet kills ALL fleas in 6 hours. Our shelter vet will dose it by weight for the smaller kittens, especially while they're also coping with a URI, and aren't healthy. Catego is much more effective than the Frontline spray the shelter applies to each intake animal. Some of the cat flea control options caused neurological tremors in our small or sick cats. The risk of applying flea treatment was less than the detriment of fleas on their health despite coping with other health problems beyond flea infestation. Catego does not cause any neurological sign or side effect in these less than ideal health kittens and cats in our shelter foster program. At approx $11/dose, it's very affordable compared to less effective topical flea control options, so a win-win value of effective flea treatment for the money invested. Ensuring any flea control is not applied to broken or open skin is important to prevent local reaction or irritation. The blunt tip on this applicator prohibits plastic edge rubbing skin where it's applied, as other pipette applicators tend to rub and irritate the skin when applying the liquid medication directly to the skin. Way to go Catego!
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Susy
Posted 1 year ago
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It works!
I bought it and within hours my cat was not scratching anymore. Application lasted as indicated. Furthermore, with combined indoor and outdoor treatment I was able to skip months in application and it still continued to work.
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SBSUE
Posted 2 years ago
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My cat lost his hair around application area.
My cat is extremely allergic. I didn't expect him to react to flea meds. But so far only Catego has resulted in such a dramatic reaction. Don't buy if your cat is the least bit sensitive!
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Mike50
Posted 2 years ago
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Hated it.
We have 3 cats. Did application as directed. My flea issues did not change after 3 weeks. Comparing this to revolution, there isnt one. 30 minutes after applying Revolution the fleas go crazy and after 24 hours no fleas. Im not wasting my moneu on this again. Advantage II is in the same boat with catego, worthless.
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Jzigari
Posted 3 years ago
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Awesome!
I use this on my 3 cats and it got rid of all the fleas! Love it!
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djdr
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
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when applying this to my kitten this morning, she jumped and the solution ran down her fur, which she licked. she is 8 months old. I quickly washed it off of her, but am worried it may be harmful to her.
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MandR
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
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Can I give a second dose before 30 days? My cat still has ticks after 2 weeks and I haven't noticed a difference since putting catego on him. He is 5 years old and about 10 pounds.
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Hey hey
Posted 2 years ago
Posted 2 years ago
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I put this on my cats and now one of them will not stop itching all over....why?
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Monitor your cat after application. Individual sensitivity, such as slight transitory redness, erythema, scratching pruritus, or other signs of discomfort at the site of application may occur after using ANY pesticide product for cats. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your cat with mild soap or shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs of individual sensitivity occur and persist, contact your veterinarian.
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Cherley Petmeds Pro
Posted 2 years ago
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BooBoo
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
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Does the Easy Refill reminder just send a reminder or does it also automatically send an order?
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Thank you for your question. Nothing will ship unless you activate the refill, it is just a reminder. Our Easy Refill allows customers to continue  to get the lowest price when refilling medication along with any additional discounts being offered , even when the retail cost of the product goes up. “Never miss a dose with our easy refill reminder service. We send you an email when it is time for your next order. And best of all the Easy Refill is option is free.
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Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 years ago
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Lisa
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
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I'm nervous about using this on my cat. I don't want him to have any side effects or have it hurt him in anyway.
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Thank you for your question. Monitor your cat after application. Individual sensitivity, such as slight transitory redness, erythema, scratching pruritus, or other signs of discomfort at the site of application may occur after using ANY pesticide product for cats. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your cat with mild soap or shampoo and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs of individual sensitivity occur and persist, contact your veterinarian. Gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported. If these or other side effects occur, consult your veterinarian or call 1-800-999-0297.
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Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 years ago
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Lori
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
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I am using another flea and heart worm med but need tick protection will this hurt my cat till the last treatment wears off?
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Thank you for your question. Catego is both a flea as well as tick preventative. It is best to use one product at a time to avoid any side effects, unless otherwise advised by a veterinarian.
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Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 years ago
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May F
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
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Does this really have Permethrin in it? That is toxic to cats...
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Thank you for your question. The active ingredients in Catego are Dinotefuran, Fipronil, Pyriproxyfen.
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Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 years ago
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queensgirl57
Posted 4 years ago
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How does this product kill ticks by contact?
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Thank you for your question. The ingredients will stay on top of the skin for the entire 30 days. Once the tick comes into contact with the cat it will automatically start absorbing permethrin and start to die. The product will repel the tick away from the skin with the hot foot effect. Catego will kill ticks within 24-48 hour depending on species and life stage.
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