Is there a way to make homemade solutions for elderly cat for fleas?

Flea collars do not seem to work. Any non hazardous methods?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Nov 07, 2017
    wash the cat with blue dawn dish soap

  • Dawn dish soap will work and so will vinegar. Only good if you de flea the entire house. You need to wash everything and vacuum every day to get random fleas and their eggs, steam cleaning carpets is best - or call Flea Busters.

  • 27524803 27524803 on Nov 07, 2017
    You can use Borax to dehydrate the larvae and eggs... shake on carpet, broom in,,, wait about 4 days and vacuum up... wash all bedding where the cat sleeps... to be effective... you need to do the house, the yard, and the cat...and other pets... in the yard we found that the Scott's turf builder with the pest control helped a lot.

  • Vickie Woodward Vickie Woodward on Nov 07, 2017
    Dawn dish detergent works well

  • Bri29628765 Bri29628765 on Nov 07, 2017
    use food grade diatomaceous earth. Make sure that you apply it outside, or in an area that your cat won’t be inhaling the dust. It is non toxic, does a great job on all insects! After gently applying it to your cat, you can sprinkle it on carpets and furniture, vacuum after about 24 hours.

  • Dfm Dfm on Nov 07, 2017

  • Dfm Dfm on Nov 07, 2017
    there are a couple methods listed there