The taste could have changed, but being dry food, it isn't like you can pick a single serving to test it out. You could buy the smallest bag, and if you are into donating things, give it away if she doesn't like it? Or, give it to your other cat?do you think the taste has changed and Allie might like it again
It will likely take more than 35 hours. But, when you say placebo effect, you mean on you - just thinking you are seeing an improvement? It can't be on her; she has no idea what is going on with regard to that - as I am sure you know. I hope it is working!! Give it some more time, with any luck you will continue to see improvement.I have her actually eating her old food, sometimes I sprinkle probiodics on it, shes been off the science diet for about 35 hours now.. How long would it take for this allergen to leave her system? Shes showing signs of improvement but who know if its placebo effect Being that she was only on the hills for almost 3 weeks would it still take 3 months to leave?
Being a persian, I am guessing you have brushes you brush her with already, yes? I would brush her first and then try a flea comb afterward. The link below is a flea comb that was listed as part of the 'arsenal' for grooming persian cats (I also included the link about the best brushes for persians which listed this flea comb). Maybe it would work?I found a flea and a bunch of flea dirt on her rump on a single spot where she bites and a flea ran, the stupid flea comb i bought has short bristles and shes a long haired persian and doesnt work for squat....How the heck can you flea comb a persian?
Any reason why you can't go back to the Adv Multi you used with her before that you indicated she has no issues with?Before when I gave her advantage multi in the past , she would take it and show no reactions..
Where there is one flea, you can bet there are many, many more. Along with figuring out what you want to treat Allie with, you need to start vacuuming everywhere she goes every 2-3 days and always throw the bag away after each vacuum session. Get a flea treatment for the premises as well. I have used Adams Flea & Tick Home Spray, Martin's IGR spray, and Precor 2000 spray. I also included a link to a very informative web site all about fleas.Can one flea make her run around my house biting her back like the video?
If the Advantage II works, the bumps should go away because she will stop itching/scratching, which is likely the cause for the scab/bump. On the chance that she has a flea allergy, Adv II is supposed to kill fleas without the fleas biting her - so, same result. IMO, getting her a steroid shot is kind of premature, and may not really be necessary.Allie still does her dance, not as bad as before though I think.....I also found a small scab bump on her hind possibly miliary dermatitis I dunno....Should I give it more time or take her to the vet for possible steroid shot?
Get a dish of very soapy water (any kind of dish soap will do) and put the flea comb in it to drown the buggers. Throwing them in the grass gives the little creeps the chance to jump back on your cat. I have actually had a flea or two 'crawl' on me when Feeby is on my lap - I grab them and have held them in between my finger and thumb for over 5 minutes (waiting to convince Feeby to leave my lap) and they are still alive when I put them in my soapy dish that I always leave in the kitchen.I found over 5 live fleas and I threw them on the grass, I will spray the grass later today with bifen xts...