Q. How do I know if my cat has fleas or cat lice?

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A. Lice are very rare in cats, 99.9% of the time it will be fleas rather than lice. It's possible to tell if you catch one and bring it to the vet to look under the microscope but I wouldn't bother!

Most flea treatments will kill both fleas and lice, even if it's not stated on the package (just because lice are so rare).

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