The 9 Best Flea and Tick Medications for Cats in 2024, Recommended by Vets

Updated Apr. 21, 2024
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Fleas and ticks are problematic parasites for cats, carrying illnesses such as Lyme diseasebabesiosisflea allergy dermatitis, and others. Even indoor-only cats can be exposed to these bloodsuckers, as fleas and ticks can infiltrate your home by catching a ride on your clothes, shoes, or other items that have been outside.

Because of the risks these parasites pose to our felines, keeping up with flea and tick prevention is a must for pet parents. Our panel of veterinarians rounded up their top choices for best flea and tick medications for cats based on their own clinical observations, effectiveness of the product on cats, safety, and other contributing factors.

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