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Molly    Moline, IL

7/29/2014 10:19:40 AM

I know all about brewer's yeast! We used to use that on our family cat when I was growing up. He had a huge flea problem. We would mix it into a paste and then wipe it on his paw. He used to eat it like a champ. That stuff is great!

Galadriel    Lothlorien, ME

12/9/2013 11:46:39 PM

So glad we don't have fleas around here.

Don    Syracuse, NY

8/12/2013 6:55:05 AM

Very lucky that none of these indoor cats have no fleas or ticks for years. Whew!

vendetta    McMinnville, TN

1/18/2012 6:19:53 PM

So happy to read about the yeast. I have had my cat for 6 years and she never had a problem until this last 7 months. She is mostly indoors but I do take her outdoors for walks.

Betty    Atwater, CA

8/31/2009 11:42:21 PM

Yeah, fleas can show up when you have no pets. We had this happen at my mom's one year with sand fleas. They were hitching a ride in on our shoes. At that time we dusted the inside with flea powder, left it on a day and vacuumed it up. My stepdad sprayed the outside with a solution from the feed store but my stepson just used more flea powder outside his house. Now a days I use food grade Diaomaceous Earth in our pets' food, on them and around the yard and house. It kills without poison. Do a web search on its uses for humans and animals.

Lucinda    Vista, CA

5/3/2009 9:16:17 AM

so how young is too young to feed this to my kittens. It seems mama had fleas when she had her kittens and now they all have them. My kittens are barely 3 weeks old. Can anyone answer this.

Sherri P.    El Paso, TX

4/22/2009 9:45:26 PM

had no idea this could happen!

Allie S    Abingdon, MD

4/22/2009 6:03:46 PM

Good to know

Moni    Boise, ID

4/22/2009 7:42:01 AM

Good info.

sk    nh, CT

4/21/2009 10:57:02 PM

great info

John    cupertino, CA

4/21/2009 4:07:54 PM

uh....nice article

S    3 Oaks, MI

4/21/2009 3:26:26 PM

Very useful info!

Chrystal    Westminster, CO

4/21/2009 1:30:16 PM

I have never heard of the yeast treatment. Thanks so much for this information.

Eileem    Roanoke, VA

4/21/2009 10:33:43 AM

I was so surprised when one of mine got fleas

Cathy    Hubbardo, OH

4/21/2009 5:20:00 AM

I have four indoor kitties only. One year they too got fleas. I did the back of the neck treatment for two months and have not had a problem since. Thank God!

Pina    Charlotte, NC

4/20/2009 8:31:22 PM

I feed some cats in the neighborhood. Now I wonder if I am bringing home any fleas to my cats. This was good to know.

jessica    yc, CA

4/20/2009 4:46:38 PM

i did not know this

Kathy    Wahiawa, HI

4/20/2009 3:54:40 PM

Did not know that about the yeast. I will mention it to my vet. Thanks for the info.

Nash    Danvers, MA

4/20/2009 3:12:35 PM

Very interesting article. Jeanne Adlon is one of my favorite Cat Channel authors.

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