Thankfully today, he's feeling much better and is eating and drinking again. What a scare that was! I've since heard many stories of seizures and foaming at the mouth in cats with allergies or sensitivities. My friend tried just one 1 drop and his cat started foaming at the mouth!
I believe the dosage on these "once monthly" flea drops (for the back of the neck) should read: Apply half now then the other half in 2 weeks. This way their little bodies won't be overwhelmed with so much toxic poison at once! My cat is allergic to the "natural" flea drops (they contain strong Peppermint and Eucalyptus oils) so next time I will try just one drop of "Revolution" (a different brand) and if he has no reaction after 24 hours, I'll only apply half the dose and the other half 2 weeks later! After calling my Vet, they say these products can shut down their organs (like kidneys and liver) and also cause seizures in many cats. I wonder why you don't hear about this until it happens to your cat? I hate to give him anything toxic like this, but I'm extremely allergic to fleas.
By Cyinda from near Seattle
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Years ago, when Frontline first came out, both my Vet & several breeder friends told me to use a syringe and remove all the Frontline from the plastic bubble,[ I had 6 dogs at that time] and put 1 drop on each dog until it was almost gone; then put the remaining few drops [one drop at a time] on my largest dogs. Have never had a problem doing this!
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