Alarmingly there are some people that are using flea drops designed to be used on DOGS on their cats with quite often fatal consequences.
NEVER use flea treatment for dogs on your cat!!!!!
Concentrated permethrin-containing spot-on products that are available in the UK and toxic to cats:
1. Products only available on prescription from vets
•Advantix Spot On Solution for Dogs
•Activyl Tick Plus for Dogs
2. Products available ‘over the counter’ at shops without the need for any advice:
•Armitage Pet Care Flea and Tick Drops for Dogs 702mg Spot-on Solution
•Beaphar Dog Flea and Tick Drops, 65% w/w, Cutaneous Solution
•Bob Martin Dog Spot On Solution 744mg
•Bob Martin Dog Spot On Solution 1488mg
•Bob Martin Flea and Tick Spot On Solution 744mg
•Bob Martin Permethrin Dog Spot On Exspot Insecticide for Dogs
•Easi-drop Flea and Tick drops for Dogs (previously Hyperdrug Veterinary Flea and Tick Drops for Dogs 742 mg cutaneous solution)
•Johnson’s Flea and Tick Drops 742mg for Puppies and Small Dogs, Cutaneous Solution
•Johnson’s Insecticidal Flea and Tick Drops 742mg, Cutaneous Solution
•Wilko Dog Flea Drops 65% w/w Cutaneous Solution
This information is taken from the UK Veterinary Medicines Directorate website.