Posted by Michael L on 11/12/05
On 11/11/05, Zon Mom wrote:
> The best thing that I have found ( & I'm in my 50's ) is to
> vacuum the carpeted floors & sweep the other floors EVERY
> Day. Then be sure to remove & throw the vacuum bag out,
> every day ( to get rid of the fleas & eggs you've gotton out
> of the carpet ). All pets that come inside ( cats & dogs )
> need to be treated with a safe flea drop purchased from a
> Vet. Not the crappy stuff that Wal-Mart sells, that stuff
> has killed a lot of cats & kittens because it's way too
> strong! Then if you can locate DE powder ( usually available
> at a health food store ) that can be used safely inside of
> the house. Just don't inhale the dust when applying it
> around the base boards, etc. I'm not sure how to spell the
> full name for DE, so hopefully someone else here can give
> that information to you. Definately do some research on how
> to properly apply it before using it though, just to be
> safe. And also remember that if you have fleas outside you
> need to address getting rid of them as well, because they
> can come inside on humans as well ( pant legs, etc.) Good
> Zon Mom
That would be Diotomaceous Earth.
Posts on this thread, including this one
- FLEAS!, 11/11/05, by task.
- Re: FLEAS!, 11/11/05, by MKay.
- Re: FLEAS!, 11/11/05, by Zon Mom.
- Re: FLEAS!, 11/12/05, by Michael L.
- Re: FLEAS!, 11/12/05, by Robin.
- Re: FLEAS!, 11/15/05, by Kitty.J.
- Re: FLEAS!, 11/24/05, by barb.
- Re: FLEAS!, 11/29/05, by parrotlady3.