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Re: FLEAS!

Posted by barb on 11/24/05
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    On 11/15/05, Kitty.J wrote:
    > On 11/12/05, Robin wrote:
    >>
    >>>> Isn't that the same thing you use in swimming pool earth
    >> filters? How is it used? We have had a few fleas too this year,
    >> never did before. Is the DE safe for birds? "Blue" (BH Pionus)
    >> walks across the floor alot. Also, any ideas for treats for him?
    >> He'll eat anything, but want to keephim healthy and he's molting
    >> a bit. Thanks>
    >>> That would be Diotomaceous Earth.
    >>>
    >>> Michael L
    >
    >
    > Well flea spray works. I don't do bombs since i have animals in
    > the house and well if us people have to evacuate it then my
    > animals would too and that would be too much. What you do is spray
    > the carpets and floors a lot. It may cost money though, then de-
    > flea your fured animals. That works, now the fleas on our cats and
    > doggy is okay, before was too much, alittle bit of fleas is
    > alright i guess but once you get rid of most of them, and do a
    > weekly/monthly fe-fleaing of carpet and pets it usually keeps them
    > down. Also when you do spray the carpet, and when it dries or if
    > you use the powdery stuff, wait a while then vacuum :) hope this
    > works, it did for us. Lucky for our fish and birsds, fleas do not
    > like them :)

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    I have found that hedge apples work great if you dont know anyone
    that has a tree look on Ebay they are also good for crickets and
    spiders!!!! ITS THE BEST NATURAL FLEA KILLER I HAVE EVER FOUND!!!
    <<<<>>>>>>BARB