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This Killed My Babygirl
I put this on my perfect beautiful Ellie on Friday. It’s exactly one week later and she has passed. Buy Sunday I noticed hair loss and she was very lethargic. So Monday was no better I took her to the vet they did blood work and this product gave her a bleeding ulcer. I had to crush up her meds mix with water and Syringe them to her because she was so week she couldn’t even lift her head. By Thursday all her organs started shutting down. This was the saddest process I’ve ever had to do. Please do not use this!!!!!
Purchased in September 2021.
My poor cat is losing hair in clumps!
Went with this brand as recommended by vets and it’s horrible! We assumed he’d gotten into some sort of fight or something but then we put two and two together and realised it’s the treatment! Never again I hope the vet can give me something to counteract it
Purchased in September 2021 at PetStock for $80.00.
Turned my cat aggressive
I have one mother cat and her two kittens, who are now almost 6 months old. Got Bravecto applied to all 3 yesterday at the vet. Straight after we got home, mumma cat turned aggressive towards her kittens, she has attacked them several times now. I have scratches all over me from trying to protect the kittens from her. This is the first time she has ever done this, and I can only link it to the Bravecto. I will be looking for alternatives.
Purchased in July 2021 at Greencross Vet for $35.00.
Four cats treated - one cat has bald spot on top of head where product was applied. Watching other three, noticed oil spot still lingers on one kitty.
Vet recommended after taking all four kitties for annual check-up. I mentioned another product wasn't effective and asked for "best" recommendation, voila everyone received treatment given at vet's office on top of their heads. That was Saturday, today's Thursday and when I noticed adverse reaction to one kitty as mentioned above. Full on bald spot!
Paws crossed everyone will be okay! I'll be informing vet and WILL NOT take anymore chances with any additional applications.
Update: a total of 3 cats ended up with bald spots. More than a coincidence I'd say!
Purchased in June 2021 for $55.00.
My two beautiful cats had to be put to sleep today
Started Bravecto for small cats treatment on my 2 beautiful Singapura cats ( 11 and 12 years old) 1/1/2021 and gave 1 more dose 1/3/2021. Almost immediately after this dose both started "drunken walking," mild to severe seizures, severe scratching around their heads and hugely dilated pupils with obvious loss of vision. They would fall over when grooming and both stopped "talking" in the same week, as well as becoming extremely clingy and anxious. Visits and calls to various vets put us in debt and from not treating at all but still charging $...520.00 for blood tests - to suggesting change in diet and Vitamin B injections when they were in obvious agony, we decided to put them to sleep today. Their suffering was distressing and agonising and the fact that nobody would "hear" What we said about the link to the treatment makes our pain worse. We thought we did the right thing by trying to protect them from parasites, but it seems the companies who develop these "protective treatments" and everyone subsequently selling them, are deaf to the side effects that it causes in innocent healthy animals.
Brave for cats
A vet prescribed and I paid for it. How ridiculous is that? I read the directions I put it on as followed split the Hair applied to the skin behind the neck and shoulder blades and within 20 minutes my Persian cats hair was falling out. And again the next day. Very lethargic I would not recommend this
Purchased in March 2021 for $36.00.
I gave my 6 month old kitten Bravecto plus this evening, I placed exactly as directed at the back of her neck at about 6pm. At about 8pm I had noticed her chin was very wet. Like she had dipped her whole neck in the water bowl. I Didn't think much of it at the time, but I was then woken up by her at 12am running in and out of the room, panting very loud (sounded like a small dog) and excessively scratching at all 4 legs, tail and face. I immediately thought it has to be the flea treatment causing this as its very out of character for her and th...at's the only thing different to her normal daily schedule. I quickly looked online as to how to remove the product and found something that said to use dish soap in 3 washes, so I washed it off with dish soap immediately. It has reduced the panting significantly after about half an hour. I will give it another hour or so and wash the area again and see how she goes she is still scratching all over and seems very disoriented and a little off balance. I will never use this product on her again. I feel very stressed after all of that, I felt terrible cause I put this terrible stuff on her. I have used another brand on her previously and knew in my gut I should have stuck to that brand as she never had an issue with it. But was sold this by my local pet store on recommendation as they didn't have any she had used previously in stock. Needless to say I won't get this brand ever again. I will hold off and wait till they have my usual brand in stock.
Purchased in March 2021 at Pet stock for $37.00.
My cat George is likely dying from this posion right now
He got sick.....
5 month very healthy indoor thriving kitten quickly got sick after application...
Dilated pupils lethargy with in a couple hours by next day Saturday some work of breathing, still lethargic then by early Sunday morning laboured breathing increased made appointment could not wait had to take George in sooner and in space of a few bites rapid set respiratory detiriated and nothing they can do other than support breathing
Has nasal flaring and grunting
I fear he won’t make it as he is so poorly
Even in oxygen he is not breathing much better
This product needs to be removed from shelves
I’m dusgyires reading all of the like cat and dog stories
Purchase November but applied 4 December
works one one cat, killed my other
I had two cats, one has died due to this product. Hair loss, loss of weight, even though eating, and resporstory problems, unfortunately not realised in time. She was a healthy 5 year old but after 3 of these she died, vet and I didn't corralate till too late.
DO NOT USE!!!!!!
We have two cats, one male, who is 17 years old and a female who is approximately 14 years old. They have never been on Bravecto before. I have always used Frontline in the past. All I have to say is it nearly killed our 17 year old male cat. He was vomiting profusely, was as weak as a day old kitten, had uncontrollable bowel movements, and was affected neurologically as well; he was walking off kilter and his tail was quivering like a rattlesnake's tail. It was very bizarre. He acted confused and would not eat which has never happened bef...ore as he is canned food crazy. After experiencing all this, my poor cat crawled in the closet and hid like he was preparing himself to die. We were very concerned so I started looking online for the side effects of Bravecto. The first thing I saw was a class action lawsuit against the company for not advising of the serious possibly life-threatening side effects in dogs, as Bravecto for dogs has apparently caused many deaths. We had to call our vet that night because we thought for sure we were losing our boy and were going to have to take him to put him to sleep, or he was just going to die in the closetthat night. The vet advised us to take some Dawn dish soap and water and sponge down the application area on both cats as much as we could to get the Bravecto off of their skin. I think that is the only thing that saved our male cat's life. The next day he gradually got better and seems to be somewhat back to his old self. However, at the application site he is losing his hair. There is a strip of a bald spot there but the vet advised it will grow back. Our female cat is also losing her hair at the application site. This stuff is a neuro toxic and poison!! Think about it, this poison stays in their blood for 3 months! I will NEVER use Bravecto again for my cats or my dog and my advice to anyone and everyone with a cat or dog family member is don't even think about giving it to your animals!!!
Purchased in June 2020.
Do vets have vested interests?
One of my cats has flea allergy dermatitis for which this product is unsuitable (the flea needs to bite in order for it to die.) Flea bites cause the allergy. This product doesn't kill fleas for three months. I wonder if vets get a kickback to promote this product?
Purchased in November 2019 for $70.00.
Will never put this on my cats again.
Any medicine that will go as far as killing someone's cat or paralysis should be taken off the market ASAP. Why are vets trusting this poison? Come on, do they have to be humans to get the point?? I've had dogs and now cats.. never had a problem with a flea meds until now. Out of my 3 cats only 1 did not develop any symtoms. My other cats had patches of hair fall off. I imagine it doesn't feel good on the skin either. I had a stray cat turned couch potato who had been acting different, didn't want us to touch her. Seriously if you are better than me in the sense that you educate yourself prior to giving your precious babies any medicine, do not give them this garbage/poison. I should be getting my money back for this, it ain't cheap.
Purchased in December 2019 for $50.00.
Adverse reaction. Be very cautious
Like many other poor reviews here, my otherwise healthy 2 year old cat had a bad reaction to Bravecto. He was given the correct dose by the vet but less than 24 hours later was found slumped on the floor and unable to use his hind legs much at all. Went back to the vet and bravecto was suspected as the cause. He recovered, largely because he's young and healthy. The lingering effects a week later are some lethargy and drinking more than usual. He was lucky, but I'd never touch this stuff again. ever! It's a neurotoxin & pesticide, regardless of how small the dose.
Purchased in November 2019.
- Bravecto for Cats Small Cats
Great experience, but wary of re-use from other reviews
My experience was excellent. I struggled with fleas for years, switching brands to try to find something to knock them on the head. I was using frontline and Advantage? and could only get rid of the fleas for a couple of weeks tops and thought it was useless due to neighbouring cats and dogs that i had no control over possibly reinfesting my cats, or them just picking them back up from the dirt in the yard etc.
I decided to give Bravecto a go and BOOM! No more fleas. The cats had no noticeable adverse reaction. Usually they freak out about hav...ing the flea treatment on their back/neck as i think the usual ones are alcohol based and oily and may feel cold due to evaporation, but this time with Bravecto, they acted like they usually do, until i had applied it and released them, then they just settled right down and seemed to act like i'd not done anything to them, they were completely calm and happy as the product is just like water and i was not sure it would do much due to it's weak appearance. It's been almost a year now and i keep inspecting them regularly thinking surely they are back by now, but nothing! I'm amazed! I was worried by reviews i read after i'd used it as my cats are small compared to the average and i'm concerned it would be more potent to them. Now i'm weary to reuse it as it's obviously potent in keeping the fleas away for so long, but at the same time i do not want to go back to battling with fleas like i was. I'll keep holding out until fleas come back and then i'll probably use it again and keep my fingers crossed. They need to make a subtler version perhaps that is kinder to the animal whilst still killing off the fleas. I'm torn about the benefits and the possible harm to my beloved animals.
Purchased in December 2018 at Budget Pet Products Online store for $115.00.
Not sure if working
I adopted my kitten at 8 weeks old. Took him to the vet a few days later for a check up as he needed his anal glands expressed and we also noticed some scratching. Vet found a flea on him. He administered this treatment and applied it in about 5 different spots at the back of his skull. No adverse reactions, kitty has been fine. Took a few days for the matted hair to resolve, this didnt bother me though. HOWEVER, one week after treatment my kitten has begun scratching again, in the same spot near the back of his left ear. I've tried to inspect him, but have not found anything active on his skin or fur...not sure what this is about.
Purchased in September 2019 for $34.99.
|Category||Tick & Flea Control Products|
|Reapplication Period||Every 2-3 months|
|Minimum Pet Age||9 weeks|
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