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feel very sad I have given this to my cat
I waited until my cat was able to have it - as my cat has been very unwell. I dosed her last week and she has clumps of fur falling out, bald patches where I dosed her. When she meows its a screaming angry meow - she’s angry. Breathing has appeared laboured at times. She is 16 and hope she is through the worst of it, has been about 6 days. I have bathed the area with tepid water to see if I could remove the residual - will never give her this again
Purchased in March 2021 for $70.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Bravecto PLUS Flea,Tick and worm
1hr post application my cat began foaming at the mouth and vomiting. Has not stopped. Vet states he may have ‘licked’ some.
I have poisoned my beloved cat and the vet felt it was safe to sell because it’s ‘approved by Australian Standards’.
May need revising.
This is TOXIC
Any product that causes such a reaction CANNOT be good.
Purchased in May 2019 for $25.
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|Category||Tick & Flea Control Products|
|Reapplication Period||Every 2-3 months|
|Minimum Pet Age||9 weeks|
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