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.
- 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.
Would recommend/would use again/worked for us (STUPID dispenser though!)
We have 2 x new kittens (burmese now 1.8 & 1.9kg) and were using Advocate puppy and kitten from 10 weeks from the moment we brought them home. Had fleas constantly so got sick of it and used Advocate weekly instead of monthly - still more fleas. Then got sick of Advocate not working and tried Bravecto for the babies and this is what happened;
Treated them at 2pm and they scratched and scratched and scratched until I went to bed at 11pm (seriously - the scratching of fleas was vicious). Fleas were all over them (like 30 minimum on each)- fleas...
Purchased in June 2019 at Australian Pet Shop.
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|Category||Tick & Flea Control Products|
|Reapplication Period||Every 2-3 months|
|Minimum Pet Age||9 weeks|
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