This collar cause my 2 year old cat
Put this collar on my cat 4 months ago. He was in perfect health and had no issues but the fleas all over him. Purchased this collar from petsmart and within 48 house he had no fleas on him. Finally found somthing that works! All though it did work the chemicals absorbing into his skin has caused a turn for the worst. 3 days ago my cat started acting differently, thought maby he ate somthing he shouldn't have and it will pass. Day 2 was more concerning he would not walk or get up to eat or even use the restroom. Day 3 we had enough and got him ...to the vet. He stayed overnight to be examined in the morning. Day 4 (today) we get the call that our cat has severe lung cancer and his lungs are cracking and needs to be put to sleep. My cat was in perfect shape untill that collar came into the picture. 4 months ago these chemicals seeped through his skin into his bloodstream and to his lungs which caused this excruciating disease alternatively killing my cat with a slow painful death. I do not recommend anyone use these collars on any of their animals. It may get rid of the fleas but it also gets rid of your fur buddie. I will never use these collars on any of my pets ever again id rather give them a bath for 15 years every week than loose them after 4 months to a collar that clearly needs to be taken off the market
Purchased in March 2020 at Petsmart for A$54.99.
Used this before (twice) had great results. Used it last year and this and the cats still had ticks.
It does not working as stated
Cat still has ticks
Been buying it for four years
Last year and this year results are not good
Customer service was of no help
Was given a runaround
Purchased in June 2020 for A$91.00.
Brought the Seresto collar for my cat, because I wanted him to be able to go outside. Put it on and decided to let him wear it for 24 hours before letting him out. I couldn't keep it on him for no more than an hour. He was digging hair out of his neck in big tuffs. All I could see was these floating tuffs of hair everywhere. The package said two weeks and this will stop. I think in two weeks there would be no hair left to come out. And he was miserable.
Purchased in March 2020 at Pet Co for A$59.00.
Good but break away feature should be looked at and upgraded
The collar works amazingly well but the break away feature needs to be looked at because they don’t break away. My cat tried to get the collar off and got it caught in his mouth. He dang near killed himself, blood everywhere when I found him and then had a vet bill to make sure he was ok
Purchased for A$54.09.
Wounded from Seresto collar.
I wish I had read these other reviews first because my cat also received a sore on his neck. After a few days of wearing it I noticed a tuft of fur missing on the back of his neck. I thought it was unrelated to the collar and it didnt look like a wound. A week later that tuft had turned into a massive sore. I am now going to have to wash it multiple times a day with salty water so it doesn't get infected. I feel terrible that I didn't check him daily for sores around his neck. I would recommend doing this if you are going to try the collar.
The collars work fine on my 5 cats but the 6th is allergic
After a week of one of my six cats wearing its seresto collar, it’s neck became hairless with sores developing. It is a great product. I have used on 4 of my older cats for 5 years. I have 2 recently rescued and one is allergic. So make sure your cat is ok after a week. If not please don’t use.
We have a male cat with no scruff. He adapted fine to the collar which we purchased two weeks ago. I noticed yesterday that he wasn't acting himself. He is very vocal normally telling me to feed him or pick him up. That was not the case
He just laid around all day. Today I looked to see if maybe his collar was too tight. That was not the case either. But, after examining him I noticed that he had hair loss and very red irritated skin half way around his neck. So off the collar went and into the trash!
Purchased in March 2020 for A$49.99.
Severe side effects
After 3-4 weeks of wearing this collar my cat began to get darker pink skin areas and lose fur. First around where the collar was then in other areas. He developed red areas around his eyes and butt as well as under him. With time most of skin turned black. Had biopsies and other tests vets are stumped for answers.
Purchased in April 2019.
- Verified purchase
Best flea & tick treatment
Bought this after it was recommended by my sister who's a vet nurse. I've used Seresto on 3 different cats for nearly 18months and none have ever gotten fleas or ticks. We brought our 3rd cat home as a kitten with fleas and I straight away put a new seresto collar on my other cat. Not a single flea was ever found. They can lose a little bit of hair where the collar touches but that's due to it rubbing and it isn't noticeable. I highly recommend seresto because it lasts so long and the price has dropped since they were first brought out so o me..., it's worth the money. Some cats will have reactions to products. My advice would be to try and see if it's ok for your cat. I personally love it and prefer a little fur loss than a flea infestation. Highly recommend.
It was Great while it Lasted
My cat was riddled with fleas (if I parted her fur on her head, I was guaranteed to see at least one flea, usually more). I tried the Advocate Flea treatment and flea shampoo (all recommended by the pet store), but to no avail.
As a last resort the pet store recommended Seresto Flea collar. Within the first week there was a noticeable difference (head part test; no fleas) and after having the collar for approximately one month, her fleas have disappeared.
However the only downfall was that we had to remove the collar yesterday as she developed a sore on her neck but it was worth the one month’s grace of not seeing my cat go crazy by scratching & biting herself every five seconds.
Purchased in January 2019.
I have had the collars for just over a week. The collars advertise 8 months life span. They have worked for all of two days and my cats are all riddled with fleas again. Not to mention my younger two who have white fur have sores on there necks from where the collars where sitting l, am unable to check the other two as they are tabby’s with dark fur. But have removed collars from all 4 babies. My youngest kitten went mental not long after the collar was put on. Biting and tearing her fur. Took her to the vets and they advices removing the collar. I had checked they weren’t on too tight by being able to insert two fingers comfortably under the colllars.
Left sores on one of my cats necks the other cat started acting aggressively
I had not been having any luck with any of the back of the neck drops for controlling my cats fleas, so when I saw this product I thought it was worth a try. After 2 weeks of wearing it my daughter noticed a sore under the collar of one of the cats necks and on closer examination he had lost all his fur under the collar and had small sores all around his neck. The collar was not on too tight , if anything it was slightly looser than recommend. Of course on seeing this I took the collars off both cats . The other cat had patches of hair missing ...but no sores but had been acting aggressively when he never had before and also had stopped grooming. I just removed the collars yesterday so have yet to see if my cats behaviour returns to normal, but he already seems calmer.
- Verified purchase
We bought this because the doctor from local animal hospital suggested it. After using it for a few weeks, we noticed that the cat was still scratching. We combed him and found about 60 fleas in one try. Now, we have terrible flea outbreak and our whole apartment is infected with fleas!
No Fleas (and dead ticks)
Awesome product. Not a flea on either of my cats (one long hair and one black short hair) and it seems to be working on ticks as I’ve even found a dead tick in their bedding. We live in a high tick area and they are starting to come out in force atm. Great peace of mind for outside cats. Works out way cheaper than spot ons.
Don't waste your money!! Don't work!!
I am extremely disappointed in the Seresto flea collars I purchased for my 5 cats. I've purchased these collars 3 times for my 5 cats and the collars do not keep the fleas away as it should. All in all, these collars DO NOT work!! They lose their efficacy very quickly.
Questions & Answers
I live in QLD Australia and have used seresto tick collars on my cats for 3 years now. We have a lot of paralysis ticks on our property. They have previously worked well until yesterday when I found a large paralysis tick on my cats tummy area. He is losing control of his hind legs. The new collar was put on him 3 weeks ago and hasn’t worked. Any suggestions why?
Does not work! Want to go back to the drops! My cat is getting bald around collar area and STILL itching! These collars are not cheap. Had it on for 3 weeks...anyway I can get a refund?
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