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    Safe Cat Flea Treatments & the Danger of Pyrethrin and Pyrethroid Toxicity


    You might not have ever heard the words “pyrethrin,” “pyrethroid,” or “permethrin,” but if you hate fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes and have pets, there’s a good chance you’ve got a pyrethrin or pyrethroid-containing product in your home. And if you have a cat, there are things you absolutely need to know about these insect-killing compounds in order to keep your cat safe. 

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