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flat orange bugs in kittens fur
Hello, i was wondering if anyone could help me please? I have a 5 month old kitten who keeps scratching like she has fleas. However on closer inspection the bugs in her fur seem to be larger than fleas, skinny, flat, very quick, and orange in colour. She is being bitten regularly as she has small black dots of blood in her fur, and keeps scratching. I live with my girlfriend and neither of us have been bitten, and the cat is in constant contact with us. Does anyone know what these bugs might be and how to kill them? Or are they just fleas?
16/8/06Answer this question
I do not know what these bugs are but here are some possibilities.
Hey I know it's a little dated but I am from Canada and we call them wood ticks the can cause lime disease wouldn't overly panic though as I and my child hood pets have had many and never had lime disease we just pull them off as close to the head as possibly or light a match blow it out, while hot touch the match to the tick :)
The ticks we have in UK attach themselves to the animal and then stay put so I doubt that these bugs will be ticks but thanks for the posting.
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