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6 MONTH Advantage II Flea Control Small Cat (for Cats 5-9 lbs.)

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Advantage II Flea Control Medium Cats 5-9 lbs

Keep your cat and your home safe from fleas with Advantage II Medium Cats 5-9 pounds. Formulated for cats eight weeks and older and weighing 5 - 9 pounds, Advantage II kills fleas within hours of application and protects against future flea infestations.

The Importance of Flea Protection

Protecting your cat from fleas is essential for health and well-being. Flea bites not only cause discomfort for your cat, but also can cause irritation that can lead to skin infections. In some cases, flea bites can lead to allergic skin reactions, or even result in the transmission of other disease-causing organisms, such as tapeworms.

life cycle of the commom flea
Flea life cycle.
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Kills Fleas Within Hours of Application

Millions of pet owners have found success against fleas with Advantage Topical Solution. Its successor, Advantage II, kills even more flea life stages. Advantage II kills fleas through contact, so they don't even have to bite to be destroyed. This helps reduce the risk of secondary problems, such as flea-allergy dermatitis.

The active ingredient in Advantage II, imidacloprid, acts on the nervous system of the flea to cause paralysis and subsequent death. Advantage II destroys the fleas living on your cat within 12 hours of application, providing quick relief for your pet. Reinfesting fleas (newly hatched fleas jumping back on your cat) are killed within two hours of application, so if your pet picks up fleas from another animal or infested environment, those fleas will be killed as well.

K9 Advantix II Lifestyle shot
Advantage II Flea Control
Medium Cats 5-9 lbs
  • Kills fleas within hours of application
  • Breaks flea life cycle, protecting against future flea infestations
  • Waterproof formula won't wash off
  • Easy to apply
  • Includes twelve convenient one-month doses
  • For cats eight weeks and older and weighing 5-9 pounds
  • Per Dose: $9.17
Advantage II Flea Control for Kiteens - Product Features
Flea Cycle
The adult fleas you see are only a small percentage of the infestation.View larger.
Protects Against Further Flea Infestations

If you are already dealing with a flea infestation, you may only be aware of the adult fleas, which comprise a mere 5 percent of the full infestation. The flea eggs, larvae, and pupae make up the other 95 percent of the infestation and can be virtually invisible to the eye. The insect growth regulator contained in Advantage II effectively breaks the flea life cycle at multiple stages to treat existing infestations and prevent future infestations. Each dose of Advantage II provides protection for an entire month.

Waterproof Formula

Advantage II is waterproof, so there's no need to reapply after your cat has a bath or goes out in the rain. Studies show that cats are still protected against fleas after exposure to water, though for best results, cats treated with Advantage II should be bathed with a non-detergent shampoo.

EPA Registered Logo

This Advantage II product is EPA approved and registered, so it's guaranteed to be the exact same product sold by your Veterinarian. Click here for more information on EPA-approved pet products.

Package Contents

Two boxes of six include 0.4-millimeter tubes of Advantage II for Small Cats.

Advantage II for Cats Is Available In:
Small Kitten
(under 5 pounds)
Medium Cat
(5 - 9 pounds)
Large Cat
(over 9 pounds)
4 month
4 month
6 month
12 month
4 month
6 month
12 month


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Usage Info

How to Apply

Applying Advantage II to your cat is a fast and easy process. First, remove the applicator tube from its packaging and use scissors to peel down the foil. Next, hold the applicator tube in an upright position and pull the cap off the tube. Use the upturned cap to break the protective seal, and you're ready for application.

How to apply

Part your cat's hair on the back of the neck at the base of the skull until the skin is visible, then place the tip of the tube on the skin and gently squeeze out the entire solution. Placing the treatment here minimizes the cat's ability to lick the product, which is bitter tasting and may cause salivation for a short time if licked after it is applied. Do not get this product in your cat's eyes or mouth. Dispose of the container and do not reuse or refill. Do not empty unused product in any indoor or outdoor drain.

For optimal control and prevention of parasites, use Advantage II every month. Do not use this product on any animals other than cats.

Length of Effectiveness

Under normal conditions, Advantage II is effective for one month. However, in cases of severe flea infestation, retreatment may be necessary earlier than four weeks. Do not retreat more often than once every 14 days. After flea control is attained, return to a monthly retreatment schedule.

Caution

See back panel for first aid. For instructions on storage and disposal, see supplemental labeling inside package.

Keep out of reach of children.

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FAQs

How long does it take to kill all fleas after the first application on an animal that has fleas?

24 hours to zero fleas counted.

Does it kill ticks as well as fleas?

No, there is no tick activity at all. This product is highly specific for fleas.

Activity against parasites other than fleas and ticks?

Fleas only.

How long does a single application last?

One month.

How soon after bathing can it be applied?

As soon as the pet is dry.

Does it wash off?

Yes, this product washes off completely with a degreasing shampoo. It can withstand one bath between applications and swimming once a week between applications, but no more.

Flea-killing active ingredient?

Imidocloprid

How young can the cat be for application?

Eight weeks.

Approved for use in pregnant or nursing mother cats?

Not in this country, but approved in other countries (US EPA does not recognize testing done for other countries and testing in pregnancy/lactation has not been done in the US).

Does the pet need a veterinarian office call in the last year to get the product?

No, this is an insecticide, not a drug. However, the manufacturer sells its product for resale only through veterinarians, so proper usage, etc. can be explained.

Is the product safe for use on sick, elderly, or debilitated patients?

Product should be safe for such use provided the patient is receiving veterinary care. Otherwise, if the pet is inactive or hospitalized in a cage, the product may not spread around the body as rapidly as usual.

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Ingredients

KEY INGREDIENTS
Imidacloprid

Imidacloprid is an ectoparasiticide, an antiparasitic agent that targets parasites living primarily on the surface of a host. Chemically classified as a chloronicotinyl nitroguanidine, imidacloprid inhibits neurotransmitter transmission in insects, resulting in paralysis and death.

Benefits

Imidacloprid exhibits both adulticide and larvicidal flea efficacy; it not only kills adult fleas and larvae on your pet, but it also kills larval stages in your pet's immediate surroundings.

Main Purpose

To kill fleas at all stages of their life cycles and stop them from being able to move or feed.

Pyriproxyfen

Pyriproxyfen, the added compound in Advantage II, is a pyridine-based pesticide. A juvenile hormone analog, it interferes with the hormone signaling of growing insects, so that insects in immature stages are unable to mature. Additionally, a female insect that touches the toxin will produce eggs that will not hatch.

Benefits

Pyriproxyfen provides an added layer of protection for pets and their surroundings. It interrupts the flea life cycle at multiple stages, halting the growth and development of insect eggs and larvae and preventing reinfestation.

Main Purpose

To prevent flea eggs from hatching and larvae from growing.

Active Ingredients % by Weight
Imidacloprid 9.10%
Pyriproxyfen 0.46%
Other Ingredients 90.44%
Total 100%

Net Contents

Six tubes, each 0.014 fluid ounces (0.4 milliliters)

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Customer Reviews

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4.68 rating based on 448 reviews
flea control by hafepint64 from Florida07/05/2012

Like that it comes in different weight dosages as my cats range from small to extra large. At this point, it appears to be working quite well for my feline family and us!

by from 11/06/2012

by leslie06/12/2012

We have 2 house kitties and this ensures they remain free of pests that they might otherwise bring indoors.

by vicky03/14/2013

Always good service when I order from Entirely Pets online.

Great product by iLoveMyPets from Ontario10/26/2012

We suspected our dog to have flees, so we got this for our cat as well. After one dose and a couple days, no trace.

Advantage for small cats by in love with cats!04/29/2013

what more is there to say? it works like a charm. such an improvement from the pre-Advantage days!

Doesn't work on all small cats by BB from Port Arthur, TX10/26/2013

I have used this product in the past, and it seemed to work well. But with a new small kitten/cat in the house, we used it and it didn't touch the fleas. We spot lots still on the kitten and it scratches constantly. It's pricey for something that didn't work.

Worth the money by Texas Shopper Donna05/21/2013

Product worth the money and works great on my pets.

Product Review by annie from Alexandria, V A01/12/2014

I have dealt with entirely pets for a few years now. The Advantage flee/tick product is working well. I have 3 cats that receive this product. The orders have arrived promptly--so much so, that I am amazed. Thanks for your service and product.

excellent product by Robiney's mom from Alvaton, KY07/03/2013

I have used this for years and have had to problems with side effects.

arrived quickly by gail from wilkes-barre pa06/13/2012

It arrived quickly. I am unsure if there is a way to stop the boxes from being crushed.

Using this product for years. by Ms. Lori from pittsburgh, pa03/03/2013

Works great, and love to see those pesky fleas dying instead of chewing up my cats. This product does not kill ticks, which in my case is unnecessary. Will continue to buy.

Advantage 11 for cats by Mikie from Manhattan Beach, CA11/27/2012

My cats have never had fleas in 18 years using this product

advantage II for cats works great by sherry from Falling Waters, WV01/28/2013

This works great, wont buy frontline, my vet even told me that it doesnt work. Advantage was recommeded by my vet. My cat is allergic to fleas and they were making her really sick, even though she didnt have them bad. Since I started her on Advantage II for cats, she's doing alot better! The box was pretty dented up when I got it but the medicine was in good shape.

Effective Treatment for My Three Cats by lala-lou from New Hampshire03/21/2013

When I adopted a stray kitten, he was infested with fleas. I used Frontline on him and my other two cats, but it never really killed all of the fleas. After a few months of treatment, I was still finding a few fleas on them when I ran the flea comb through each of them. (As you know, if you see one or two, there are certainly many more you don't see). Since Frontline didn't seem to take care of them, I tried Advantage II. It appears the fleas are truly gone now. I have combed each of the cats with the flea comb several times since treating them a few weeks ago, and I can't find any fleas or flea droppings. So, I think this is an effective, safe product for my cats. I would recommend it based on the results I've seen.

by strawberry from kingston ont. Canada06/02/2013

For my smaller cats it worked great . no problems at all :) :)

6 month Advantage II Flea Control for Small Cat by Sara from Olympia, WA12/31/2013

I've used this product for my indoor/outdoor cat for over 10 years and I haven't seen or been bitten by a flea during this time. My cat has no adverse reaction to the application of Advantage, and I am very pleased with the product.

Flea Meds by angelplum10/31/2011

Advantage is one of the best flea prevention medicines available. My long hair cat has never had fleas since I used this product. My cat also tolerates it well. Can't beat Entirely Pets prices either!!

Excellent product- Great price! by chrisk12310/09/2013

This is the best price I have found for this excellent product.

by from 07/23/2012

Been using this product for a few years now. None of my cats seem to have any type of problem after application, except initially when they must feel that "wet spot" on the neck, but that only lasts temporarily. Importantly, no side effects, and I can wait about 5-6 weeks before re-applying.

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efective flea control by Terri from Cincinnati OH06/02/2013

effective flea control and easy to use and lasts a whole month.

GREAT FLEA CONTROL by SWahl from Houston,TX08/18/2014

This product works well for our 2 small cats.

6 MONTH Advantage II Flea Control Small Cat (for C by oleman from Dresden,TN12/10/2011

Excellent sevice and prompt delivery, Would reccomend to anybody

Worked well by Catwoman from Georgia06/12/2014

Used both products on my cats, depending on their weight. So far, fleas aren't a problem. Pleased with Advantage II.

by from 03/21/2014

My Phoebe will be two years in April, and will be protected with the Advantage product as she gets back outdoors after a very harsh winter. During summer she's out mingling with small wild animals in the park nearby, but never came home with surprises.

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Only Advantage will do for my best cat

Advantage II Flea Control Small Cat by tootsie from Georgia01/28/2012

I will do my best to review this product but honestly, I put the product on my cats January 14, 2012, and I have to wait and check to see if it worked!!!

Purchase of Advantage II for Cats by Linda07/10/2012

I could not get over how promptly I received the Advantage II for Cats that I purchased from Entirely Pets. I received my order the very next day after placing my order. I have ordered from Entirely Pets several times before and the Advantage II has worked to keep my cats safe from fleas. The prices are very good and the ability to buy a 6 month and/or 1 year supply is very convenient. I have tried different companies, but I like Entirely Pets the best!

I don't miss a month by Ragtop10/25/2011

My persian gets this flea treatment at the beginning of each month. She is an 'inside kitty' but I live in a sandy area where fleas can come in on clothing. Knowing the flea cycle, I don't want any hatching going on -- ever. My kitty doesn't either.

Advantage II Flea Control for cats 5-9lbs by woman from Winston-Salem, NC02/06/2013

BEST product for indoor cats smaller than 9 lbs - always get the best deals from Entirely Pets

by Maggie from San Rafael, Ca02/20/2013

So glad I went ahead and purchased the Advantage II. Frontline had stopped working for me. I was very happy how quickly I received my purchase.

by from 01/16/2013

Great product, great service by Sandie from Tamaqua, PA02/12/2013

This product is very easy to use and works great! Fleas were gone in no time and have not returned. Service and price were both excellent. It made for a truly no-hassle experience.

Keeps Kitty Happy by Amanda from Austin, Tx12/31/2013

Don't think you need flea control during winter? We will see in spring when your house starts hopp'n. No bunnies here, I'm talking FLEAS. A few fleas that hitch a ride into your home can lay many eggs, which will begin hatching every two weeks in waves of frustration and discomfort for the home owner. I made the mistake of not using topical flea control for two months one winter and paid dearly for it. I always use Advantage II Flea Control for my inside/outside happy cat. Just give your cat a good brushing, then separate the fur behind the neck. Make sure you drop the Advantage II on the skin. Don't forget a treat reward afterwards!

Keeps fleas away by Ragtop from Coastal NC11/15/2013

I panic if I see a flea on my Persian. I use Advantage monthly so that I will NOT see any fleas.

slow shipping by fish10/31/2013

Shipping took a lot longer than it should have. almost 2 weeks. Price was no better than a store.

by from 02/03/2012

EntirelyPets has great pricing and exceptional shipping.

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Avantage II for catsVS Frontline for cats by frankie from Morgantown WV07/11/2012

When Frontline stopped working...and I have used it successfully for years) my vet recommended the Advantage...it's amazing!!! and it works great on my cats!

Flea & Tick Control by puglover01/23/2013

Been using for 5 Years.. A wonderful Product..

WORKS WELL by Ron from Lebanon, Pa.08/28/2013

The product works well. Within 24 hours, both cats were no longer scratching all the time.

Great Stuff by Cat Mom from Lake Mary, FL02/23/2013

Overrun with fleas last summer here in Florida, even on a second floor balcony. Tried other products, and the fleas just laughed. This worked great-almost immediately. This is my second time buying it and will come back again.

Good product by librarydogmom from La Mesa, California07/08/2013

Works, but our cat soon outgrew this dosage. He's 17 lbs now.

Mother knows best by suzi from mccalla, al01/01/2013

My mother told me about this place and she was right-on. Quick, Quality and savings all at one place

great business ethics !!!! by missy and the cats ma from savannah, ga.06/13/2013

I am very pleased with Entirely Pets.com !!!! all their products are brand names and have kept my pets flea free . and the petromalt for my long-haired 14lb cat works like a charm. their prices can't be beat and their selection of products make this site my 1-stop store for all my pets needs! i'm about to place an order for my dog's flea meds. the delivery is the fastest yet and I've never had anything be out of stock. where else is there to shop but---- Entirely Pets.com !!!!!!!!

best buy for not getting a few Bug,s by shortie from ohio01/13/2013

it,s best to be safe than to end up with a housefull of bugs especially on you loved pets or even your bed. Lets all be safe and protect it all

Amazing Product by wfbanker from Wake Forest NC11/29/2012

I had 4 cats and a dog with fleas -this is the ONLY flea product that took care of all the fleas, pronto!

monetary conversion not factored into Canadian by chulookin from Nanaimo B.C. Canada08/23/2013

Quick delivery to Canada though it was a long weekend, wish the price listed on website had been in Canadian funds instead of American, that would have been quicker due my having to add funds a day later to ship my item. Every day added a lot of flea egg's to our living area which have proven stubborn in dying from the purchase of the Advantage2 . Shipping and the conversion costs make the price here for the flea pills comparable to the price here,we actually can't get the flea pills here yet so it is all good thank you for helping

Works Great by j1975r from California01/10/2012

I have used Frontline Plus on my cat and it just didn't do the job. So, I switched to Advantage ll. I saw great results immediately after the first application, I could literally see dead fleas fall off when I brushed him. I'm staying with Advantage ll Flea Control & Tom is happy I am.

Been using this product for Years!! by Baristalady from Tulsa, OK02/26/2013

I have had much success with Advantage II Flea Control for many, many years. I have three cats right now andthey have no fleas! I keep them treated year around. I highly recommend Advantage II Flea Control for Cats.

Advantage II for sm cats by Cat Nana08/28/2013

Excellent product. Could see a difference in my kitties scratching. with in minutes it literally stopped!

Did not work to rid my cats of fleas! by Pal from Eugene, OR01/01/2014

I have ordered this product before, but, this time, there was almost no fluid in the vial. My cats have suffered from a flea infestation and were miserable until I started to comb them ... almost to the point of no fleas!!

Bad year for Fleas by Nancy from Norfolk, -VA-09/26/2013

Since there was no real winter in Norfolk, VA for the last 2 years, the fleas are out of control. I put the Advantage II on and 2 weeks later the fleas are on the cats again. I can't put this on them every 2 weeks so it has been a long flea bitten summer!

Great product by jeanief2407/11/2012

Love this and the tube is small, so you can get the whole thing on the cat before he knows what I'm doing! Keeps the fleas and ticks away

works great by jan from upstate New York01/14/2014

Our Vet recommender Advantage for our cat... she had worms from fleas, when we got her. Since being on Advantage she's not had fleas. We use it year round and we live in the north.

works like a charm by cecil from durham nc08/24/2013

easy open packaging, quick to apply, and because the tubes are small I can get the entire dose on the cat in one try. This is what I use for flea control!

Yes still works well by catlover408/15/2012

Advantage & Advantage II have been effective for both my indoor and outdoor cats thankfully during Florida"s year round fleas! Thank you!

by Melynda03/08/2013

Love the low price! Kill the fleas! Fast and easy to use!

worth the money by bandit from mohawk n y12/19/2011

when I used a this produt she was very calm after applying it not like some other ones that sent her into hidding

6 Month advantage-Cats by cmoceri from Sterling Heights, MI05/02/2012

Rceived fast at a great price! Best price online and in stores!

by from 10/29/2013

No problems basically with Adv. II by catangel from pittsburgh, pa.11/17/2011

At first was hesitant in switching from original Advantage. Have not had any problems then...but i do have a 'sensitive cat 9 yrs.old"...even with advantage original though". Seems a tad tummy upset for about 24 hours, then is just fine afterwards.

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